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Tayport hope to extend proud cup history

Tomorrow (Saturday) sees Tayport embark on their 28th Scottish Junior Cup campaign.

Two-goal Daryl Falconer, left, will be absent for St Andrews United on Saturday.

St Andrews missing target men in cup tie

St Andrews United will be without two players tomorrow (Saturday) who each scored twice for them in last weekend’s 5-1 win 0ver Whitburn. Daryl Falconer and Paul Quinn, who is on loan from Dundonald Bluebell and ‘cup tied’, are unavailable – but manager Craig Morrison says there is depth among his squad.

Lorraine Watson lectures a Berwick player during her debut in the senior men's game. Pic: Alistair Linford

Lorraine is a trailblazer for female referees in Scotland

A Thornton woman has made history by becoming the first female to referee a senior men’s match in Scotland.

Raith manager Barry Smith -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

Board release extra funds as Raith look to build on best start in Scotland

Raith Rovers manager Barry Smith has thanked the board for their backing after they changed their stance and gave him the green light to sign another defender.

Raith Rovers
Scott Robertson has been deputising at centre-half due to injuries in defence -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

Raith midfielder adjusting to life as makeshift defender

Scott Robertson may be one of the most experienced players in League One, but the Raith Rovers midfielder felt like a rookie again as he took his place as a makeshift centre-half at Hampden on Saturday.

Raith Rovers
Chris Duggan aims to get a shot away for East Fife, as Airdrie's David Brownlie bears down on him (picture by Jim Corstorphine)


East Fife may not have played as well on Saturday as they did on their rewardless visit to Hampden last week – but they looked a threat and took their opportunity when it came.

Mark Docherty tucks away a penalty for East Fife against Airdrieonians for a 1-0 win (picture by Jim Corstorphine)

Fifers’ solitary spot kick breaks Diamonds’ hearts

Airdrieonians 0, East Fife 1

Lewis Vaughan scored for the 11th match running. Pic: George McLuskie

Raith stretch lead at top after hitting five at Hampden

Queen's Park 0 Raith Rovers 5

Raith Rovers
Tayport defend their goal at the weekend under pressure from Blackburn. Picture by Fiona McGinty.

Players gave it their all so I couldn’t be hard on them

Charlie King admits he couldn’t be hard on his suffering players following Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Blackburn.

Raith v Ayr - LEWIS VAUGHAN celebrates -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

Injuries set to test Raith

Raith Rovers boss Barry Smith admits his table toppers will be tested in the coming weeks after the board ruled out the possibility of signing injury cover.

Raith Rovers
Scott Linton helps to bundle the ball clear for the Methil men at the weekend. Picture by Dave Scott.

Fifers need a killer touch

Darren Young has called on his side to develop a mean streak in attack as they aim to bounce back from consecutive defeats this weekend.

East Fife
Iain Davidson was immense in the heart of the Raith defence on Saturday. Credit- Fife Photo Agency

Davo delighted to be back enjoying his football again

Life is enjoyable for Iain Davidson at Raith Rovers again.

Raith Rovers
Mark Hurst

Happy to be back at Bayview

East Fife are benefitting from a growing reputation as being a solid breeding ground for the nation’s top young players.

East Fife
Ross Callachan has made a personal donation to Raith Rovers youth development.

Hearts star makes pledge to former club Raith

Recently departed Raith Rovers captain Ross Callachan has given back to his former club after making a personal donation to the youth development fund.

Raith Rovers
Richie Lawson helped ease AM to a convincing win.

Am Soccer 7-0 FC Bayside

AM Soccer were hoping to build on a bright start to their league campaign last Saturday when Bayside were the visitors to Duffus Park.

Lee Kirby of Fife Thistle.

Kirkcaldy YM - 3-1 Fife Thistle

Thistle were on their travels when they faced a Kirkcaldy YM side boasting a 100 per cent start to the season.

Newburgh's Josh Wilson with ball at his foot.

Newburgh 1-5 Coupar Angus

Newburgh were without manager and midfielder, father and son Alan and Steve Fortune, for this league fixture with Steve’s wedding taking precedence over the fixture.

Dale Reid had put Tayport into a lead they couldnt hold onto.

Blackburn 2-1 Tayport

There was a major disappointment for Tayport at New Murrayfield Park, where they contrived to lose from a winning position, allowing hosts Blackburn United to come from behind to snatch all three Premier League points.

Scott Orrock and Michael Fleming battle to win back the ball.

St Andrews United 3-3 Fauldhouse

After two difficult games against Musselburgh St Andrews knew things weren’t going to get any easier when they faced the unbeaten league leaders Fauldhouse at Barnetts Park.

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