Falkirk v Raith: Memorable wins

There have been some great tussles down the years so we’ve looked back and highlighted some of the most memorable ones.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 4:20 pm
07-01-2017. Picture Michael Gillen. KIRKCALDY. Stark's Park. Raith Rovers FC v Falkirk FC. SPFL Ladbrokes Championship. Falkirk goal Myles Hippolyte 11.

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Falkirk put themselves right in the title mix with this 7-1 thumping of their rivals on November 3. Hetherston and McWilliams scored doubles against the ten men.
Falkirk battled the elements and Raith as they came from behind to secure a 4-1 win in blizzard conditions at Starks Park. Dalziel's overhead kick put Raith ahead before Dennis saw red. Stainrod and McWilliams hit doubles.
After being finalists the season before, Cup fever was buidling again at Falkirk after this 3-1 fourth round win over Raith Rovers. It ended a run of three straight losses to the Fifers. Keith, Crabbe and McAllister got the goals.
Mark Roberts scored twice for Falkirk in a pulsating clash at Brockville. Ray McKinnon was sent off for Raith after 24 minutes for deliberate handball and Roberts scored the penalty, a defensive mix up allowed him his second.
Falkirk moved to the top of the First Division with a 3-2 win at Ochilview for the first time under boss John Hughes. Colin McMenamin scored twice for the Bairns, James Sharpe was also on target. John Sutton got the Raith goals.
Darryl Duffy celebrated extending a new deal with Falkirk with the highly rated youngster striking twice to get his 13th goal of the season in September in a match where he also missed a penalty. Andy Thomson scored twice.
Jack Compton scored a screamer at Stark's Park to breathe new life into Falkirk's title challenge . The Bairns fell behind to Laurie Ellis' opener, Compton levelled things up before Stewart netted. McLean was sent off for Falkirk.
A stunning strike from Mark Millar clinched a 4-2 win for Falkirk to keep them in the title run in. Baird cancelled out Hill's OG before Booth put Raith in front. McCracken levelled, before goals from Loy and Millar.
A Will Vaulks header gave Falkirk victory against 10-man Raith Rovers all but ending their interest in the Championship play-off race. Liam Fox was sent off before the break before Vaulks converted Alston's cross on 62 minutes.
Craig Sibbald hit a double as Falkirk emerged comprehensive winners over Raith Rovers. It was their first win in five and they had to come from behind to do so. Miles Hippolyte and Bob McHugh were also on target for the Bairns.