Simonsen set for debut

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Steve Simonsen: Could make his debut

Steve Simonsen: Could make his debut

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Steve Simonsen is set for his Dundee debut in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash with Dundee United after signing a short-term deal earlier this week.

The former Everton and Stoke goalkeeper will replace Rab Douglas, who has been struggling with a thigh injury.

Midfielders Stephen O'Donnell, Mark Kerr (both knee) and Jamie McCluskey (Achilles) are all still missing.

Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara could be without six first-team players.

Suspended midfielders John Rankin and Willo Flood have joined long-term injury victims Johnny Russell (broken leg) and Gavin Gunning (knee) on the sidelines.

And captain Jon Daly (groin) and defender Brian McLean (hamstring) are both struggling to make the Tannadice clash.

Teams:

Dundee United (from): Cierzniak, Watson, Dillon, Douglas, McLean, Ryan, Millar, Armstrong, Mackay-Steven, Daly, Gardyne, Thomson, Dow, Souttar, Petrie, Boulding, Tornstrand, Gauld, Banks.

Dundee (from): Simonsen, Irvine, Easton, Lockwood, Toshney, Davidson, McBride, Stewart, J Baird, Nish, Riley, McAlister, Morgan, Conroy, Harkins, Benedictus, Milne, Grassi, Cowan, Gallagher, Finnigan, A Baird.


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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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