cinch SPFL Championship

Raith Rovers v Partick Thistle

Stark’s Park
Friday 5th May 2023
Kick off: 7.45pm

Raith Rovers FC strongly encourage supporters to purchase tickets online from the “Buy Now” button below or at the stadium using the QR codes on the approach to the turnstiles, to avoid having to queue at the ticket office window.

Stewards will be undertaking spot-checks to ensure the correct tickets for your age group have been purchased:

Prices for tickets are as follows:

Adult £20
Senior Citizen (Over 65) £13
Under 21 (those born on/after 1st July 2002 qualify for this category) £12
Disabled (with carer free of charge subject to eligibility) Priced as per age group
Under 16 (those born on/after 1st July 2007 qualify for this category) £8
Under 12 (those born on/after 1st July 2011 qualify for this category) £5
Under 5s FREE

 

Friend for a Fiver

Adult, over-65 and under-21 Raith Rovers season ticket holders can bring along a friend to this match for just £5. Season ticket holders can log in using their registered email address HERE to purchase the additional ticket for £5. Tickets can only be purchased online.

 

RaithTV

As this match take place outside of UEFA’s “Blocked Hours” restricted streaming timeframe, RaithTV are selling a live stream for £14 on a PPV (Pay Per View) basis HERE

 

Additional Information

  • The advice to all is to arrive early to avoid delays at the turnstiles.
  • The stadium turnstiles will open at 6.45pm and stewards will be on hand to check tickets and undertake searches.
  • Anyone arriving at the turnstiles intoxicated or in possession of alcohol or pyrotechnics will be refused entry.
  • All supporters are reminded that all forms of smoking including Vapes are prohibited.
  • SPFL Ground Rules are displayed at all points of entry.

 

Match Preview

Raith Rovers will be looking to end the season on a high on Friday evening, when they entertain promotion chasing Partick Thistle at Stark’s Park.

Rovers last win came on the first day of April with a 2-0 win over Queen’s Park, but since then they’ve lost five and drawn one of their six fixtures, and even if they can reverse that trend on Friday, they know they’ll be finishing in seventh place this season.

The Jags on the other hand have been in excellent form since Kris Doolan took the managerial reins in February following the departure of Ian McCall.

In his 12 games in charge, Thistle have lost just once, against Inverness, and while they can no longer win the title, a win here coupled with a draw or defeat for Queen’s Park who are in a title decider with Dundee, would see Doolan’s side finish second, and get a bye through to the semi-final of the promotion playoff.

On the flip side however, if results don’t go their way, they could miss out on the playoffs altogether, such is the closeness of the teams bunched from third to sixth.

The visitors have the better record from the three meetings so far this season, with two wins to Rovers one.

Scott Tiffoney and Steven Lawless had Partick two up in the first meeting at Firhill in August, and while Ethan Ross halved arrears just before the interval, Rovers were unable to find an equaliser.

It was a different story in October, when a brace from Aidan Connolly and a penalty from Kyle Connell sealed an emphatic home win for Rovers.

The roles were reversed in the most recent match up though, as Ian Murray’s side were on the end of a 3-0 defeat at Firhill in March, with the goals coming through Brian Graham and two from Tiffoney.

Friday evening’s match referee will be Chris Graham.

 

Head-to-Head Record

Raith Rovers wins: 51

Partick Thistle wins: 70

Draws: 38

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