What channel is Rangers v Raith on? Scottish Cup match info, TV details, kick-off time, team news
Raith Rovers are the visitors to Ibrox and are led by former Rangers player Ian Murray. The Scottish Cup presents Michael Beale's men with the best chance to win silverware this season, while retaining the trophy they won last campaign when they defeated Hearts in the final.
The Rovers are struggling to reach the Championship play-offs but have proven themselves a dab hand in cup competitions.
Who: Rangers v Raith Rovers
What: Scottish Cup quarter-final
Where: Ibrox Stadium Glasgow
When: Sunday, March 112. Kick-off 1pm
Referee: John Beaton
How to watch
The clash is being broadcast live on Viaplay Sports 1, one of the competition’s broadcast partners. Coverage gets underway from Ibrox at 12.30pm. Highlights of the fixture will be shown by Sportscene on BBC Scotland at 7.15pm with a repeat on BBC One Scotland at 11.50pm after Match of the Day 2.
It has been nearly seven years since the sides last met. It came in the Scottish Championship at Stark's Park. Rangers were expected to confirm the league title with a win in Kirkcaldy They came from behind to take a 2-1 and then 3-2 lead with goals from Harry Forrester, Michael O’Halloran and Kenny Miller. However, Rovers spoiled their party with a stoppage time goal from Harry Panayiotou. The previous meeting at Ibrox was won 2-0 by the home side with Forrester and Lee Wallace on the score sheet.
Rangers boss Beale confirmed Kemar Roofe is out for the remainder of the season after a minor hip operation. He will return in pre-season along with Tom Lawrence. Ridvan Yilmaz, John Souttar and Leon King are all available.
Raith Rovers are hopeful Scott Brown will return to the midfield and Ethan Ross could also be available. Jamie Gullan is set to miss out, Kieran Ngwenya is on international duty and Ross Matthews is a long-term absentee.
The match will be one of two quarter-finals which will use VAR. Mike Roncone will be overseeing the technology from its headquarters.
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