Team Pd GD Pt
1 Dundee United 24 35 51
2 Raith Rovers 24 11 50
3 Partick Thistle 24 7 38
4 Morton 24 6 36
5 Ayr United 25 -11 29
6 Dunfermline Athletic 24 -6 28
7 Airdrieonians 23 -6 28
8 Queen's Park 25 -12 27
9 Inverness CT 25 -2 26
10 Arbroath 24 -22 20
Updated: 24th Feb
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DąBROWSKI

Kevin Dąbrowski

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 9th June 1998, Poznan, Poland

Home Sponsor: Raeside Pro Edge Strength & Conditioning

Away Sponsor: Ford Daly Legal

Previous Clubs: Ostrovia 1909 Ostrów Wielkopolski, Lech Poznań (youth), Warta Zion Agha FC (loan), Hibernian, Berwick Rangers (loan), Civil Service Strollers (loan), Cowdenbeath (loan), Dumbarton (loan), Queen of the South (

First Signed: June 2023

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
The club announced Kevin Dąbrowski as the latest new signing to commit himself to The Rovers in June 2023, after the 6ft 6in goalie committed himself to the club following his release by Hibernian FC.

Kevin (full name Kevin Maciej Dąbrowski) hails from Poznan in Poland and has spent over 6 years at Hibs after signing for the Easter Road club as an 18 year old from his hometown club Lech Poznan.

Kevin has spent time on loan in the lower leagues as part of his football development; at Berwick Rangers, Dumbarton, Cowdenbeath and most recently at Queen of the South in SPFL League 1 since coming to Scotland and will work with Rovers goalkeeping coach Robbie Thomson and Andrew McNeil as he looks to make the number 1 jersey his own at Stark's Park.

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BROWN

James Brown

Position: Defender

Born: 12th January 1998, Dover, England

Previous Clubs: Millwall, Carlisle United (loan), Livingston (loan), Lincoln City (loan), St Johnstone

First Signed: Feb 2024

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Raith Rovers secured the loan signing (until the end of the current season) of 26-year-old St Johnstone defender James Brown on 9th February 2024.

James has been at McDiarmid Park since signing a permanent deal with the Perth club in July 2021 and has played for the club over 80 times. He has previously spent time on loan in the SPFL Premiership at The Saints and Livingston.

Hailing from Dover, Kent - James started his football career in the Millwall youth system, turning professional as an 18-year-old, and remaining at The New Den until the end of season 2020-21 before making the move to Scotland.

He has been capped by Malta (qualifying to represent the country through his grandfather) 3 times since 2022, and has also played for Carlisle and Lincoln City on loan while at Millwall.

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DICK

Liam Dick

Position: Defender

Born: 19th August 1995, Stirling, Scotland

Home Sponsor: OC Amigos, Qatar

Away Sponsor: Ford Daly Legal

Previous Clubs: Falkirk, Stranraer, Dumbarton, Alloa Athletic

First Signed: June 2021

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 90 (89 starts). Goals 4.

Left back Liam was the first new signing of the 2021-22 close season.

27 year old Liam has played over 180 matches in the SPFL Championship and League One and most recently impressed playing against the Rovers for Alloa Athletic, where he spent 3 seasons.
Liam came through the youth system at Falkirk, making his first team debut as a substitute in the League Cup on 25 October 2011, and his league debut at the end of that season. In January 2013, Dick signed a professional contract with The Bairns.

Liam started a short-term loan deal with Stranraer in 2015, signing an extension to extend his loan at Stair Park until the end of that season and then signing for The Blues on a permanent basis for the next 2 seasons.

Liam then joined SPFL Championship side Dumbarton on 1 January 2018, leaving The Sons at the end of that season before joining Alloa.

On 16th May it was announced that Liam had extended his time at The Rovers to the end of season 2023-24.

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MILLEN

Ross Millen

Position: Defender

Born: 28th September 1994, Glasgow

Home Sponsor: Bert Peattie

Away Sponsor: Kathleen Peattie

Previous Clubs: Clyde, St Mirren (youth), Dunfermline Athletic, Livingston, Clyde, Queen's Park, Kilmarnock, Scunthorpe United

First Signed: June 2022

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 46 (46 starts). Goals 0.

