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Thanks, Minister

Aug 22, 2015 No Comments by admin

The club would like to send its thanks to Sports Minister, Jamie Hepburn MSP,  for attending our 3-1 League 2 victory over Annan Athletic at Ochilview and presenting our 2002 community team with a trophy the boys won in a recent tournament in Amsterdam. It was a big occasion for the boys, their coaches at [...]

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Annan Athletic Preview

Aug 21, 2015 No Comments by admin

Coach Craig Tully is challenging his players this week to pull off something they didn’t manage in four attempts last season; taking points from Annan Athletic. The head coach says the players who will take to the field tomorrow who were at the club last season should have their own point to prove and stop [...]

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Sports Minister Shire’s VIP Guest

Aug 21, 2015 No Comments by admin

Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health, Jamie Hepburn MSP, will be Shire’s guest at the weekend Ladbrokes League 2  match against Annan Athletic at Ochilview. Mr Hepburn will be on hand to present a prestigious international trophy to our community team, East Stirlingshire Galaxy 2002, which came out on top in the face [...]

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Club Welcomes Keeper Michael

Aug 21, 2015 No Comments by admin

The club made a significant addition to the playing staff this week with the addition of teenage goalkeeper Michael Fairbanks. The 17 year-old Linlithgow lad is the first player Shire has been able to offer a professional pathway to after graduating from the Stirling University-based Forth Valley Football Academy. The academy is a three-way venture [...]

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Shire 2001s Seek Players

Aug 21, 2015 No Comments by admin

Shire’s 2001 community team is looking for new talent as it starts its Forth Valley Football Development League 2015/16 season. The coaches will welcome any player born in 2001 and who wants to come along to trials which will take place on their training evenings of Tuesday and Thursday at the Laurieston football pitch. However, [...]

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Development Squad Grows

Aug 19, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Coaches John Allison and Stephen Reynolds have added three more players to the squad for this season’s SPFL Development League East matches. Gregor Dryden, Andy McNee and Greg Stewart were all part of last season’s squad and have joined a growing number of players who are moving into their second under-20 league season with the [...]

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Still Time For Season Tickets

Aug 19, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire 2015/16 season tickets remain on sale ahead of this weekend’s second Ladbrokes League Two match against Annan Athletic at Ochilview. Adult tickets cost £150.00 with concession prices set at £60.00. Don’t forget, if you want to take the kids to the game you can and for free ! Up to three children aged 12 [...]

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Sports Minister At Ochilview

Aug 17, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Scotland’s Sports Minister will be our special guest at Saturday’s Ladbrokes League Two match against Annan Athletic at Ochilview. Jamie Hepburn MSP will be there to recognise the achievement of our Shire Galaxy 2002 community team, who made a significant impact earlier this year by winning a prestigious international football tournament in Amsterdam. Mr Hepburn [...]

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Not a Four-Nil Game – John

Aug 16, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Although the scoreline to those not at Shire’s 4-0 weekend defeat at Elgin City might look bad, coach John Allison claimed the performance was far better than the result. The coach says the wounds were, once again, self inflicted with some poor decision-making in defence largely to blame for Elgin’s victory. He said also that [...]

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Elgin City 4 Shire 0

Aug 15, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s long trip up to Borough Briggs ended in disappointment as they succumbed to a heavy 4-0 defeat. In reality, Elgin never outplayed Shire but they took advantage of poor defending. Their first goal came when Lloyd Kinnaird misjudged a header, and Daniel Moore took full advantage. Moore turned provider for their second as his [...]

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