Maurice Malpas

Maurice Malpas was appointed Director of Football at Raith Rovers on 26th December 2014.

Malpas is a member of the Scottish Football Hall of Fame and has managerial experience at both club and international level.

Maurice began his coaching career at Dundee United in 1991. He was then part of the management team following the departure of Alex Smith in October 2002.

After leaving the club in January 2003, Malpas joined Motherwell as assistant manager to former coaching colleague Terry Butcher.

Following Butcher's departure to coach Sydney FC in the A-League, in May 2006, Malpas was appointed manager.

After leaving Motherwell, Malpas took charge of the Scottish U21 side for a short period before moving south of the border to manage Swindon Town.

In January 2008, Malpas became manager of the club and would remain in the role until November 14, 2008.

Malpas was most recently the assistant manager of Hibernian after he moved from Inverness Caledonian Thistle with Terry Butcher in November 2013. At Inverness he helped guide the club to the Irn Bru First Division on 21st April, clinching Inverness's return back to the Scottish Premier League.

At the time of their departure in November 2013, Inverness were in second place in the Scottish Premiership Table.

As a player, Malpas won 55 caps for Scotland. At Dundee United he holds the side's all-time record of 617 appearances, and he spent his entire playing career with the club.

His highlights as a player include, the Scottish League Premier Division in 1982/83, the Scottish Cup in 1993/94. He was a UEFA Cup Runner-up in 1986/87.

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