I AM on the roadside with Mr Dunfermline for less than a minute but all the gentlemen of leisure out and about on this sunny afternoon walk over to shake his hand and almost every passing car parps its horn.
Morton 0-2 Dunfermline
McDougall 8; Graham 51
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THEY descended from all over the Kingdom of Fife with coronation in mind and it was Dunfermline who finished a passion-fuelled occasion as the heirs apparent to the First Division throne.
Dundee United 4 – 2 Kilmarnock
A KEY indicator of a seriously important match is when the managers of both sides involved in it don't even bother to hide the significance of the game.
Dunfermline midfielder Martin Hardie insists he has been left baffled that television companies have shunned today's potential title decider against Raith Rovers in favour of 'car crash' SPL football.
Warning issued to Rangers management,
McGhee urges Lennon to stand his ground and £2m First Division play-off approaches.
Hardie 55, 78
Raith Rovers 1
The Kingdom of Fife will be the centre of Scottish football next Saturday when table-topping Dunfermline host second placed Kirkcaldy neighbours Raith Rovers for what could be the defining match in the First Division title race.
RARELY has there been quite so much at stake in a match between Raith Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic. When the two clubs meet at East End Park on Saturday, bragging rights will be the least of their ambitions.
TEN-MAN Dunfermline set up a potential title decider against Raith Rovers at East End Park on Saturday with an emphatic victory achieved in spite of being numerically disadvantaged for most of the second half.
A GLORY double for Martin Hardie has left Dunfermline just one win away from the SPL after consigning John McGlynn's Raith Rovers to a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat.
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DUNFERMLINE did what they had to at Central Park and squeezed out a 1-0 win over Cowdenbeath which kept them two points clear at the top of the table. However, second-placed Raith Rovers, fresh from Saturday's 2-1 win over Dundee, can go back in front if they win at the same venue next week with Dunfermline idle.
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CONTROVERSIAL striker Jake Hyde last night moved from Lochee United to Dunfermline on an amateur contract.