Preview Partick ThistleSunday, 12th Dec 2010
The last twelve league games v Thistle have seen Dunfermline win six, draw two and lose four. The Pars last victory over Ian McCall's team was by 2-0 at Firhill in September this season.
|Dunfermline v Thistle: The Full League Record|
|At East End Park||38||19||12||7||70||52|
|Division One (up to 1975)||45||18||14||13||77||72|
|Premier Division (since 1975)||6||3||1||2||8||10|
|First Division (since 1975)||24||12||5||7||31||28|
Dunfermline have an edge on the history in league competition against Partick Thistle with 33 wins to 22 losses in previous league meetings.
Partick Home Milestones
The Pars defeat to Thistle at East End Park in March this year was just the second away win for over 26 years. The 10-1 win in 1959 is one of the club's most famous victories, as it prevented almost certain relegation.
|Milestones Partick (home)|
|Last League Victory
|Last League Defeat
|Best League Victory
|Worst League Defeat||
|*Pre league reconstruction|
Last Twelve League matches
The last twelve league games have seen
|Last Twelve League Matches v Partick Thistle|
|25/09/10||A||2-0||[1-0] Clarke, [2-0] Kirk|
|23/03/10||H||1-2||[0-1] Buchanan, [1-1] McDougall, [1-2] Donnelly|
|23/01/10||A||4-1||[1-0] Cardle, [2-0] Cardle, [3-0], Cardle, [4-0] Woods, [4-1] Buchanan|
|14/11/09||H||3-1||[1-0] McDougall, [2-0] Gibson, [2-1] Cairney, [3-1] Gibson|
|19/09/09||A||0-2||[0-1] Cairney, [0-2] Donnelly|
|14/02/09||A||3-2||[0-1] Buchanan, [1-1] Bell, [2-1] Kirk, [2-2] Doolan, [3-2] Loy (pen)|
|16/02/08||H||1-1||[1-0] Crawford, [1-1] McKeown|
|15/12/07||A||1-1||[1-0] Burchill, [1-1] Buchanan|
|Current League Position|
|Last Six Matches League Form|
|Home / Away Record|
|P7, W6, D1, L0||P7, W1, D0, L6|
Dunfermline got back to their winning ways on Saturday with their 1-0 win over Queen of the South and only Raith Rovers have managed to take any points away from East End Park this season. Thistle have taken some time to get going in this league campaign but are gaining points including three at Dingwall.
|Form last six home / away|
|Dunfermline (home)||Partick Thistle (away)|
|Queen of the South||W||Stirling Albion||W||3-1|
|Stirling Albion||W||Stirling Albion||L||2-4|
|Ross County||W||3-2||Ross County||D||
|Dundee||W||3-1||Queen of the South||L||1-2|
Teams last time out
DUNFERMLINE (v Queen of the South): Chris Smith; Calum Woods, Andy Dowie, Alex Keddie, Austin McCann (c); Wullie Gibson, Nick Phinn, Gary Mason, David Graham; Andy Kirk (Joe Cardle 86), Pat Clarke (Steven McDougall 64).
SUBS NOT USED: Chris Higgins, Ryan Thomson, Kyle Allison (GK)
PARTICK THISTLE (v Ross County): Scott Fox; Alan Archibald, Patrick Boyle, Willie Kinniburgh, Simon Donnelly (Kris Doohan 69), David Rowson, Bryan Hodge, Chris Erskine (Flannigan 85), Paul Paton, Paul Cairney; Liam Buchanan (Conrad Balatoni 21)
SUBS NOT USED: Martin Grehan, Ryan Scully
Come on ye Pars!