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Duffy said: "Leish will definitely lift their dressing room but the game is not played in the dressing room, it's on the pitch and between the two sets of players.
Leish plumped for his old pal Jeff (who put him out of football in the 70s with the sort of tackle that would probably only have got a booking in those days) and the rest, as they say, is misery.
And Yorkston hailed Leish for his 40 years' service to the club as player, manager and director.
Leish was yesterday appointed caretaker manager for the club's final three games of the season following the dismissal of David Hay on Monday.
Leish also helped broker the move to Hibs that helped Bamba break into the Ivory Coast set-up.
Big Leish has done a lot for the club over the years and the fans should have taken this into account.
But they bounced back only to struggle to retain their top flight status, for which Leish paid the price and was sacked in 1990.
Big Leish's daughter Kate has delighted the ex-Dunfermline manager with the news she is expecting a baby next year.
Leish said: "I haven't been I able to pick our best team, mainly because of injuries.
Leish added: "In my first year in 1968 I played six games but that close season my first experience of European football takes me back to when I was 17 sitting at home when the manager George Miller phoned.
She died on their 30th wedding anniversary and Leish has been enduring some tough days alone among 600 sympathy cards.
Leish (right) said: "We were talking about the first half in particular.