2012–13 Raith Rovers F.C. season

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Raith Rovers
2012–13 season
Manager Grant Murray
Stadium Stark's Park
Scottish First Division 6th
Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals (Lost to Partick Thistle)
League Cup 3rd round (Lost to Celtic)
Scottish Cup 5th round (Lost to Celtic)
Top goalscorer League: Brian Graham (18)
All: Brian Graham (27)
Highest home attendance 7,775 (v Celtic, 3 February 2013)
Lowest home attendance 773 (v Montrose, 14 August 2012)
Average home league attendance 1,953
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012–13 season was Raith Rovers' fourth consecutive season in the Scottish First Division, having been promoted from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2008–09 season.[1] Raith Rovers also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Management[edit]

Raith will be led by player-manager Grant Murray for the 2012–13 season,[2] following the departure of John McGlynn. McGlynn signed a new one-year contract during the close season,[3] and began leading the club for pre season.[4] However on 26 June 2012, McGlynn was appointed as the new manager of Heart of Midlothian,[5] because he was under contract compensation was owed to Raith.[6]

Results & fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Pre season[edit]

A match against Alloa Athletic scheduled for 24 July,[7] was cancelled.[8]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. games Notes
MF Allan Walker Scotland Club captain

Last updated: May 2011
Source: Competitive match reports.
Competitive matches only
Matches started as captain only
Country: FIFA nationality; No.: Squad number; P: Position; Name: Player name; No. Games: Number of games started as captain.

Squad[edit]

[15][16]Last updated May 2013
No. Pos Nat Player Total First Division Challenge Cup League Cup Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland Ross Laidlaw 14 0 9+1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
GK Scotland David McGurn 33 0 27+0 0 2+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0
GK Scotland Allan Fleming 1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Reece Donaldson 10 0 2+4 0 1+0 0 0+1 0 1+1 0
DF Scotland Laurie Ellis 34 0 23+2 0 1+1 0 2+1 0 3+1 0
DF Scotland Dougie Hill 33 4 23+2 1 2+0 1 3+0 1 3+0 1
DF Scotland Eddie Malone 43 0 30+4 0 3+0 0 3+0 0 3+0 0
DF Scotland Grant Murray 12 0 9+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Jason Thomson 45 0 35+0 0 3+0 0 3+0 0 4+0 0
DF Scotland Colin Wilson 2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Liam Gordon 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF England Simon Mensing 32 2 27+0 1 0+0 0 1+0 0 4+0 1
MF Scotland Ross Callachan 17 0 4+6 0 0+3 0 0+2 0 0+2 0
MF Scotland Joe Hamill 36 0 23+4 0 3+0 0 3+0 0 3+0 0
MF Scotland Allan Walker 43 6 35+0 3 2+0 1 3+0 1 3+0 1
MF Scotland Lewis Vaughan 3 0 0+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Grant Anderson 42 6 27+6 4 3+0 1 2+0 0 2+2 1
MF Scotland Stuart Anderson 43 0 26+6 0 3+0 0 3+1 0 3+1 0
MF Scotland Josh Watt 6 0 3+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF England Joe Cardle 7 0 4+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Pat Clarke 35 7 17+9 5 3+0 2 2+0 0 4+0 0
FW Scotland Brian Graham 43 27 33+1 18 3+0 3 3+0 4 3+0 2
FW Scotland David Smith 24 1 16+3 1 0+1 0 0+1 0 2+1 0
FW Scotland Greig Spence 40 14 22+9 10 0+2 1 2+1 1 2+2 2
FW Scotland Jamie Watson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated May 2013
Nation Position Name First Division Challenge Cup League Cup Scottish Cup Total
YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card
Scotland GK Ross Laidlaw 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Scotland GK David McGurn 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland GK Allan Fleming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Reece Donaldson 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland DF Laurie Ellis 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland DF Dougie Hill 6 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 9 3
Scotland DF Eddie Malone 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland DF Grant Murray 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland DF Jason Thomson 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11 0
Scotland DF Colin Wilson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Liam Gordon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
England DF Simon Mensing 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Scotland MF Ross Callachan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Joe Hamill 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Allan Walker 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
Scotland MF Lewis Vaughan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Grant Anderson 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF Stuart Anderson 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
Scotland MF Josh Watt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
England MF Joe Cardle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Pat Clarke 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0
Scotland FW Brian Graham 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Scotland FW David Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Greig Spence 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland FW Jamie Watson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team statistics[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Partick Thistle (C, P) 36 23 9 4 76 28 +48 78 Promotion to the 2013–14 Scottish Premiership
2 Greenock Morton 36 20 7 9 73 47 +26 67
3 Falkirk 36 15 8 13 52 48 +4 53
4 Livingston 36 14 10 12 58 56 +2 52
5 Hamilton Academical 36 14 9 13 52 45 +7 51
6 Raith Rovers 36 11 13 12 45 48 −3 46
7 Dumbarton 36 13 4 19 58 83 −25 43
8 Cowdenbeath 36 8 12 16 51 65 −14 36
9 Dunfermline Athletic (R) 36 14 7 15 62 59 +3 34[a] Qualification to the Scottish First Division Play-offs
10 Airdrie United (R) 36 5 7 24 41 89 −48 22 Relegation to the 2013–14 Scottish League One
Updated to match(es) played on 19 May 2013. Source: Scottish Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Dunfermline Athletic were deducted 15 points for entering administration.[17]

Division summary[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Ground H A H A H A H H A A H H A H A A H A H A H A H H A A H H A H A A H A H A
Result W W D L W L D D D W W L D D L L D L W L L L D W D D L L W W D W L L D W
Position 4 2 2 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 5 6 6 6 4 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Last updated: 4 May 2013.
Source: [18]

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]

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