Raith Rovers

Station Park 

Tuesday 13th March 2018 

Kick off: 7.45pm

Admission Information: 

Stand: Adults £13 Concessions (under 17 & 65 and over) £7

Terracing: Adults £12 Concessions (under 17 & 65 and over) £6

No student concessions

Match Preview:

After the entire SPFL League card was wiped out by the snow when the original fixture was scheduled on 3rd March, and again last Tuesday; it’s third time lucky as Raith Rovers head to Station Park tomorrow evening, to take on Jim Weir’s improving Forfar Athletic team.

After taking over a Loons side which was marooned at the bottom of the league in October, the former Elgin boss has helped steer them out of the drop zone, and into eighth place, two points clear of Albion Rovers, and three ahead of bottom side Queen’s Park.

The two sides have met three times this season, with Rovers taking seven of the nine points on offer.

Mark Millar gave the away side the lead at Stark’s Park back in August, but goals from Lewis Vaughan, Liam Buchanan and Greig Spence turned the game around as Rovers won their second home fixture of the campaign.

It was a different story at Station Park in October, when John Heron gave Raith a second-half lead, only for Mark Millar to rescue a point for the Angus side from the penalty spot.

Rovers returned to winning ways the last time the two met though, with goals from Greig Spence and an own goal from enough in a tight 2-1 win, with Josh Peters grabbing Forfar’s effort.

Raith have six wins and three draws from the last ten meetings, with their solitary defeat coming in a Challenge Cup tie at Station Park last season.

Tuesday’s match referee will be Mike Roncone.

Head-to-Head League Record at Forfar:

Forfar Wins: 15 | Raith Rovers Wins: 11 | Draws: 10

Forfar Goals: 62 | Raith Rovers Goals: 51

Current Form:

Forfar Athletic: W-L-L-W-D-L

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

Top Goal Scorers:

Forfar Athletic: Mark Millar 8 | Matthew Aitken 5

Raith Rovers: Lewis Vaughan 20 | Greig Spence 13 | Liam Buchanan 12

Match Odds:

Forfar Athletic: 10/3 | Raith Rovers: 4/5 | Draw: 14/5

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