Team Pd GD Pt
1 Dunfermline 5 7 13
2 Hearts 5 8 12
3 Raith Rovers 5 9 10
4 Ayr United 5 2 8
5 Inverness CT 5 1 7
6 Greenock Morton 5 -4 7
7 Dundee 5 -5 5
8 Queen of the South 5 -3 4
9 Arbroath 5 -6 2
10 Alloa Athletic 5 -9 1
Updated: 24th Nov
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MACDONALD

Jamie MacDonald

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 17th April 1986, Broxburn

Home Sponsor: Fife’s Finest

Away Sponsor: Row UU RRSC

Previous Clubs: Hearts, Queen of the South, Falkirk, Kilmarnock, Alloa (loan)

First Signed: July 2020

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Jamie signed for the Rovers on 16th July 2020 on a 2 year contract.

In a 18 year professional career, Jamie has played 392 matches - he signed for Heart of Midlothian as an academy player, moving from Musselburgh Athletic, and spent time on loan at Queen of the South twice, spending 18 months there and playing 56 games including the 2008 Scottish Cup Final.

He returned to Hearts and spent 6 years there, during which time he established himself as first choice 'keeper, lifted the Scottish Cup and played in a League Cup Final before leaving to sign for Falkirk in the SPFL Championship for 1 season (with another Cup Final appearance to his name with The Bairns).

There then followed a 5 year spell at Premiership Kilmarnock which ended in September 2019 when Jamie joined Alloa in the Championship on loan.

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TUMILTY

Reghan Tumilty

Position: Defender

Born: 26th February 1997, Glasgow

Home Sponsor: Jon Gillon

Away Sponsor: Bill Gillon

Previous Clubs: Dundee United (youth), Ross County, Falkirk (loan), Morton, Dumbarton (loan)

First Signed: Aug 2020

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Right back Reghan came through the youth system at Dundee United, and played for Ross County, Falkirk, Morton and Dumbarton for 4 seasons before joining the Rovers on a 2 year deal.

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MACDONALD

Kieran MacDonald

Position: Defender

Born: 21st July 1993, Scotland

Home Sponsor: Anne Clark

Away Sponsor: Bryan Fisher

Previous Clubs: Clyde, Hamilton, Dumbarton (loan), East Fife, Airdrieonians

First Signed: June 2019

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Part Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 43 (42 starts). Goals 3.

Left sided defender Kieran signed for the Rovers on a 2 year deal in June 2019. Kieran has spent the previous 3 seasons playing for Airdrieonians.
MacDonald broke through at Clyde as a 19 year old, and after over 50 games for the Broadwood side signed for SPFL Premiership Hamilton Accies. Whilst at New Douglas Park he spent time on loan at Dumbarton in the SPFL Championship before spending half a season at East Fife after being released by Hamilton.
Kieran initially signed for Airdrie on a short - term deal in January 2016 before signing a 2 year contract there in May 2016.

He signed an extension to his Rovers contract in July 2020, after a hugely successful season in League 1 where he was awarded the Players Player of the Year.

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DAVIDSON

Iain Davidson

Position: Defender

Born: 14th January 1984, Kirkcaldy

Home Sponsor: Andy Mill

Away Sponsor: Shona Ballantyne

Previous Clubs: Sunderland, Brechin City, Scarborough, Raith Rovers, Dundee

First Signed: July 2004

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 482 (457 starts), Goals 16.

A member of the Raith Rovers Hall of Fame, “Davo” started off at Sunderland FC and went on to make two hundred and ninety appearances before leaving to join Dundee in May 2012. He played seventy-five times for Dundee before being released in May 2015 and returned to Stark’s Park, much to the delight of the fans.
Davidson extended his Rovers contract for two years in April 2016, and made his 400th appearance against Arbroath on 7th April 2018.
He was named Supporter's Player of the Year and Fife Autocentre Player Of The Year for 2017-18.
After playing a major part in our 2019-20 League 1 title win, Davo extended his contract for another year at the age of 36.

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MENDY

Fernandy Mendy

Position: Defender

Born: 16th January 1994, Angers, France

Home Sponsor: Graeme Kilgour

Away Sponsor: David Greig

Previous Clubs: Angers SCO II, La Flèche RC, Kelty Hearts (loan)

First Signed: June 2019

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 8 (5 starts).

