A Good Work Out – George

Jul 05, 2015 No Comments by admin

The fact that Shire went down to a 2-1 defeat against a young Partick Thistle team in their first pre-season friendly of 2015/16 was largely a matter of indifference to assistant head coach, George Shaw. Instead, he emphasised the need to get players match fit and playing in a system and a style they understand [...]

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Shire 1 Partick Thistle U20s 2

Jul 04, 2015 No Comments by admin

Shire’s first preseason friendly ended in a narrow defeat to a young Partick Thistle side at Grangemouth Stadium, but in truth, the result was never the important thing. All the Shire players came off without any injuries, and Craig Tully will be pleased by several trialists pressing their case for a contract. It was one [...]

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Next Stop Forfar

Jul 04, 2015 No Comments by admin

Shire’s pre-season friendly plans have undergone a slight change with the addition of one more match on Saturday 11th July when the team travels to Ladbrokes League 1 club Forfar Athletic. The Station Park match will have a 2:00pm kick-off and will be open to the public with our fans able to travel and watch [...]

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Partick Thistle Preview

Jul 03, 2015 No Comments

Shire fans will get their first chance to see the team in 2015/16 season when they take on a young Partick Thistle team on Saturday at Grangemouth Stadium (kick-off 2:00pm). The players have been back in training for more than a fortnight and will use the match as part of their continuing build-up to the [...]

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Jags To Start Shire’s Season

Jun 30, 2015 No Comments

Shire will start the new 2015/16 season with their first friendly warm-up game on Saturday (4th July) with a game against Ladbrokes Premiership club, Partick Thistle at Grangemouth Stadium, kick-off 2:00pm. The Firhill team is likely to comprise of Thistle’s up-and-coming young stars but Shire coach Craig Tully is nevertheless expecting a tough test for his [...]

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Petrofac Training Cup Derby Day

Jun 29, 2015 No Comments

The first round draw for the 2015/16 Petrofac Training Cup has paired Shire at home to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview. The draw was made at St. Mirren Park in Paisley and the match is scheduled to go ahead on Saturday 25th July 2015. The meeting of the clubs will be the first in a national competition [...]

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Watch the Petrofac Training Cup R1 Draw – LIVE!

Jun 26, 2015 Comments Off

On Monday (29th June) supporters can watch the Petrofac Training Cup R1 draw LIVE on the SPFL’s official YouTube Channel. Coverage from St Mirren Park, starts at 2.30pm. Presenter Caroline Henderson is joined by former St Mirren star Tony Fitzpatrick and a live studio audience of football fans who have won pairs of tickets to [...]

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Summer Fun At Shire Galaxy

Jun 24, 2015 Comments Off

The staff at our community football programme, East Stirlingshire Galaxy, are getting ready for the start of the school summer holidays on Friday. They’ve put together a great list of activities including camps, fun days and football festivals to give the area’s young footballers some terrific opportunities to play football and develop their skills. There [...]

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Shire Welcome New Signing Kris

Jun 23, 2015 Comments Off

Former Falkirk and Stenhousemuir midfielder Kris Faulds has completed the signing of a one year contract with the club. The 20 year-old joins Shire having been released by Stenhousemuir at the end of last season. Kris was invited to pre-season training by head coach Craig Tully and it only took the coaching staff a few [...]

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Billy Signs Up For New Season

Jun 22, 2015 Comments Off

Billy Vidler has added his name to the list of last season’s squad who will be returning to the club for the 2015/16 Labrokes League Two season. The 18 year-old striker has this week agreed a one year professional contract which will keep him a Shire player until at least June 2016. The pacy wide [...]

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