Football - Hearts stretched for Hoops clash

Gary Locke's Hearts squad is once again stretched to the limits ahead of their Scottish Premiership clash with Celtic at Parkhead.

The administration-hit Gorgie club - barred from signing new players - have lost striker Gary Oliver to a leg injury and he joins Ryan Stevenson (hamstring), back-up goalkeeper Mark Ridgers (knee) and midfielder Jason Holt (foot) on the sidelines.

To add to Locke's woes, midfielders Jamie Walker and Scott Robinson are rated as doubtful.

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