Dons pair fit for clash with Bairns

Manager Mark McGhee revealed on Friday the duo would be his

centre-back partnership for the game, with Diamond having played

despite his illness in Tuesday night’s shock Active Nation Scottish

Cup defeat by Raith. Midfielder Peter Pawlett has been ruled out

for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery, while

Andrew Considine (hip) is also a long-term absentee. Aberdeen

(from): Langfield, Foster, Diamond, Mulgrew, McDonald, Kerr,

Paterson, Aluko, Fyvie, MacLean, Mackie, Paton, Ifil, Duff, Nelson,

Young, Marshall, Grassi.