Raith Rovers have issued a rallying cry to supporters after slashing prices for one of their most important matches in years.

Thursday, 4th May 2017, 4:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:39 pm
Stark's Park.
Stark's Park.

In a bid to boost the crowd, and lift morale after a demoralising 5-0 defeat at St Mirren, the board has dropped prices to £5 for adults, and £2 for children under 16 for this Saturday’s visit of Ayr United.

A win for Rovers and a defeat for St Mirren at Easter Road – where champions Hibs are being presented with the league trophy – will see the Kirkcaldy side retain its Championship status without the need to negotiate the slippery path through the play-offs.

A statement on the Raith website read: “Manager John Hughes and his players really need your support, now more than ever after what has been a difficult campaign, so please come along and help make a great atmosphere with your loud vocal backing.”

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The manager himself encouraged supporters to attend, adding: “The fans are the most important people at this club and we really need them on Saturday.

“Mums, dads, sons, daughters, grannies, grandads – we need you all behind us and we’ll do our best to give you the performance you deserve.”