Ross Millen joined the Rovers in June 2022 on a 2 year deal from EFL League 2 side Scunthorpe United after spending the previous season at Glanford Park.

The son of former Rovers defender Andy Millen (who spent half a season at Stark's Park in the late 1990s), Ross has played nearly 250 games in his career to date after making the breakthrough at the age of 18 along the A92 at East End Park (scoring a memorable winner past Kevin Cuthbert v his new club in a Ramsdens Cup tie in 2014).

Since leaving Fife in 2015, Ross has played in the SPFL Championship for Livingston and SPFL League 2 with Clyde and Queen's Park before a 3 year stint in the SPFL Premiership with Kilmarnock.

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WATSON

Keith Watson

Position: Defender

Born: 14th November 1989, Livingston, Scotland

Home Sponsor: Neeburs o' Geordie Munro

Away Sponsor: Steve Wallace

Previous Clubs: Dundee United, Forfar Athletic (loan), East Fife (loan), Hibernian (loan), St Mirren, St Johnstone, Hartlepool United (loan), Ross County

First Signed: June 2023

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Experienced central defender Keith Watson joined The Rovers on June 23rd 2023, having spent the previous 5 seasons (4 of them in the SPFL Premiership) with Ross County FC.

Keith started off in the Dundee United Academy, before breaking into the first team at Tannadice as a 17 year old. After overcoming a serious injury, he then spent time at Hibs, St. Mirren, St Johnstone and Hartlepool before his 5 year stint in the Highlands with Ross County.

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MURRAY

Euan Murray

Position: Defender

Born: 20th January 1994, Rutherglen

Home Sponsor: Gordon Smart

Away Sponsor: Graeme & Cameron Meldrum

Previous Clubs: Motherwell, Arbroath (loan), Clyde, Western United, Stenhousemuir, Barrow, Southport, Raith Rovers, Dunfermline Athletic, Kilmarnock, Hartlepool

First Signed: July 2023

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2018-19: Played 96 (95 starts), Goals 9

Euan Murray returned to the club on 18th July 2023, signing a 2 year deal after leaving EFL 2 side Hartlepool United.

Having previously played in the Solomon Islands, England and Scotland, Murray's first debut in a Rovers’ shirt was against Edinburgh City at Ainslie Park on 5th July 2017 when he lined up in central defence beside Iain Davidson.
A versatile player who has played in every defensive position, Euan was named as the Manager's Player of the Year for 2017-18.

At the end of his initial 2 year stint as a Rover, he moved up the leagues firstly to Dunfermline Athletic and then Kilmarnock before making the switch to Hartlepool United before his return to Stark's Park.

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CONNOLLY

Aidan Connolly

Position: Forward

Born: 15th August 1995, Dundee

Home Sponsor: Shepherds Chartered Surveyors

Away Sponsor: David Greig

Previous Clubs: Queen's Park, Dundee United, Brechin city (loan), Raith Rovers, York City, Dunfermline Athletic, Falkirk

First Signed: Jan 2016

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 115 (99 starts). Goals 33.

Aidan started his career at Queen's Park making his debut for the Spiders in November 2012 whilst still at school. He moved to Dundee United in June 2013 and went out on-loan to Brechin City in September of that year. Aidan also played for Scotland U-16 and U-19 early in his career.
Aidan joined Rovers on 22nd January 2016 and made his first Rovers debut in the 0-0 draw against Dumbarton on January 23rd 2016 and scored his first Rovers goal in the 2-0 win over Livingston on 20th February 2016.
After his loan spell ended when the Rovers lost to Hibernian in the Premiership Playoffs, Aidan signed for York City in the English National League and then played for Dunfermline and Falkirk in the 5 years between his spells in Kirkcaldy.
Aidan returned to the Rovers in June 2021 on a 2 year contract after his contract with Falkirk ended.

In May 2023 Aidan extended his contract by a further 2 years, contracting him to the club until the end of season 2024-25

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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 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 267 (211 starts). Goals 18.

