Team Pd GD Pt
1 Dundee United 24 35 51
2 Raith Rovers 24 11 50
3 Partick Thistle 24 7 38
4 Morton 24 6 36
5 Ayr United 25 -11 29
6 Dunfermline Athletic 24 -6 28
7 Airdrieonians 23 -6 28
8 Queen's Park 25 -12 27
9 Inverness CT 25 -2 26
10 Arbroath 24 -22 20
Updated: 24th Feb

James Brown signs

Friday February 9th 2024

Raith Rovers have today secured the loan signing (until the end of the current season) of 26-year-old St Johnstone defender James Brown.

James has been at McDiarmid Park since signing a permanent deal with the Perth club in July 2021 and has played for the club over 80 times. He has previously spent time on loan in the SPFL Premiership at The Saints and Livingston.

Hailing from Dover, Kent – James started his football career in the Millwall youth system, turning professional as an 18-year-old, and remaining at The New Den until the end of season 2020-21 before making the move to Scotland.

He has been capped by Malta (qualifying to represent the country through his grandfather) 3 times since 2022.

Rovers manager Ian Murray spoke about the acquisition of James and said: “I’m happy we have secured James on loan – he will provide more competition in the squad.

He brings experience and natural defensive qualities which are proven in the SPFL Premiership. We will work hard with James to get him up to speed for the SPFL Championship, although he has been training all season with St Johnstone.

As ever, I’d like to thank the Board of Raith Rovers FC in backing us once again in the market, and I look forward to working with James”.

Rovers take a 1-0 lead against Rangers in the Premier League game at Stark's Park with Stevie Crawford scoring after 15 minutes. But late goals from Ferguson (70) and Durie (78) give Rangers the 3 points.
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