New Strip Makes Debut

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments 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It means the all-tangerine outfit has been modified, the style of the jersey has changed and the tangerine shorts have been replaced by either [...]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 No Comments 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 No Comments 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 No Comments

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 No Comments

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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Home Replicas On The Way

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

Shire fans will soon be able to buy their own replica of the new-look first choice black-and-white jersey. Supplies have been ordered and will be with the club soon. The new Shire shirt will be available in adult sizes at £35 and in childrens at £28, which represents a saving on the cost of last [...]

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Fancy Walking On Fire ?

Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

Who fancies taking part in what’s being billed ‘The Shortest Sponsored Walk In The World’ in aid of this season’s charity partner MND Scotland ? It’s only a few metres long but there’s a reason because it’s a dash across burning hot embers. The fire walk goes ahead at Shire’s training HQ at Little Kerse [...]

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Elgin City Match is ‘Kids Day’

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off

Shire have announced a number of initiatives to encourage younger fans to come along to this weekend’s opening Ochilview SPFL League Two match against Elgin City. Members of the club’s three community teams at under-14, under-15 and under-16 level have all been issued with tickets for the game and are being encouraged to bring an [...]

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New-Look Website Coming Soon

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off

A lot of hard work over the close season is about to result in a new-look for the club’s official website. A complete re-design of our main information portal is now almost done and a re-launch is set to come very soon. The main web address www.eaststirlingshirefc.co.uk will not change. It follows a complete review [...]

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Glasgow And Niven Leave Shire

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off

The club can confirm that both Jamie Glasgow and David Niven have left the club after both players informed head coach Craig Tully they could not commit fully to the training and playing regime. Former Elgin City captain Niven was one of the first summer signings but the increasing demands of his day job left [...]

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