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Fifeshire Charity Cup

There were several versions of this charity competition. The first was in 1890 when the Dunfermline Charity Cup was expanded. The second was played from 1898-1900, and the last took place from 1924 to 1927.

Winners
1890-91 Raith Rovers
1892-92 Dunfermline Athletic

1898-99 Cowdenbeath
1899-00 Cowdenbeath

1924-25 East Fife
1925-26 Cowdenbeath
1926-27 Cowdenbeath

 

Results

1890-91
First round
4 Apr Kirkcaldy Wanderers v Lassodie 0-2 (friendly due to one of the officials not turning up)
25 Apr Kirkcaldy Wanderers v Lassodie 1-2
4 Apr Dunfermline Athletic v Dunfermline 3-2
 
Semi-final
9 May Dunfermline Athletic v Lassodie 3-2
Raith Rovers v 
 
Final
23 May Dunfermline Athletic v Raith Rovers 2-2 (crowd broke in when Raith scored a third goal) (at Dunfermline)
6 Jun Raith Rovers v Dunfermline Athletic 5-2 (at Kirkcaldy)


1891-92
The Fifeshire Charity Cup of 1891-92 was a fiasco. On 4 June Kirkcaldy Wanderers were due to play Burntisland Thistle, who failed to appear. The association then engaged North End Park, Cowdenbeath, for the semi-final between Raith Rovers & Dunfermline Athletic but Raith refused to play on the date arranged.
The association requested that Raith return the trophy three times but were informed that it would not be returned unless it was played for. Raith were offered two dates, 24 September & £ October, but again said they couldn’t play. It then contacted Kirkcaldy Wanderers & Dunfermline, who agreed to play for the cup, which was finally returned after the matter was placed in the hands of a lawyer.
 
Final
3 Oct 1892 Dunfermline Athletic v Kirkcaldy Wanderers 5-2 (at Lady’s Mill, Dunfermline)
 
 
1898-99
Two clubs played off for the trophy at East End Park, Dunfermline
27 May Cowdenbeath v Raith Rovers 3-1 


1899-00
Final
              Cowdenbeath
 
 
 
1924-25
Semi-final
2 May Dunfermline Athletic v Cowdenbeath 4-4
9 May Cowdenbeath v Dunfermline Athletic 4-1
2 May East Fife v Raith Rovers 3-1
 
Final
15 May East Fife v Cowdenbeath 2-1
 

1925-26
Played over two legs
         Cowdenbeath v  Dunfermline Athletic
1 May Dunfermline Athletic v Cowdenbeath 1-2 (3-4 corners) (4000) (2 legs)

 
1926-27
Semi-final
7 May East Fife v Raith Rovers 3-3 (7-6 corners)
7 May Cowdenbeath v Dunfermline Athletic 2-1
 
Final
14 May Cowdenbeath v East Fife 5-3 (at Cowdenbeath 1000)