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AboutRaith Rovers FC

Raith Rovers are a Scottish professional football club based in the town of Kirkcaldy, Fife. The club was founded in 1883 and currently competes in the Scottish Championship as a member of the Scottish Professional Football League, having being promoted from the Second Division as champions in 2009.

The club’s highest ever league position came in 1922, when they finished third behind champions Celtic and runners-up Rangers in Division One. The club has won one national trophy, the Scottish League Cup in 1994 via a penalty shoot-out. The club also came runners-up in 1949 as well as being losing finalists in the 1913 Scottish Cup Final. Below the top flight of Scottish football the club has won the second tier five times, coming runners-up on the same number of occasions, the last coming in 2010–11 behind rivals Dunfermline Athletic.

As a result of winning the League Cup in 1994, Raith Rovers qualified for the UEFA Cup the following season. The club managed to reach the second round, only to be defeated 4–1 on aggregate to eventual champions FC Bayern Munich. The club remain in the Scottish Championship, the second tier of the Scottish Football League, for the 2015/16 season and finished a creditable 4th place, just missing out on the play-offs.

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Facts

Founded:
1883
Nickname:
The Rovers
Ground:
Stark’s Park Stadium (Capacity: 8,473)
Manager:
Grant Murray
League:
Scottish Championship
Top Goal Scorer:
Gordon Dalziel, 154 Goals
Home Kit:
Black and White shirt, White shorts and White socks
Away Kit:
Mascot:
Roary Rover

Honours

Scottish First Division
Winners: 1907-08, 1937-38, 1948-49, 1992-93, 1994-95Runners Up: 1908-09, 1909-10, 1926-27, 1966-67, 2010-11
Scottish Second Division
Winners: 2002-03, 2008-09Runners Up: 1975-76, 1977-78, 1986-87
Scottish Cup
Runners Up: 1912-13
Scottish League Cup
Winners: 1994-95Runners Up: 1948-49
Fife Cup
Winners: 2001-02, 2003-04, 2011-12Runners Up: 2007-08