Falkirk Preview

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments by admin

Shire kick off the 2014/15 season in perfect style with a derby clash against Falkirk at Ochilview this weekend in the newly-styled Petrofac Training Cup first round. It’s the first meeting in a national competition of the two traditional town rivals since 1999 when the two teams fought out a 0-0 draw at Ochilview in [...]

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Three New Signings

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments by admin

Coach Craig Tully has continued his preparations for Saturday’s Petrofac Training Cup first round clash with Falkirk by adding three more players to his squad. 19 year-old former Rangers and Hibernian striker Jay Doyle, who scored as a trialist in last weekend’s 2-2 draw against Peterhead, has put pen to paper on a one year [...]

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Kit Deal Reaches For Stars

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by admin

East Stirlingshire FC is delighted to announce LK Galaxy as the club’s new major sponsor for the 2014/15 season. The Grangemouth-based leisure facility’s space age logo will now go on Shire’s new-look home black-and-white jersey which was also revealed for the first time today (Tuesday). The team will wear the new outfit for the first [...]

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Shire 2 Peterhead 2

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments

Shire’s final pre-season match ended in a 2-2 draw against League Two champions Peterhead. Both the Blue Toon’s goals came in two first half-minutes, and both from Andy Rodgers. His first goal was a curled effort, before he added his second from the penalty spot. Shire managed to get a goal back in the first [...]

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Peterhead Preview

Jul 18, 2014 Comments Off

The Shire squad will face a tough final test ahead of the start of the new season when SPFL League Two champions Peterhead face up in a challenge match at Grangemouth Stadium tomorrow (Saturday). The game has a 3pm kick-off. The Blue Toon are likely to field a strong team while Shire will once again be [...]

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SPFL Development League

Jul 18, 2014 Comments Off

The club has been placed in the East Section of the new SPFL Development League for the 2014/15 season. This competition replaces the old reserve and under-19 competitions which were organised by the Scottish Football League and comes with a set of rules designed to prepare young players for making the step up to first [...]

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Tully Signs Four More

Jul 18, 2014 Comments Off

Shire coach Craig Tully has made four additions to his squad ahead of this weekend’s final pre-season friendly against Peterhead at Grangemouth Stadium. Highly-promising youngsters Paul Brennan and Andy Kay have both put pen to paper along with former East Fife goalkeeper Connor Shaw. Midfielder Steven Brisbane has also agreed in principle a move after [...]

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Shire 2 Inverurie Loco Works 2

Jul 14, 2014 Comments Off

Shire’s first ‘home’ friendly since 2008 ended in a 2-2 draw, despite the home side leading 2-0 until the 84th minute. They took the lead late in the first half with a superbly taken 30 yard lob by Billy Vidler. It took just 22 seconds of the second half for Shire to get their second [...]

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Inverurie Locos Preview

Jul 11, 2014 Comments Off

Craig Tully’s pre-season preparations continue on Saturday when Shire take on Highland League Inverurie Loco Works in a challenge match at Grangemouth Stadium (kick-off 3:00pm). It will give him the chance to see his new signings face up to one of the best teams in the Highland League and will also allow him the opportunity [...]

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Falkirk Match Arrangements

Jul 11, 2014 Comments Off

The Petrofac Training Cup match with Falkirk at Ochilview on Saturday 26th July will not be all-ticket. Following discussions with Falkirk FC and Police Scotland it has been decided that fans can pay at the gate, with prices set at £12 for adults and £6 for concessions (senior citizens and those aged 16 or under). [...]

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