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Elgin City Preview

Apr 03, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Nathan Shepherd will be added to the Shire squad for this weekend’s long trip north to face Elgin City in their latest SPFL League Two match. The left-back has not featured in a line-up since November and injury has limited him to just eight appearances this season. However, following a successful knee operation at the [...]

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Lloyd, Ross Sign New Contracts

Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Lloyd Kinnaird and Ross Gilmour have become the latest players to sign contract extensions with the club. The new deals will keep both players at Shire until summer 2016 and the news follows quickly on from Neil McCabe’s decision to extend his stay at the club. 24 year-old Lloyd joined Shire in the summer of [...]

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The Shire Festival

Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Hundreds of young footballers from across Scotland will be converging on Little Kerse Playing Fields this Easter Weekend to take part in The Shire Festival. The event has been organised by our community football programme East Stirlingshire Galaxy with kids aged 8-11 taking part in the fun event. Teams from as far as Dundee will [...]

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Stirlingshire Cup

Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire will play Dumbarton in the semi-final of the Stirlingshire Cup at Ochilview on Wednesday 15th April. It follows The Sons’ victory over Falkirk in their first round tie earlier tis month. The match will have a 7:45pm kick-off and admission prices have been set at £6 for adults and £3 concessions. Season tickets will [...]

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Tully Signs For Easter Camp

Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire head coach has signed up for East Stirlingshire Galaxy’s Easter school holiday soccer camps. The man in charge of the first team will be giving the benefit of his coaching wisdom to the kids coming along to the week-long camps at Grangemouth’s Little Kerse Playing Fields on 13th-17th April. He’ll visit on one of [...]

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Shire Buy Saturday

Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off by admin

East Stirlingshire FC is delighted to announce it has purchased exclusive worldwide naming rights to Saturday. Under this deal the club has announced the sixth day of the week will be officially known as Shireday. The change will be introduced immediately and will apply in all countries across the world. “We are delighted to have [...]

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McCabe Signs New Deal

Mar 31, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Midfielder Neil McCabe has signed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2017. The 24 year-old joined Shire in the summer of 2014 after being released by Forfar Athletic and made an immediate impression with some high-quality performances for the team so far this season. Shire coach Craig [...]

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Shire 1 Arbroath 0

Mar 28, 2015 Comments Off by admin

Shire ended March in the same way they started the month by beating Arbroath 1-0. Unlike their victory at Gayfield Park, this was more comprehensive and Shire could have won by more than one goal. The only goal came in the 25th minute from Kevin Nisbet’s wonder strike. Nisbet had a couple of other chances [...]

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Arbroath Preview

Mar 27, 2015 Comments Off by admin

There will be one or two late fitness checks before Craig Tully names his team to face Abroath in Shire’s latest SPFL League Two match at Ochilview on Saturday. The Shire coach should, in theory, have a full squad to choose from with the return of Ross Gilmour from a one game suspension, but there [...]

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Transatlantic Mascot

Mar 27, 2015 Comments Off by admin

We would probably wager that the furthest flung participant in our weekend SPFL League Two match against Arbroath at Ochilview is our match mascot. 14 year-old Brett Reynolds has flown in from his home in the United States to undertake the task of leading the Shire team out onto the pitch for their latest important [...]

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