Aberdeen's Dean Windass will miss two matches after receiving his second red card of the season against Dundee United at Tannadice Park last Saturday. Windass is banned for the Pittodrie fixture with Dunfermline on 12 October 12 and the visit to Ibrox to meet Rangers the following week.
The Blackburn defender Jeff Kenna is to return to training, despite fears that he could be out for a month with knee ligament damage. He is expected to be fit for Rovers' next game, at Arsenal on 12 October.
Newcastle's Uefa Cup second-round first-leg match at home to Ferencvaros will be televised live by BBC1 on Tuesday 15 October.