Shire 1 Arbroath 0

Mar 28, 2015 No Comments by admin

Shire ended March in the same way they started the month by beating Arbroath 1-0. Unlike their victory at Gayfield Park, this was more comprehensive and Shire could have won by more than one goal. The only goal came in the 25th minute from Kevin Nisbet’s wonder strike. Nisbet had a couple of other chances [...]

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Arbroath Preview

Mar 27, 2015 No Comments by admin

There will be one or two late fitness checks before Craig Tully names his team to face Abroath in Shire’s latest SPFL League Two match at Ochilview on Saturday. The Shire coach should, in theory, have a full squad to choose from with the return of Ross Gilmour from a one game suspension, but there [...]

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Transatlantic Mascot

Mar 27, 2015 No Comments by admin

We would probably wager that the furthest flung participant in our weekend SPFL League Two match against Arbroath at Ochilview is our match mascot. 14 year-old Brett Reynolds has flown in from his home in the United States to undertake the task of leading the Shire team out onto the pitch for their latest important [...]

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Bowhouse Kids Enjoy Galaxy Day

Mar 24, 2015 No Comments

Ninety boys and girls from Grangemouth’s Bowhouse Primary School enjoyed an action-packed fun day under the watchful eye of coaches from the club’s community football programme as part of a week of activities with the emphasis on health. The children were taking part in the activities at Little Kerse Playing Fields on Tuesday during a [...]

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Development League Update

Mar 23, 2015 No Comments

Shire face a busy time in order to get their SPFL Development League schedule completed in time to meet the deadline of the last week in April. The under-20 team are currently just two points off second place in the Development League East and have the chance to catch up runaway leaders Forfar Athletic when [...]

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Nathan On The Comeback Trail

Mar 23, 2015 No Comments

Nathan Shepherd has been given the green light to start playing matches after a nightmare injury lay-off. The Shire full-back is likely to be given a start in some of the up-and-coming Development League matches to ease him back into action following on from his long-term knee problems. An exploratory operation at the end of [...]

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Annan Athletic 3 Shire 2

Mar 21, 2015 Comments Off

Shire’s five-match unbeaten run came to an end when Peter Weatherson’s late winner condemned them to a 3-2 defeat by Annan Athletic. Annan opened the scoring in only the 2nd minute when Shire didn’t react to the second ball from a free-kick, allowing Steven Swinglehurst to score. However, towards the end of the first half, [...]

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Annan Athletic Preview

Mar 20, 2015 Comments Off

Shire travel to Annan Athletic this weekend as the form team in the SPFL League Two but will be wary of the Galabank team and striker Peter Weatherson. Annan are one of two teams Shire have yet to take a point from this season and they know that Weatherson is the reason for that; the [...]

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Little Kickers Kicks Off

Mar 20, 2015 Comments Off

Start kids early is the aim of a new programme run by the club’s community football programme, East Stirlingshire Galaxy, which is offering nursery kids a fun chance to play and learn. Little Kickers follows on from Shire Galaxy’s successful and ongoing visits to nursery schools in the Grangemouth area which are getting three and [...]

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Kevin Nisbet Loan Extended

Mar 20, 2015 Comments Off

Kevin Nisbet will be staying at Shire until the end of the season. The on-loan Partick Thistle striker has scored four goals in five Shire appearances including a last-minute winner against Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Tuesday, and has yet to appear on the losing side in a League Two match with Shire recording four [...]

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