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Dunfermline 1 - 2 Morton: Quitongo off bench to score winner

It is not as if Dunfermline had not been warned, but for the second time this season Jai Quitongo proved the match-winner for Morton with a late and dramatic winner.

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Dundee United's Emil Lyng tussles with Jean Yves Mvoto of Dunfermline. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United need a Dunfermline-style recovery to rejoin the hunt

If Dundee United are searching for positives in light of their third game in four without a victory, a run that has seen them drop eight points behind league leaders St Mirren, they could do worse than find inspiration from the recent turnaround in fortunes enjoyed by Saturday’s hosts.

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Dundee United keeper Harry Lewis is beaten but Declan McManus shot hit the post. Photograph: Rob Casey/SNS

Dunfermline 0 - 0 Dundee United: Fans angry after stalemate

The short, sharp burst of boos from the travelling support which immediately greeted the full-time whistle would tell you that a 0-0 draw away to Dunfermline was not the result Dundee United fans were looking for following last weekend’s horrendous 6-1 loss in Falkirk.

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 Dunfermline's Joe Cardle celebrates his goal

Dumbarton 0 - 1 Dunfermline: Cardle boosts Pars play-off hopes

The play-off places at either end of the Championship table were uppermost in both these sides’ minds going into this game and a majestic first-half strike by Joe Cardle was enough to ensure it was Dunfermline whose hopes of being in the mix for the head to heads for promotion that were reinforced.

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Paul Hartley: What else can Falkirk do to stop Dean Shiels abuse?

Paul Hartley has assured Kenny Shiels that Falkirk are doing everything they can to root out the fans who lobbed fake eyeballs at his son, Dean, during Dunfermline’s 2-0 win on Tuesday.

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Rubber eyeballs lie scattered on the East End Park pitch during Tuesday's Dunfermline v Falkirk match. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

How the Falkirk-Dunfermline rivalry reached a new low

Around 13 miles and 30 years of enmity, possibly longer, divides Falkirk and Dunfermline.

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Rubber eyeballs were thrown on to the pitch during the Dunfermline v Falkirk. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Rubber eyeball incident will be in match delegate’s report

The behaviour of the Falkirk fans who threw rubber eyeballs on to the pitch during Tuesday’s derby against Dunfermline has been included in the official report passed to the SPFL, writes Iain Collin.

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Rubber eyeballs were thrown on the pitch during Dunfermline's match with Falkirk. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Dean Shiels targeted as rubber eyeballs thrown on pitch

Dunfermline manager Allan Johnston has condemned as “unacceptable” the behaviour of the Falkirk supporters who aimed insulting chants at Dean Shiels and threw fake eyeballs on to the East End Park pitch during yesterday’s derby match.

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Dunfermline's Nicky Clark opens the scoring in the 2-0 win over Falkirk at East End Park. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Dunfermline 2 - 0 Falkirk: Derby win dedicated to Dean Shiels

As Dean Shiels saluted the home crowd before embracing manager Allan Johnston, it was clear who this Dunfermline triumph was dedicated to.

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Referee Craig Thomson shows a red card to Dunfermlines Declan McManus during the match against Falkirk on 4 November. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Volatile Dunfermline v Falkirk clash ‘needs cool heads’

Dunfermline goalkeeper Sean Murdoch insists it would be only natural to expect a hangover in today’s potentially explosive derby with Falkirk following the abuse of team-mate Dean Shiels.

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Declan McManus opened the scoring for Dunfermline. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dunfermline 2 - 1 Brechin City: Pars do enough to see off City

Dunfermline had to withstand a gritty comeback from Brechin City and the nerves of their frustrated home support but they finally registered a victory for the first time in eight league matches.

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St Mirren's Cammy Smith celebrates his opening goal. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

St Mirren 1 - 0 Dunfermline Athletic: Buddies take top spot

This encounter between the two highest scoring sides in the Championship turned out to be more of slow burning battle of attrition – not that St Mirren will be unduly perturbed as a solitary strike from Cammy Smith in the opening 45 minutes was enough to send them back to the top of the table. It was certainly a game where Jack Ross’s side proved that they can dig in and grind out a win which isn’t the worst attribute to have when you are chasing promotion.

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Martin Boyle, right, is tied to Hibs until 2021. Picture: SNS

The 2016/17 Scottish Championship players who’ve improved in the top flight

The Scottish lower leagues can sometimes be an untapped gold mine of talent.

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Queen of the South's Stephen Dobbie grabbed a lightning-quick hat-trick. Picture: SNS

Dunfermline 2 - 5 Queen of the South: Dobbie hits 15-minute hat-trick

Stephen Dobbie may be in the autumn of his career but, when he unleashes the arsenal of technique, intelligence and clinical finishing which has brought success north and south of the border, there is arguably not a better player in the Scottish Championship.

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Youth striker turned Hibs goalkeeper and pioneering football agent Jim McArthur. Picture: Greg Macvean

Interview: Jim McArthur on Hibs’ week of pain and his love of rugby

Tomorrow lunchtime Hibernian begin a breathless sequence of games which will tell them exactly where they are and how far they’ve got to go. But to those who’re calling the fixtures season-defining, older fans who’ve gone as grey as Jim McArthur will offer groans and shudders which freely translate as: “You should have been around in 1974.”

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Dundee Uniteds Sam Stanton goes head to head with Michael Paton. Picture: SNS.

Dundee United’s Jamie Robson praises ‘unpredictable’ Scott Fraser

Jamie Robson is used to seeing Scott Fraser in full flight. With the Dundee United midfielder’s latest display simply overwhelming Dunfermline, there was not a hint of surprise from someone whose also been left a victim.

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Dundee Utd's James Keatings (L) in action against Michael Paton. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dundee United 2 - 1 Dunfermline: Fraser double puts Arabs top

Csaba Laszlo, the Dundee United Manager, watched his side surge back to the top of the Championship, before expressing sadness that they hadn’t done it in more style.

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James Crombie, one of the oldest football fans in the UK, who credited his long life to a "wee bit of brandy" and mince pies, has sadly passed away at the age of 108. Picture: SWNS

One of the oldest football fans in UK passes away aged 108

One of the oldest football fans in the UK, who credited his long life to a “wee bit of brandy” and mince pies, has sadly passed away at the age of 108.

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Nicky Clark rescues a late point for Dunfermline at home to Dumbarton. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Dunfermline 2 - 2 Dumbarton: Pars rescue point but lose ground

Two draws and just two points in the space of four days left Allan Johnston counting the cost of an expensive week for Dunfermline.

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Dunfermlines Andy Ryan, left, celebrates his goal with team-mates during last nights 1-1 draw with Morton. Picture: SNS.

Dunfermline 1 - 1 Morton: Gary Oliver ends his goal drought

Gary Oliver produced a finish which was clinical and cathartic in equal measure as the Morton striker’s first goal in 11 months secured a richly merited 1-1 draw against 
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