Celtic v Motherwell preview

Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's SPL clash between Celtic and Motherwell at Parkhead.

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Cha: Misses out

Cha: Misses out

Cha Du-ri is out after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty with South Korea which will keep him out for four weeks.

Skipper Scott Brown is doubtful with an on-going ankle problem.

New boys Mohamed Bangura, the 22-year-old striker signed from AIK Stockholm, and left-back Badr El-Kaddouri, on loan from Dynamo Kiev, are in the squad.

Shaun Hutchinson returns for Motherwell after missing the victory over Dunfermline with a hamstring injury.

Jamaica winger Omar Daley has signed a deal with the club but one piece of paperwork is outstanding and he will not play at Celtic Park.

Steven Saunders is the only absentee with a ruptured Achilles.

Celtic (from): Forster, Majstorovic, El-Kaddouri, Kelvin Wilson, Mulgrew, Brown, Ki, Ledley, Kayal, Forrest, Hooper, Bangura, Stokes, Zaluska, Mark Wilson, Matthews, Samaras, Commons, Wanyama.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Hutchinson, Craigan, Hammell, Jennings, Lasley, Humphrey, Law, Murphy, Higdon, McHugh, Clancy, Page, Forbes, Lawless, Carswell, Hollis.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Kilmarnock  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:45
Hibernian v Hearts  
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Saturday, 03 May 2014
Celtic v Aberdeen  
Hibernian v Partick  
Inverness v Dundee Utd  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 34 66 89
2 Aberdeen 34 17 64
3 Motherwell 34 5 61
4 Dundee Utd 34 15 54
5 Inverness 34 5 53
6 St J'stone 34 9 51
7 Hibernian 34 -17 34
8 St Mirren 34 -19 34
9 Kilmarnock 34 -17 33
10 Partick 34 -20 33
11 Ross Co 34 -20 31
12 Hearts 34 -24 16

Updated Wed, 23 Apr 2014

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