Fernie Cup

Page created: 22 November 2020

Updated: 1 December 2020


This trophy was donated to the East Fife Junior FA by R Fernie of Kirkcaldy. It was played just once and won by Denbeath Star, the second edition was abandoned due to the war.





1938-39 Denbeath Star

1939-40 unfinished



1938-39 Fernie Cup

First round

3 Dec Rosslyn v Nairn's 3-2

27 Apr Dunnikier v Markinch Victoria Rangers 2-1

10 Dec Wemyss United v Wellesley 0-4

Rest byes


Second round

11 May Dunnikier v Thornton Hibernian 2-1

XX XXWellesley v Newburgh

25 Mar St Andrews United v Denbeath Star 1-3

11 Mar Cupar Thistle v Rosslyn 2-2

14 Apr Cupar Thistle v Rosslyn 4-0



27 May Dunnikier v Cupar Thistle 5-1

27 May Wellesley v Denbeath Star 2-3


Final at Beatty Crescent, Kirkcaldy

31 May Denbeath Star v Dunnikier 2-0


1939-40 Fernie Cup

First round

Markinch Victoria Rangers v Pittenweem Rovers

23 Mar Cupar Thistle v Newburgh 5-5

30 Mar Newburgh v Cupar Thistle 2-3

Denbeath Star v St Monance Swifts

Wellesley v Nairn's

St Andrews United v Wemyss United

Rest byes


Second round

Denbeath Star or St Monance Swifts v Markinch Victoria Rangers or Pittenweem Rovers

Wellesley or Nairn's v Dunnikier

Cupar Thistle or Newburgh v Rosslyn

St Andrews United or Wemyss United v Thornton Hibernian



11 May Cupar Thistle v Wellesley 4-6


Not all the ties were played and the competition was abandoned