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10 minutes ago, YoungersPaleAle said:

To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 

Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.

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He's definitely spent the better part of those 29 years where East Fife have never beaten us to think that up. They're a complete irrelevance to us.

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48 minutes ago, YoungersPaleAle said:

To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 

Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.

Ha ha ha ha ha. What a diddy 

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He's definitely spent the better part of those 29 years where East Fife have never beaten us to think that up. They're a complete irrelevance to us.


Let’s just call it 30 years. It practically is.

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To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 

Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.

 

Wow all those glorious years that the East Fife fans of old witnessed before they past away, sadly they’re now turning in their graves at what the modern people of Methil have let their once great club become. An utter irrelevance who play at a glorified bus stop in front of less fans than a bus stop and can’t even beat Raith Rovers in over 29 years. Best read that glorious history book one more time before bed.

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To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 
Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.


Out of interest, what’s going on here? What’s the endgame?

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To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 
Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.


Christ.

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23 minutes ago, 1320Lichtie said:

 


Christ.

 

Who cares what happened 30, 40, 50 or 100 years ago its history, everytime England get to a World Cup we Scots are reminded of a victory that happened 52 years ago, I don't care.  What matters is what is happening now, we are top of the league and EF are shit. 9 points so far and I'm confident that will be 12 by the end of the season. 

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8 hours ago, YoungersPaleAle said:

To be fair, it did take East Fife 24 years to reach a Scottish Cup final in 1927 since they were formed in 1903 and a full 35 years to actually win it in 1938.  Also, it took 45 years before winning their first League Cup outright (no penalty shoot outs in those days).   47 years to reach their 3rd Scottish Cup final (it was an embarrassment not to win in front of 118,000), 48 years to win their 2nd League Cup outright (still no penalty shoot outs) and 51 years to win a 3rd League Cup final (yes, no penalties again). 

Crap really, doesn't compare to the mighty Raith Rover's accomplishments.  They won the league cup on penalties, which is something the Fifers didn't achieve in any of their cup finals!  6 goes at it, but no bragging rights on winning a penalty shoot out final.  Don't forget that the Rovers failed to win on penalties however, in their only Scottish Cup final in 1913, 30yrs after their formation.

I know an older generation of Raith and Fife fans considered this the real derby in the kingdom but that rivalry has faded into history. The only reason the club still exists is because a couple o hundred minks in methil can't afford the bus fare to ibrox and need somewhere to congregate at the weekend. That's the real tragedy here. The achievements of the past pissed all over because methil stopped giving a fcuk about their team.

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East Fife are absolutely obsessed with Raith Rovers.

I'm not sure why, I'm 30 this year and the rivalry hasn't really been there in my time supporting the Rovers. I can remember us being in the same league twice, and we almost always beat them. I understand that there is some kind of historical rivalry there, but there's no way it's the real Fife Derby. We would never see a 12k crowd at that game if capacities allowed, like we had a few years back.

That said, it's quite fun. The absolute dejection from the 50 cigs a day announcer lady as she has to announce each Rovers goal (Eight this season) is always a joy to behold.  As was the Co commentator on the highlights, absolutely raging.

East Fife fans will never ever experience the success we had in the 90s (either will we again :lol:) and they absolutely hate it. 

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For some one who is 30 next month, I’ve never been excited at the though of playing East Fife and the three games this season have never given me the nerves that a “big or “derby” game usually do, shame they are pish really. With a bit of luck we won’t be playing there for a long time after this season

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To be fair they were always our main rivals probably up to the 80s or 90s. Remember feeling excited/anxious about playing them during the wullie gray era.  I’m sure we were actually considered  underdogs that season against them, certainly at the start of the season anyway.  They managed to bring a very decent support too, it’s a pity that has dwindled but so has our numbers. 

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tough tough games this afternoon and I will take the draw

a thousand more Rovers fan turned up today, well done don't think you were let down

hopefully you will be back, you won't witness a team cheating and deceiving the ref every Saturday - there's only one McColl 

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Are we the only club that do concessions at the ticket office? The queue looked massive today.

Can't think of too many that don't just charge at the gate, QOS are the only one that spring to mind.

Good to see so many, even better that we gave them a game to watch.

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1 hour ago, Ancient Mariner said:

tough tough games this afternoon and I will take the draw

a thousand more Rovers fan turned up today, well done don't think you were let down

hopefully you will be back, you won't witness a team cheating and deceiving the ref every Saturday - there's only one McColl 

Is it a Fife thing that makes you unable to spell McCall?

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2 hours ago, mr mince said:

Are we the only club that do concessions at the ticket office? The queue looked massive today.

Can't think of too many that don't just charge at the gate, QOS are the only one that spring to mind.

Good to see so many, even better that we gave them a game to watch.

I think we're the only one that do it purely for concessions, there are a few who have the system in place for all (Hibs, QOS, St Mirren, Peterhead, apparently ICT now as well).

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10 minutes ago, liam_barnett said:

I think we're the only one that do it purely for concessions, there are a few who have the system in place for all (Hibs, QOS, St Mirren, Peterhead, apparently ICT now as well).

Forgot about hibs and st mirren doing it for everybody, didn't know about the others.

Queuing to join another queue for something that's unlikely to sell out confuses me.

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15 hours ago, mr mince said:

Queuing to join another queue for something that's unlikely to sell out confuses me.

It's the only way the club can control the abuse of the system by Rovers' fans. It's been costing us money for years.

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