Dunfermline Athletic

St Mirren have played Dunfermline thirteen time previously in the League Cup, with the Pars edging it by eight wins to four, and the other match drawn in 1991 which the Fifers won on penalties.

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Record in all League Cup Matches

At Paisley though, Saints have been dominant. Only losing once in the fve matches back in 1959, and won the last meeting between the pair in the League Cup in 2014 when Ross Caldwell bagged a double for Tommy Craig’s ailing side to progress to the third round.

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Record at Paisley in League Cup Matches

The first meeting between the clubs in the League Cup was in the the 1956 group stages, and they also met three years later and in 1973. Since then all the ties played have been in knock out rounds, with the Pars again edging it 3-2 with the other match the drawn one from 1991.

CompetitionDateHomeScoreAway
LEAGUE CUP18/08/1956St Mirren2-0Dunfermline
LEAGUE CUP01/09/1956Dunfermline2-0St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP12/08/1959Dunfermline3-0St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP26/08/1959St Mirren1-2Dunfermline
LEAGUE CUP18/08/1973Dunfermline5-1St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP25/08/1973St Mirren2-1Dunfermline
LEAGUE CUP28/08/1991Dunfermline1-1St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP04/09/1996Dunfermline3-0St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP20/08/1997Dunfermline2-0St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP31/10/2000St Mirren2-1Dunfermline
LEAGUE CUP23/09/2008Dunfermline2-0St Mirren
LEAGUE CUP26/08/2014St Mirren2-1Dunfermline

All previous League Cup matches

In all matches played between the clubs, the Pars also lead in the head to head, with 49 wins to Saints 42 in the 118 matches in all competitions.

Competition SMFC WINSDAFC WINSDRAWS
League323925
League Challenge Cup100
League Cup571
Scottish Cup431
Total424927

All time record in fixture

One area where Saints have been more successful against Dunfermline is the historical league placings, and in the 99 seasons both clubs have played in the Scottish League, Saints have finished above the Pars 65 times, compared to 34 in favour of the Fifers. However, in the 35 occasions the clubs played in the same divisions, the Pars tend to have the upper had with a victory of 23-12.

SaintsPars
6534
When in same League
1223

Of course, no analysis would be complete without the head to head in the ‘Natural Order’ and Saints win this by seven places.

Head to Head SaintsPars
Natural order11th18th

Full details here – https://cairterscorner.com/the-natural-order/

A list of all scorers in the fixture

St MirrenTotalDunfermlineTotal
Barry Lavety8Charlie Dickson19
Bobby Holmes6Hamish French8
Dave McCrae6Stewart Petrie6
Tommy Gemmell6Ross Jack6
Tommy Bryceland5George Peebles6
Frank McGarvey4Bert Paton5
Jim Rodger4Stevie Crawford5
Mark Yardley4Craig Robertson4
Own Goal4George O’Boyle4
Steven Thompson4George McLean4
Bobby Rankin3Pat Gardner4
Brian Martin3Alex Ferguson4
David Lapsley3Harry Melrose4
Don Kerrigan3Own Goal4
Jamie McGowan3Istvan Kozma3
Jim Blair3Ken Mackie3
Jimmy McGregor3Barrie Mitchell3
John Sutton3Alex Edwards3
Cammy Smith2Jim Kerray3
Donny McDowell2Nicky Clarke3
Dunky McGill2Andy Smith2
Gerry Baker2David Bingham2
Gudmunder Torfason2Norrie McCathie2
Jimmy Knox2Paul Smith2
John ‘Cockles” Wilson2Andy Tod2
John Hewitt2Davie Moyes2
Kenny McDowall2Davie Irons2
Nigel Hasselbaink2Graham Shaw2
Paul Chalmers2Jim Fraser2
Paul Lambert2Hugh Robertson2
Ricky Gillies2Jim Fleming2
Ross Caldwell2Alex Smith2
Stevie Mallan2Lewis Spence1
Alan Irvine1Joe Cardle1
Barry McLaughlin1Jordan McMillan1
Billy Dallas1David Graham1
Bobby McKean1Liam Buchanan1
Brian Hetherston1Andy Kirk1
Brian Third1Graham Bayne1
Calum Gallagher1Simon Wiles1
Chic Charnley1Darren Young1
Davie Elliott1Tam McManus1
Drew Provan1Jason Dair1
Eddie Gallagher1Barry Nicholson1
Finlay Cunningham1Scott Thomson1
Gary MacKenzie1Chris McGroarty1
George McLean1Lee Bullen1
Gerry Queen1Richard Huxford1
Gordon Henry1David Moss1
Grant Inglis1Gerry Britton1
Harry Davis1Marc Millar1
Iain Munro1Neale Cooper1
Iain Nicolson1Allan Preston1
Jack Baid1Ivo Den Biemen1
Jackie McGillivray1Paul Chalmers1
James Connor1DereK Laing1
Jim Clunie1Scott Laing1
Jim Gardiner1Scott Leitch1
Jim Kiernan1Milos Drizic1
Jimmy Robertson1Eric Fertguson1
John dockson1John Watson1
John Latimer1Alex Kinnonmouth1
Julian Broddle1Jackie Sinclair1
Kenny Aird1Dennis Nelson1
Kenny Gillies1Ian Lister1
Kenny McLean1John Lunn1
Liam Smith1Hugh Maxwell1
Martin Baker1Jackie Sinclair1
Mike Conroy1John McLauglin1
Norrie McWhirter1Tommy Callaghan1
Paul McIntyre1Jim Thompson1
Peter Kane1Ron Mailer1
Ronnie Hamilton1Tommy McDonald1
Roy Kemp1Jimmy Wardhaugh1
Scott Agnew1George Duthie1
Steven McGarry1Charlie Napier1
Stuart Taylor1Geoorge Cunningham1
Tom Black1George O’Brien1
Tom Brown1Alex Anderson1
Tomas Stickroth1Kallum Higginbotham1
Tommy Robertson (1963-66)1Farid El Algui1
Tommy White1
Tony Fitzpatrick1
Tottie Beck1
Victor Munoz1
Vince Ryan1
William Gall1
Willie Fernie1
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