The draw was made today (Tuesday 6th July) for the 1st and 2nd rounds of the SPFL Trust Trophy.
Rovers go into the knockout cup competition (newly sponsored by the SPFL Trust) as joint winners of last seasons competition with fellow SPFL Championship side Inverness Caledonian Thistle after last season’s final was cancelled due to the coronavirus restrictions still in place.
The First Round matches are being played the midweek of 10th / 11th August, featuring Premiership B teams, Lowland and Highland League teams and SPFL League 2 (all) and League 1 teams (bottom 6 last season).
The Rovers enter the competition in the second round (with matches scheduled to be played the weekend of the 4th of September) alongside the 18 Round 1 winners, the remaining SPFL League 1 teams and all 10 Championship teams.
In todays draw, Raith Rovers were drawn to play the winners of the 1st round tie between Forfar Athletic and Formartine United at home on the weekend of 4th / 5th September 2021.