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New-Look Website Coming Soon

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off by admin

A lot of hard work over the close season is about to result in a new-look for the club’s official website. A complete re-design of our main information portal is now almost done and a re-launch is set to come very soon. The main web address www.eaststirlingshirefc.co.uk will not change. It follows a complete review [...]

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Glasgow And Niven Leave Shire

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club can confirm that both Jamie Glasgow and David Niven have left the club after both players informed head coach Craig Tully they could not commit fully to the training and playing regime. Former Elgin City captain Niven was one of the first summer signings but the increasing demands of his day job left [...]

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Fun Day Postponed

Aug 10, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Sunday’s planned Shiretrust family fun day at Little Kerse has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. Rain is already falling heavily and weather forecasters say that is likely to be made worse by strong winds later in the day. In the circumstances, the Shiretrust committee felt the only sensible decision to make was to [...]

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Montrose 4 Shire 1

Aug 09, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s Links Park hoodoo continued as 10-men Montrose ran out 4-1 winners in the opening SPFL League 2 game of the season. The windy conditions contributed to the only goal in the first half, when Shire failed to clear a free-kick allowing Alan Campbell to score. Terry Masson scored a wonder goal early on in [...]

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Montrose Preview

Aug 08, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire aim to put disappointments in the Petrofac Training Cup and the League Cup behind them as the club starts its second season in the SPFL  with a trip to face Montrose at Links Park this weekend. However with David McKenna suspended and Jamie Glasgow unavailable for personal reasons, coach Craig Tully is short of [...]

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Shire Family Fun Day

Aug 08, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club’s supporters trust, Shiretrust, is hosting a family fun day at Little Kerse on Sunday starting at 12 noon. There will be a number of different events aimed at keeping all the family entertained from a bouncy castle to a beat the goalie tournament as well as raffles and other fund-raising activities. Everyone, Shire [...]

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Family Friendly Prices

Aug 07, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire have introduced a new pricing policy which makes it more financially attractive for families to attend the club’s SPFL Scottish League Two matches at Ochilview. For the first time a specific ‘family gate’ will operate to provide parents the chance to bring primary age children at discounted rates. Under the scheme kids under the [...]

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McKenna Misses Montrose Trip

Aug 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Striker David McKenna will miss the first league game of the season at Montrose on Saturday following his weekend red card against Ayr United. His dismissal in the 59th minute for violent conduct means an automatic one game ban in Shire’s next competitive match. David will also be banned from the next match he or [...]

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Ross Is Latest Shire Addition

Aug 05, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire coach Craig Tully has completed the signing of former Dundee United defender Ross Gilmour in time for Saturday’s SPFL Scottish League Two season opener at Montrose. The 20 year-old right-back has spent his entire senior career with the Tannadice club since signing youth forms as an 11 year-old and progressed through the ranks to [...]

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Shire 0 Ayr United 4

Aug 04, 2014 Comments Off by admin

A second half to forget, including going down to 10-men, meant Shire suffered successive cup defeats, losing 4-0 to League One side Ayr United. After a goalless first half I which Shire had been the better side, a wonder strike from Ryan Donnelly put the Honest Men in the lead. David McKenna was sent off [...]

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