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Shire 100 Club

Aug 25, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The latest Shire 100 Club draw is good new for member John Miekle. Number nine turned out to be this month’s lucky one in the cash prize draw and John gets that welcome cash boost. Runners-up prizes of £10 vouchers to spend in the club shop go to Cameron Patterson and Graeme Donald. The club [...]

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Berwick Rangers 5-0 Shire

Aug 23, 2014 Comments Off by admin

10-men Shire suffered consecutive away defeats, losing 5-0 to Berwick Rangers. In a first half of few chances, a Shire mistake led to a wonder goal from Lee Currie. Early in the second half, a well worked free-kick allowed player-manager Colin Cameron to score. Darren Lavery made it 3-0 from a one-on-one, before Michael Bolochoweckyj [...]

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Berwick Rangers Preview

Aug 22, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Coach Craig Tully will keep changes to an absolute minimum for this weekend’s SPFL Scottish League Two trip to face Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park. Following last week’s good display and great result against Elgin City the head coach sees little need to make switches and is set to name the the same squad once [...]

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Forth Valley Academy Launched

Aug 20, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The Forth Valley Football Academy has been officially launched at an event in Stirling. It is the first of its kind in Scotland; a youth football academy for you players aged 11-17 which combines the resources of Falkirk District’s three senior teams, East Stirlingshire, Falkirk and Stenhousemuir in partnership with the University of Stirling and [...]

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Pour Cold Water On It

Aug 20, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire folk have been giving new meaning to the idea of pouring cold water on something. In this case it’s been over themselves. There is a reason for this rather odd behaviour. They’re raising money for our charity partner, MND Scotland, by taking part in a dare which started in the United States and which [...]

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New Strip Makes Debut

Aug 19, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire will be giving a debut to the new-look JAKO away strip at Berwick Rangers on Saturday. The traditional tangerine second choice strip has had a make over in the summer. It means the all-tangerine outfit has been modified, the style of the jersey has changed and the tangerine shorts have been replaced by either [...]

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Disability Football With Shire

Aug 19, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire are partnering Forth Valley Disability Sport and LK Galaxy in a new venture starting next month to encourage local people with learning difficulties to take part in football. Three special taster sessions are being organised, the first will be at Little Kerse on Friday 5th September from 11am to 2pm. It’s free for people [...]

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Sammy Conn

Aug 18, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club is saddened to hear of the untimely death of former Albion Rovers and Cowdenbeath midfielder Sammy Conn, who was just 52 and had been suffering from Motor Neurone Disease for some time. Sammy played against The Shire many times for Rovers and Cowden during a playing career which also encompassed spells with Falkirk, [...]

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Shire 2-1 Elgin City

Aug 16, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire produced the first win under Craig Tully’s era with a 2-1 win over Elgin City. In a hugely improved performance from the Montrose defeat, Shire opened the scoring from a Chris Townsley header. They got their second goal when David McKenna robbed the Elgin keeper Michael Fraser and scored into an empty net. Shire [...]

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Elgin City Preview

Aug 15, 2014 Comments Off by admin

David McKenna is set to return to the Shire squad for the club’s opening SPFL League Two match at Ochilview this season when they face Elgin City. The striker was suspended for the first league game of the season against Montrose last Saturday but will be back in the fold for the game against the [...]

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