Hibernian v Dunfermline preview

Team news for Saturday afternoon's Scottish Premier League clash between Hibernian and Dunfermline at Easter Road.

Last Updated: 04/11/11 at 17:39   

Towell: Thrown back into fray

Towell: Thrown back into fray

Richie Towell is available again for Hibernian's game against Dunfermline.

The on-loan Celtic full-back was unavailable for the last two matches against his parent club.

Ian Murray (hip/groin) could miss out again, while Callum Booth, Matt Thornhill, Michael Hart and Sean Welsh are continuing their returns to fitness but the Pars clash is likely to come too soon.

Dunfermline have lost Gary Mason and Jason Thomson for the game.

Mason is suspended for two games after losing his appeal against the red card he received against Dundee United while Thomson faces several weeks out with a groin injury.

Joe Cardle (knee) could return while Liam Buchanan is back following illness but Martin Hardie, Kevin Rutkiewicz, Steven Bell, Nick Phinn and Andy Barrowman remain unavailable.

Hibernian (from): Stack, Murray, O'Hanlon, Hanlon, Sproule, Wotherspoon, Palsson, Osbourne, Scott, O'Connor, Sodje, Galbraith, Griffiths, Agogo, Brown, Stevenson, Stephens, Towell.

Dunfermline (from): Gallacher, McCann, Keddie, Dowie, Potter, Burns, Easton, Graham, R Thomson, Cardle, Kirk, Boyle, Willis, Byrne, Young, Buchanan, Clarke, Smith.

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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 Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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