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Falkirk 2 - 4 Raith Rovers: Raith win to leapfrog Bairns

Falkirk manager Peter Houston lost his cool as his team imploded before his eyes in a 4-2 defeat to Raith Rovers.

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An incredulous Marvin Bartley is shown a straight red card against Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS

Hibs’ Marvin Bartley wins appeal against Raith red card

Marvin Bartley has won his appeal against the red card received in Hibs’ 0-0 draw with Raith Rovers last weekend.

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Marvin Bartley's red card was his second this season. Picture: SNS.

Marvin Bartley hits back at referee as Hibs appeal red card

Marvin Bartley has hit out at his weekend red card after Hibs formally launched an appeal with the SFA.

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Hibernian's John McGinn in action at Stark's Park in the 0-0 draw with Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS

Raith Rovers 0 – 0 Hibs: Grant Holt irked by refereeing

Grant Holt is not a man who shies away from the physical side of the game. From modest beginnings at Halifax to the heady heights of the English Premier League with Norwich, he has made a career out of being able to handle the rough stuff.

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Hibs midfielder Marvin Bartley looks bemused as referee Stephen Finnie flashes the red card at him following a clash with Raith Rovers' Bobby Barr

Raith Rovers 0 Hibs 0: Bartley sees red as Hibs held to draw

Hibs were reduced to ten men for the third time in their last four Championship matches as midfielder Marvin Bartley saw red in an ill-tempered match at Stark's Park.

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Raith Rovers manager Gary Locke is relishing working at a club where he can focus purely on football. Picture: Steven Brown

Interview: Gary Locke on renewing his rivalry with Hibs

At the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre it’s the busiest day of the week. This is when Bodypump Express collides with Senior Flex and when Boogiefit and Insanity and Total Press-Ups 
compete for custom among the good, out-of-condition people of Glenrothes. Just then, a group of young men in red tops descends on the canteen for lunch. You might call their chosen activity Lenny Wind-Ups.

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Neil Lennon took his players on a night out so they could let their hair down and hopes it pays off against Raith Rovers. Picture: SNS Group

Neil Lennon hopes team-bonding session gives Hibs a lift

Neil Lennon has revealed he treated his mis-firing Hibs players to a team-bonding session at an Edinburgh hotel in a bid to arrest their slump in form.

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Raith Rovers midfielder Rudi Skacel is likely to get a hot reception from the travelling Hibs fans on Saturday. Picture: Roddy Scott/SNS

Gary Locke: Hibs clash not about Rudi Skacel or me

Gary Locke is adamant Raith Rovers’ mouth-watering clash against Hibs is bigger than him or Rudi Skacel.

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Moussa Dembele is a wanted man. Picture: SNS

Rumour Mill: Arsenal and Bayern eye Moussa Dembele | Celtic can reach last 16 | Rangers statement

Arsenal and Bayern Munich have become the latest big sides to track Moussa Dembele, Celtic can reach the Champions League knockout stages according to two Parkhead stars, and Rangers have expressed their surprise after the SFA dismissed charges against both themselves and Hibs following the Scottish Cup final.

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Despite the victory Gary Locke said he side were 'sloppy'

Raith almost let Dumbarton steal a point

Gary Locke complained of his Raith Rovers side being “slack” and “sloppy in possession” but settled for stressing the positives after they won for the first time in four matches.

John Baird opened the scoring for Falkirk against Raith. Picture: Johnston Press

Raith Rovers 0 - 2 Falkirk: John Baird lights up Falkirk

Peter Houston believes Falkirk were guilty of taking things for granted during an indifferent start to the campaign after the Bairns kick-started their season with a 2-0 win at Raith.

Tony Watt celebrates having scored the winning goal for Hearts in their match at Partick Thistle. Picture: SNS

Winners and Losers: Tony Watt | Craig Gordon | Joey Barton

Craig Fowler looks back at the winners and losers from the Scottish football weekend.

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Dundee Uniteds Scott Fraser, right, shrugs off Raith Rovers defender Kevin McHattie.

Dundee United 2 - 2 Raith Rovers: Locke change key to draw

The Gary Locke renaissance at Raith Rovers – the Lockiessance, if you like – continued to gather pace despite the club losing their 100 per cent record and dropping from the top of the table at the conclusion of this come-from-behind draw at Tannadice.

Patrick Roberts will be free to face parent club Manchester City. Picture: Getty Images

Rumour Mill: Roberts ‘can play against City’ | Johansen set for Fulham switch | Senderos to complete Rangers deal

Patrick Roberts will be allowed to play against Man City; Johansen set to finalise Fulham move and Senderos close to agreeing Rangers deal

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Declan McManus grabbed a double for Raith.

Raith Rovers 3 -1 St Mirren: McManus at the double

Declan McManus may not wear the colours of their local rivals any longer, but he still took great pleasure in tormenting St Mirren as he inspired Raith Rovers to a handsome 3-1 win.

Raith Rovers new signing Rudi Skacel. Picture: SNS

12 of the most intriguing pre-season signings in the SPFL

Craig Fowler looks at some of the more interesting signings by Scottish clubs over the summer months

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Rudi Skacel, left, gets involved in some arm wrestling with Jim Goodwin as Alloa topped the group. Photograph: Walter Neilson

Raith Rovers 0 - 1 Alloa Athletic: Rovers stung by Wasps

On a day notable for the revival of Rudi Skacel’s career in Scottish football, it was instead Greig Spence’s return to Stark’s Park that stole the show as Alloa Athletic completed a perfect Betfred Cup group phase.

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Hardie has been sent out to get first-team experience. Picture: Michael Gillen

Rangers striker Ryan Hardie signs for St Mirren on loan

Rangers youngster Ryan Hardie has joined St Mirren on a loan deal until January.

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Rudi Skacel enjoyed two successful spells at Hearts

Ex-Hearts hero Rudi Skacel has Hibs in his sights again

Hearts legend Rudi Skacel admits he is excited by the prospect of facing arch enemies Hibs again after signing for Championship outfit Raith Rovers.

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Rudi Skacel had two successful spells with Hearts. Picture: SNS

Hearts hero Rudi Skacel in signing talks with Raith Rovers

Rudi Skacel is in Fife for signing talks with Raith Rovers.

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