Dunfermline Athletic

Club History


Hall of Fame

The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognise some of DAFC`s greatest servants and heroes by including them for all time on a Roll of Honour. The first event was at the Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline on 27 November 2004.

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The Story of East End Park

The Story of East End Park Nine panels showing the history of East End Park have been designed and installed by the Heritage Trust in and around the foyer at the main entrance to EEP.

These panels are part of a wider project that involves a total of 42 information panels being installed around the stadium, including 15 ("Record Breakers") in the concourse of the Norrie McCathie Stand.

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Match Reports

[ THIS PART OF OUR WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED ]

The Trust`s long-term objective is to include a report of every first team match played by DAFC, and we appreciate the help being given to us by DC Thomson & Co Ltd.

The initial reports uploaded so far can be found HERE. Considerable work is needed to develop this record of DAFC matches, and anybody wishing to assist should contact the Trust .

Match Reports stretching back to 1997 are hosted on DAFC official website

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Dissertation: Club, Community and Coal

The Heritage Trust was delighted to be able to help James Canavan with his dissertation for a Master's degree from De Montfort University in Leicester.

The full title is "Club, Community and Coal: A Case Study of Dunfermline Athletic Football Club in the 1980s", and can be read or downloaded by clicking the link below.

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Statistics

[ THIS PART OF OUR WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED ]

The Trust's objective is to make this website the site of choice for all statistical information relating to DAFC.

The information will either be hosted here, or will be linked to an authoritative external site. Considerable work is needed to achieve this objective, and anybody wishing to assist should contact the Trust .

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Virtual Museum

The Trust's long-term objective is to have a museum and display area at East End Park, where fans can view and enjoy DAFC's rich heritage, and can carry out research into the club's history.

Until then, this site will be used as a "Virtual Museum" to illustrate items from the club's tangible heritage.

At present, many of these can be seen by clicking on the Photo Gallery tab, and further work will be done to classify and describe these items online.

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Chairmen of DAFC

Chairmen of DAFC David Cook was appointed Chairman of DAFC in 2022.
DAFC became a limited company in 1919, and the role of Chairman has been filled by the individuals listed below.

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Managers

Managers Following the departure of John Hughes, John McPake was appointed as First Team Manager on 24 May 2022.
See "HERE" for a full list of the club`s former managers.

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Players

Players [ THIS PART OF OUR WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED ]

The Heritage Trust aims to provide on this site a short profile of EVERY player who has appeared in the DAFC first team in a nationally sanctioned competition. This ambitious project has already begun and the initial information will shortly appear here.

If you would like to help, please contact the Trust.

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First Hall of Fame - November 2004

First Hall of Fame - November 2004 Jimmy McConville, JP
Jock Stein, CBE
Willie Cunningham
George Farm
Ron Mailer
Jim MacLean
Roy Barry
Joe Nelson
Charlie Dickson

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Second Hall of Fame - October 2005

Second Hall of Fame - October 2005 Harry Melrose
Pat Gardner
Sam Hutchison
John Lunn
Alex Edwards
George Miller
Jim Leishman

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Third Hall of Fame - March 2007

Third Hall of Fame - March 2007 Jim Herriott
Bent Martin
George Peebles
Duncan Simpson, Programme Editor & Club Historian
Alex Smith
Eddie Connachan

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Fergie`s Hall of Fame - September 2007

Fergie`s Hall of Fame - September 2007 Alex Ferguson ranks fifth in the table of all time scorers for Dunfermline Athletic.

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The Road to Hampden 1949

The Road to Hampden 1949 Dunfermline reached their first national final when they played East Fife in the League Cup Final 1949-1950

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