|David Goodwillie's contract at Raith Rovers is about to be terminated just days after signing from Clyde, the striker was convicted of rape in 2017 and the criticisms that followed his signing led the club to walk away from him. (Photo credit: GOAL)
Raith Rovers of the Scottish Championship League have released a statement to apologize for the signing of embattled striker David Goodwillie and admitted they got that one wrong.
of the former Clyde striker was greeted with heavy criticisms across leagues on
the ground the Goodwillie was convicted of rape in 2017, a crime he committed
in 2011 alongside a teammate and was fined £100k.
John Sim has released an official statement that confirms the player will not
take to the pitch for the championship side and that conversations have started
with respect to the mutual termination of his contract even before he kicks the
firstly want to apologize wholeheartedly to our fans, sponsors, players and the
wider Raith Rovers community for the anguish and anger caused over the past few
Women captain Tyler Ratrray has also left the club in the wake of the
recruitment of Goodwillie had has been followed by key figures at the club,
what is not clear as at now is the direction the club will take even as the
striker leaves the club.