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Team Pd GD Pt
1 Arbroath 30 28 64
2 Raith Rovers 30 25 51
3 Forfar 30 2 50
4 East Fife 30 0 44
5 Montrose 29 -7 38
6 Airdrieonians 29 0 37
7 Dumbarton 29 -4 34
8 Stranraer 29 -9 33
9 Brechin 28 -10 31
10 Stenhousemuir 30 -25 28
Updated: 23rd Mar

One In One Out

Friday August 5th 2016

We are delighted to confirm two loan transactions have been completed this afternoon. Firstly, arriving at Stark’s Park on a Development Loan until January, is 19 year old Rangers attacking midfielder Jordan Thompson. Jordan was previously on the books of Manchester United as a youth player and the Ibrox club was very happy to win the race for his signature last summer.

The Northern Ireland Under 19 player is very highly regarded by the Ibrox management team, and his progress to becoming a member of the Premiership side’s first team squad is clear evidence that he is seen by Mark Warburton and David Weir as a potential emerging star.

Manager Gary Locke has been pursuing this final piece of the jigsaw for this season’s squad for some time and is very pleased to finally get his man. “Jordan is an exciting young talent and I’m really delighted that Rangers have agreed to this deal, as I’m sure he will prove to be a real handful for our opponents.”

Meanwhile, moving in the other direction is promising Rovers central defender David Bates (also 19) who joins Rangers’ Development Squad for the same period. This is an excellent opportunity for him to further develop his skills in the highly competitive environment of the Premiership side’s Under 20s. Gaffer Locke commented, “I’m really pleased that young David is getting this opportunity. It’s his big chance to prove how good he can be, and I will be getting reports from Mark and David on how he is performing.”

Following the goal-less draw three days earlier Rovers lose 0-2 to Falkirk in the Scottish Cup semi-final replay at Tynecastle. A Jimmy Wardhaugh free kick in the first minute set the tone of the replay but it took until his second goal in the 73rd minute to seal the victory.
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