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Another view, which holds water with the older supporters is that the name derives from the word 'Parr' which is a juvenile salmon with dark vertical markings. Although they lost by one goal on aggregate to eventual winners Slovan Bratislava, it remains the greatest achievement in Dunfermline's history. Information & facts. Find Dunfermline Athletic results and fixtures , Dunfermline Athletic team stats: squad, top scorers, yellow and red cards, goals scoring stats, current form. Dom Thomas (49) 1-0: Euan Murray (54) 2-0: Stephen Kingsley (84) 2-1: Read more Manager on Thursday. The club then encountered financial problems and, in April 2013, applied for and was granted full administration at the Court of Session in Edinburgh,[4] and in October 2013, the fan group Pars United assumed control of the club.[5]. The tower was adopted by the town of Dunfermline to be used for the Burgh Arms and old seals. The authors wrote: "Most tend to confirm the more common belief that the name arose from the team's parallel striped shirts, their drinking habits or their style of play. Dunfermline Athletic is playing next match on 28 Nov 2020 against Arbroath in League Cup.When the match starts, you will be able to follow Arbroath v Dunfermline Athletic live score, standings, minute by minute updated live results and match statistics. The following years saw a similar pattern, with a handful of promotions and relegations throughout the 1990s. Dunfermline Athletic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in Dunfermline, Fife.Founded in 1885, the club currently play in the Scottish Championship.Dunfermline play at East End Park, are nicknamed The Pars and are currently managed by former striker Stevie Crawford.. It was during this period that the club were rocked by the loss of club captain Norrie McCathie, who died on 8 January 1996 by carbon monoxide poisoning.[8]. After a period of decline during the 1970s and much of the 1980s, the club returned to the top tier in 1987 under club legend Jim Leishman, although they were subsequently relegated after just one season. managers, Dunfermline Athletic F.C. Dunfermline Athletic FC Dunfermline Athletic FC Reserves Dunfermline Athletic FC U20 Dunfermline Athletic FC U18 Dunfermline Athletic FC U17 Fife Elite Football Academy. SPL Top Scorers is in two tables: Chronological order and All-Time. Dunfermline Athletic: 2017-18 ... Can you name Man Utd's top 10 all-time leading appearance-makers? After Dunfermline score a goal at East End Park, the chorus of The Dave Clark Five's Glad All Over is played. Clubs; Coaches; Topscorers; Home / Directories / Clubs / Dunfermline Athletic FC. The SPL was founded in 1998, when it broke away from the Scottish Football League (SFL). Current Ranking; Former No.1s; All-time Top 250; Match Centre; FAQ; Directories. Hearts All Time Top Competitive Scorers. Conversely, there has been no consistent colour or design of the club's away strips. Association football club in Dunfermline, Scotland, Radio Times magazine, 18–24 September 2010, page 112, List of Dunfermline Athletic F.C. Transfers & rumours. Current transfer record: [13] Former striker Stevie Crawford was appointed head coach at the beginning of 2019,[14] following a restructure that introduced Jackie McNamara as technical consultant and Greg Shields as assistant head coach.[15]. In 2012 it emerged that the club had a number of outstanding tax bills with HMRC[10] following the financial mismanagement of the football club by Yorkston and Masterton. [1], After a period of relative success in the 2000s marked by appearances in three major finals (the 2004 Scottish Cup Final, the 2006 Scottish League Cup Final and the 2007 Scottish Cup Final), all of which were lost against Celtic.