McGlynn aiming to keep unbeaten home league run going against in-form Airdrieonians

Raith Rovers boss John McGlynn is looking to extend his side’s unbeaten home league record at Stark’s Park against in-form Airdrieonians. Ian Murray’s side have 4 wins in their last 6 matches in all competitions – the same stat as Saturday’s hosts – having won their previous three matches under their new manager. McGlynn knows … More McGlynn aiming to keep unbeaten home league run going against in-form Airdrieonians

Duggan relieved to be over injury woes as striker looks ahead to Forfar’s visit to Kirkcaldy

Raith Rovers striker Chris Duggan is ready and raring to go if called upon by gaffer Barry Smith after getting a full weeks training under his belt for the first time in over a month. The visit of Forfar this weekend may give the striker an opportunity to showcase his talents to the Stark’s Park … More Duggan relieved to be over injury woes as striker looks ahead to Forfar’s visit to Kirkcaldy

Smith hopes comeback victory will galvanise Raith for League One title push

After seeing his side go 3-1 down with under 10 minutes remaining last week, Barry Smith probably thought picking up 3 points was unlikely – particularly as Iain Davidson had been sent off. However, a dramatic 4-3 win has saw the Rovers take 8 points from the opening 4 league fixtures heading into Saturday’s Stark’s … More Smith hopes comeback victory will galvanise Raith for League One title push

Duggan and Davidson return for Raith as Smith looks ahead to Airdrieonians clash

Raith boss Barry Smith is looking forward to this weekend’s clash with Stevie Findlay’s Airdrieonians after a positive week training at Stark’s Park following the two-all draw between the Rovers and Fife rivals East Fife one week ago. Chris Duggan and Iain Davidson return to the squad following injury and suspension, respectively, but, Lewis Milne … More Duggan and Davidson return for Raith as Smith looks ahead to Airdrieonians clash

“The Lucky Beard” – Joe Cardle’s story

This Interview was published in the Official DAFC Match-Day Programme during the 2017/18 campaign. Thanks go to Dunfermline Athletic Football Club for allowing me to post my article on to my website. Joe Cardle has had eight seasons with Dunfermline Athletic, over two separate spells. The 31-year-old winger feels he still has more to give … More “The Lucky Beard” – Joe Cardle’s story

Boyle not concerned by 100-goal target as Ayr prepare to face Airdrieonians

Despite Ayr sitting on 99 goals this term, Paddy Boyle insists the players sole focus is on winning games and not the amount of goals the team are or have scored this term. The former Everton youngster said that getting the 100th goal could be a monkey off the back for the Honest Men as … More Boyle not concerned by 100-goal target as Ayr prepare to face Airdrieonians

“It has gone from me needing to man-up to me needing to grow-up” – Andy Ryan

This article was published in the Official Dunfermline Athletic Football Club Match-Day Programme on Saturday 13th January 2018, against Dundee United. Thanks to DAFC for allowing me to post my interview onto my website. Despite making nearly 200 career appearances to date, Andy Ryan has been a frustrated figure throughout most of his seven seasons … More “It has gone from me needing to man-up to me needing to grow-up” – Andy Ryan

“We will just concentrate on winning the game” – Barry Smith not ready to celebrate success yet

Despite having the chance to go 8 points clear of nearest rivals Ayr United for the SPFL Ladbrokes League One crown, tomorrow, against Airdrieoninas in Kirkcaldy, Stark’s Park gaffer Barry Smith is not yet ready to crack open the champagne as he tells the press “we will just concentrate on winning the game”.