2016–17 Raith Rovers F.C. season

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Raith Rovers
2016–17 season
Chairman Alan Young
Manager Gary Locke (until 7 February 2017)
John Hughes (from 10 February 2017)
Stadium Stark's Park
Championship 9th
Challenge Cup 3rd Round (lost to Forfar Athletic)
League Cup Group Stage (did not qualify)
Scottish Cup 4th Round (lost to Hearts)
Highest home attendance 5,899 (v Dunfermline Athletic, 2 January 2017)
Lowest home attendance 1,147 (v Montrose, 19 July 2016)
Average home league attendance 2,631
Home colours
Away colours

The 2016–17 season will be Raith Rovers' eighth consecutive season in the second tier of Scottish football having been promoted from the then Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2008–09 season.[1] Raith Rovers will also compete in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Management[edit]

Raith were led by manager Gary Locke for the 2016–17 season for his 1st season at the club.[2]

On 7 February 2017 Locke parted company with the club.[3]

3 days later, John Hughes was appointed the new manager.[4]

Results & fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Pre-Season[edit]

Scottish Championship[edit]

Scottish Championship Play-Offs[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

[5]Last updated 13 May 2017
No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship Championship Play-Offs Challenge Cup League Cup Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Scotland Kevin Cuthbert 23 0 17+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
2 DF Scotland Jason Thomson 30 0 23+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 4+0 0 0+1 0
3 DF Scotland Kevin McHattie 34 2 27+0 2 0+0 0 1+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
4 MF Scotland Ross Callachan 38 3 31+0 3 0+0 0 1+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
5 DF France Jean-Yves M'Voto 41 4 34+0 3 2+0 1 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
6 DF Scotland Kyle Benedictus 39 1 30+0 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 4+0 1 2+0 0
7 MF Scotland Chris Johnston 34 2 20+7 1 0+1 0 0+0 0 3+1 1 1+1 0
8 MF Scotland Scott Robertson 2 0 0+1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
9 FW Scotland Mark Stewart 36 6 12+17 5 0+0 0 1+0 1 1+3 0 2+0 0
10 FW Scotland Lewis Vaughan 17 2 5+7 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 4+0 2 0+0 0
11 MF Scotland Bobby Barr 36 2 23+5 1 0+1 0 1+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 1
12 MF Scotland Ross Matthews 32 2 23+1 2 2+0 0 1+0 0 3+0 0 2+0 0
14 MF Scotland Iain Davidson 35 1 25+1 1 2+0 0 1+0 0 4+0 0 2+0 0
15 FW Ghana Yaw Osei 3 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+1 0 0+0 0
16 MF Republic of Ireland Joel Coustrain 9 1 1+5 1 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
17 GK Australia Aaron Lennox 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 MF Scotland Scott Roberts 19 1 5+12 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
19 MF Czech Republic Rudi Skácel 29 0 10+14 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0 0+2 0
20 FW Scotland Declan McManus 41 9 28+6 5 2+0 2 1+0 1 2+0 0 1+1 1
21 MF Northern Ireland Jordan Thompson 32 1 26+3 1 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
22 (until January 2017) DF Scotland David Bates 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 (from April 2017) MF Scotland Danny Handling 7 0 4+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 GK Northern Ireland Conor Brennan 11 0 6+2 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
24 (until December 2016) MF Scotland Robbie Crawford 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
24 (from January 2017) DF Scotland David Syme 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 DF Scotland Liam Smith 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 FW Scotland Jonny Court 6 1 1+3 1 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 MF Scotland James Berry 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
28 MF Scotland Ryan Stevenson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
29 DF Scotland David McKay 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
30 MF Denmark Andreas Thorsen 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
35 MF Scotland Kyle Bell 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
36 GK Slovakia Pavol Penksa 10 0 10+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
52 FW Scotland Ryan Hardie 22 8 11+7 6 1+1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+2 1
55 DF Scotland Craig Barr 18 2 15+1 2 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
66 MF Scotland Ryan Stevenson 9 1 6+3 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
-- MF Scotland Craig Easton 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated May 2017
Nation Position Name Championship Championship Play-Offs Challenge Cup League Cup Scottish Cup Total
Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card
Scotland GK Kevin Cuthbert 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Australia GK Aaron Lennox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland GK Conor Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slovakia GK Pavol Penksa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland DF Jason Thomson 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
Scotland DF David Bates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Craig Barr 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Scotland DF Kyle Benedictus 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Scotland DF Kevin McHattie 10 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13 0
France DF Jean-Yves M'Voto 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland DF David McKay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Liam Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF David Syme 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Ross Callachan 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF Ross Matthews 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF Iain Davidson 12 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14 0
Scotland MF Scott Robertson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Bobby Barr 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Scotland MF James Berry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Ryan Stevenson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Chris Johnston 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Republic of Ireland MF Joel Coustrain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Scott Roberts 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Czech Republic MF Rudi Skácel 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Denmark MF Andreas Thorsen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland MF Jordan Thompson 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland MF Craig Easton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Robbie Crawford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Ryan Stevenson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Kyle Bell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Danny Handling 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland FW Lewis Vaughan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Jonny Court 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Mark Stewart 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Ghana FW Yaw Osei 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Declan McManus 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Scotland FW Ryan Hardie 0 0 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, qualification or relegation
6 Queen of the South 36 11 10 15 46 52 −6 43
7 St Mirren 36 9 12 15 52 56 −4 39
8 Dumbarton 36 9 12 15 46 56 −10 39
9 Raith Rovers (R) 36 10 9 17 35 52 −17 39 Qualification to Championship play-offs
10 Ayr United (R) 36 7 12 17 33 62 −29 33 Relegation to Scottish League One
Updated to match(es) played on 6 May 2017. Source:
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.

Division summary[edit]

Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536
GroundAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHHAAHAAH
ResultWWWDLLWLDWWDDDLLDDLLLLLDLLWLWDLLWLLW
Position111233445433448545556788887877887899
Updated to match(es) played on 6 May 2017. Source: [6]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Management statistics[edit]

Last updated on 13 May 2017
Name From To P W D L Win%[nb 1]
Gary Locke[7] 20 May 2016 7 February 2017 30 9 8 13 030.00
John Hughes[8] 10 February 2017 Present 15 4 3 8 026.67


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Win% is the percentage of matches won rounded to two decimal places.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Raith Rovers : History 1975 to date". Statto. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Gary Locke Appointed Manager". raithrovers.net. Raith Rovers F.C. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Club Statement". raithrovers.net. Raith Rovers F.C. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "John Hughes Appointed Manager". raithrovers.net. Raith Rovers F.C. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Raith Squad details". Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Raith Rovers". Statto. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Gary Locke Managerial Stats". soccerbase.com. Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "John Hughes Managerial Stats". soccerbase.com. Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 February 2017.