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Raith captain: We need to be braver

Raith Rovers players need to show more bravery on the ball to pull themselves away from the relegation danger zone.

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Ryan Hardie slots home Raith's opener. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Raith and Queens share spoils in poor game

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Stark's Park - Kirkcaldy - Fife -  Raith Rovers v Dundee Utd - man of the match M'voto -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

My future can wait until Raith are safe

Raith Rovers defender Jean-Yves M’voto insists that his own future is on hold until the team’s place in the Championship has been secured.

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Raith boss Hughes delighted with players’ reaction

Raith Rovers boss John Hughes praised his players for giving him the reaction he wanted to his post-match rant at Dumbarton.

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Ross Matthews holds his head after being struck by a coin thrown from the crowd. Pic: Youtube

Raith player struck by coin thrown from crowd

Raith Rovers have launched an investigation after one of their players was struck by a coin thrown from the crowd during Saturday's victory over Dundee United at Stark's Park.

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Raith defender Craig Barr powers home a header to put Raith 1-0 up during Saturday's match against Dundee United. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

I wanted to ram it down his throat! - Raith defender explains goal celebration

Raith Rovers defender Craig Barr has explained why he was gesturing to the home dug-out during his goal celebration on Saturday.

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Craig Easton writes a fortnightly column for The Fife Free Press.

My youngsters passed a true test of character

To become a professional athlete, there is no doubt that you have to have a certain amount of ability, and this can vary from player to player.

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Raith manager John Hughes promotes the club's away shirt sponsorship raffle. For full details visit www.raithrovers.net.

Raith boss Hughes hopeful of adding to squad

John Hughes is hoping to make his first signing as Raith Rovers manager after the departure of two players.

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It’s time the penny dropped, blasts Raith captain

As you would expect after the hammer blow of a 4-0 defeat to Dumbarton, Raith Rovers captain Jason Thomson cut a dejected and dispirited figure in the immediate aftermath of the result.

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Ryan Hardie challenges for a high ball in the defeat to Dumbarton. Pic: Eddie Doig

Raith hit new low in 4-0 defeat to Dumbarton

After the high of their first win since October in midweek, Rovers season hit a new nadir, with their heaviest defeat of the campaign, and their worst to Dumbarton in the league since 1972.

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Ryan Stevenson has announced his retirement from professional football.

Raith striker announces shock retirement

Raith Rovers front man Ryan Stevenson has announced his retirement from playing professional football.

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New Raith goalkeeper Pavol Penksa at Stark's Park.

Raith relieved to get goalkeeper signed after passport drama

Raith Rovers’ goalkeeper crisis was finally resolved at the 11th hour yesterday as the club overcame a dramatic turn of events to land Slovakian stopper Pavol Penksa.

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Raith players celebrate with Ryan Hardie after the substitute opened the scoring.

Relief as Raith claim long-awaited win

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John Hughes insists Raith will have a proper goalkeeper in place for the visit of St Mirren on Wednesday. Pic: George McLuskie

Raith insist goalkeeper WILL be in place for relegation six-pointer

Raith Rovers manager John Hughes insists the club will have a goalkeeper in place for tomorrow’s relegation six-pointer against bottom of the table St Mirren.

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Craig easton column for web

Craig’s Column: Come and join our Jim Baxter celebrations

On Monday April 17 at the Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy, Raith Rovers are raising funds for our Player Development Fund by hosting a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jim Baxter’s epic performance in the 1967 Scotland v England game at Wembley.

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 Ayr's Farid El Alagui (L) congratulates Raith stand in keeper Ryan Stevenson

Stevenson: I didn’t want to be a laughing stock in goals

Ryan Stevenson was the talk of Scottish football on Tuesday when it emerged that the veteran striker was being fielded as a goalkeeper against Ayr United.

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Raith Rovers chief executive Eric Drysdale

Raith deny goalkeeper negligence after being kept in dark over special SPFL rule

Raith Rovers chief executive Eric Drysdale has stressed that the club was not guilty of negligence over the goalkeeper fiasco that forced Ryan Stevenson to wear the gloves in Tuesday night’s defeat to Ayr United.

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Striker Ryan Stevenson performed well as a makeshift goalkeeper despite Raith's 1-0 defeat in Ayr on Tuesday. Pic: Michael Gillen

Stevenson steps up in goals but defeat puts Raith in relegation mire

Raith Rovers played an outfielder in goals last night as a 1-0 defeat at Ayr United dragged them firmly into a relegation battle.
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Raith are now 16 games without a win.

Hughes suffers first defeat as Raith lose in Dumfries

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Stark's Park - Kirkcaldy - Fife -  Raith Rovers v Hibs - Raith manager John Hughes at the end of the match -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

The real test starts now, says Raith boss Hughes

Raith Rovers boss John Hughes is ‘cracking the whip’ in training this week to ensure his players maintain the standards set against Hibs.

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