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Queen’s Park Preview

Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The Shire squad looks as though it will be unchanged for the visit of Queen’s Park to Ochilview for the latest SPFL Scottish League Two clash of the season. Coach John Coughlin should have everyone available although there will be checks on the fitness of one or two players who have been feeling twinges in [...]

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Happy Retirement, Charlie

Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Lifelong Shire fan, Charlie McKechnie, is being sent off into a happy retirement by his work colleagues at Ineos who will be celebrating with him at this weekend’s SPFL Scottish League Two match against Queen’s Park at Ochilview. Charlie is blowing full-time on his more than 30 years working in the stores at the company’s [...]

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Weekend Youth Fixtures

Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off by admin

It’s a busy weekend of action for the Shire’s boys and girls teams this weekend. The under-13 boys are on their travels to face Alloa Wasps at West End Park with a 10am start. They are hoping to bounce back after last Saturday’s 3-0 defeat against Bo’ness. At the older age group the under-15 team, [...]

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Reserves Lose At East Fife

Mar 21, 2014 Comments Off by admin

A young Shire reserve side lost 5-0 at East Fife in their latest League Cup East Section match played at New Bayview. However the team which only included Jordan Tapping from the first team squad was heavily outgunned by an experienced home side, most of whom had featured in their SPFL League One match at [...]

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Montrose 2 Shire 0

Mar 17, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Shire’s Links Park curse continued as Montrose dented Shire’s play-off ambitions with a 2-0 victory. The match was played in blustery conditions, and both goals came in the first half. David Gray scored in the 15th minute with a wonder strike. Then, on the edge of half-time, Bryan Deasley scored from close range. During the [...]

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Montrose Preview

Mar 14, 2014 Comments Off by admin

There should be little in the way of change to the Shire squad for this weekend’s trip to Montrose in the team’s latest SPFL Scottish League Two encounter. Coach John Coughlin has his long-term injury casualties back in training and last week in the 1-0 win over Stirling Albion gave a start to Nathan Shepherd and there [...]

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Girls Start League Season

Mar 14, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The East Stirlingshire/CGA  girls teams kick-off their league fixtures this weekend across the various age levels. The under-11 ands under-15 teams have home games at Little Kerse on Saturday while the under-13 and under-17 teams have to travel. On Saturday the under-11 team, who kicked off their season last week with a 7-2 League Cup [...]

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Enjoy A Topps Day Out At Hampden

Mar 14, 2014 Comments Off by admin

The SPFL’s official trading card partner Topps is bringing its brilliant Swap and Play Tour to Hampden Park on Monday 7th April (11am-4pm) – and all supporters are invited! With loads of great activities planned, fans of all ages will have a blast at the home of football including: Match Attax 2014 World Championships! Play [...]

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Former Players Day

Mar 13, 2014 Comments Off by admin

As Shire aim for the promotion play-offs they team will be joined by some former players who know what it’s like to win promotion with the club, when they return for a special old boys gathering later this month. Ernie Collumbine and Jackie Cockburn, who helped Shire into the old First Division in 1963, will [...]

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Reserve Game Off

Mar 11, 2014 Comments Off by admin

Tuesday evening’s planned Reserve League Cup-tie with Raith Rovers has been postponed due to an unplayable pitch at Stirling University. The game will now be played at a later date. The Shire second eleven have started the competition strongly with two wins in their opening three East Section matches and had been looking forward to [...]

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