Townsley Signs New Shire Deal

May 13, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Central defender Chris Townsley has signed a new contract extension with the club which means he will remain a Shire player until at least the end of the 2015/16 season. The 30 year-old has been a mainstay in the heart of the defensive unit for the last two seasons and again demonstrated his worth by [...]

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SPFL Announces Title Sponsor

May 13, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The SPFL has today announced the betting company Ladbrokes as its title sponsor from season 2015/16, in a two-year deal which includes rights across all four leagues and 42 clubs. The deal is the biggest ever of its kind in Scottish football and will see the nation’s professional football leagues become known as the Ladbrokes [...]

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Shire 1 Albion Rovers 5

May 02, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s 2014-15 season ended in a painful manner as the League Two Champions Albion Rovers won 5-1. Albion came to Ochilview intent on having a celebration and played in a manner that befitted champions. They took the lead in the 9th minute when Marc McGuigan’s weak header beat Richie Barnard. They doubled their lead late [...]

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Albion Rovers Preview

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

Shire may be able to welcome Chris Townsley back to the squad for the final SPFL League Two match of the season against Albion Rovers at Ochilview on Saturday. The experienced central defender missed last week’s 1-1 draw against promotion play-off contenders Queen’s Park last week through injury but he has been able to participate [...]

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Shire Appoint New Chaplain

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

The club is delighted to announce the appointment of Bill Sharp as Shire’s new club chaplain. 54 year-old Bill takes over the responsibility for pastoral care at the club from Ken Bleakley of Larbert Baptist Church. Bill’s well-versed in Shire folklore as his grandad played for the club and is a well-known face in the [...]

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Player Of The Year Awards

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

The votes have been cast in the various Player of the Year award categories and the names of the winners will be revealed following our final match of the season against Albion Rovers at Ochilview this weekend. In the time-honoured tradition the awards will be distributed to the various winners on the pitch after full-time [...]

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End Of Season Draw

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

One lucky person will have something to celebrate at the end of another long Shire season when the winner is chosen for the End Of Season Cash Draw. Tickets have been on sale since the early part of the campaign for what is, essentially, one big 50/50 Draw in the same style as the usual [...]

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Three More Extend Shire Stays

Apr 30, 2015 Comments Off

Three more of this season’s Shire squad have reached agreement to stay at the club for the 2015/16 season. Connor Greene, Max Wright and Michael Wallace are the latest players to commit themselves to the club for the new campaign which will start on Saturday 25th July with the first round of the Petrofac Training [...]

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Queen’s Park 1-1 Shire

Apr 25, 2015 Comments Off

Kevin Nisbet’s goal rescued a point for Shire in their final away game of the season. After Shire failed to take their chances, it was Queen’s Park who took the lead when Patrick Slattery scored from close range in the 28th minute. However, Shire found an equaliser in the 65th minute when David McKenna’s header [...]

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Nathan Signs New Deal

Apr 25, 2015 Comments Off

Shire defender Nathan Shepherd capped his return to first team action after a lengthy injury break by signing a new one year contract extension after the weekend 1-1 draw against Queen’s Park at Hampden. The game was Nathan’s first start in a Shire shirt since the 1-0 Ochilview win over Clyde on 13th September last [...]

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