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Youths In Cup Action

Sep 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The Shire youth teams are in Scottish Cup action over the weekend with one side drawn at home and the others being sent on their travels. Home advantage falls to the Shire 2001 team who will face a tough prospect in Lenzie BC 2001 in a game that goes ahead at Laurieston on Saturday morning [...]

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Shire Photo Uncovered

Sep 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club is indebted to Duncan Walker and Sandy Reid for the discovery of a photograph which is an important part of the history of The Shire. It shows a Shire team group from the 1890/91 season and has shed new light on the players who appeared for the team in the club’s ‘golden era’ [...]

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Shire 1 Raith Rovers 1

Sep 02, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Neil McCabe’s injury-time goal gave Shire a deserved point in the club’s first SPFL Development League game at Stirling University on Monday evening. The midfielder took full advantage after the Raith Rovers defence had failed to clear a Max Wright in-swinging free-kick out of the danger area close to goal and in the ensuing stramash [...]

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MND Awareness Day

Sep 02, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire will be giving football fans the chance to further contribute to the growing cause of supporting people with Motor Neurone Disease at our match with Clyde on Saturday 13th September at Ochilview. And you won’t have to tip a bucket of ice or water over your head to contribute. The Ice Bucket Challenge has [...]

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SPFL Development League

Sep 01, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire open their SPFL Development League Season on Monday evening with a game against Raith Rovers. It goes ahead at Stirling University, where the team will play all their home games and has a 7:30pm start. Admission to the game is free and all are welcome. The league replaces the Reserve League East which Shire [...]

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East Fife 3-1 Shire

Aug 30, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Despite a goal from the inspired substitute Jordan Tapping, Shire suffered another away defeat as they lost 3-1 to East Fife. The Fifers took the lead in the first half when Jon McShane scored from a corner. There was a huge slice of luck as the home side doubled their lead on the stroke of [...]

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Shire Season Draw

Aug 30, 2014 Comments Off by admin

East Stirlingshire Football Club is launching a new fundraising venture with the potential to earn one lucky winner a big end-of-season bonus. Tickets are now on sale priced £1 each for the ‘Shire Season Jackpot Draw’. The lucky winner will be drawn after the last scheduled game of the season on Saturday 2nd May 2015. [...]

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East Fife Preview

Aug 29, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Michael Bolochoweckyj starts a two game suspension this weekend and will have to sit out Shire’s SPFL Scottish League Two trip to East Fife. The ban is the result of his red card for violent conduct during the team’s 5-0 defeat at Berwick Rangers last Saturday. Jordan Tapping has been added to the squad as [...]

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Youth Teams In Action

Aug 29, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s three youth teams are in Forth Valley Development League action this weekend as their seasons start to take shape. The under-14s travel the short distance to face Cumbernauld Colts at Broadwood Stadium in a game that has a 10am start. The under-15 team also take on Cumbernauld Colts but it’s a home fixture for [...]

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Gaffer To Pull On His Boots

Aug 27, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Head coach Craig Tully has signed for the club as a player at the age of 38. However, he has ruled himself out of a return to the first team and says he intends only to help the youngsters in our SPFL Development League team by playing alongside them from time to time. Craig has [...]

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