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

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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

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  
St Mirren v Dundee Utd  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
12:30
Dundee v Celtic  
Saturday, 13 September 2014
12:45
Celtic v Aberdeen  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Hamilton  
Kilmarnock v St Mirren  
Partick v Inverness  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Inverness 4 5 10
2 Hamilton 4 2 9
3 Dundee Utd 4 0 9
4 Kilmarnock 4 1 7
5 Celtic 3 7 6
6 Dundee 4 1 6
7 St J'stone 4 -2 6
8 Partick 3 3 4
9 Aberdeen 3 -2 3
10 Motherwell 4 -4 3
11 St Mirren 3 -4 0
12 Ross Co 4 -7 0

Updated Tue, 26 Aug 2014

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