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Matthews: Twisted ankle

Matthews: Twisted ankle

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Adam Matthews is very doubtful for Celtic.

The Wales right-back twisted his ankle in training on Thursday and could join midfielders Kris Commons (thigh) and Joe Ledley (ankle) on the sidelines.

Defender Kelvin Wilson and Thomas Rogne have recovered fully from their respective Achilles and hamstring injuries and are in contention.

Defender Andy Webster is a doubt for Hearts after coming off at half-time in the loss to St Johnstone last weekend with a calf problem.

Left-back Danny Grainger is out for around six weeks after undergoing groin surgery, defender Darren Barr (groin) is also missing, while striker Kevin Kyle, forward Gary Glen and winger Suso Santana remain out.

Celtic (from): Forster, Majstorovic, Matthews, Cha, K Wilson, Rogne, Loovens, Brown, Kayal, Wanyama, Samaras, Stokes, Ki, Forrest, Hooper, Zaluska, Bangura, McCourt, McGeouch, Filip Twardzik.

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

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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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