12 October 2009

The Dunfermline Connection

Dunfermline Athletic FC

Founded: 1885
Ground: East End Park
Nickname: The Pars

Club Honours:
Scottish Cup Winners (2) 1961, 1968, Runners-Up (3) 1965, 2004, 2007.
Scottish League Cup Runners-Up (2) 1950, 1992, 2006.
Scottish Challenge Cup Runners-Up (1) 2008.
Scottish League best season: 3rd 1964/65, 1968/69.
Scottish First Division (II) Champions (2) 1989, 1996.
Scottish Division Two (II) Champions (1) 1926.
Scottish Second Division (III) Champions (1) 1986.

European Record:
European Cup Winners' Cup (2) 1961/62 (quarter-finals), 1968/69 (semi-finals).
UEFA Cup (2) 2004/05, 2007/08.
Fairs Cup (5) 1962/63, 1964/65, 1965/66, 1966/67, 1969/70.

The following players were capped by Northern Ireland while playing with Dunfermline Athletic...

Willie Cunningham 3 (30) (also manager)
George O'Boyle .. 2 (13) (plus B)

Also played for Dunfermline:
Bill Greer ...... 0 ( 3)
Danny Griffin ... 0 (29)
Ritchie Johnson . 0 (Under-23)
Norman Kelly .... 0 (Under-21)
Andy Kirk ....... 0 ( 8)*
Jimmy Nicholl ... 0 (73) (also caretaker-manager)
Ned Weir ........ 0 ( 1)
* current player

Links:
Official Site
Wikipedia
DAFC.net

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