#Dunfermline Athletic

From the Archives: 1971 League Cup final

It was 50 years ago this weekend that Partick Thistle caused one of the biggest upsets in Scottish football history when they beat Celtic in the League Cup final. On Saturday October 23, 1971 Davie McParland's side stormed to an almost unbelievable 4-1 win over Jock Stein's team in front of 62,470 fans at Hampden Park.
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Weekend preview in numbers

There’s a full card of games across the cinch Premiership, Championship and League 1, while cinch League 2 clubs are involved in the Scottish Cup…. 0 Heart of Midlothian are still unbeaten in the cinch Premiership after last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Rangers at Ibrox. Robbie Neilson’s men have the chance to go top of the table when they take on Dundee at Tynecastle on Saturday. The Dark Blues beat Aberdeen 2-1 last time out to move three points clear of bottom club Ross County.

Grampian - Dunfermline Athletic (w) head to head game preview and prediction

Grampian have conceded over 1.5 goals in their last 5 games. Dunfermline Athletic (w) have conceded over 0.5 goals in their last 15 games. See below the last game results of Grampian and determine their current form and scoring ability. See below the last game results of Dunfermline Athletic (w)...
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Airdrieonians want to sign Kerr McInroy permanently if he leaves Celtic

Airdrieonians manager Ian Murray has admitted he would love to sign Kerr McInroy permanently if the opportunity comes up. McInroy stated last week that it looks as though his time at Parkhead is coming to an end after coming through the youth ranks. The midfielder is currently on loan with League One side Airdrieonians, but still looks some way from a first-team spot in Glasgow’s East End.

Graffiti on the Wall – Jackie McNamara’s ‘Smell The Glove’ Reveal

Ex-Celtic and Scotland player, Jackie McNamara, has opened up about the catchphrase adopted by Celtic players to taunt Rangers, after stopping their own bid for ten-in-a-row, in 1998. McNamara, a signing from Dunfermline Athletic during the season of 1995, amassed 256 appearances for Celtic, scoring 10 goals along the way.

Saturday review

Hearts go top of the cinch Premiership and Cove Rangers are the new leaders in cinch League 1... Heart of Midlothian moved to the top of the cinch Premiership with a 2-0 win over Motherwell at Tynecastle thanks to goals from Liam Boyce (penalty) and Stephen Kingsley. Dundee United defeated Ross County 1-0 at Tannadice and St Johnstone saw off Dundee 3-1 at McDiarmid Park. St Mirren edged out Livingston 1-0 at the Tony Macaroni Arena. There are two big games on Sunday - Aberdeen face Celtic at Pittodrie, live on Sky Sports at 12 noon, and Rangers take on Hibernian at Ibrox, kick-off 3.00pm.

Dunfermline hit back for a point

Raith Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic drew 1-1 in their cinch Championship match at Stark's Park on Wednesday evening. Dario Zanatta gave fourth-placed Rovers an early lead but Kevin O'Hara equalised with 11 minutes left as the Pars drew their third game in a row. Dunfermline remain bottom of the table...

St Mirren v Aberdeen: Where has early Pittodrie optimism gone under Stephen Glass?

“Successful Aberdeen managers put trophies in the cabinet. Hopefully I can be here long enough to do that,” said Stephen Glass said he was appointed in March. Soon, their Scottish Cup hopes were extinguished by a 3-0 reverse at home to Dundee United. This term, after a bright start, they were embarrassed in the League Cup by Championship side Raith Rovers, and they were well beaten 3-1 at home by Qarabag to end their Europa Conference League hopes.

Team of the Week

DEF - Ryan Porteous (Hibernian) Hibs weren't at their best on Sunday but few inside Easter Road cared as they broke their St Johnstone hoodoo. The 1-0 win ended a run of five games without a victory over the Perth Saints, while it was their first win over them in Leith for nine years. Porteous was most instrumental in making sure the hosts kept a clean sheet.

Jimmy McGrory’s Goals, old Celtic photos you’ve never seen before

A question for David Potter, our esteemed Celtic Historian, came in this morning from a Celtic Star readers. “I am trying to find out against which team the great Jimmy McGrory scored the most league goals in his career. Can you help or pass on query to Celtic historian Mr Potter?” Jon asked.
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Gardyne volleys us to the top Goals from Sean Welsh and Michael Gardyne were just enough to put Inverness back to the top of the table despite a worldy goal from Lee Connelly for the visitors. Inverness deserved the win but made hard work of it before Gardyne scored a superb volley to win the points and ease the fans nerves. Billy Dodds had Michael Gardyne back from injury but Doran and Sutherland were on the bench after knocks last week. Sean Welsh was in the starting XI as Inverness looked to get back above Kilmarnock after they drew with Arbroath on Friday night. Quee.

Scotland under-21 squad confirmed for crunch Euro qualifier v Denmark

Scotland under-21s boss Scot Gemmill has named his squad for the Tynecastle clash with Denmark next month – with Bologna defender Aaron Hickey set to win his first U21 cap after becoming the first Scot to score in Serie A since 1986. Gemmill’s side welcome the Danes to the capital...

Saturday review

Round-up of today's games in the cinch SPFL... Rangers are a point clear at the top of the cinch Premiership following a 1-0 win over Dundee at the Kilmac Stadium. Joe Aribo scored the only goal while Jason Cummings missed a penalty for the bottom club. Hearts are in second spot after a 3-0 victory against Livingston at Tynecastle while Motherwell are third - they beat Ross County 2-1 at Fir Park. There are three matches on Sunday, starting with St Mirren v Aberdeen, live on Sky Sports at 12 noon.