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Dickson Puts Shire In Print

Jun 04, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire season ticket holder  and writer Dickson Telfer is no stranger to seeing his work in print. But now he has moved to the next stage by basing some of his fiction on his experiences of following the team around the country. Dickson’s new short story appears in a recently-issued anthology of writing from authors [...]

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Pre-Season Programme Complete

Jun 03, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire coach Craig Tully has put the finishing touches to his pre-season preparations with the addition of one final friendly match. The team will travel to face Lowland League champions Edinburgh City on Wednesday 22nd July. The game will go ahead at Meadowbank Stadium and will have a 7:45pm kick-off. Shire will play a total [...]

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Petrofac Training Cup

Jun 02, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The Petrofac Training Cup round one draw takes place on Monday 29th June and for the first time supporters of all participating clubs – not least East Stirlingshire – will be right at the heart of the action! Petrofac Training Services, proud sponsors of the Cup, is offering pairs of “golden tickets” to supporters up [...]

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Pre-Season Friendlies

May 28, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire will play SPFL Premiership Partick Thistle in the first of a series of pre-season matches ahead of the start of the new campaign. The match will go ahead on Saturday 4th July at Grangemouth Stadium with a 3:00pm kick-off. The game will be open to the public and fans are encouraged to come along [...]

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Summer Fans Meeting

May 28, 2015 Comments Off by admin

A summer fans meeting is being held in the Creamery Restaurant, Main Street, Bainsford, on Tuesday 9th June with a 7:30pm kick-off. Head coach Craig Tully and Shire chairman Alan Archibald will be in attendance to give updates on plans for the forthcoming 2015/16 season. A number of other topics will be covered and there [...]

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Stirlingshire Cup Final

May 25, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The final of the 2014/15 Stirlingshire Cup, held over from the end of the season, will go ahead as a pre-season match. Shire and Stenhousemuir have reached agreement to play the final at Ochilview on Tuesday 14th July with a 7:30pm kick-off. Admission prices will be announced closer to the time of the game itself. [...]

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Reece Signs For Shire

May 22, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The club is delighted to announce the signing of former Raith Rovers and Peterhead centre-half Reece Donaldson on a one year contract. The 21 year-old, who made more than 20 appearances for The Blue Toon last season, is the first new arrival at the club as coach Craig Tully seeks to strengthen his squad ahead [...]

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End Of Season Draw

May 22, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Edinburgh man Craig Baxter has a reason to celebrate the Shire this summer after he claimed the big cash pay out in the End Of Season Draw. The snowball cash pay out accumulated from a season-long fund raising initiative with tickets being sold on the basis of a 50/50 split between one lucky jackpot winner [...]

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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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