Action from October 1995's UEFA Cup second-round game at Easter Road in Edinburgh. Photo: SNS Group

In pictures: Raith Rovers vying with Bayern Munich for UEFA Cup glory 25 years ago

It’s 25 years ago this Saturday, October 31, since Raith Rovers dared to dream of UEFA Cup glory after taking the lead away to German giants Bayern Munich.

Thursday, 29th October 2020, 1:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th October 2020, 1:30 pm

Inevitably, that dream wasn’t to last as the Bavarians, already 2-0 up from a first-leg game played at Easter Road in Edinburgh two weeks previously, went on to score another two after half-time to outdo Danny Lennon’s opener, win 4-1 on aggregate and proceed to win the cup.

It was good while it lasted, though, and fans of the Kirkcaldy side will always have their memories of those precious minutes when the unlikeliest of cup upsets briefly seemed possible.

Here are some photos of the first-leg tie, by SNS Group and Getty Images, as a reminder of those magic moments ...

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