SIMON STAINROD: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

For this week’s feature interview, we spoke to God himself! Simon Stainrod discussed his time at Falkirk, years that were some of the legend’s favourite seasons as a footballer, despite a glittering career elsewhere. With a career spent at the top level of English football followed by two years in France, Brockville Park and the…

50/50 DRAW RESULT – SATURDAY 30TH MAY

You’ve done it again! The prize pot has increased for the 9th week in a row! Thanks to your incredible support £2,149 will be won this afternoon, with £2,149 going to the Club.‬ In true matchday style, here is Announcer Dave Mac to announce the winners… Tickets will be on sale again next week in…

PLEA TO SPFL: IDENTIFY CLUBS WILLING TO PLAY

Earlier this week Club Chairman Gary Deans gave an in-depth interview to Michael Grant at The Times…   Plea to SPFL: Identify clubs willing to play Falkirk chairman wants emergency reform of league Michael Grant, Scottish Football Correspondent The Falkirk chairman Gary Deans has called on the Scottish Professional Football League to devise a league…

SEASON TICKET UPDATE

As you are all aware there remains a great deal of uncertainty on when football will restart, and when we will be able to get back to the Falkirk Stadium. The club are conscious that due to the premature ending of the 2019/20 season those who have purchased season tickets have paid for and seen four…

ANOTHER BUMPER WEEK FOR FALKIRK FC 50/50

It’s been another remarkable week for the Falkirk FC virtual 50/50 draw which has now raised over £10,000 for the club and paid out the same amount in prize money to Falkirk supporters over the last 8 weeks. In the current climate the figures raised are a true testament to the loyalty of Falkirk supporters…

PETER GODFREY: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

We spoke to Falkirk native and former Bairn Peter Godfrey on the years he spent with The Bairns after joining Jim Jeffries side in the victorious 1990/91 season. Peter returned to his hometown team as a seasoned professional following a successful seven-year spell at St Mirren, where he established himself as a Buddies legend. “I…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: WILLIE WHIGHAM – LEGEND

WILLIE WHIGHAM – LEGEND Falkirk fans of a certain vintage will remember collecting bubble-gum cards in their youth and in particular certain sets of Scottish Footballers produced by A &BC Chewing Gum. It was a rarity for Scottish Football to be given its own sets and Falkirk players featured regularly. Early 1960s sets included players…

A FANS MEMORY OF 97

Lifelong fan Ross Wayne recalls his memories of these 2 iconic fixtures. What are yours? Saturday – 10 days before… The two Celtic games in 97 will always be “up there” for me in my greatest games following the Bairns. Two games, one stadium, same supporters but two very different matches and 2 very different…

KEVIN MCALLISTER: 1997 MEMORIES

While manager Alex Totten told us of his fond memories of both Scottish Cup semi-final games in 1997, Falkirk’s player of the millennium Kevin McAllister, or ‘Crunchie’ as he is affectionately known by fans and those who know him, recalled his fondest memories from the replay. Given how that replay ended, it’s easy to see…

ANDY SEATON: 1997 MEMORIES

As part of our build up to Wednesday night’s special Midweek Falkirk Fix on Falkirk TV, Andy Seaton looks back on our famous Scottish Cup Semi-Final ties v Celtic in 1997. When Falkirk drew Celtic in the 1997 Scottish Cup semi-final, most of the experienced squad members saw it as just another game while still…

JAMIE MCGOWAN: 1997 MEMORIES

As part of our build up to Wednesday night’s special Midweek Falkirk Fix on Falkirk TV, Jamie McGowan looks back on our famous Scottish Cup Semi-Final ties v Celtic in 1997. The Bairns went into the semi-finals as massive underdogs to a Celtic team that, although struggling by their standards, were still fearsome opponents. Despite…

ALEX TOTTEN: 1997 MEMORIES

As part of our build up to Wednesday night’s special Midweek Falkirk Fix on Falkirk TV, Alex Totten looks back on our famous Scottish Cup Semi-Final ties v Celtic in 1997. “Alec Totten’s made a big mistake there. You don’t get two bites of the cherry against the Old Firm. He should have kept Kevin…

