EAST FIFE

 

("The Fifers")

Year formed1903
Previous names

None

Ground

Bayview Stadium, Harbour View, Methil, Fife KY8 3RW

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 75 yards (105 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity2,000
Record attendance at present ground4,700 v Rangers, Scottish League One, 26 October 2013 (lost 0-4)
League career

Scottish Division Two / Division 'B': 1921 - 1930

Scottish Division 'A': 1930 - 1931

Scottish Division 'B': 1931 - 1948

Scottish Division 'A' / Division One: 1948 - 1958

Scottish Division Two: 1958 - 1971

Scottish Division One: 1971 - 1974

Scottish Division Two: 1974 - 1975

Scottish Division One: 1975 - 1978

Scottish Division Two: 1978 - 1984

Scottish Division One: 1984 - 1988

Scottish Division Two: 1988 - 1996

Scottish Division One: 1996 - 1997

Scottish Division Two: 1997 - 1999

Scottish Division Three: 1999 - 2003

Scottish Division Two: 2003 - 2004

Scottish Division Three: 2004 - 2008

Scottish Division Two / League One: 2008 - 2014

Scottish League Two: 2014 - 2016

Scottish League One: 2016 - .

First Scottish League game20th August 1921 v Bathgate, Scottish Division Two (lost 1-2)
Honours
European

None

Domestic - League

Scottish Division Two champions: 1947-48

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1929-30, 1970-71

Scottish Division Two runners-up: 1983-84, 1995-96

Scottish Division Three / League Two champions: 2007-08, 2015-16

Scottish Division Three runners-up: 2002-03

Scottish Second World War North-Eastern Football League 1st series runners-up: 1941-42

Scottish Second World War North-Eastern Football League 2nd series runners-up: 1942-43

Domestic - Cup

Scottish Cup winners: 1937-38

Scottish Cup runners-up: 1926-27, 1949-50

Scottish League Cup winners: 1947-48, 1949-50, 1953-54

Scottish Qualifying Cup winers: 1920-21

Best League position3rd, Scottish Division One, 1951-52, 1952-53
Lowest League position

8th, Scottish Division Three, 2001-02, 2004-05

Furthest in Scottish Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
Most League points
2 for a win57, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
3 for a win88, Scottish Division Three, 2007-08
Fewest League points
2 for a win19, Scottish Division One, 1977-78
3 for a win14, Scottish Division One, 1996-97
Most League goals scored114, Scottish Division Two, 1929-30
Most League goals conceded113, Scottish Division One, 1930-31
Fewest League goals scored26, Scottish Division One, 1973-74
Fewest League goals conceded24, Scottish Division Three, 2007-08
Most wins in a League season28, Scottish Division Three, 2007-08
Fewest wins in a League season2, Scottish Division One, 1996-97
Most draws in a League season21, Scottish Division One, 1986-87
Fewest draws in a League season

3, Scottish Division One, 1948-49, 1951-52, 1957-58

3, Scottish Division Two / One, 1926-27, 1934-35, 1947-48, 1986-87

Most losses in a League season

26, Scottish Division One, 1930-31

26, Scottish Division One, 1996-97

Fewest losses in a League season

2, Scottish Division Two, 1947-48

Record win13-2 v Edinburgh City, Scottish Division Two, 11 December 1937
Record defeat0-9 v Heart of Midlothian, Scottish Division One, 5 October 1957
Highest number of League goals scored
in a season

41, Jack Wood, Scottish Division Two, 1926-27

41, Henry Morris, Scottish Division Two, 1947-48

in total225, Phil Weir, 1922-35
Most League appearances517, David Clarke, 1968-86

Most capped player

5, George Aitken for Scotland
Highest transfer fee received£150,000 for Paul Hunter to Hull City, March 1990
Highest transfer fee paid£70,000 for John Sludden from Kilmarnock, July 1991