After conceding four at home to Rangers on Monday, Dunfermline are looking to bounce back at Stenhousemuir this afternoon.
Dunfermline’s chairman has warned that the club can no longer rely on donations from benefactors and will have to ensure there is a regular flow of income to guarantee the Pars’ long-term survival.
Arbroath boss Paul Sheerin is looking to “beef up” his squad.
Dunfermline will let teenagers Lewis Martin and Ryan Williamson link up with the Scotland Under-18 squad, even though the pair are likely to be needed for the first team this weekend.
East Fife manager Willie Aitchison hopes his players’ efforts this week will translate into a much better performance than the one they gave at Bayview last weekend.
The Red Lichties tumbled to second bottom in League One after defeat to Stranraer their sixth in seven games and Gayfield boss Paul Sheerin knows he is facing the most testing period of his managerial career.
A glamour game in Glasgow may well await the winners of tonight’s Scottish Cup fourth round replay, but Dunfermline boss Jim Jefferies has urged his players to overlook Ayr United at their peril.
Dunfermline manager Jim Jefferies insists the Pars should be involved in the promotion mix come the end of the season, despite back-to-back defeats of late.
Andy Geggan put the boot into Stenhousemuir for the second time at Ochilview as Dunfermline manager Jim Jefferies praised his men for bouncing back after losing to Rangers.
Josh Falkingham’s magnificent goal midway through the second half extinguished any hopes Arbroath had of taking anything from this game, although the former Lichties favourite refused to be over-exuberant with his celebrations.