Players who have represented both Raith Rovers and Dundee
Ahead of Saturday’s Betfred Cup match, we have taken a look at some of the players who have turned out for both Raith Rovers and Dundee down the years.
The list includes two current Rovers players, a former Scottish Football Writers’ Player of the Year, and a striker who went on to play in a UEFA Cup final.
1. Kyle Benedictus
The Dundonian defender started his career with the Dark Blues aged 17. He spent seven years at Dens, making 94 appearances, before joining Raith in 2015, where he has become captain, and will make his 136th appearance on Saturday
Davo spent eight years at Raith before moving to Dundee in 2012. After three years at Dens Park, including a Championship winners medal, he returned to Raith in 2015 and is now starting his 13th season with his home town club.
The striker scored 34 goals across two spells at Raith including his Ramsdens Cup final winner against Rangers in 2014. Spent one season at Dens Park in 2012-13, scoring five goals as the club was relegated from the Premiership.
The striker moved up from England to sign for Raith in 2003, and after a prolific start, scoring 13 times in 20 games, he was sold to Millwall, who then loaned him to Dundee, where he managed eight goals in 32 games in 2004-05.