Former Dunfermline football manager Jim Leishman has been made Provost of Fife Council.
The director of football at the club was elected as a Labour councillor for the first time in the local elections earlier this month.
The Dunfermline Central councillor took up his post on Thursday, receiving the chains of office at the headquarters in Glenrothes.
He said: "This is one of the proudest days of my life. Fife's been good to me, and now is a chance to pay something back. It is a deep honour to be elected as Provost and I will work hard for all the people right across the Kingdom of Fife."
Labour decided to run the council as a minority administration after winning the most seats in the elections.
Cllr Kay Morrison was voted as Depute Provost at the same meeting.
The Pars legend promised to start a "sporting revolution" in Fife and improve access to leisure facilities.
Leishman managed the Fife side in the 1980s and is currently director of football at the club. He set up the Mary Leishman Foundation after his wife died of cancer in 2009.
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