Last time at Palmerston in March this year, goals from Willie McLaren and David Weatherston separated the teams but there is also the matter of revenge for three Alba Challenge Cup knock outs.
"It came off the post and I managed to get my knees on to it. It was a crucial goal for us.
East Fife test Dunfermline at the Fleet Ground but are sent home well beaten
25/09/10: JM:- "There is not much between the teams in the First Division and the first goal was vital - very very important - and it was a good goal. Pat Clarke has got some power in his shot ....
IRN BRU First Division from Firhill. Gibson, Phinn and Burke dropped out to make way for Mason, Willis and Clarke. Clarke (29) 1-0, Kirk (70) 2-0.
24/09/10: JM:- "They are tight games but Partick have not had a good start, they are similar to ourselves last year. That doesn't take away from me that they are a good side.
Matches between Partick and Dunfermline are always hotly contested but the Fifers have the upper hand with 32 wins in the 74 league games.
21/09/10: JM - ""We have got to look at the goals we gave away and that was the sore point tonight.
Co-operative Insurance Cup: Jelavic (21) 1-0, Lafferty (23) 2-0, Bougherra (38) 3-0, Woods (41) 3-1. Cardle (46) 3-2, Lafferty (47) 4-2, Jelavic (59) 5-2, Lafferty (71) 6-2, Naismith (77) 7-2.
"There was a lot of spirit between the boys. We dug in when it was hard and up until the equaliser I thought we were knocking on the door.
Young Pars lay a dozen in Moray
"The league games come first for us but now we have the chance to go to Ibrox on Tuesday night so happy days all round."
18/09/10: JM - "It is only six games gone, that's all it is - its a good start and nothing else.
IRN BRU First Division: no changes in Pars team. Dempster (7) 0-1, Bell (63) 1-1. Cardle (77) 2-1
"Hopefully I can bring something to the squad and help them achieve. The ambitions for the season are to get back into the Premierleague and maintain the good start that they have made so far.
17/09/10: JM:- "We want to continue our successful run; these are the games that we are expected to do well in but you must never underestimate teams.
Dunfermline Athletic recently welcomed back Jim Corner, the chef who designed the kitchen at East End Park.
Communuity Teams have teamed up the National Theatre for Scotland to recreated the Pars 6-2 victory over Valencia
"Getting this honour is a real bonus for me because I have enjoyed Dunfermline all of my life. They gave me the opportunity, I took it ....
Dunfermline have signed Jack Ross
Of the last ten league meetings Dunfermline have won eight but this is a local derby and everyone knows history and the form book can go ou
Pars Man of the Match Steven Bell's ears should should soon be straining with different tones since his wife is due give birth today!
"It was entertaining for the full 90 minutes. There was a lot of end to end action but luckily enough we managed to win a get the three points."
11/09/10: JM " It was a well fought and hard earned three points. It has been an excellent start to the season; that was the goal because last year we found ourselves playing catch up.
IRN BRU F
Work begins on laying a new 3G pitch. The seven a side pitch is the first of several improvements that the Club wishes to make at the training ground.
10/09/10:- "We are playing against a team that is justifiably up there as favourites for promotion. They acquitted themselves well against Falkirk so it is up to us to go and put on a performance.
Dundee are the next visitors to East End Park on Saturday 11th September. The last 12 matches have been close encounters with no more than one goal separating the sides.
"Up until the Manager tells me that he wants me away, I want to play for Dunfermline and hopefully I can have a bigger role than last season.
A 15 second goal from Fraser Moncrieff and a Steven Leslie double not enough to see off the Sons.
Former Pars favourite, Jackie Sinclair has died at t
Possibly tempered by the chance of a cup shock the Big Man, Leish is only offering a bottle of champagne for the Pars player who might score the winner on this visit.