ON TO VICTORY – NEW 2020/21 STRIPS

We are officially launching our new home and away kits on Monday morning. One thing we are certain of at Falkirk Football Club, that we will emerge victorious when football returns… As ever, our home kit will be the classic navy blue, but this time with a spin. Across the classic navy blue is a new…

50/50 DRAW RESULT – SATURDAY 16TH MAY

You’ve done it again! The prize pot has increased for the 7th week in a row! Thanks to your incredible support £1,898 will be won this afternoon, with £1,898 going to the Club.‬ In true matchday style, here is Announcer Dave Mac to announce the winner… The winner of our second prize, the new strip,…

TAM SCOBBIE: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

For this week’s feature article, we spoke to Tam Scobbie. The 32-year-old began playing for The Bairns aged 12 and spent over ten years at the club, through many highs and lows. He spoke about cup finals, European trips, relegations and injury woes as we took a look back at his career in the navy…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: DAYLIGHT ROBBERY

DAYLIGHT ROBBERY – 1943 STYLE Falkirk fans felt most aggrieved at the 1997 Scottish Cup Final against Kilmarnock at Ibrox, when referee Hugh Dallas ruled out what looked like a valid equaliser from Neil Oliver on the say-so of linesman Sandy Roy. Those at the game refused to believe it, and it seemed that referee…

DEREK MCWILLIAMS: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

This weekend we cast our minds back to the late 80’s/early 90’s as we speak to Former Bairn Derek McWilliams. Derek spoke about his early career and reminisced about his time with Falkirk in our weekly feature article. The Broxburn native almost fell out the game as a teenager after a demoralising few years left…

50/50 DRAW RESULT – SATURDAY 9TH MAY

You’ve done it again! The prize pot has increased for the sixth week in a row! Thanks to your incredible support £1,345 will be won this afternoon, with £1,345 going to the Club.‬ In true matchday style, here is Announcer Dave Mac to announce the winner… Tickets will be on sale again next week in…

CLUB STATEMENT

Falkirk FC respond to news of the failure of league reconstruction talks Falkirk FC Chairman Gary Deans said: “Today’s announcement will not come as a huge surprise to Falkirk supporters who have, along with the rest of Scottish football, witnessed firsthand the utter shambles engulfing our game these last few weeks. As you know I…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: BROCKVILLE MEMORIES

BROCKVILLE MEMORIES I wonder how many Falkirk fans go into Morrison’s supermarket and try to work out which parts of the store corresponded to parts of the old ground? Where was the main stand, the enclosure, the shed, the wee bridge, or their place on the terraces? Brockville was full of memories, not just of…

RUSSELL LATAPY: FALKIRK LEGEND

As part of the club’s ongoing relationship with Forth Valley College, Digital Media Student, Ellis Wilson, gives his insight into an iconic number 10. Legends, many are called, but few are chosen. When it comes to Russell Latapy he was chosen. A player that excites, contributes, and inspires a generation of fans is far and…

APRIL’S VERIFIER LOCAL HERO OF THE MONTH

Falkirk FC and Verifer are delighted to announce Erin Rooney and her ICU colleagues are our Local Hero winners for April. Former Falkirk Academy Ladies player Erin and her colleagues work tirelessly in the Intensive Care unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and have been dealing directly with Covid-19 patients for the last four weeks…

FALKIRK FOOTBALL CLUB GIFTS 100 KITS TO KIDS

As part of Falkirk Football Club’s ongoing effort to support the community during this time, we felt we should give a little something to the children whose parents are currently classed as key workers. Our Commercial Director, Kieran Koszary, delivered almost 100 Falkirk strips to be issued to the children who are attending the Falkirk…

50/50 DRAW RESULT – SATURDAY 2ND MAY

You’ve done it again! The prize pot has increased for the fifth week in a row! Thanks to your incredible support £1,233 will be won this afternoon.‬.. In true matchday style, here is Announcer Dave Mac to announce the winner… Tickets will be on sale again next week in advance of our next ‘as live’…

LUKE LEAHY: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

For this week’s feature interview we spoke to Luke Leahy, Falkirk full back from 2012-2017. Luke didn’t have a typical start as a professional footballer, beginning his career with former Scotland manager Gordon Strachan’s football foundation before making the move up to Falkirk. “When I was younger, I wasn’t at academies or anything, I was…