Riordan and Brown back in Hibs team

Hibs boss Colin Calderwood today revealed he's to restore top scorer Derek Riordan and goalkeeper Mark Brown to the side for the final match of the season against Aberdeen.

Riordan was a notable absentee as Hibs went down 2-0 to Inverness Caley on Wednesday, prompting speculation over his future given his contract expires at the end of the month.

Calderwood said the 28-year-old was excused the long journey as he wanted to look at others with a view to next season, Riordan having only made the bench for Hibs' two previous matches. And having used the last three matches to cast an eye over Czech goalkeeper Jakub Divis, Calderwood has also decided to recall Brown.

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The goalkeeper has enjoyed a rollercoaster season, starting behind Graham Stack and Graeme Smith before playing 21 consecutive matches.

Brown was left out as Calderwood, having taken over from John Hughes, reintroduced Smith and then Stack to assess their capabilities with their contracts up at the end of the season. He was restored to the side when Stack was ruled out for the season but was sidelined again as the on-loan Divis was given his opportunity against St Johnstone, Hamilton and Inverness.

Now both he and Riordan will face the Dons as the two clubs pay tribute to Eddie Turnbull.

Calderwood said: "Derek and Mark will start. I had to look at other people with a view to next season."

Brown said: "I was disappointed not to have featured in the last three games but I understand and respect the manager's decision."

Admission prices for tomorrow have been slashed to 10 (5 concessions) and fans will have the chance to write their own tributes which will be collated, bound and presented to Turnbull's family.