Dunfermline have been hit by the blow that Gary Mason has lost his red card appeal while Jason Thomson has suffered a groin injury.
Hamilton manager Billy Reid has confirmed the SPL club have released midfielder Gary Mason.
Hamilton's summer rebuilding programme continues, with the acquisition of Gary Mason from St Johnstone.
Craig Dargo has signed a new two-year deal - but Will Haining and Gary Mason are to leave St Mirren.
Gary Mason is adamant that he should not have been penalised for his challenge on Celtic's Shunsuke Nakamura.