Team Pd GD Pt
1 Queen's Park 22 14 40
2 Ayr United 22 17 39
3 Dundee 21 11 38
4 Partick Thistle 22 5 33
5 Inverness CT 22 2 31
6 Morton 21 5 30
7 Raith Rovers 23 -1 30
8 Cove Rangers 22 -17 22
9 Arbroath 23 -15 21
10 Hamilton Academical 22 -21 17
Updated: 28th Jan

Match Preview: Linlithgow Rose

Thursday January 19th 2023

Scottish Cup Round 4

Linlithgow Rose v Raith Rovers

Prestonfield

Tuesday 24th January 2023

Kick off: 7.45pm

 

Ticket Information

With 500 tickets allocated and demand outstripping supply (and Rovers supporters contacting the club to purchase tickets for Tuesday), we ask any Rovers supporter who has a ticket and intends seeking a refund to please try and return them to the Main Office at Stark’s Park by close of business on Monday 22nd January 2023.

 

Match Preview

After the disappointment of conceding a last minute equaliser at the Balmoral Stadium against Cove Rangers in our most recent match, Raith Rovers are in Scottish Cup action next, when they travel to Prestonfield to face Linlithgow Rose.

The Gallant Rosey Posey are in sterling form this season, leading the East of Scotland League by 15 points, after winning 15 and drawing two of their 18 league games, scoring 66 goals in the process.

Gordon Herd’s side reached this stage of the competition by defeating Sauchie Juniors by a single goal in the Third Round, after disposing of Lowland League sides Berwick and Spartans in the previous two rounds, with the 4-0 win over the Edinburgh side a particular eye-catching result.

This will be the second time that the two sides have met in this competition, with the last encounter taking place in the Third Round in 2014.

Rovers edged through after a hard fought 2-0 win, thanks to goals from Ryan Conroy and Paul Watson, but Rovers were made to fight all the way, with David McGurn the busier of the two keepers in the 90 minutes.

Two years later, Linlithgow became the first junior side to reach the last 16 of the Scottish Cup, going down to Ross County 4-2.

Whoever comes out on top will find out their opponents in the next round on Sunday evening, with the draw for the Fifth Round taking place at 6pm.

The match referee will be Graham Grainger.

Willie McLean takes over as Rovers manager for a period of only 12 months in charge
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