East Fife v Raith Rovers: Head to Head Analysis

Competition: Scottish League Scottish Cup League Cup
Matches Played 61 4 18
East Fife Wins 28 3 7
Raith Rovers Wins 22 0 7
Drawn Matches 11 1 4

Totals (for League, Scottish Cup and League Cup):

Matches Played 83
East Fife Wins 38
Raith Rovers Wins 29
Drawn Matches 16

Total Number of Goals Scored (in all three competitions):

East Fife 159 Raith Rovers 139

East Fife and Raith Rovers have, of course, met on numerous other occasions over the years. The pair have met each other in Fife Cup, Fife League, Wemyss Cup, Penman Cup and Wartime League matches as well as numerous friendlies and charity matches. The first ever meeting between the sides was on 2 January 1904 at Starks Park, Kirkcaldy, in a Fife League match which Raith won 3-0 in front of a crowd of 3,500. The most memorable match ever to take place between East Fife and Raith was the Scottish Cup Quarter Final Replay at Starks Park on 23 March 1938 in front of a crowd of 25,500. Two goals from Andy Herd and a single counter from Bob McCartney saw East Fife win the match 3-2 and progress through to the Semi Final where they overcame St Bernards before going on to beat Kilmarnock in the Final.

Below: Rovers' Haywood gives the Kirkcaldy side an early lead in the Scottish Cup Quarter Final at Starks Park on 23 March 1938

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