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Shire 1 Stenhousemuir 2

Dec 31, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s under-20 team missed out on the chance to return to the top of the SPFL Development League East after going down to a late defeat against Stenhousemuir at Ochilview on Monday evening. Coach Craig Tully named an experimental team which contained five trialists in the starting eleven, but even so they had the chances [...]

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Half Season Tickets

Dec 30, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Half Season tickets are now on sale from The Shire Shop in Bainsford’s Main Street. The tickets cost £60 and cover the remaining nine SPFL Scottish League Two matches still to be played at Ochilview this season. The price represents a hefty financial saving on walk-up prices for someone who is a regular at Shire [...]

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Be Part Of Our Universe

Dec 30, 2014 Comments Off by admin

A call is going out to young footballers, coaches and volunteers to get involved with the club’s out-of-this-world community football programme, East Stirlingshire Galaxy. The project, which kicked-off earlier this year with the launch of football coaching classes at Little Kerse for primary school age players, is now branching out into community football teams. Initially [...]

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Shire 2015 Calendars

Dec 30, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The new Shire 2015 calendars should be with us in the next day or so. We apologise for the fact that they have been delayed, this is something that was unfortunately outwith the club’s control. It’s anticipated that the calendars will be on sale at The Shire Shop in Bainsford on Wednesday price £12. Anyone [...]

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Shire 1 Albion Rovers 4

Dec 28, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire finished 2014 with a disappointing 4-1 defeat to promotion chasing Albion Rovers. Things started badly as Michael Bolochoweckyj’s weak pass-back allowed Marc McGuigan to round Richie Barnard and score. Albion doubled their lead when Shire failed to clear a corner to allow Scott Chaplain to score a tap in. Shire got a goal back [...]

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Albion Rovers Preview

Dec 26, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire will resume their SPFL Scottish League Two season after a week-long break with a tough game against Albion Rovers at Ochilview this weekend. It will be the team’s first outing since the disappointing 3-2 defeat against league leaders Arbroath a fortnight ago following the postponement of last week’s scheduled fixture at Elgin City because [...]

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Elgin City Match Postponed

Dec 19, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Saturday’s scheduled SPFL Scottish League Two match against Elgin city at Borough Briggs has been postponed. The pitch failed an afternoon pitch inspection because part of the surface had become waterlogged. Elgin City have been experiencing recent problems with drainage to a part of their pitch and this has created issues when the recent heavy [...]

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Forfar Athletic 6 Shire 1

Dec 18, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire went down to a vey disappointing defeat in the battle of second versus third in the SPFL Development League East table at Station Park on Tuesday evening. The mismatch was evident from comparing the team line-ups announced before kick-off. The Loons, by their own admission, named  a very strong side with five first team players [...]

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Shire Shop Festive Holidays

Dec 18, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The Shire Shop in Bainsford’s Main Street will remain open in the run-up to the Christmas holidays, but will then be closed so we can take part of the festivities. Everyone will be able to drop by the pick up the presents for the Shire fan in their life tat they need right up until [...]

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New Boots For Old

Dec 18, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The club’s community football project, East Stirlingshire Galaxy, and our partners, Galaxy Sports, have joined forces to offer the mother of all boot deals. The idea of a Boot Bank was dreamt up by the Shire’s under-15 community team and is a simple and novel way to replace unwanted football boots with a pair that [...]

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