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14 December, 1968 Scottish Division One:
Dunfermline 6, St Mirren 2
Today, the PARDIS has taken the Moff back to 1968 and a Division One match at East End Park.
Dunfermline went into the game in 3rd place in the League, but a win for Saints would have put the Paisley side joint third. St Mirren had been promoted as champions of Division Two the previous season, while the Pars were the reigning Scottish Cup winners.
There was an early shock for the home fans when, after 8 minutes, Willie Renton's throw in was intercepted by St Mirren's Peter Kane, who rounded Pars keeper Bent Martin to score. Six minutes later, Dunfermline equalised when an Alex Edwards pass found Pat Gardner (pictured), who shot home. The Pars continued to press, and a Barrie Mitchell effort ruled was offside, and soon after an Edwards shot was cleared off the line.
Five minutes before the break, St Mirren regained the lead when a long punt up the park turned into a race between Saints striker Jim Blair and Pars keeper Martin to get to the ball. Blair was first to the ball, and tapped in to give his side the lead.
Dunfermline equalised for the second time a minute before half-time when a Hugh Robertson corner reached Mitchell, who controlled the ball and fired it into the net.
After that even first half, the Pars dominated the game in the second period and scored 4 times: in the 54th minute an Edwards cross found Jim Fraser, who scored to put Dunfermline ahead by 3 goals to 2. Ian Lister made it 4 after 57 minutes, after a great run from Edwards had set him up.
Six minutes later it was 5 when Gardner beat Saints' McFadden in a tussle in the box and hit an unstoppable shot for his second goal of the game.
The scoring was completed after 74 minutes when full-back John Lunn ventured upfield, played a 1-2 with Gardner and finished to make it 6-2.
Pars line-up: Martin, W. Callaghan, Lunn, Fraser, Barry, Renton, Robertson, Lister, Edwards, Gardner, Mitchell.
On the week this game was played, the number 1 song in the UK singles chart was "Lily The Pink" by The Scaffold.
The number 1 album was The Beatles, titled "The Beatles" but better known as "The White Album". This meant that the McCartney brothers (Paul and Mike) had number ones in the same week in different bands - Mike with The Scaffold (then using the name Mike McGear, which he later changed to his real surname, McCartney) and Paul, of course, with the Beatles.