Hearts v St Mirren preview

Team news for Saturday afternoon's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and St Mirren at Tynecastle.

Last Updated: 16/09/11 at 12:17

Driver: Knee injury

Driver: Knee injury

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Andy Driver will miss the game with a knee injury.

The winger is set to visit a specialist to diagnose the severity of his latest knee setback and will certainly not play at Easter Road on Saturday.

Marian Kello will also be absent for a second consecutive fixture, with Jamie MacDonald carrying on between the sticks despite a high-profile blunder against Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Rudi Skacel could return to the match squad after missing out entirely in the Highlands, while John Sutton is in contention, despite rumours regarding the striker's future this week.

St Mirren have an unchanged squad for the game.

Aaron Mooy (back) and Hugh Murray (knee) are still building up their fitness following injury.

Darren McGregor is also out following cruciate ligament damage.

Hearts (from): MacDonald, Hamilton, Hamill, Grainger, Webster, Zaliukas, Taouil, Skacel, Black, Obua, Jonsson, Stevenson, Mrowiec, Elliott, Templeton, Sutton, Smith, Novikovas.

St Mirren (from): Samson, Mair, van Zanten, Haddad, Tesselaar, Teale, Goodwin, Thomson, Hasselbaink, Thompson, McGowan, McAusland, McLean, McKee, Carey, Barron, McShane, Smith.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 01 May 2015
19:45
Celtic v Dundee  
Saturday, 02 May 2015
15:00
Dundee U v Aberdeen  
Kilmarnock v Hamilton  
Motherwell v Ross Co  
Partick v St Mirren  
St J'stone v Inverness  
Tuesday, 05 May 2015
19:45
Inverness v Dundee U  
Friday, 08 May 2015
Motherwell v Kilmarnock  
Saturday, 09 May 2015
15:00
Dundee v Inverness  
Hamilton v Partick  

Footer 365

Bournemouth all but secure promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton

Bournemouth all but secured promotion to the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton on Monday night.

Jose Mourinho: Cesc Fabregas not in PFA team 'strange'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it is 'strange' that the PFA Team of the Year has no place for Cesc Fabregas.

Eddie Howe dishes out the plaudits after Bournemouth success

Eddie Howe was keen to share the praise around after Bournemouth effectively clinched promotion to the Premier League.

Mail Box

Mail From Fan Who Craves Relegation...

In this case it's a Sunderland fan who just wants to see a clear-out. We also have mails about Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton. It's long and it's sexy...

Is This What Arsenal Fans Feel Like?

'It's all well with the short and pretty passes, but we did absolute f*** all up front,' writes one Man United fan. We have mails on Chelsea, Brendan Rodgers and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company