Fernandy Mendy signed for the Rovers in June 2019 on a 2 year contract after attending trials at Stark's Park in the 2018-19 season.
A strong defender on the ground and in the air, the Frenchman is keen to make his mark in Scottish football after playing most of his career at National 3 level in France.
On 30th September 2019 Nando started a 3 month loan period at Kelty Hearts in the Lowland League, returning to Stark's Park on Monday 13th January 2020 when Steven Anderson injured his hip.

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BENEDICTUS

Kyle Benedictus

Position: Defender

Born: 7th December 1991, Dundee

Home Sponsor: Jay Adamson Anthony

Away Sponsor: The Jim McMillan Club

Previous Clubs: Dundee, Montrose (loan), Alloa Athletic (loan)

First Signed: June 2015

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 188 (183 starts), Goals 7.

Benedictus is the current club captain and made his first team debut in a pre-season friendly against Hearts on 7th July 2015. It wasn't long before Kyle got himself on the Rovers scoresheet when he scored the second goal in a 3-0 victory over Albion Rovers at Stark’s Park in the first round of the League Cup. On 12th January 2017, Benedictus signed a further one-year contract extension, taking him through to the summer of 2018.
Kyle signed an extension to his contract in January 2019.
After captaining the Rovers to the League 1 title, Kyle signed a 2 year extension to his contract in July 2020.

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ARMSTRONG

Daniel Armstrong

Position: Midfielder

Born: 11th October 1997, Scotland

Home Sponsor: Liam J Clark

Away Sponsor: Briony Coyle

Previous Clubs: Wolverhampton Wanderers, Dunfermline Athletic (loan), Ross County

First Signed: Oct 2019

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 29 (20 starts). Goals 8.

Daniel Armstrong signed for the Rovers as a free agent in November 2018 on a short - term deal until mid January 2019, leaving to join eventual Championship winners Ross County.
He returned to Stark's Park in October 2019, signing till the end of season 2019-20 and then signed another 1 year deal in July 2020.

Daniel began his career playing youth football with Hamilton Academicals. He was signed by EFL Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers on 27 October 2015, agreeing a three-year deal with the Midland club.
After making his way through the Wolves youth sides, Armstrong was loaned out to our Fife neighbours Dunfermline Athletic in January 2018, making 6 appearances.

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HENDRY

Regan Hendry

Position: Midfielder

Born: 21st January 1998, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Graeme Baxter

Away Sponsor: Graeme Kilgour

Previous Clubs: Celtic, Raith Rovers (loan)

First Signed: Jan 2018

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 52 (47 starts), Goals 5.

Regan first joined Rovers on-loan from Celtic in the second half of the 2017–18 season. He made 10 starts and 3 substitute appearances for the Rovers that season.
Regan joined Celtic as a 15 year old from Hutchison Vale and captained the Scottish Champions’ Development team in season 2017 - 18.
Regan rejoined the Rovers on loan again on 28th September 2018, signing on until January 2019.
On his release from Celtic Park Regan signed a 2 year contract at the Rovers in May 2019.

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DUKU

Manny Duku

Position: Forward

Born: 28th December 1992, Amsterdam

Home Sponsor: The Duku Boys

Away Sponsor: Ruaridh Kilgour

Previous Clubs: Heerenveen (youth), Legmeervogels, Abcoude, Breukelen, Chesham Utd, Hemel Hempstead Town, Kings Langley, Banbury Utd, Hayes & Yeading Utd, Cheltenham Town, Barnet (loan), Halifax Town (loan), Torquay Utd

First Signed: Aug 2020

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Striker Manny Duku joined Rovers in on a 1 year deal in August 2020.
The big striker (full name: Immanuelson Kwadwo Opoku Duku) hails from The Netherlands and is of Ghanaian descent.
Manny started his career in the Heerenveen youth academy, moving to
the UK in 2015 to play for several teams in the Southern League, National League and League 2 - most recently for Hayes and Yeading.

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VAUGHAN

Lewis Vaughan

Position: Forward

Born: 19th December 1995, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Tom and Kitty Beaugie

Away Sponsor: Neil and Sean Langtree

Previous Clubs: Raith Rovers Youth Academy, Dumbarton (loan)

First Signed: Jan 2012

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 154 (100 starts), Goals 52.