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.
Ross was one of the first players retained, from the title winning League 1 squad, for the current season.

He extended his contract with the Rovers to the end of season 2023-24 on 3rd February 2021.

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VAUGHAN

Lewis Vaughan

Position: Forward

Born: 19th December 1995, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Neil and Sean Langtree

Away Sponsor: Tom and Kitty Beaugie

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

First Signed: Jan 2012

Contracted Until: June 2026 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season January 19th 2024: Played 237. Goals 84.

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 SPFL 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, and then extended his deal at the club until June 2024 in April of 2021.

On January 11th 2023 (the 11th anniversary of Lewis signing for the Rovers), it was announced that he had been awarded a Testimonial year, with a testimonial match to be played before the end of the 2023-24 season.

On January 16th 2024, with the Rovers joint top of the SPFL Championship, it was announced that Lewis had extended his Rovers contract for a further 2 years, to June 2026.

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SMITH

Callum Smith

Position: Forward

Born: 13th November 1999, Cowdenbeath

Home Sponsor: John Anderson

Away Sponsor: Gordon Adamson

Previous Clubs: Dunfermline Athletic (youth), Fife Elite Football Academy (youth), Dunfermline Athletic, Alloa Athletic (loan), Arbroath (loan), Airdrieonians (loan), Hamilton Academical

First Signed: June 2023

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
23 year old forward Callum Smith joined the club in June 2023 on a 2 year deal after spending time at Airdrie (where he played for Rovers boss Ian Murray).

With 200 senior games played in his career (146 of them starts) and 46 goals scored Callum will add pace and directness to the Rovers attack.

A native of Cowdenbeath, Callum started his football journey with The Blue Brazil as a young teenager before moving to Dunfermline Athletics' under 15s. He then moved on to FEFA (Fife Elite Football Academy) before returning to the Pars to sign for the Development Squad on a professional contract.

During his time at East End Park, Callum made 25 appearances and scored 4 goals and was loaned out to Alloa, Arbroath and Airdrie to further his development as a player before signing for Hamilton on a free transfer in July 2020.

After a year at New Douglas Park Callum signed for Airdrie in July 2021, helping The Diamonds return to the Championship after 10 years in the 3rd tier (relegating his former club Accies in the process in the playoffs) in a penalty shootout.

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ASHCROFT

Lee Ashcroft

Position: Defender

Born: 29th August 1993, Barrhead, Scotland

Previous Clubs: Barrhead Boys Club, Hillwood Boys Club, Kilmarnock, Dunfermline Athletic, Dundee

First Signed: Feb 2024

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

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Experienced centre-back Lee joined Rovers on loan from SPFL Premiership side Dundee on 21st February 2024, in a deal to the end of the current season.

Aged 30, Lee broke into the professional ranks as a 19-year-old in the SPFL Premiership at Kilmarnock at the end of the 2012-13 season.
He played over 70 matches for Killie, before signing for Dunfermline Athletic in 2016 (playing there for 4 seasons and making over 160 appearances for The Pars.

2020 saw Lee sign for Dundee in the SPFL Championship, where he helped The Dee gain promotion to the SPGL Premiership, eliminating The Rovers in the Premiership playoffs in the process.

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MCNEIL

Andrew McNeil

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 29th March 2001, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Nanette Pearson

Previous Clubs: Airdrieonians, Berwick (youth), Edinburgh City (loan)

First Signed: June 2022

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 4 (4 starts). Clean Sheets 1.

Modern Apprentice 'keeper Andrew came through the youth ranks at Airdrie and Berwick, and signed a 2 year MA contract at the start of season 2022-23.

He started season 2023-24 on loan at Edinburgh City, before being recalled to The Rovers after Robbie Thomson suffered an injury v Cliftonville in September.
Returning to Edinburgh City, Andy played 10 matches for the SPFL League 1 side before returning to the Rovers on New Years Day 2024.

