Motherwell v Celtic preview

Team news for Sunday lunchtime's Scottish Premier League clash between Motherwell and Celtic at Fir Park (kick-off 12pm).

Last Updated: 04/11/11 at 17:36   

Loovens: Hamstring problem

Loovens: Hamstring problem

Motherwell left-back Stevie Hammell (ankle) is a major doubt but Steve Jennings has recovered from the back spasm that forced him out of the victory at Inverness.

Motherwell manager Stuart McCall revealed he had a "couple of doubts" for the clash but would make a decision nearer kick-off.

Bob McHugh (ankle), Lee Hollis (hip) and Steven Saunders (Achilles) remain on the sidelines.

Glenn Loovens is out for Celtic.

The Dutch defender suffered a recurrence of a hamstring complaint in last night's Europa League Group I win over Rennes.

Thomas Rogne was ineligible for the game against the French club while Badr El-Kaddouri was cup-tied and both return.

Joe Ledley (calf) and Ki Sung-yueng (illness) are doubts.

Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Clancy, Hutchinson, Craigan, Jennings, Lasley, Law, Forbes, Murphy, Humphrey, Higdon, Daley, Page, Carswell, Smith, Halsman, Bradley.

Celtic (from): Forster, Kayal, El-Kaddouri, Rogne, McCourt, Matthews, Ki, Ledley, Wanyama, Stokes, Hooper, Samaras, Forrest, Majstorovic, Zaluska, Cha, Commons, Fraser, George, Chalmers, McGregor.

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Scottish Football Fixtures

Friday, 25 April 2014
19:45
Partick v St Mirren  
Saturday, 26 April 2014
15:00
Aberdeen v St J'stone  
Dundee Utd v Motherwell  
Ross Co v Kilmarnock  
Sunday, 27 April 2014
12:45
Hibernian v Hearts  
15:00
Celtic v Inverness  
Saturday, 03 May 2014
Celtic v Aberdeen  
Hibernian v Partick  
Inverness v Dundee Utd  
Motherwell v St J'stone  

Scottish Premiership

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Celtic 34 66 89
2 Aberdeen 34 17 64
3 Motherwell 34 5 61
4 Dundee Utd 34 15 54
5 Inverness 34 5 53
6 St J'stone 34 9 51
7 Hibernian 34 -17 34
8 St Mirren 34 -19 34
9 Kilmarnock 34 -17 33
10 Partick 34 -20 33
11 Ross Co 34 -20 31
12 Hearts 34 -24 16

Updated Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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