Vaughan started as an u14 player for Raith Rovers, progressing up the age groups, and he impressed with his performances for the u19s, having stepped up at the tender age of 16.
On 11th January 2012, he was given a 2½ year professional contract, making his debut for the first team as a sub in the 87th minute in the final match of the 2011-12 season, away to Greenock Morton.
He made 3 league appearances in 2012 – 13 season.
The following season, Vaughan became more of a first team regular, making 26 appearances and scoring 7 goals.
Season 2015 – 16 started full of promise for the young striker but he picked up a serious injury, rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament and didn't play another game that season. Again, he signed another year long contract, taking him through to the summer of 2017. However, on the very day - 4th January 2017 - he signed a one-year contract extension, he joined fellow Scottish Championship side, Dumbarton, on loan until the end of the 2016-17 season.
Lewis made 35 league appearances in season 2017-18 scoring 15 league goals in total (including 11 goals scored in consecutive games at the start of the season).
Lewis signed an extension to his contract in January 2019.

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LOKOTSCH

Lars Lokotsch

Position: Forward

Born: 17th May 1996, Germany

Home Sponsor: Rovers Down South

Away Sponsor: The Neeburs/Schanzers

Previous Clubs: FV Bad Honnef, Oberpleis, Bonner SC, TV Herkenrath, SV Rödinghausen

First Signed: Oct 2020

Contracted Until: Jan 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Lars Lokotsch signed for the Rovers in October on loan from SPFL Premiership side Livingston on a loan deal until 17th January 2021.
The 6ft 2in German striker joined Livi in August 2020 having previously played in the regional leagues in his native Germany.

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MATTHEWS

Ross Matthews

Position: Midfielder

Born: 23rd January 1996, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: IA Software

Away Sponsor: IA Software

Previous Clubs: Edinburgh City (Youth), Royston Rangers Boys’ Club, Raith Rovers Youth Academy

First Signed: May 2013

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 190 (146 starts), Goals 12.

Matthews is a graduate of the Raith Rovers Academy who signed a two-year apprenticeship in May 2013, making his first team debut as a second half sub in the friendly against Sheffield United in July 2013. He made his full first team start against Dumbarton in the last league game of 2014-15, being awarded the Malcom Szpera award for Endeavour at the Supporters’ Club Awards. He signed a new two-year contract in May 2015.
Matthews scored his first senior Rovers goal in the first league game of the 2016-17 season on 6th August 2016 in a 2-0 win at Somerset Park against Ayr United. Having established himself in the team in 2016-17, he was rewarded with an extended contract through to the summer of 2019, and then signed on for an additional season at the end of that deal.

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SPENCER

Brad Spencer

Position: Midfielder

Born: 16th May 1996, London

Home Sponsor: Gordon Adamson

Away Sponsor: Mara McPhail-Harrow

Previous Clubs: Houston Dynamo, Kilmarnock, Dumbarton, Forfar Athletic

First Signed: June 2019

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 39 (34 starts). Goals 3.

Brad signed for the Rovers in June 2019, having played against us the previous season for Forfar Athletic.
Brad started off in the Houston Dynamo academy before joining Kilmarnock in 2017 and then signing for Dumbarton at the start of the 2018-19 season.
He made the switch to Station Park in January 2019.
On October 4th it was announced that Brad had extended his contract until the end of season 2020-21.

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MUSONDA

Frankie Musonda

Position: Defender

Born: 12th December 1997, Bedford, England

Home Sponsor: Neeburs O’ Geordie Munro

Away Sponsor: Rovers Down South

Previous Clubs: Luton Town, Braintree Town (loan), Oxford City (loan), Hemel Hempstead Town (loan), St Albans City (loan)

First Signed: Aug 2020

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Raith Rovers signed 22 year old central defender Frankie Musonda on a 1 year contract in August 2020.
 
The popular Luton Town player came through the ranks of the English Championship clubs football academy, joining The Hatters aged 8, and has also played in The National League South on loan for  Braintree Town, Oxford City, Hemel Hempstead Town and most recently at St Albans City.

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MCKAY

David McKay

Position: Defender

Born: 17th June 1998, Livingston

Home Sponsor: Bill Gilby

Previous Clubs: Hibernian Youth Academy

First Signed: Jan 2016

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 79 (57 starts), Goals 3.

McKay joined the Rovers Development Squad after spending 4 years with Hibernian. When he was pitched into action in the U20 Development squad, he shone out as an excellent prospect and the management moved quickly to secure his signature.

