Accies boss Billy Reid has no fresh injury worries ahead of the visit of Motherwell.
David Elebert and Nigel Hasselbaink are both still out of action as they recover from knee problems.
Longer-term casualties James Gibson (knee) and skipper Alex Neil (hip) also remain on the sidelines ahead of the local derby.
Motherwell have no fresh injury concerns as new boss Stuart McCall takes charge for the first time.
Steve Jennings is the only player unavailable for the New Year’s Day clash with their local rivals.
He will serve the final game of a three-match ban, having already been forced to sit out games against Rangers and Celtic.
Hamilton (from): Cerny, Buchanan, Canning, Goodwin, Skelton, Mensing, Gillespie, Routledge, Lyle, M Paixao, Imrie, Casalinuovo, F Paixao, McDonald, Murdoch, McLaughlin, McAlister, Devlin.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Reynolds, Craigan, Hammell, Saunders, Fitzpatrick, Sutton, Humphrey, Lasley, Hateley, Gow, Murphy, Blackman, Forbes, McHugh, Hutchinson, Hollis, Pollock.