Dunfermline Athletic

Preview Ayr United

Saturday, 7th Mar 2015

Dunfermline begin their final round of fixtures with a home match against Ian McCall's Ayr United.

Neither team has had a great season thus far and both will be wanting to finish the season strongly. The Fifers are pushing for a Championship play off spot and Ayr pushing to avoid the play off spot at the other end.

This will be the 89th league meeting; the Pars have won 40 to Ayr's 26, 22 have been drawn.

Milestones v Ayr United (home)

Last League Victory

06/12/14

4-2

League One

Last League Defeat

20/02/10

0-1

First Division

Best League Victory

10/12/94

6-0

First Division

Worst League Defeat

13/10/73

0-4

Div One (old)

The Pars have lost only two of the last 25 league meetings.  Ayr United have only won 5 of the last 45 games between the sides in all competitions stretching back to 1983. 

Last Fifteen League Matches v Ayr United 

Date

H/A

F-A

W D L

League

31/01/15 A 2-0 W League One
06/12/14 H 4-2 W League One
10/10/14 A 1-0 W League One
19/04/14 A 1-1 D League One
22/02/14 H 3-0 W League One
14/12/13 A 4-2 W League One
28/09/13 H 5-1 W League One
10/04/10 A 2-1 W First Division
20/02/10 H 0-1 L First Division
05/12/09 A 0-1 L First Division
10/10/09 H 3-1 W First Division
11/04/00 A 2-0 W First Division
22/01/00 H 2-0 W First Division
04/12/99 A 3-0 W First Division
25/09/99 H 2-1 W First Division

In the six matches between the teams last season Dunfermline won four and two were drawn. In the three matches against Ayr United this season Dunfermline have won all three.

Dunfermline Ayr United
Current League Position
5 8
Form: Last Six League Games
WWLLLD DLWLWD
League Points
37 26
Goal Difference
+5 -13
League Record Home / Away
P13, W6, D4, L3 P13, W4, D2, L7

Ayr United's two league wins in February over Stirling Albion and Forfar Athletic ended a run of 14 without success and were their first league wins since October.

Recent Form  home / away
Dunfermline (home) Ayr United (away)
  Brechin City L 0-1 Peterhead L 0-1
  Stenhousemuir W 3-2 Stirling Albion W 4-1
  Airdrieonians D 2-2 Stenhousemuir D 1-1
  Peterhead D 1-1 Brechin City L 1-2
  Stranraer L 0-1 Airdrieonians L

0-3

  Stranraer L 1-3 Dunfermline Athletic L

2-4


DUNFERMLINE (v Brechin City): Ryan Scully: Ross Millen, Jim Paterson, Lewis Martin, Kyle McAusland, Josh Falkingham (c), Lewis Spence (Declan O’Kane, 77), Andy Geggan, Andy Barrowman (David Hopkirk, 68), Michael Moffat, Lewis Allan (Allan Smith, 86).
SUBS NOT USED: Finn Graham, Ryan Thomson, Ryan Williamson, Ryan Goodfellow (GK

AYR UNITED (v Peterhead): David Hutton, Nicky Devlin, Murphy, McKenna, Craig Murray (Alan Forrest 45), Jon Paul McGovern, Robbie Crawford, Adam Blakeman, Michael Donald (Brian Gilmour 76), Preston, Craig Beattie.
SUBS NOT USED: Craig McCracken, Ryan Donnelly, Morgyn Neill, Robertson, Shaun Newman (GK).

Referee will be Nick Walsh

C'mon Ye Pars!



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