Hearts v St Mirren preview

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

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Driver: Knee injury

Driver: Knee injury

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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.

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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 Sat, 23 Aug 2014

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