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MULLIN

Josh Mullin

Position: Midfielder

Born: 23rd September 1992, Glasgow

Home Sponsor: Cafe Stance

Away Sponsor: The Hunter Family

Previous Clubs: East Stirlingshire, Pollok, Kilbirnie Ladeside, Albion Rovers, Livingston, Ross County, Hamilton Academical (loan), Ayr United

First Signed: May 2023

Contracted Until: June 2026 (Full Time)

Notes
Wide midfielder Josh Mullin signed for The Rovers on a 3 year deal in May 2023 on completion of his contract with Ayr United.

Rovers fans already have fresh memories of Josh (30) from his time at Ayr, where the energetic wide man scored 10 goals as The Honest Men finished as runners-up to champions Dundee, including a clinical double in early December when Ayr beat The Rovers 2-0 at Somerset Park.

After being signed as a youth player with several clubs (including Rangers, Celtic, Falkirk & Airdrieonians), and then spending several seasons playing Junior football with Pollok and Kilbirnie Ladeside, Josh started his SPFL football journey at the age of 22 with Albion Rovers.

While at Cliftonhill he became a league winner for the first time as the wee Rovers won SPFL League 2 (where he played alongside current Rovers CEO Andrew Barrowman).

Josh then moved on to Livingston (at that time in the SPFL Championship), where he eventually helped The Lions win promotion from SPFL League 1 before moving on to Ross County.
Whilst at Dingwall he again played his part in a league - winning side as The Staggies won the SPFL Championship and promotion to the SPFL Premiership.

Returning to Almondvale and Livingston, Josh continued as a Premiership player with David Martindale's side before joining Ayr United at the start of season 2022-23 initially on loan, and then permanently on deadline day in January of this year.

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CORR

Dylan Corr

Position: Defender

Born: 21st March 2004, Glasgow

Home Sponsor: Rovers Down South

Away Sponsor: Alistair Nisbet

Previous Clubs: Celtic

First Signed: May 2023

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Dylan Corr signed a pre - contract with Raith Rovers in May 2023, and finalised the move upon completion of his contract with Celtic shortly after.

A centre back, Dylan was first signed by Celtic as a 7 year old, and has worked his way through the age groups of the Celtic academy, playing for the Youth, Under 18 and 'B' teams since signing as a professional.

In the 2022-23 season Dylan made 34 appearances for the Celtic 'B' team in the Scottish Lowland Football League (where he became acclimatised to playing men's football), SPFL Challenge Cup and the UEFA Youth League (testing himself against elite Youth footballers from the top leagues in Europe in 6 games v Real Madrid, Shakhtar and RB Leipzig, playing the full 90+ minutes in each match in that competition).

Rovers manager Ian Murray has been monitoring Dylan's progress throughout the past season, and is delighted that Rovers got ahead of several full-time clubs (who were also keen on the player) in securing the services of the young defender.

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STANTON

Sam Stanton

Position: Midfielder

Born: 19th April 1994, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Spirits of Excellence

Away Sponsor: Rovers Down South

Previous Clubs: Hibernian, Cowdenbeath (loan), Livingston (loan), Dumbarton (loan), Dundee United, Phoenix Rising, Dundalk

First Signed: Dec 2021

Contracted Until: June 2026 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 67 (62 starts). Goals 7.

Sam signed for the Rovers in December 2021 on a 2 and a half year deal having most recently played for Dundalk in the League of Ireland Premier Division.

A midfielder, Sam broke through at Hibernian; progressing through the youth academy system and making his debut for the Easter Rd side aged 17 v Rangers in January 2012.
After over 50 appearances for the Hibees, scoring 3 goals (and loan spells at Cowdenbeath, Livingston, Dumbarton and Dundee United), Sam then signed for Dundee United permanently in January 2018.
After over 50 appearance (and 5 goals) for The Terrors, Sam moved to the United States to sign for Phoenix Rising FC in January 2020. After a successful season winning the Western Conference and reaching the USL Championship Final (which was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic), Stanton and the club mutually agreed to part ways in December.
In December 2020 Sam signed for Dundalk, until making the switch back to Scotland and Stark's Park.
On December 20th 2023, it was announced that Sam had extended his Raith Rovers contract through to the end of season 2025-26.

