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McBride: It was a no-brainer to come to Raith

Kevin McBride has already tasted life in the managerial hot seat, but he admitted he jumped at the chance to become number two to John Hughes at Raith Rovers.

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Bobby Barr, Raith Rovers. Credit - FPA  -

Raith winger glad to bury the hatchet after being reunited with former boss

Raith Rovers winger Bobby Barr insists he has buried the hatchet with new manager John Hughes following their spat at previous club Livingston.

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Ryan Stevenson is mobbed after his stunning strike put Raith 1-0 up on Hibs. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Encouraging start for Hughes as Raith earn point against Hibs

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John Hughes points the way in one of his first training sessions as Raith manager. Credit- Fife Photo Agency

New boss Hughes aiming to raise the bar at Raith

New Raith Rovers boss John Hughes has urged his players not to get left behind as he aims to raise standards at Stark’s Park after taking charge until the end of the season.

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Raith Rovers' head of youth development, Craig Easton, writes a fortnightly column for the Fife Free Press.

Craig’s Column: Looking forward to learning from new gaffer

Nothing surprises me in football, but last week, seeing Gary and Darren leave was a difficult time for everyone at the club.

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John Hughes parades a Raith scarf at his official unveiling last Friday. Pic: George McLuskie

Raith & Yogi: The right time and right fit

By appointing John Hughes as manager until the end of the season, the Raith Rovers board have played the best hand available to them.

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John Hughes unveiled as the new Raith Rovers manager. Pic: George McLuskie

New Raith boss Hughes relishing challenge at 'fantastic' club

John Hughes has been confirmed as the new manager of Raith Rovers on a short term contract until the end of the season.
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Gary Locke was sacked after the Morton game. Credit- Fife Photo Agency

Raith start manager hunt - but one name rules himself out

Raith Rovers have started the search for a new manager after the departure of Gary Locke.

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Gary Locke's tenure at Raith Rovers started well - but ended with him being sacked this week after 14 games without a win. Pic: Steven Brown

Where did it all go wrong for Gary Locke?

Hindsight is a wonderful thing but if Gary Locke’s critics were right – and there were plenty of them – then it was an appointment doomed from the start.

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A grim-faced Gary Locke prepares for his fate after the 1-0 defeat to Morton. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Raith sack Locke after defeat to Morton

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Another defeat for Raith boss Gary Locke.

Raith drop to eighth after fifth straight defeat

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Raith manager Gary Locke. Picture Ian Rutherford

Locke determined to guide Raith back to winning ways

Raith Rovers manager Gary Locke is determined to turn the club’s season around after describing the defeat to Dumbarton as his lowest point of the season so far.

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Raith Rovers head of youth development, Craig Easton, writes a fortnightly column for the Fife Free Press.

Craig’s Column: New signing makes a quick impression

The best parts of my job are handing out contracts to exciting young players and watching them progress to be involved at first team level.

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Mark Stewart in action against Dumbarton - credit - Fife Photo Agency

Raith striker desperate for a win to go with new contract boost

Raith Rovers striker Mark Stewart is hoping to lead the team out of a rut after following up his recent contract extension by reclaiming his place in the side.

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Kyle Benedictus challenges Christian Nade. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Pressure builds on Raith after defeat to Dumbarton

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Raith manager Gary Locke. Pic: Michael Gillen

Time for Raith to get back to winning ways

Raith Rovers boss Gary Locke is hoping his side can return from Scottish Cup duty with a much-needed win in a crucial league match at home to Dumbarton.

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Bobby Barr celebrates scoring for Raith in Wednesday's cup replay at Tynecastle -  credit- Fife Photo Agency

Dumbarton game the ‘big one’ for Raith winger Barr

Raith Rovers winger Bobby Barr admitted that the Scottish Cup performances against Hearts will count for nothing unless the team reproduce it in the league.

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Raith Rovers vice-captain, George McLay, signing his enlistment papers for McCraes Battalion in the Tynecastle boardroom

Searching for the family of a Raith Rovers war hero

A World War One hero has been named as the first inductee for this year’s Raith Rovers Hall of Fame.

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Raith players celebrate Bobby Barr's opener. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Mixed emotions for Raith after thrilling Tynecastle replay

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Declan McManus celebrates his late equaliser with Iain Davidson. Pic: Fife Photo Agency

Late goal earns Raith deserved Tynecastle replay

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