Fan Group Pars United Assumes Control Of Scottish League One Dunfermline
Scottish League 1 Dunfermline fan group Pars United has announced it has taken control of the team after "completing the acquisition of the club from administrator BDO," according to the BBC. The new owner intends to "proceed towards coming out of administration" at the Court of Session "in due course." Pars United has "also acquired the club's East End Park home from administrator KPMG." Dunfermline's new interim board of directors includes former Manager Jim Leishman. Pars United's Bob Garmory has been appointed the team's new chair and will be joined "on the interim board by Leishman, Ian Hunter, Kip McBay, Craig McWhirter and Margaret Ross." General manager duties "will be shared by Ross McArthur and David McMorrine" (BBC, 10/16).