Stirlingshire Cup Final

May 25, 2015 No Comments by admin

The final of the 2014/15 Stirlingshire Cup, held over from the end of the season, will go ahead as a pre-season match. Shire and Stenhousemuir have reached agreement to play the final at Ochilview on Tuesday 14th July with a 7:30pm kick-off. Admission prices will be announced closer to the time of the game itself. [...]

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I’m Happy To Be Here – Reece

May 22, 2015 No Comments by admin

New Shire defender Reece Donaldson penned a one year contract with the club and declsared he was, “happy to be here”. The 21 year-old spent last season with League One side Peterhead having previously played three seasons with Raith Rovers and after falling out of the equation at Balmoor Stadium in the second half of [...]

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Reece Signs For Shire

May 22, 2015 No Comments by admin

The club is delighted to announce the signing of former Raith Rovers and Peterhead centre-half Reece Donaldson on a one year contract. The 21 year-old, who made more than 20 appearances for The Blue Toon last season, is the first new arrival at the club as coach Craig Tully seeks to strengthen his squad ahead [...]

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End Of Season Draw

May 22, 2015 No Comments

Edinburgh man Craig Baxter has a reason to celebrate the Shire this summer after he claimed the big cash pay out in the End Of Season Draw. The snowball cash pay out accumulated from a season-long fund raising initiative with tickets being sold on the basis of a 50/50 split between one lucky jackpot winner [...]

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Townsley Signs New Shire Deal

May 13, 2015 Comments Off

Central defender Chris Townsley has signed a new contract extension with the club which means he will remain a Shire player until at least the end of the 2015/16 season. The 30 year-old has been a mainstay in the heart of the defensive unit for the last two seasons and again demonstrated his worth by [...]

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SPFL Announces Title Sponsor

May 13, 2015 Comments Off

The SPFL has today announced the betting company Ladbrokes as its title sponsor from season 2015/16, in a two-year deal which includes rights across all four leagues and 42 clubs. The deal is the biggest ever of its kind in Scottish football and will see the nation’s professional football leagues become known as the Ladbrokes [...]

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Shire 1 Albion Rovers 5

May 02, 2015 Comments Off

Shire’s 2014-15 season ended in a painful manner as the League Two Champions Albion Rovers won 5-1. Albion came to Ochilview intent on having a celebration and played in a manner that befitted champions. They took the lead in the 9th minute when Marc McGuigan’s weak header beat Richie Barnard. They doubled their lead late [...]

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Albion Rovers Preview

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

Shire may be able to welcome Chris Townsley back to the squad for the final SPFL League Two match of the season against Albion Rovers at Ochilview on Saturday. The experienced central defender missed last week’s 1-1 draw against promotion play-off contenders Queen’s Park last week through injury but he has been able to participate [...]

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Shire Appoint New Chaplain

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

The club is delighted to announce the appointment of Bill Sharp as Shire’s new club chaplain. 54 year-old Bill takes over the responsibility for pastoral care at the club from Ken Bleakley of Larbert Baptist Church. Bill’s well-versed in Shire folklore as his grandad played for the club and is a well-known face in the [...]

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Player Of The Year Awards

May 01, 2015 Comments Off

The votes have been cast in the various Player of the Year award categories and the names of the winners will be revealed following our final match of the season against Albion Rovers at Ochilview this weekend. In the time-honoured tradition the awards will be distributed to the various winners on the pitch after full-time [...]

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