Dave played a major part in the success of the U20 Development Team and lifted the trophy as captain of the side in season 2016-17. He made his first team debut in the Scottish League Cup game against Cowdenbeath in season 2017-18.
Before the start of the 2020-21 Championship season Dave agreed a 1 year deal with the Rovers.
He underwent an operation on his ACL on 21st August 2020, and will be in rehab for most of season 2020-21.

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SMITH

Jack Smith

Position: Forward

Born: 18th February 2000, Kirkcaldy

Home Sponsor: David Greig

Previous Clubs: Fife Elite FA

First Signed: June 2017

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 14 (1 start), Goals 1.

Smith was awarded a two-year apprenticeship with Raith Rovers at the start of season 2017-18 due to his talent, performances and hard work when playing and training with FEFA and Raith Rovers Development Squad. He spent four weeks at the world famous Benfica Football Academy in April 2018.
Jack signed his first professional contract with the Rovers at the end of May 2019, and scored his first goal for the club in August that year in a 5-2 home win v Clyde.
On 21st February 2020 Jack signed an extension to his contract with the Rovers to the end of season 2020-21.

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THOMSON

Robbie Thomson

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 7th March 1993, Falkirk

Home Sponsor: Gordon Deas

Previous Clubs: Celtic, Stenhousemuir (loan), Airdrie (loan), Rochdale, Cowdenbeath, Queen of the South, Hamilton, Falkirk

First Signed: June 2018

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 37 (36 starts).

Robbie signed for the Rovers after being released by SPFL Championship club Falkirk.
He follows in the footsteps of his father Scott who was of course between the sticks when the Rovers won the League Cup and played in the UEFA Cup in the 1990’s.
Having started his career in the Celtic youth system (joining the Glasgow giants aged 8), Robbie signed a 2 year pro contract in 2012 and was loaned out to Stenhousemuir and Airdrie in season 2012–13 playing a total of 18 games for the Warriors and the Diamonds.
He left Celtic to sign for Rochdale for the 2013–14 season, leaving at the end of that season due to lack of first team opportunities at Spotland, having only played once for The Dale.
Cowdenbeath was his next port of call, where he linked up with former Rovers manager Jimmy Nicholl, playing 32 games in the SPFL Championship campaign and being voted the Supporters Player and Young Player of the season.
Season 2015-16 saw Robbie sign for Queen of the South where he played 30 games before Lee Robinson returned to Palmerston as first choice goalkeeper.
On leaving Dumfries he joined Hamilton on a short-term deal when 3 of their goalkeepers were injured, playing 1 game for the Accies.
Robbie then signed for Falkirk; playing 27 games between January 2017 and May 2018.
In July 2020 Robbie agreed a 1 year contract with the club before the start of the Championship season.

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TAIT

Dylan Tait

Position: Midfielder

Born: 1st December 2001

Home Sponsor: Nanette Pearson

Away Sponsor: John & Philip Drysdale

Previous Clubs: Partick Thistle (youth), Fife Elite FA

First Signed: Jan 2019

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 22 (13 starts) Goals 3.

Dylan signed his first pro contract in January 2019 and made his first team debut from the bench away to Montrose on the 4th of May 2019.
He will start as a 1st year Modern Apprentice in summer 2019, playing for Rovers Reserves.
After featuring regularly in matchday squads in season 2019-20, Dylan has impressed with his workrate and commitment (scoring 3 vital goals for the team) and was rewarded with a contract extension in February 2020.

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MAHADY

Luke Mahady

Position: Forward

Born: 26th February 2004, Kirkcaldy

Home Sponsor: Forth Containers Ltd

Away Sponsor: Nanette Pearson

Previous Clubs: Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts, Celtic

First Signed: Sep 2020

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Striker Luke is a Burntisland native who started his football journey with Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts FC and has been training in the Celtic academy system since 2014.

He signed a Modern Apprentice contract with the Rovers in September 2020 after impressing in training, and made his Rovers debut in the pre-season game v Stenhousemuir when he came on as a substitute.

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MCGURN

David McGurn

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 14th September 1980, Glasgow

Previous Clubs: Greenock Morton, Raith Rovers, Stranraer, Cowdenbeath

First Signed: May 2008

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Part Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2019-20: Played 256 (253 starts).

