Hearts v St Johnstone preview

Team news ahead of Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and St Johnstone at Tynecastle.

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Morris: Hamstring problem

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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, 23 August 2014
12:30
Inverness v Celtic  
15:00
Dundee Utd v Ross Co  
Kilmarnock v Motherwell  
Partick v Hamilton  
St J'stone v Aberdeen  
St Mirren v Dundee  
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Aberdeen v Partick  
Hamilton v Ross Co  
Inverness v Kilmarnock  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

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

Updated Sat, 16 Aug 2014

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