After 11 seasons in a Rovers shirt Iain Davidson will make his landmark 400th appearance for the Rovers this weekend at Gayfield (if selected).

A Lang Touner, ‘Davo’ started his career at Sunderland FC and, after brief spells at Scarborough and Brechin City, signed for his hometown team in July 2004 playing 291 games before leaving in 2012 to play for current boss Barry Smith at Dundee FC.

He made a welcome return to Stark’s Park when his Dens Park contract expired in August 2015, playing his 399th game last weekend v Albion Rovers.

Iain has played for 8 Rovers managers and scored 15 goals for the club, his most recent being the second goal in last week’s derby win over East Fife.

A versatile defender / midfielder, Iain has now surpassed Rovers legend Laurie Ellis in the appearance records, and he already has the 8th most appearances of all time for RRFC. He is chasing down Charlie Moody who is 7th with 420 appearances.

Well done Davo!

Early Days – Davo’s first photo as a Rovers player, July 2004
Iain was up against Albion Rovers’ Mark Yardley in his debut match for the Rovers
Celebrating a goal with Kevin Fotheringham and Todd Lumsden
Iain skippered the Rovers in the 2010 Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden against eventual-winners Dundee United
Iain was captain when Rovers won the SFL Divison 2 league title in season 2008-09
Iain was a key player in the side that competed for promotion to the SPL in season 2010-11
Davo hit the 250 games mark in March 2011, and was presented with a commemorative photo by the MacGregor Lounge
Iain makes his point earlier this season

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