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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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