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Glasgow Rangers vs Queen of South preview - Miller time for Rangers

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Rangers are boosted by the return of Kenny Miller for their Scottish Championship game against Queen of the South. The forward is back in contention after he recovered from a hamstring injury that kept him out of the last few games. Fraser Aird (knee) could also make the clash at Ibrox, but Richard Foster (calf) and goalkeeper Cammy Bell (shoulder) will remain on the sidelines. Queen of the S...Full Story »

West Ham United vs Southampton preview - Allardyce taking care of players

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce is easing his players back to match fitness in an attempt to avoid picking up any early-season injury concerns. With only two Barclays Premier League games played so far, Allardyce is already missing captain Kevin Nolan and club-record signing Andy Carroll with shoulder and ankle injuries, respectively. Defenders James Collins and Arsenal loanee Carl Jenkinson ar...Full Story »

AS Roma vs Fiorentina preview - Viola to test Roma's credentials

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero has predicted a tough test when his team opens its Serie A campaign at Roma on Saturday evening. Roma have bolstered their ranks significantly with Ashley Cole, Juan Manuel Iturbe, Seydou Keita, Salih Ucan and Davide Astori among their new recruits. "Roma can make life difficult to any team," Valero said. "They have made good quality signings and will battle ...Full Story »

Hearts vs Falkirk preview - Duo fit for Hearts

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

James Keatings and Jordan McGhee have been passed fit for Hearts' Scottish Championship contest with Falkirk. The pair went off injured in the first half of the club's League Cup win over Stenhousemuir on Tuesday but have returned to training. Goalkeepers Neil Alexander (broken cheekbone) and Scott Gallacher (ankle) are injured along with Callum Paterson (knee) and Dale Carrick (thigh). Heart...Full Story »

Dumbarton vs Livingston preview - McLaughlin out for Sons

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Dumbarton defender Mark McLaughlin will miss out against Livingston through a calf problem. Kieran MacDonald has been added on loan from Hamilton and he looks set for his debut, with Lee Mair also included after being passed fit. The Sons lost three late goals to go down 3-2 to Hibs in midweek, however, manager Ian Murray is being positive. He said: "We were terrific for almost 80 minutes and...Full Story »

Cowdenbeath vs Raith Rovers preview - Stewart out for winless Beath

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Cowdenbeath look for their first league win of the season when Fife rivals Raith visit, with Sammy Stewart again missing through a groin injury. Goalkeeper Thomas Flynn, as well as John Armstrong and Kenny Adamson are doubts, with manager Jimmy Nicholl pleased with his side despite their Scottish League Cup exit at Falkirk in midweek on penalties. Nicholl said: "We were very poor last Saturday...Full Story »

Alloa Athletic vs Hibernian FC preview - Marr fit for Alloa

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Alloa defender Jason Marr has been passed fit to give manager Barry Smith a full squad to choose from for the first league meeting with Hibernian since 1933. The Wasps got their first points on board last weekend with a 3-0 success at Cowdenbeath and manager Barry Smith is looking for his men to build on that success against the Edinburgh club. Smith said: "We took our chances and kept a clean...Full Story »

Hamburger vs SC Paderborn 07 preview - Hamburg hoping for home success

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

The only club never to have been relegated from the Bundesliga face the latest team to join the German top flight this Saturday when Hamburg play host to newcomers Paderborn. Paderborn picked up a 2-2 draw on their Bundesliga debut against Mainz last weekend, missing out on all three points only after conceding a stoppage-time penalty. Hamburg also started out with a point thanks to a goalless...Full Story »

Werder Bremen vs Hoffenheim preview - Gisdol sees improvement in defence

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Hoffenheim coach Markus Gisdol is happy with the progress his side are making defensively after starting the season with a 2-0 win over Augsburg, although he believes there is still a lot of work to be done. The Sinsheim-based club conceded 70 goals last campaign and, while they may have scored 74, it was this defensive frailty which denied them the opportunity of qualifying for Europe. That s...Full Story »

Wolfsburg vs Eintracht Frankfurt preview - Hecking hopes for better

Posted Saturday, August 30, 2014 by PA

Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking is hoping for a result to match his side's performance this weekend when Eintracht Frankfurt pay the VW-Arena a visit. Had Junior Malanda not provided one of the early candidates for miss of the season in last Friday's opening Bundesliga fixture at Bayern Munich, the Wolves could well have come away from the Allianz Arena with a point. Instead, they returned home...Full Story »

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