David began his senior career with Morton in 2003 when he was signed by John McCormick from Hillend Boy’s Club and became first choice keeper when Jim McInally replaced McCormick.
He first signed for Raith in May 2008 and played an important part in helping Rovers to the 2nd Division Championship 2008/09.
David was awarded the Manager's Player of the Year and Supporter's Player of the Year for season 2011-12.
In season 2014-15 season he lifted the Raith Rovers Supporter's Club award for Player of the Year and also the Player's Player of the Year award.
McGurn was the deserved recipient of a testimonial from the club in season 2018-19.
On his return to the Rovers in May 2019 David signed a one-year, part-time contract, with additional coaching responsibilities alongside John McGlynn and Paul Smith.
In July 2020 David agreed a 1 year contract with the club before the start of the Championship season.

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ARNOTT

Aaron Arnott

Position: Midfielder

Born: 19th November 2003, Fife

Previous Clubs: Fife Elite FA

First Signed: Oct 2020

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Aaron Arnott first signed as a youth player in the 2020-21 pre-season, having caught the eye of the Rovers management over the preceding 18 months.
The creative midfielder came through the age groups at Fife Elite Football Academy, and signed as a Modern Apprentice in late October 2020 through to June 2022.

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ROSS

Ethan Ross

Position: Midfielder

Born: 15th August 2001, Inverurie

Home Sponsor: Linda Deas

Away Sponsor: Kenny Ballantyne

Previous Clubs: Aberdeen, Dunfermline Athletic (loan)

First Signed: Oct 2020

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
19 year old Ethan Ross has been with the Pittodrie side since the age of 10, and his loan deal will run at Stark's Park until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Ethan is a former skipper of the Dons under 19 side, making his first team debut for the Reds in January 2019 in a Scottish Cup tie v Stenhousemuir. He made his Premiership debut in March of last year at Celtic Park from the bench and has featured in 9 matches in total for Aberdeen.

He has also been capped at under 17 and under 18 level for Scotland between 2017 and 2018, scoring twice.

A wide midfielder, Ethan has already experienced football in the SPFL Championship with a loan spell at East End Park last season where he played 7 games for the Pars.

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UGWU

Gozie Ugwu

Position: Forward

Born: 22nd April 1993, Oxford, England

Home Sponsor: Gordon Deas

Away Sponsor: Steve & Angus Wallace

Previous Clubs: Reading, Ebbsfleet United (loan), Plymouth Argyle (loan), Shrewsbury Town (loan), Dunfermline Athletic, Yeovil Town, Wycombe Wanderers, Woking, Chesterfield, Boreham Wood (loan), Ebbsfleet United

First Signed: Aug 2020

Contracted Until: June 2021 (Full Time)

Notes
English striker Chigozie Ugwu was the Rovers 5th signing of the close season before the Rovers returned to the Championship.
The former Ebbsfleet United striker scored 13 goals in season 2019-20 in the National League South, and has also played for Plymouth, Dunfermline Athletic, Yeovil Town and Wycombe amongst others since leaving Reading in 2014 to sign for the Pars.

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COULSON

Quinn Coulson

Position: Midfielder

Born: 1st September 2003, Scotland

Home Sponsor: Bill Clark

Previous Clubs: Fife Elite FA

First Signed: February 2

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Attacking midfielder Quinn signed a Modern Apprentice contract in February 2020, having come through the ranks of the Fife Elite Football Academy.
Quinn joined existing Modern Apprentices Kieron Bowie, Dylan Tait and Kyle Bow to start his football development on a full time basis after impressing John McGlynn and Paul Smith earlier in season 2019-20 in bounce games.
Quinn made his debut for the Rovers team in the 2021-21 pre-season friendlies, featuring in all the matches and scoring against Falkirk and Berwick Rangers.

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BOW

Kyle Bow

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 2nd November 2003, Fife

Home Sponsor: Sandy Duncan

Previous Clubs: Duloch Juniors, Elgin Star, Hearts, Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts, Fife Elite FA

First Signed: Jan 2020

Contracted Until: June 2022 (Full Time)

Notes
Young 'keeper Kyle was signed as a Modern Apprentice halfway through season 2019-20, having impressed manager John McGlynn in pre-season training and playing a full part in training with the first team since the start of that season.
He was on the bench for the first time in a competitive match at Airdrie on 1st February 2020.
Kyle made his debut for the Rovers in the preseason friendly win over Berwick in September 2020, replacing Jamie MacDonald for the last 20 minutes of that match.
In November 2020 Kyle returned to Hillfield Swift’s on loan until January 2021, in order to get match experience.

2019/20 Squad

Raith Rovers FC. Season 2019-20