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THOMSON

Robbie Thomson

Position: Goalkeeper

Born: 7th March 1993, Falkirk

Home Sponsor: Tom & Kitty Beaugie

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

First Signed: June 2018

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 55 (48 starts). Clean Sheets 12.

Robbie signed for the Rovers after being released by Falkirk.
He follows in the footsteps of his father Scott who was of course between the sticks when the Rovers won the Division 1 and League Cup double, and played in the UEFA Cup in the mid 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, extending his contract by a further 2 years to also include Goalkeeping Coach responsibilities.
At the end of the 2022-23 season, Robbie extended his contract to the end of season 2023-24.

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TURNER

Kyle Turner

Position: Midfielder

Born: 10th November 1997, Paisley

Previous Clubs: St Mirren, Partick Thistle (youth), Stranraer, Dunfermline Athletic, Airdrieonians (loan), Partick Thistle, Ross County

First Signed: Jan 2024

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
A 26 year old midfielder, Kyle signed for the Rovers on loan from SPFL Premiership Ross County on the 10th January 2024 until the end of the current season.

The son of former Morton, Partick and St Johnstone player in the 1980s and 90s Tommy Turner, Kyle's football journey started in the youth systems of his local team St Mirren and then Partick Thistle.

Kyle started in senior football with Stranraer, making his professional debut in 2015, and after 4 seasons and over 140 matches at Stair Park took the opportunity to start in full-time football with Dunfermline Athletic in the SPFL Championship.

After over 50 matches for The Pars, Kyle spent a 14 match spell on loan at Airdrieonians in SPFL League 1 - where Ian Murray was manager - before returning to the SPFL Championship and Partick Thistle at the start of season 2021-22.

In 2 seasons and over 90 matches, Kyle was a prominent player for The Maryhill Magyars, with his performances earning him a move to the SPFL Premiership with Ross County at the start of the current season.

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HAMILTON

Jack Hamilton

Position: Forward

Born: 30th June 2000, Coldingham, Scotland

Home Sponsor: 27/11 Appreciation Society

Away Sponsor: Ruaridh Kilgour

Previous Clubs: Livingston, Penicuik Athletic (loan), Berwick Rangers (loan), Alloa Athletic (loan), Queen of the South (loan), East Fife (loan), Arbroath (loan), Hartlepool United (loan)

First Signed: May 2023

Contracted Until: June 2026 (Full Time)

Notes
Striker Jack Hamilton signed a 3 year contract in May 2023.

Jack arrived at Stark's Park after spending nearly 6 years at Premiership side Livingston where he spent several periods on loan, gaining valuable match experience and a great reputation in the SPFL Championship after 2 prolific half - season loan spells with Arbroath.

Jack's time at The Red Lichties saw him notch 18 goals in 35 matches as Dick Campbell's squad consolidated their place in Scotland's second tier, finishing second to champions Kilmarnock in season 2021-22. During his time in maroon, he scored 4 goals against The Rovers...

Jack's entry into professional football came with Livingston as a 17 year old, and he has spent time on loan at Berwick, Alloa (where he played alongside current Rovers player Liam Dick). Queen of the South and Fife neighbours East Fife (in season 2020-21).

In season 2022-23 Jack spent a season - long loan at EFL League 2 side Hartlepool, playing alongside former Rovers player Reghan Tumilty as part of Paul Hartley's Scottish contingent at Victoria Park.

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BROWN

Scott Brown

Position: Midfielder

Born: 25th November 1994, Glasgow

Home Sponsor: Ruaridh Kilgour

Away Sponsor: Fifes Finest

Previous Clubs: Clyde (youth), Bradford City, St Johnstone, Dumbarton (loan), Peterhead

First Signed: June 2022

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 50 (50 starts). Goals 3.

Scott Brown signed a 1 year contract with the club in June 2022, and was announced as Team Captain on 5th August.

After coming through the youth ranks at his local team Clyde, Bradford signed Scott in 2012. Scott then moved on to St Johnstone before a successful 6 year spell at Peterhead where he was also Captain.

After fulfilling a clause in his contract re appearances earlier this season, Scott agreed a 1 year extension to his contract, through to June 2024. Shortly after season 2022-23 ended, Scott agreed a further 1 year extension to his contract through to the end of season 2024-25.

