Category: News

Bounce Match Against Camelon Juniors

Following the postponement of our GeoSonic Lowland League Match today at Vale of Leithen Shire and Camelon Juniors quickly arranged a bounce friendly which was played at 12pm today at Little Kerse, Grangemouth.

On a bitterly cold afternoon the teams played out an enjoyable 2-2 draw.

Shire team:

  1. Nicky Hogarth (GK)
  2. Andy Grant (LB)
  3. Adam Murray (RB)
  4. Danny Ashe (captain) (lLCD)
  5. Emmanuel Bitgana (RCD)
  6. Simon White (CM)
  7. Ross Willox (RM)
  8. Ludovic Erhard (LM) (moved to RM in 50 mins, then moved to CM in 61 mins)
  9. Steven Brisbane (LF) (came back of the bench after earlier being subbed to replace 11. David McCaughie in 79 mins and played RF)
  10. Fraser Neave (CM – Behind the forwards) (moved to RM in 61 mins)
  11. David McCaughie (RF)

Subs

12. Paul McCafferty (not used) 14. Ross Allum (LF) (moved to CF in 61 mins) (came on for 9. Steven Brisbane in 46 mins) 15. Derek Ure (LM) (came on for 7. Ross Willox in 50 mins) 16. Andy Rodgers (LF) (came on for 6. Simon White 61 mins) 17. Jamie Barclay (sub gk) (not used) 18. Graeme MacGregor (RB) (came on for 2. Andy Grant in 50 mins)

Shire Formation: 4312, Changed to 433 in 72 mins

Camelon Juniors Formation: 442

Ht 0-1 Ft 2-2

Shire Scorers: Ross Allum (71 mins), Ross Allum (79 mins)

Shire Assist: 1) David McCaughie 2) Andy Rodgers

Camelon Juniors Scorers: Ross Cameron (37 mins), Kieran Anderson (82 mins) (direct free-kick)

Crowd: c. 58

 

 

Pitch Inspection Planned for Away Game at Vale of Leithen

Given the overnight forecast and weather warnings our friends at Vale of Leithen have arranged an early pitch inspection for our GeoSonic Lowland League match at Innnerleithen tomorrow.

A 9am pitch inspection has been arranged for tomorrow’s match and we will provide updates once we have been informed of the result of the inspection here on the the Club Website and also on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Shire Christmas Draw 22nd December

Christmas Draw Tickets sales are really going well for this special Shire Gnome but there is still plenty of time left for anyone who still wants to support this venture to join in and purchase a ticket.

Tickets are available for £2 for 1, £10 for 6, and £20 for 15 right up until half time at our next home game against East Kilbride on 22nd December, when the draw will take place.

Tickets can be purchased on the day of the game up until the actual draw at half time. Alternatively, if you are unable to make the game, tickets can also be purchased through our online banking facility. Just contact Scott Greenaway and he will send you details on how to purchase tickets directly.

Nicky Hogath Joins Shire on Loan

Derek Ure has today completed the loan signing of Goalkeeper Nicky Hogarth from Rangers FC.

17 year old Nicky is a local Falkirk lad and he has just signed a contract extension to keep him at Rangers until 2020. Nicky is available for tomorrow’s visit to Spartans.


Welcome to The Shire Nicky.

 

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Connor Greene Commemorative Poppy Shirt Auction

Congratulations to Irvine Lapsley as he picked up the silent auction prize from Martin Greene at our recent game against Edinburgh University Association FC.

Irvine won a signed Connor Greene commemorative poppy match day strip from worn by Connor against Linlithgow Rose on 10th November. Along with the signed shirt Irvine also won a signed programme and pennant from the same game.

Also would also like to say a special thank you to Martin & Connor Greene for their donation for these items for auction to the club. The proceeds of the winning bid has gone directly to club funds.

100 Club November Cash Draw

A big thank you goes to Irvine Lapsley for helping our club’s Interim Chairman, Bill Sharp, with last Friday night’s 100 Club November cash draw which saw Richard Greenaway pick up the £150 prize.

Shire Hospitality Available for East Kilbride Home Match on 22nd December, 2018

Dear Supporters

Enjoy hospitality with the Shire on December 22nd, when we welcome East Kilbride to the Falkirk Stadium.

Join us in the Brockville Lounge where you will enjoy a delicious three course meal and bucket of beer (10 bottles) or Wine .

Also Included In Your Day:

Half Time Tea/Coffee & Biscuits
Complimentary Programme
This package is available from £65 plus VAT.

Limited Sponsorship Packages are also available.

To place your booking for either event call our team now on 07894 452204 or email esfccommercial@gmail.com