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Queen’s Park Preview

Dec 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Coach Craig Tully will leave it late before naming his team to face Queen’s Park in the SPFL Scottish League Two at Airdrie this weekend. The head coach has sent out the same starting eleven in the last three matches, during which Shire have claimed seven of a maximum nine points, but he has a [...]

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Club Marks ‘Moment In History’

Dec 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

East Stirlingshire FC will join forces with teams across the UK this coming weekend (5-8 December) to commemorate the 1914 Christmas Truce football matches. As part of ‘Football Remembers Week’, a series of programmes and events to mark the 100th anniversary of the iconic matches from the First World War, along with all other Scottish [...]

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Shire For A Fiver Day

Dec 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire is to have its own version of the January sales by slashing admission prices for its new year clash with Annan Athletic at Ochilview. The club is holding its ‘Shire For A Fiver Day’ on Saturday 17th January with adult prices cut to just £5.00 for the visit of the Galabank club in what [...]

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Shire Board Has New Chairman

Dec 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

East Stirlingshire Football Club has a new chairman. Alan Archibald has been appointed to succeed Tony Ford, who has stepped aside after three years in the position. A lifelong supporter of The Shire, Alan has been a director for three years and is a major sponsor of the club through his business interest. Although relinquishing [...]

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Shire 2 Cowdenbeath 2

Dec 02, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire came within 90 seconds of claiming another win in the SPFL Development League before conceding a late equaliser against Cowdenbeath at Stirling University on Monday evening. They held on to a 2-1 advantage from the 39th minute but the Fife team came more into the game after the break and came close on a [...]

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Club Hit By Player Recruitment Scam

Dec 02, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club is sending out a warning to young footballers from abroad after it was hit by a internet-based player recruitment scam. Young players from, in particular, the Spanish-speaking world have been targeted by unscrupulous individuals pretending to represent East Stirlingshire FC offering trials at the club. They are asking players for a payment of [...]

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Calling Former Shire Players

Dec 02, 2014 Comments Off by admin

A call is going out to all former Shire players to consider joining the club’s Former Players Association. It coincides with the announcement that this season’s annual Former Players Day will take place on Saturday 28th March 2015 when Shire’s opponents will be Arbroath at Ochilview. As has been the case in previous years, ex-Shire players [...]

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Shire 1 East Fife 1

Nov 29, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire could not make it three wins in a row as they came back from behind to draw 1-1 against East Fife. Against the run of play, The Fifers took the lead with the last kick of the first half as Alan Walker scored. Shire equalised in the 55th minute when David Greenhill finished a [...]

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East Fife Preview

Nov 28, 2014 Comments Off by admin

It’s unlikely coach Craig Tully will tamper with a winning team as East Fife make their first visit to Ochilview for a game against Shire in the latest round of SPFL Scottish League Two fixtures. The same starting eleven has won its last two matches without conceding a goal and with Paul McMullan and Nathan [...]

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Berwick Rangers 1 Shire 0

Nov 27, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire had to endure a frustrating evening in  the latest SPFL Development League match against Berwick Rangers at Ochilview on Wednesday evening. Despite domination large parts of the match and creating plenty of scoring chances Shire were unable to put the ball in the back of the net. They were made to pay the price [...]

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