Iain Davidson is on the right track at hand Raith Rovers a significant increase forward of the Premiership playoff semi-final by declaring himself match to face Dundee.
The 37-year-old limped off within the closing levels of Rovers’ 2-0 triumph over Fife rivals Dunfermline on Saturday, leaving boss John McGlynn pessimistic about his possibilities of lining up towards the Darkish Blues.
Nevertheless, subsequent checks have proven that there is no such thing as a severe injury to Davidson’s hamstring and, though the congested fixture schedule is taking its toll on the veteran, he’s anticipated to play on Wednesday night.
Raith are already with out fellow centre-half Frankie Musonda for the rest of the season and the lack of Davidson, who spent three years on the books of Dundee, can be a hammer-blow.
“We hope that Iain [Davidson] goes to be okay and we are going to give him each alternative,” stated McGlynn. “There’s a bit of little bit of fatigue on his hamstring — however he hasn’t pulled it or strained it.
“We’re nonetheless very hopeful and our fingers are crossed. We expect he’ll make it, albeit we will’t say for positive.
“With Frankie Musonda already being out, that might have been two of our key mainstays at centre-half absent — and that’s a pivotal space of the pitch for any group; you need your big players available.”
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And McGlynn was at pains to reward the health and willpower of Davidson, who lately handed the notable landmark of 500 appearances for the Kirkcaldy membership.
“He deserves monumental credit score — he’s clearly our most skilled participant and he nonetheless takes care of himself very properly to be enjoying Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday-Wednesday at his stage in life,” stated that Raith supervisor.