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Midfielder Ian Black is available again as Hearts take on St Johnstone.

Black has served a three-match ban following his second sending-off of the season.

Hearts have no fresh injury concerns, with left-back Danny Grainger (groin), defender Darren Barr (groin), strikers Kevin Kyle and Gary Glen and midfielder Suso Santana also out.

St Johnstone captain Jody Morris is rated a 50-50 chance to be fit for his side's SPL clash against Hearts.

The former Chelsea midfielder missed last weekend's win over Hibernian with a hamstring problem.

Striker Cillian Sheridan is definitely missing with the same injury.

Hearts (from): Kello, Hamill, Webster, Zaliukas, Mrowiec, Jonsson, Driver, Stevenson, Taouil, Templeton, Robinson, Skacel, Novikovas, Smith, Elliott, MacDonald, Obua, Black, McGowan, Sutton.

St Johnstone (from): Enckelman, C Davidson, Maybury, Mackay, Anderson, Morris, Gibson, Craig, Moon, Millar, Sandaza, Haber, Caddis, May, Mannus, M Davidson, Wright, Finnegan.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
St Mirren v Celtic  
15:00
Aberdeen v Inverness  
Dundee Utd v St J'stone  
Kilmarnock v Partick  
Motherwell v Hamilton  
Ross Co v Dundee  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
19:45
Aberdeen v St Mirren  
Friday, 03 October 2014
Kilmarnock v Dundee Utd  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Dundee v Aberdeen  
Partick v Motherwell  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Dundee Utd 7 6 16
2 Inverness 7 6 16
3 Hamilton 7 6 14
4 Celtic 6 8 11
5 Kilmarnock 7 0 11
6 Dundee 7 -1 10
7 Aberdeen 6 2 9
8 St J'stone 7 -3 9
9 Partick 6 2 7
10 Motherwell 7 -4 7
11 St Mirren 6 -7 3
12 Ross Co 7 -15 0

Updated Sun, 21 Sep 2014

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