Kevin Cuthbert pens new two-year deal with Raith Rovers

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BY ALAN TEMPLE – @CCP_Sport

Raith Rovers have been boosted after goalkeeper Kevin Cuthbert penned a new two-year deal with the Kirkcaldy club.

The former Hamilton and St Johnstone star joined Rovers in the summer of 2014 and, following a battle for the gloves with David McGurn, ultimately made the number one spot his own.

Starks Park Raith Rovers 1000pxCuthbert, 33, has made 39 appearances this term, keeping 12 clean sheets and emerging as a one of Ray McKinnon’s leaders in the Stark’s Park dressing room.

The experienced stopper, who has also turned out for Morton and Ayr, would have been a free agent in the summer, however Raith have moved swiftly to tie him to the club until the end of the 2017/18 campaign.

Cuthbert becomes the third first-team star to commit his future to the playoff hopefuls this week, following hot on the heels of Iain Davidson, who also agreed a two-year contract, and Scott Robertson, who penned a one-year extension.

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