Dunfermline Athletic F.C. season 2008-09


Dunfermline Athletic F.C. season 2008-09

Infobox Football club season
club = Dunfermline Athletic


season = 2008-09
manager = Jim McIntyre
chairman = John Yorkston
league = Scottish First Division
league result = "3rd (ongoing)"
cup1 = Scottish Cup | cup1 result = First Round, v TBA "(in progress)"
cup2 = Scottish League Cup | cup2 result = Fourth Round, v Dundee Utd "(in progress)"
cup3 = Scottish Challenge Cup | cup3 result = Second Round, Losers v Queen of the South
league topscorer = Andy Kirk (4)
season topscorer = Andy Kirk (6)
highest attendance = 3,334 (vs Airdrie Utd, 23 Aug 08)
lowest attendance = 2,930 (vs Queen of the South, 9 Aug 08)

The 2008-09 season will be Dunfermline Athletic's 2nd season in the Scottish First Division after being relegated from the Scottish Premier League in 2007.

Review and Events

Chronological list of events

This is a list of the significant events to occur at the club during the 2008-09 season, presented in chronological order. This list does not include transfers, which are listed in the transfers section below, or match results, which are in the results section.

*July 4: The Pars undertake their pre-season tour of Austria, playing two games against foreign opponents. [cite news|url=http://www.dafc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/News/FNewsDetail/0,,10288~1336427,00.html|title=Squad for Austria|publisher=dafc.co.uk|date=2008-07-02]
*July 26: Dunfermline win in the First Round of the Scottish Challenge Cup, beating Stirling Albion 3–0. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/7524231.stm|title=Dunfermline Athletic 3-0 Stirling|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-08-20]
*August 5: Dunfermline win in the First Round of the Scottish League Cup, beating Peterhead 2–0. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/7541516.stm|title=Peterhead 0-2 Dunfermline Ath|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-08-20]
*August 9: New striker Andy Kirk scores his first two goals for the Pars in a 2–1 home win over Queen of the South. This is also Dunfermline's first league win of the 2008-09 season. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_div_1/7548129.stm|title=Dunfermline 2-1 Queen o' South|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-08-09]
*August 20: Dunfermline lose in the Second Round of the Scottish Challenge Cup, losing against Queen of the South. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_div_1/7570682.stm|title=Dunfermline 0-2 Queen of the South|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-08-20]
*August 26: Dunfermline progress to the Third Round of the Scottish League Cup, beating Second Division side Alloa 1–0. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/7581107.stm|title=Dunfermline 1-0 Alloa|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-08-30]
*September 23: The Pars defeat Scottish Premier League side St. Mirren 2–0 at home to progress to the Fourth Round of the Scottish League Cup. [cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/7629614.stm|title=Dunfermline 2-0 St Mirren|publisher=BBC Sport|date=2008-09-23]

League table "(Ongoing)"

Results

Friendlies

Pre-Season

League

August

eptember

October

November

Cups

cottish League Cup

First Round

econd Round

Third Round

Fourth Round

cottish Challenge Cup

First Round

econd Round

tats

quad

Notes:
*¹ Denotes player has left the club.
*Player substitutions are not included.

Goalscorers

Ten players have scored for the Pars first team during the 2008-09 season, with 20 goals being scored in total. The top goalscorer so far is Andy Kirk with 6 goals.cite web|url=http://www.soccerbase.com/squad_season.sd?teamid=749|title=Dunfermline Athletic 2008/2009 player appearances|work=Soccerbase|accessdate=2008-08-02|format=HTML]

Out:

Kit

References

External links

* [http://www.dafc.premiumtv.co.uk/page/FirstTeam/0,,10288,00.html Official Site: 2008-09 fixtures]
* BBC Sport - [http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/d/dunfermline_athletic/club_stats/default.stm Club Stats]
* Soccerbase - [http://www.soccerbase.com/results2.sd?teamid=749 Results] | [http://www.soccerbase.com/squad_season.sd?teamid=749 Squad stats] | [http://www.soccerbase.com/transfers_by_team.sd?teamid=749 Transfers]


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