Jordan Hart ensured it was last orders for Dundee United before raising a glass to East Fife’s heroes.
Dundee United’s Lewis Toshney has joined League 1 side Arbroath on loan until January. The 26-year-old has not played since suffering a knee injury last October but goes straight into Red Lichties boss Dick Campbell’s squad for tomorrow night’s Betfred Cup tie at Alloa.
Summer football is on its way to Scotland thanks to a major revamp of the Scottish League Cup.
Dunfermline manager Allan Johnston praised his players as they came so close to beating Dundee United.
Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara felt his team deserved to be in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals despite needing extra-time to beat Dunfermline.
Dundee United squeezed past Dunfermline into the last eight of the Scottish League Cup thanks to a couple of extra-time goals.
Dundee United will take a mixed squad of first-team players and youngsters to Gayfield for tonight’s Forfarshire Cup match against Arbroath.
Former Dundee United defender Gary Bollan is backing Gary Mackay-Steven to handle being a pre-contract signing for Celtic.
Stranraer manager Stephen Aitken believes home advantage could well be a great leveller when Dundee United visit Stair Park in the Scottish Cup’s fifth round.
Dunfermline Athletic missed out on a meeting with Dundee United in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup after losing 3-1 to Stranraer at a bitterly cold East End Park.