Death of the most successful manager in th
"It is the players who need to play not the manager. Everything is OK with him, we just need to work hard and do more. We play well but just need more confidence.
The Saints have not won in Dunfermline since 1998, eight visits back. Dunfermline won the last meeting which was
"We have gone out and been unlucky to lose. Overall we had the better chances but we haven't taken them. It is a very very fine line that's me giving an honest assessment."
"It is probably the worse sending off I have ever seen. The first one for saying 'how long are they going to take to come back from their celebration' - he booked me for sa
Warm weather followed Dunfermline to Sweden to create a party atmosphere ahead of their UEFA Cup match against locals BK Hacken
Wednesday evening pictures courtesy of Neil Farrell, www.DAFC.net
Torsdag - Killar i kilt invaderade Rambergsvallen
Pars see red again in Second Leg, UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round and crash out
BK H?cken coach Sonny Karlsson comments in Thursday night's match programme from Marcus Olsson, BK H?cken.
Pars return to the Ullevi Stadium after gap of 43 years.
Souleymane Bamba has signed a two year extension on his contract that will keep him at East End Park until May 2010.
In European club competition only two Swedish clubs have reached major finals.
"We didn't really look a threat in the first half whereas in the second half every time we went forward we looked like
Dunfermline lost out in their third SFL U19 League match of the season to a well organised Ross County team that switched the ball about well and took the chances that came their way.
"It was disappointing to lose another player, that's four on the bounce now but we showed some determination and battled away. I got a save before we went up the park and scored a late goal.
Stephen Kenny and Allan Moore
Victory in Division One League match four. Hamilton opens the Pars account but Pars see red again!
The record shows that Dunfermline have had the upper hand in league matches against Stirling Albion but not by much.
Matchday hospitality still available.
"When you go 1-0 down and down to ten men as well, you fear the worst but all credit to ourselves and Owen Morrison. He stepped up and saw a wee chance there ....
"It would be very uncharacteristic of me to criticise referees but I think the two major decisions were absolutely wrong.
Comparison of how other relegated teams started their Division One seasons.
One goal each at Almondvale as Sol Bamba is third Pars player sent off in three SFL matches this season.
Pars to travel to Broadwood on Wednesday 5th September for Challenge Cup tie v Clyde
The pointless clash when Pars travel to West Lothian on Sunday.
That mistake is the difference between winning 1-0 and drawing 1-1 that mistake. There is no point in dwelling on it, there is a game on Sunday which is excellent that it is really quick.
"Overall it is probably a fair result, I cannot really complain about only drawing the game. They broke quick and had a bit more pace than us at times. We had chances -
A draw and conceding a goal at home makes it a tough task to progress in UEFA Cup Second Qualifying Round.
UEFA Cup opponents arrive full of confidence
"They will maybe come and attack to try and get an away goal but I would think nine times out of ten they will come and sit in and maybe take a draw.
"You have to fight your corner first and hopefully skill and endeavour will come through in the end but the way we have played the last two games is not acceptable for Dunfermline.
"Players will have to get used to playing against 4-5-1, that's a reality. We have to be better than we were because we didn't open Morton up enough.
Pars lose to Morton in first Home game of the Division One season
Youngsters Iain Williamson and Sean Murdoch savour their night on the big stage
Boosted by news that Pars season ticket sales have broken 3000, the first home match of the league season should attract a big home support.
Dunfermline Athletic, Aberdeen, Celtic and Rangers were given a bye in the second round since they have qualified to represent Sc
"The first quarter of an hour to twenty minutes they were being nice to us!
"It was a night to play tribute to a player, we used it to get players who needed matches in and to sharpen up players that will be playing on Saturday.
All star line up for Scott Thomson Testimonial Match
Karen Brown representing the Club gave an update on the outstanding issues from the last meeting and fans expressed their views on travel p
"Problem we are going to have this season is our own performances and not who we are playing against. Credit to Hamilton they stuck to their task and did very well.
UEFA Cup tie against BK H?cken will take place in Gothenburg's Ullevi Stadium.
"I am not happy about the goals to say the least but we will put that behind us. That is a defeat, you have to accept these things.
McGuire sees red as Pars open their First Division campaign on the plastic surface at New Douglas Park.
Hamish French's side defeat local rivals in last Fife Cup match at Peffermill.
Packages for Sweden promised for Monday
Groupings for draw made. Pars seeded in Northern Group Two.
Pars are drawn against Swedes BK Hacken from Gothenburg
"There are no easy teams, you just need to look at the national side.
Stalemate in Fife U19 Cup
13 of the players who were stripped for the Scottish Cup Final are still at East End Park and many could feature on Saturday. One minute's applause for Accies kitman prior to kick off.