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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

Friday, 19 September 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 20 September 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v Ross Co  
Hamilton v Kilmarnock  
Inverness v St J'stone
Sunday, 21 September 2014
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15:00
Celtic v Motherwell  
Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Hamilton 6 6 13
2 Inverness 6 5 13
3 Dundee Utd 6 3 13
4 Celtic 5 8 10
5 Dundee 6 2 10
6 Kilmarnock 6 0 10
7 St J'stone 6 -2 9
8 Partick 5 3 7
9 Aberdeen 5 -1 6
10 Motherwell 6 -4 6
11 St Mirren 5 -8 0
12 Ross Co 6 -12 0

Updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014

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