Motherwell manager Stuart McCall has hit out at the "crazy" rule which prevents clubs loaning more than one player to the same club.
Dundee United have a double suspension worry to contend with ahead of the New Year's Day clash with Aberdeen.
St Mirren have branded Dundee United's attempts to highlight Jim Goodwin's forearm smash on Stuart Armstrong as "unacceptable" after the Buddies captain was hit with a two-match ban.
Neil Lennon is looking forward to home comforts when Partick Thistle visit Celtic Park on New Year's Day.
Fans will now be able to take flags and banners to Celtic's Boxing Day clash at St Johnstone following a U-turn by the Perth club and the police, according to the Scottish champions.