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Raith fail to make game in hand count with defeat in Stranraer

Stranraer 1 Raith Rovers 0
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East Fife slipped out of the Scottish Cup at the hands of Brora Rangers.

East Fife 0-1 Brora Rangers

East Fife passed up a terrific chance to reach the last 16 of the Scottish Cup as they were dumped out by Brora Rangers.

East Fife
Bobby Barr made his return from injury on Saturday.  Credit- Fife Photo Agency

Raith look to make game in hand count at Stranraer

Raith boss Barry Smith insists that the point earned against Ayr United on Saturday will only be a good one if his team follows it up with a victory in Stranraer on Saturday.

Raith Rovers

In Pictures: Raith 1, Ayr 1

Raith Rovers stayed top of League One on Saturday after a hard-fought 1-1 draw with title rivals Ayr United.

Raith Rovers
Newburgh manager Alan Fortune.

‘Burgh’s attitude pleases boss Fortune

Manager Alan Fortune was delighted with Newburgh’s persistence and belief in themselves at the weekend as they earned a 2-2 draw at Lochore Welfare.

Willis Furtado in action against Raith for Airdrie. Pic: George McLuskie

Furtado earns move to Raith after impressing boss Smith

Raith Rovers have added to their squad ahead of the trip to Stranraer on Saturday.

Raith Rovers
Aaron Dunsmore again posed problems for the opposition defence. Pic by Kenny Mackay.

‘Cup run is in your hands’, says East Fife boss.

Darren Young has urged his side to go out and grab the opportunity of putting themselves into the hat for the last 16 of the Scottish Cup.

East Fife
Anesu Tabengwa heads home his first of two goals.

Lochore Welfare 2-2 Newburgh

Newburgh played their first game since November with a league fixture against Lochore Welfare providing a welcome return to competitive action.

Raith Rovers striker Liam Buchanan. Pic: Walter Neilson

Buchanan: Ayr can't talk about professionalism

Raith striker Liam Buchanan has turned the tables on Ian McCall after the Ayr United boss accused Rovers players of lacking professionalism in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Stark’s Park.
Raith Rovers
Scott Orrock holds up a Blackburn attack. Picture by George Wallace.

St Andrews Utd 0-2 Blackburn

St Andrews welcomed Blackburn to Barnetts Park for their first competitive match of 2018.

Cupar goalkeeper Wilson is called into action again.

Shortlees 5-1 Cupar Hearts

Cupar Hearts’ dreams of lifting the Scottish Cup came to an abrupt end last Saturday when they came up against a quick, well organised Ayrshire outfit.

Glenrothes Juniors 2-3 Haddington Athletic: Glens suffer narrow defeat

Glenrothes Juniors 2-3 Haddington Athletic: Glens suffer narrow defeat

A flurry of goals in the second half ensured Glenrothes suffered a narrow 3-2 defeat to title challengers Haddington Athletic in the East Premier League.

Chris Gay mobbed after his goal from half way line.

Linlithgow Rose 5-5 Kennoway Star Hearts

Few could have predicted before this game what an absolute thriller was about to unfold in front of their eye.

Greig Spence celebrates his equaliser against Ayr. Pic: Walter Neilson

Raith stay top after battling draw with Ayr

Raith Rovers 1 Ayr United 1

Raith Rovers
The Methil men got back on track with a win over Alloa.

East Fife 2-1 Alloa Athletic

There's no understating how big a win this was for East Fife at Bayview.

East Fife
St Andrews United will host Blackburn this weekend - the picture shows the two in action earlier this season.

Call off no disaster for Saints

St Andrews were unable to get their 2018 campaign off and running on Saturday - but boss Craig Morrison reckons it may have been a blessing.

Tayport manager Charlie King.

Tayport boss aiming for nine points to burst into top four

Tayport manager Charlie King has targeted nine points from the first three East Premier League fixtures of the new year.

Raith boss Barry Smith with his Ladbrokes League One Manager of the Month award for December -  credit- WALTER NEILSON

Raith boss issues rallying call to fans ahead of top of table clash

All roads lead to Stark’s Park on Saturday for one of the biggest games of the season as League One title rivals Raith Rovers and Ayr United go head-to-head.

Raith Rovers
Scott Robertson in action during Ayr's previous visit to Stark's Park in September.

Robertson says Raith have improved since last Ayr game

Scott Robertson insists Ayr United will see a different Raith Rovers to the one that was trounced at Somerset Park in November when the teams meet at Stark’s Park this Saturday.

Raith Rovers
John McGlashan.

Tayport tribute to ex-manager

Tayport Juniors have paid tribute to John McGlashan, who died this week, aged just 50.

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