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Free Football Coaching

Feb 17, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The club’s community football arm, East Stirlingshire Galaxy is launching two more football coaching programmes with the first sessions being offered for FREE  this weekend. Fast Feet is a coaching course aimed at all players aged 5-12 and will go ahead at Little Kerse Playing Fields in Grangemouth on Sunday 22nd February between 10am and [...]

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Shire 1 Elgin City 0

Feb 14, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire recorded their first home win of 2015 with an 86th minute David McKenna penalty, to beat Elgin City 1-0. Neil McCabe’s 25 yard volley that produced a wonder save from Elgin’s keeper Robbie Laidlaw was the closest Shire came to a goal in the first half. With the match looking like it would end in [...]

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Elgin City Preview

Feb 13, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Striker Max Wright and midfielder Luke Donnelly will be added to the Shire squad for this weekend’s SPFL League Two match against Elgin City at Ochilview. It is a significant boost for coach Craig Tully, especially the return of Wright who it was feared at one stage may struggle to play again this season because [...]

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Two More Added To Squad

Feb 13, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Head coach Craig Tully has added some more experience to his squad by signing the remaining January trialists Gavin Brown and Jon Tully until the end of the season. Both had participated in three January games anonymously but have now been added to the squad and will be included for this weekend’s SPFL Two match [...]

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Sandy Mitchell

Feb 13, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The club was saddened this week to learn of the death of former director Sandy Mitchell. Mr Mitchell died on Sunday after having been diagnosed with a form of cancer last year. Like many who subsequently became involved in helping run the club he stated out as a fan but became more involved in lending [...]

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Midweek Fixture Dates Set

Feb 09, 2015 Comments Off by admin

New dates have been set for Shire’s three postponed SPFL Scottish League Two matches. The games away at Elgin City on 20th December, at East Fife on 24th January and at Arbroath on 7th February were called off for varying reasons but have now been allocated new dates. Shire will now travel to New Bayview [...]

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Shire Easter Soccer Camps

Feb 06, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Our community football programme, East Stirlingshire Galaxy, has launched its 2015 Soccer Camps programme and it starts with an exciting Easter holiday camp. The week long event will run from Monday 13th April until Friday 17th April at Little Kerse in Grangemouth. The full package gives child top class football coaching from 8am-3pm each day [...]

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Under-16s In Cup Action

Feb 05, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The Shire senior side may not be playing this weekend but there’s an important match coming up for the club’s under-16 community team. They will be in action at Ochilview tomorrow (Friday 6th February) in the semi-final of the Donnie McColl Cup. Their opponents are Alva Swifts and the team’s players and coaches would welcome [...]

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Shire 1 Clyde 2

Jan 31, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire were beaten by Clyde 2-1 in freezing conditions, in a result that sees Shire bottom of League Two. After a goalless first half, The Bully Wee took the lead when Stephen O’Donnell scored. Shire equalised when David Greenhill’s free-kick picked out Neil McCabe whose header beat the keeper. However in the 80th minute, Scott [...]

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Clyde Preview

Jan 30, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The Ochilview pitch has been cleared of snow and hopes are high that Shire’s SPFL Scottish League Two match against Clyde will beat the winter weather. Only a sudden deterioration of the weather conditions on Friday night would put the pitch at any risk and Shire officials and groundstaff will be keeping an eye on [...]

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