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Shire 1 Formartine United 3

Jul 18, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire were given a tough afternoon by Highland League Formartine United in the team’s latest pre-season match at Stirling University on Saturday afternoon. The old adage that ‘the score doesn’t matter in these games’ seemed to cut no ice with the Aberdeenshire team and Shire were simply not able to compete with their opponents’ desire [...]

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This Is My Home

Jul 17, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Show Racism the Red Card Scotland (SRtRC) is launching a digital project on Friday 17th July 2015, called ‘This Is My Home’, and we’d really like to count on your support in helping to promote these films and their unique message. This Is My Home is a series of seven short documentary films from SRtRC [...]

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Formartine United Preview

Jul 17, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire will reshuffle the pack as coach Craig Tully aims to put his players through their paces again on Saturday, this time against Highland League Formartine United at Stirling University. The coach will welcome back Neil McCabe, Kris Faulds and Jon Tully but has lost Ross Gilmour to injury while Lloyd Kinnaird is unavailable due [...]

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Stenhousemuir 1-1 Shire (Stenhousemuir win 4-3 penalties)

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s dream of lifting the Stirlingshire Cup for the first time since 2001 came to a disappointing end as they lost to Stenhousemuir 4-3 on penalties, at a ‘neutral’ Ochilview. After a goalless first half, Shire took the lead when Andy Kay blasted the ball into the net from close range. It looked like that [...]

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Gilmour Could Miss Season Start

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Midfielder Ross Gilmour could be ruled out of the start of the new season after suffering a potentially serious injury in Tuesday night’s Stirlingshire Cup final. He went down early in the second half of the 1-1 draw with Stenhousemuir and was immediately withdrawn. It is now feared he has injured a tendon in his [...]

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Shire To Enter Youth Cup

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off by admin

After an absence of three years Shire are to enter a team in the 2015/16 Little Big Shot Scottish Youth Cup. The club were regular competitors for a number of seasons but last played in the cup in 2012/13 season. The club has submitted an entry form following an invite from the Scottish FA. The [...]

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Friendly Match Update

Jul 15, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire will play two more friendly matches before the season starts officially with our Petrofac Training Cup first round match against Stenhousemuir at Ochilview on Saturday 25th July. This coming Saturday (18th July) we will play Formartine United at Stirling University with a 3:00pm kick-off and on Wednesday 22nd July Shire will travel to Lowland [...]

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Stirlingshire Cup Final Preview

Jul 14, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire will face Stenhousemuir in the final of the 2014/15 Stirlingshire Cup on Tuesday night, in a game held over from the tail end of last season. It’s the first time the club has reached the final since 2005/06, when they lost out to Stirling Albion, and Shire have not won the competition since beating [...]

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Development Squad Latest

Jul 14, 2015 Comments Off by admin

The club has made its first steps towards putting together a squad to compete in this coming season’s SPFL Development League eAST. The first four players who will make up this squad have signed up, with three of them familiar enough from last season. David Grant, Andy Kay and Paul Brennan were all mainstays of [...]

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We’re Getting Better All The Time – Craig

Jul 12, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire coach Craig Tully picked out the positives from Saturday’s 1-1 friendly draw against Forfar Athletic at Station Park. The game was a big difference from the previous week’s encounter with Partick Thistle in terms of personnel, team shape and game time, something Craig says is important as the start of the competitive season gets [...]

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