Dunfermline Athletic

Preview Rangers

Tuesday, 4th Feb 2014

Having been drawn against each other seven times before Dunfermline have come out on top twice but both times at East End Park.

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The draw for the Fifth Round of this season`s William Hill Scottish Cup sent Dunfermline back to Ibrox for their first Scottish Cup tie there since April 2003. Having been drawn against each other seven times before Dunfermline have come out on top twice but both times at East End Park.

Dunfermline v Rangers, click for larger image

Scottish Cup Record v Rangers

Pld

W

D

L

8

2

1

5

The last Pars victory at Ibrox was in April 1972, almost 42 years ago. Jim Leishman scored the winning goal that day (as he never forgets to tell us), with the other goals coming from Ken Mackie, Kenny Thomson, plus an own goal from Sandy Jardine.

Milestones Rangers (away)

Last  Victory

27/04/72

4-3

Div One*

Last Defeat

03/12/11

1-2

SPL

Best Victory

27/04/72

4-3

Div One*

Worst Defeat

22/12/34

1-8

Div One*

*Pre league reconstruction

Jim Hamilton scores, click for larger image

Dunfermline`s last Scottish Cup win over Rangers was in January 2007 when goals from Jim Hamilton, Stephen Simmonds and Phil McGuire put the Pars three up before Kris Boyd hit two back in the second half. When these teams last met, at East End Park on 30th December Rangers ran out 4-0 winners and the first meeting this season at Ibrox in November ended in a 3-1 win for McCoist`s team.

Scottish Cup Matches v Rangers

Date

H/A

Outcome

Result 

07/01/07 H W 3-2
09/04/03 A L 0-3
23/03/03 H D 1-1
29/01/91 A L 0-2
20/02/88 H W 2-0
28/01/84 A L 1-2
28/03/64 N L 0-1
01/03/58 H L 1-2

Callum Morris v Rangers

Dunfermline were at Ibrox on Co-operative Insurance Cup duty in September 2010, scored two but lost seven. The Fifers lie in second place in League One behind Rangers but there is 23 points between them..

Rangers  Dunfermline
Current League Position
1 2
Current League Points
67 44
Goal Difference
+65 +11
Last 6-Match Form
WWWWWW LWWLLW
Home / Away League Record
P12, W11, D1, L0 P12, W8, D1, L3
Leading Scorers
 J Daly (16)  Ryan Wallace (13)

Kerr Young in the Rangers box

Rangers home form is impressive, twelve games, eleven wins, seven shut outs. In the previous round they knocked out Falkirk winning 2-0 away from home and in the round prior to that Airdrieonians 3-0 at Ibrox.  Elgin City and Ayr United (after a replay) have been knocked out on Dunfermline`s progress to the fifth round.

   Recent Form - home / away
  Rangers (home)  

 

 

 

  Dunfermline (away)
  Brechin City W 2-1   East Fife W 3-1
  Arbroath W 3-2   Brechin City L 2-3
  East Fife W 2-0   Stenhousemuir W 2-1
  Stranraer D 1-1   Arbroath W 3-0
  Ayr United W 3-0   Ayr United W 4-2
  Forfar Athletic W 6-1   Ayr United D 1-1

Stephen Husband v Rangers

Last Time Out

DUNFERMLINE (v East Fife): Ryan Scully; Ryan Williamson, Ross Millen, Lewis Martin, Jonathan Page, Danny Grainger; Shaun Byrne (Josh Falkingham 72), Ryan Thomson (Stephen Husband 89), Ross Forbes; Ryan Wallace (c), Lawrence Shankland.
SUBS NOT USED: Jordan Moore, Kerr Young, Alex Whittle, Faissal El Bakhtaoui Ryan Goodfellow (GK)

RANGERS (v Brechin City): Cammy Bell; Lee McCulloch, Sebastien Faure, Bilel Mohsni, Fraser Aird (Arnold Peralta 89), Lee Wallace; Ian Black, David Templeton (Andy Little 73), Nicky Law, Dean Shiels (Richard Foster 63), Jon Daly.
SUBS NOT USED: Robbie Crawford,  Andy Murdoch, Steven Smith, Steve Simonsen (GK).

Referee will be Bobby Madden

William Hill Scottish Cup



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