Crossing the divide: The players and coaches who represented Raith Rovers and Falkirk

Over recent years there have been many players and staff who have been on the books at both the Falkirk Stadium and Starks Park.

Ray McKinnon has managed both Falkirk and Raith Rovers
Ray McKinnon has managed both Falkirk and Raith Rovers

Many even went directly from one club to the other, here are just a few.

Falkirk's current boss had two spells as a player with Rovers before becoming manager at Starks Park in 2015
Falkirk fans have many fond memories of Yogi from his time as both a player and manager. Rovers fans, not so much after his short spell as manager in 2017
Dunfermline's current manager started his professional playing career at Raith rovers and had a role as Assistant Manager at the Falkirk Stadium early in his management career
The striker represent no less than 14 clubs in Scotland during his career, playing for Rovers from 1993 to 1996 before signing for Falkirk
Current Falkirk player Toshney left Raith in 2016 to join Dundee United before moving to Falkirk last season after loan spells with Arbroath and Brechin
The striker was popular at both Rovers and Falkirk with his most famous moment coming in the former's Challenge Cup win over Rangers where he scored the winning goal
The Scotland youth international left Falkirk in 2018 to join Rovers and has also played for rivals of both clubs in Cowdenbeath and Stenhousemuir
The striker started his senior career at Falkirk in 2006 and turned out for Rovers between 2014 and 2017 having played for several other clubs in Scotland, England and Ireland
The defender made just four appearances for Raith during a short spell in 2013 and only two during his time with Falkirk in 2016
Had two loan spells at Starks Park from Hearts between 2011 and 2013 before signing for Falkirk. Currently turns out in Ladbrokes League 1 for Stranraer
Now in his third spell with Falkirk, the attacker was on-loan at Raith in 2016 from Hamilton Accies before going out on-loan again the next season to Falkirk
Joined Falkirk recently having previously been with Dunfermline. the winger spent a year at Starks Park in 2016
The former Aberdeen striker has had several loan spells in his career including at Raith Rovers from English side Fleetwood Town in 2016 and now with Falkirk from Ross County
The Kircaldy born midfielder didn't join his home town club until 1998 and spent two seasons at Starks Park. He joined Falkirk in 2002 for one season
Hetherston had two spells at both Falkirk and Raith during his career and would go on to manage Rovers from 1999 to 2001
Another player who joined the Bairns directly from Raith, the centre-back now turns out for Ladbrokes Championship leaders Dundee United
The English midfielder joined Falkirk from Raith in 2016 having previously been with Partick Thistle and now turns out for Stevie Crawford's Dunfermline