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BYRNE

Shaun Byrne

Position: Midfielder

Born: 9th June 1993, Kirkcaldy

Previous Clubs: Celtic (youth) Dunfermline Athletic, Livingston, Dundee

First Signed: Aug 2023

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Midfielder Shaun Byrne joined on a season-long loan until the end of the 2023 - 24 season in August 2023.

A local lad (Shaun was born in Kirkcaldy in 1993), the central midfielder has been with SPFL Premiership side Dundee for 4 seasons, winning the Premiership playoff (at the expense of The Rovers) and playing 79 times for The Dees in his time at Dens Park.

Byrne (aged 30), started his football career as a youth player at Celtic, before moving to the youth system of Dunfermline Athletic in 2008. He made his competitive debut for our Fife rivals in a SPFL League 1 fixture v Montrose in 2012, and his first start for The Pars came in a New Years Fife derby against the Rovers at East End Park in January 2013. In total, Shaun played over 100 games for Dunfermline, scoring 11 goals.

After leaving East End Park Shaun joined League 1 Livingston for a 3 season spell as The Lions won successive promotions to regain their place in the SPFL Premiership in the playoff v Partick Thistle in season 2017 - 18.

Shaun's time at Almondvale came to an end in June 2019 when he signed for Dundee on a 4 year deal.

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ROSS

Ethan Ross

Position: Midfielder

Born: 15th August 2001, Inverurie

Home Sponsor: Gordon and Linda Deas

Away Sponsor: Marshall Bowman

Previous Clubs: Aberdeen, Dunfermline Athletic (loan), Raith Rovers (loan)

First Signed: Oct 2021

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 79 (56 starts). Goals 12.

20 year old Ethan Ross was with Aberdeen since the age of 10, and initially signed for the Rovers on loan in October 2020 before being recalled by The Dons in January 2021.

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 2019 at Celtic Park from the bench and 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 also experienced football in the SPFL Championship with a loan spell at East End Park.

On October 14th 2021 it was announced that Ethan, having been freed by Aberdeen, had signed for the Rovers until the end of season 2023-24.

In September 2023 Ethan joined Falkirk on loan until January 2024, with that arrangement being extended to the end of season 2023-24 as The Bairns pushed for promotion back to the SPFL Championship.

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EASTON

Dylan Easton

Position: Midfielder

Born: 6th April 1994, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: 27/11 Appreciation Society

Away Sponsor: Graeme Baxter

Previous Clubs: Livingston, Berwick Rangers, St Johnstone, Arbroath (loan), Dumbarton (loan), Elgin City, Clyde, Forfar Athletic, Kelty Hearts, Airdrieonians

First Signed: May 2022

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 47 (38 starts). Goals 8.

Dylan signed for the Rovers on expiry of his contract at Airdrie where he was crowned SPFL League 1 Player of the Year for season 2021-22.
Newly appointed manager Ian Murray's first signing; Dylan has a wealth of experience acquired since coming through the ranks at Hutchison Vale and will bring even more quality to the Rovers midfield.

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MCGILL

Scott McGill

Position: Midfielder

Born: 27th January 2002, Edinburgh

Home Sponsor: Spirits of Excellence

Away Sponsor: Neeburs o' Geordie Munro

Previous Clubs: Hutchison Vale, Tynecastle Boys Club (youth), Heart of Midlothian, Airdrieonians (loan), Kelty Hearts (loan)

First Signed: Jan 2023

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 11 (7 starts). Goals 2.

Central midfielder Scott McGill joined the Rovers on a loan deal until the end of the current season from Heart of Midlothian on 20th January 2023.

Scott previously worked with Rovers manager Ian Murray while on loan at Airdrieonians, and has also spent time on loan at Kelty Hearts.

In May 2023 it was announced that Scot had signed a permanent deal with the club until the end of season 2023-24.

