Dunfermline has retained some importance as an administrative centre with the council's principal west Fife office based at New City House. Councillor meetings, including the City of Dunfermline Area Committee, take place in the Dunfermline City Chambers. Dunfermline forms part of the county constituency of Dunfermline and West Fife.
Dunfermline Athletic In the summer of 2006, following a successful trial, he signed a contract with Scottish Premier League club Dunfermline Athletic .  He made his debut in a 0–0 draw with Ayr United in the second round of the Scottish League Cup , saving a penalty to take the match to extra time before going on to win in a penalty shoot-out.