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Team news ahead of Saturday lunchtime's SPL clash between Dundee United and Rangers at Tannadice (12:30pm).

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Dillon: Calf injury

Dillon: Calf injury

Dundee United could hand home debuts to on-loan Fulham pair Lauri Dalla Valle and Keanu Marsh-Brown against Rangers.

The youngsters agreed to move north before the transfer deadline and are likely to feature against Ally McCoist's side.

But United will be without defender Sean Dillon after he picked up a calf injury and he will join skipper John Daly (knee) on the sidelines.

Long-term absentee Scott Severin remains on the sidelines with a broken leg.

Nikica Jelavic has been ruled out for Rangers due to a knee injury picked up while away with the Croatian national team.

Dorin Goian, Sasa Papac and Steven Naismith are also struggling with knocks following international duty but have a chance of making the trip to Tannadice, while Lee Wallace (hamstring), Kyle Bartley (hernia) and David Weir (hamstring) remain on the sidelines.

Lee McCulloch (knee) and Kyle Lafferty (calf) have both trained and could be in contention and new signing Matt McKay could make his debut.

Dundee United (from): Pernis, Douglas, Dixon, Kenneth, Gunning, Smith, Allan, Flood, Rankin, Armstrong, Robertson, Mackay-Steven, Hilson, Dow, Marsh-Brown, Russell, Dalla Valle, Banks.

Rangers (from): McGregor, Bocanegra, Goian, Whittaker, Perry, Davis, Naismith, Edu, Wylde, Lafferty, Bedoya, Ortiz, Kerkar, Fleck, Healy, Alexander, Papac, McKay.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Motherwell v Celtic
15:00
Hearts v Ross Co
Kilmarnock v Partick
St J'stone v Dundee Utd
St Mirren v Hibernian
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  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 33 66 88
2 Aberdeen 34 17 64
3 Motherwell 33 5 60
4 Dundee Utd 33 17 54
5 Inverness 34 5 53
6 St J'stone 33 7 48
7 Hibernian 33 -15 34
8 Kilmarnock 33 -16 33
9 Ross Co 33 -18 31
10 St Mirren 33 -21 31
11 Partick 33 -21 30
12 Hearts 33 -26 13

Updated Fri, 18 Apr 2014

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