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Team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's Scottish Premier League game between Dunfermline and Aberdeen at East End Park.

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Dunfermline have midfielders Martin Hardie and Nick Phinn available.

Phinn is looking to make his first appearance of the season following hamstring problems and Hardie has recovered from a knee injury but both are short of match fitness.

Austin McCann, Craig Easton, Jason Thomson, Kevin Rutkiewicz and Steven Bell all remain on the sidelines.

Rory Fallon and Ryan Jack will return from suspension for Aberdeen.

Midfielder Kari Arnason will be given an opportunity to prove his fitness following a hamstring problem.

However, Yoann Folly (chest) remains out and will miss the match.

Dunfermline (from): Gallacher, Keddie, Dowie, Potter, Burns, Graham, R Thomson, Cardle, Kirk, Boyle, Willis, Buchanan, Barrowman, Smith, McDougall, Mason, Hardie, Phinn.

Aberdeen (from): Gonzalez, Foster, Considine, McArdle, Mawene, Osbourne, Clark, Magennis, Milsom, Mackie, Arnason, Fyvie, Chalali, Robertson, Brown, Megginson, Grimmer, Vernon, Fallon, Jack.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 30 August 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Partick Live
Hamilton v Ross Co Live
Inverness v Kilmarnock Live
Motherwell v St J'stone Live
St Mirren v Dundee Utd Live
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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