Raith Rovers F.C.

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Raith Rovers Football Club is 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.

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Raith Rovers
Full nameRaith Rovers Football Club
Nickname(s)The Rovers
Founded1883; 140 years ago (1883)
GroundStark's Park, Kirkcaldy
ChairmanSteven MacDonald
ManagerIan Murray
LeagueScottish Championship
2022–23Scottish Championship, 7th of 10
WebsiteClub website
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The club has won four national trophies, the 1994 Scottish League Cup, and the 2013–14, 2019–20 and 2021–22 editions of the Scottish Challenge Cup, and were runners-up in the 1949 Scottish League Cup and 1913 Scottish Cup. They have won the second tier of Scottish football six times, been runners-up four times, and reached its highest ever league finish in 1922, third in Division One.

As a result of winning the League Cup in 1994, Raith Rovers qualified for European football for the first time, entering the UEFA Cup the following season. The club managed to reach the second round, only to be defeated 4–1 on aggregate by eventual champions Bayern Munich.

Raith's home ground is Stark's Park, an 8,867 all-seater stadium in the south of Kirkcaldy.[1] The club has been based at the ground since 1891.