Raith Rovers 


Saturday 27th April 

Stark’s Park 

Kick off: 3.00pm 

Admission Information:

Adult – £15 

Parent & Child – £20*

Over 65 / Under 16 / Disabled – £8*

Student – £10*

*Concession tickets must be purchased from the ticket office before entering the turnstiles. Proof of status/eligibility may be required.

Tickets can also be purchased online and collected at the ticket office on match day.

The Raith Suite bar will be closed due to hospitality.

Match Preview: 

Rovers return to Stark’s Park this Saturday, for their penultimate league game of the season.

Barry Smith’s Brechin City are the visitors, with his side desperate for the win that would see them avoid bottom place in the table, and the automatic relegation it would bring.

City sit level on points with Stenhousemuir at the League One table, although a superior goal difference means a win on Saturday should be enough to finish in the playoff spot, should Stenhousemuir lose to East Fife.

However, the two relegation threatened sides duke it out on the final day of the season, in what could be a winner takes all affair.

Rovers have a battle of their own when it comes to finishing positions, albeit it’s a little less important than Brechin and Stenny’s.

Barring Montrose making up six points in the final two games, and overturning a goal difference of 25, Raith will play Forfar in the playoff semi-finals, with the order of venue decided by finishing position.

If Rovers finish second, they’ll play the second leg at Stark’s Park, but finish third, and they’ll line up in Kirkcaldy first of all, with the return match at Station Park.

Despite Brechin’s lowly position, Rovers have a pretty poor record against them this term, with one win, a draw and a defeat from the three meetings.

The draw was first up, back in September, when Kevin Nisbet handed Rovers the lead from the penalty spot, only for Boris Melingui to equalise with three minutes remaining.

Rovers took all three points in the last meeting at Stark’s Park, with Kevin Nisbet scoring a brace in a 2-1 win, and the forward again put Rovers in the lead in the last meeting at Glebe Park in January, but goals from Euan Smith and Ross Kavanagh ensured a poor day for John McGlynn’s men.

Rovers have a mediocre record in general against Brechin in recent years, with just three wins and four draws from the last ten meetings.

Saturday’s match referee will be Graham Beaton.

Head-To-Head Home League Record Versus Brechin City:

Raith Rovers Wins: 22 | Brechin City Wins: 4 | Draws: 10

Raith Rovers Goals: 86 | Brechin City Wins: 37

Current Form:

Raith Rovers: L-W-W-D-L-D

Brechin City: W-L-L-L-D-L

Top Goal Scorers:

Raith Rovers: Kevin Nisbet 30 |  Liam Buchanan 12 | Lewis Vaughan 9

Brechin City: Andy Jackson 10 | Boris Melingui 5

Match Odds:

Raith Rovers: 17/20 | Brechin City: 14/5 | Draw: 3/1

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