Dunfermline manager couldn’t be happier with his side heading into this weekend’s match with Dundee.

The Pars have won their last three, form that has fired them into play-off positions in the Championship. They head to Dens Park this week to face a Dundee side currently stuck outside the play-offs in sixth.

In good form. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Dundee are currently three points off Dunfermline. Crawford’s men could put distance between themselves between themselves and the Dark Blues with a win.

Crawford knows how difficult that will be, however, although he says his side couldn’t be heading into the tantalising clash in much better form.


“I was delighted with the result at the weekend.” Crawford beamed. “It puts us into the play-off places and we go into the Dundee game with a positive state of mind.

“Dundee is a competitive fixture at the best of times. I know having spoken to James McPake at the reserve game that they’d won three on the bounce then lost three on the bounce.

Crawford and McPake have had a chat ahead of Dundee v Dunfermline. (photo by David Young/Action Plus via Getty Images)

“They drew with Arbroath and it was a tight game with not a lot of chances. Dundee carry a threat and they’ll be looking to get a positive result heading into the Christmas period. It’ll be a tough ask to go up there and get three points but one we’re certainly capable of.

“Dundee are a good club, a big club, and it’s a game James will be well prepared for. We’ve no divine right to go up there and expect to win but we’ll give ourselves the best opportunity.”

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