The news that Stephen Kenny will become an international manager will have raised a few eyebrows at East End Park.
James Vincent insists the responsibility for Dunfermline’s lack of goals does not just lie with the forwards.
Dundee United now look like a boxer who has trained himself into shape for a big fight.
Stevie Crawford has not ruled out joining Robbie Neilson at Dundee United one day.
Raith Rovers manager Barry Smith is hoping for less drama but the same amount of character from his players today.
Dunfermline boss Allan Johnston has made a double loan signing from Hearts. Both midfielder Malaury Martin and striker Aidan Keena has joined the Pars on season-long loans from the Tynecastle club. Keena is currently recovering from surgery but will join up with the East End Park men when he is fully fit.
Dunfermline have signed former Dundee United frontman Robbie Muirhead. Muirhead (22), who has also played for Kilmarnock and Hearts, has joined the Pars from MK Dons for an undisclosed fee until the end of the season.
Danny Devine insists Dunfermline’s defenders are ready to stand up to the challenge for the second week running as they bid to shut out in-demand Ayr United star Lawrence Shankland.
Allan Johnston says Dunfermline’s mouth-watering league opener has been given added spice by the decision of Nicky Clark and Fraser Aird to jump ship for Dundee United this summer.
One of the transfer stories of the summer has taken another twist, with Willo Flood’s move to Bali understood to have collapsed.