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ARNOTT

Aaron Arnott

Position: Midfielder

Born: 19th November 2003, Kirkcaldy

Home Sponsor: Bill Gilby

Away Sponsor: The Jim McMillan Club

Previous Clubs: Fife Elite FA, Brechin City (loan), Bonnyrigg Rose (loan), East Kilbride (loan)

First Signed: Oct 2020

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 28 (3 starts). Goals 1.

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.

In August 2021 Aaron signed a full professional contract with the club, extending his time at the Rovers through to the end of the 2022-23 season. His contract was then extended (on 20th April 2022) to the end of season 2023-24.

On 7th September 2022 it was announced that Aaron would join Brechin City on loan until the end of the current season. That loan agreement was cancelled on 13th January 2023, and Aaron returned to the club after a number of injuries depleted the Rovers squad.

On 20th January 2023 it was announced that Aaron would join SPFL League 2 side Bonnyrigg Rose on loan until the end of the 2022-23 season, with further loan experience being announced on 19th September 2023 when Aaron went to Lowland League East Kilbride for the remainder of the 2023-24 season.

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HANNAH

Callum Hannah

Position: Defender

Born: 1st January 2005, Kirkcaldy

Previous Clubs: Thornton Locos, Fife Elite FA, Dunfermline Athletic (youth), Kirkcaldy & Dysart

First Signed: Aug 2023

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
Callum Hannah signed on a two-year deal from Kirkcaldy & Dysart FC at the end of August 2023.

A die-hard Rovers supporter and highly rated young talent, Callum is also a Scottish Schools internationalist.

He started playing football at 4-years-old for Thornton Locos and at 11 signed for Fife Elite Football Academy. After spending six years there, he then joined Dunfermline Athletic as a pro-youth before securing first-team football with Kirkcaldy & Dysart in January 2023.

After spending time training with the Rovers squad in season 2023-24, and playing for Rovers in a bounce game behind closed doors, Callum stood out as a very exciting young prospect.

On 23rd January 2024 it was announced that Callum had joined Lowland League side Albion Rovers for the remainder of the 2023-24 season.

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RUDDEN

Zak Rudden

Position: Forward

Born: 6th February 2000, Glasgow

Previous Clubs: Rangers (youth), Falkirk (loan), Plymouth Argyle (loan), Partick Thistle, Dundee, St Johnstone (loan)

First Signed: Jan 2024

Contracted Until: June 2025 (Full Time)

Notes
23 year old striker Zak signed for the club on loan on 26th January 2024 from SPFL Premiership club Dundee until the end of the current season.

Zak started his football career in the youth system of Rangers FC, moving up to train with the first team in 2018.

A season – long loan spell in the SPFL Championship at Falkirk in season 2018 – 19 (where Zak scored 12 goals) was then followed by a half – season spell on loan in English League 2 with Plymouth Argyle.

Zak then spent 2 years with Partick Thistle in SPFL League 1 and the SPFL Championship, playing nearly 50 times and scoring 16 goals (including a goal scored as a 72nd minute sub against the Rovers in September 2021 in a match that his new club won 3-2), before signing for Dundee FC on a 3 year deal pre-contract agreement in January 2022.

Zak joined Dundee on loan until the end of that season, making the move permanent the following season.

In his time at Dundee Zak played over 50 times, and also spent half a season on loan at fellow Premiership club St Johnstone last season. He has also represented Scotland at youth international levels, up to and including under-21s.

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MASSON

Adam Masson

Position: Defender

Born: 19th September 2004, Kirkcaldy

Home Sponsor: Jay Adamson Anthony

Previous Clubs: Fife Elite FA, Thornton Hibs (loan)

First Signed: Nov 2021

Contracted Until: June 2024 (Full Time)

Notes
Rovers career stats up to season 2022-23: Played 10 (6 starts). Goals 0.

Central defender Adam joined Rovers as a Modern Apprentice in November 2021, after coming through the ranks at Fife Elite Football Academy.

In January 2022 Adam joined East of Scotland League side Thornton Hibs on loan for the reminder of the 2021-22 season, and in May 2023 signed a contract through to the end of season 2023-24.

On 23rd January 2024 it was announced that Adam had joined Lowland League side Linlithgow Rose for the remainder of the 2023-24 season.