A survey this week found people in Fife are the happiest in Scotland. Had the poll been repeated in Dunfermline in the wake of this narrow defeat, however, the findings would have been markedly different.
It was a case of sheer persistence overcoming dogged resistance as an 86th-minute goal from substitute Lee Miller gave Falkirk their keenly awaited first victory of the campaign after what had threatened to be another frustrating afternoon for Peter Houston’s side. Dumbarton just ran out of legs…
The Gary Locke renaissance at Raith Rovers – the Lockiessance, if you like – continued to gather pace despite the club losing their 100 per cent record and dropping from the top of the table at the conclusion of this come-from-behind draw at Tannadice.
Tom Walsh headed a late equaliser to spare St Mirren the ignominy of dropping to the bottom of the league.
Lee Miller's late goal gives Falkirk a narrow victory over Dumbarton in the Scottish Championship.
Derek Lyle gives Queen of the South victory as Dunfermline Athletic finish the Championship game with 10 men.
Tom Walsh strikes late to give St Mirren a draw against Ayr United as both sides are left seeking their first Championship win.
Live coverage followed by match report of Saturday's Scottish Championship game between Dundee United and Raith Rovers.