Raith Rovers

Raith Rovers

Three Scottish Cup games picked for live TV coverage

Three William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round games have been moved for live TV coverage.

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Kevin Cuthbert made some key saves. Picture: SNS

Dumbarton 0 - 0 Raith Rovers: Kevin Cuthbert saves day

Raith Rovers goalkeeper Kevin Cuthbert found himself overworked, but his bravery and agility saw the Kirkcaldy side earn a precious point in a contest which the Sons passed up countless chances to earn what would have been a 
well-deserved victory.

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Christian Nade has left Stranraer via mutual consent. Picture: Neil Hanna

Ex-Hearts striker Christian Nade released by Stranraer

Former Hearts and Raith Rovers striker Christian Nade has left Stranraer after having his contract terminated via mutual consent.

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Head first: Dunfermlines Nicky Clark and Raiths Kyle Benedictus challenge for the ball.  Picture: Ian Rutherford

Dunfermline 0 - 0 Raith Rovers: Fifers finish all square

For a game that had so many plus points for Dunfermline, they had to content themselves with only one in the end and ironically they ended up dropping another place down the Championship ladder. This was only the Pars’ second clean sheet of the season, but at the other end their normally prolific attack dried up as well, as this second Fife derby of the season ended in stalemate. Raith took 45 minutes to turn the ignition key and in the end were probably the happier with the outcome.

Rudi Skacel: Stepped off the bench to set up Raiths late winner

Raith Rovers 1 - 0 Queen of the South: Rudi Skacel shines

Rudi Skacel only needed two minutes to exhibit a rare moment of quality in a Raith Rovers performance devoid of flair after setting up Mark Stewart to score an injury-time winner against Queen of the South

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Joey Barton, even when available, has failed to live up to his pre-season billing. Picture: PA

Seven highly anticipated summer signings still to get going

In honour of Joey Barton, who will meet with Rangers on Thursday to discuss his future following six weeks away through a club-imposed suspension, we look at other SPFL signings this past summer who’ve left fans feeling underwhelmed.

Premiership 4
Mark Stewart, wearing No 9, has the Falkirk defence on its knees after scoring Raiths second goal. Picture: Michael Gillen

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.

Championship 1
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.

Hibernian 1
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.

Premiership 3
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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