MY FALKIRK XI: IAN WESTWATER

Former Bairn Ian Westwater picks the best Falkirk team from his time at the Club…   Formation: 4-4-2   Manager: Jim Jefferies Jim was my only manager during my time with the club, but was a great manager. I knew Jim from my time at Hearts, one of the two quirks of my career is…

JOE MCLAUGHLIN: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

Former defender Joe McLaughlin played for a number of big clubs throughout his career, but despite having played for Watford and making over 200 appearances for Chelsea, some of Joe’s best memories were made at Falkirk. After 6 years and 220 appearances for Chelsea, Joe found himself playing in a darker shade of blue within…

GARY DEANS INTERVIEW

In addition to the video Q & A we published last night, Chairman Gary Deans also gave an in-depth interview to Scottish Daily Mail Sports Writer Brian Marjoribanks which featured in the paper earlier this week…   A FORMER partner with accountancy giant KPMG and a business advisor for over 30 years, Gary Deans is vastly…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: KEEPING SOMETHING IN RESERVE

KEEPING SOMETHING IN RESERVE Radio Scotland’s “Sportsound” must be eternally grateful for the weekly shenanigans surrounding the future of the SPFL structure. It’s a mathematician’s dream as they experts debate the merits and demerits of every combination of 10s, 14s and now 18s- as long as it seems to add up to 42. Meanwhile the…

FALKIRK v EAST STIRLINGSHIRE RIVALRY

As part of the club’s ongoing relationship with Forth Valley College, Digital Media Student, Ellis Wilson, has written this article for the Club website. Falkirk versus East Stirlingshire is a derby which has become vastly displaced within Falkirk’s accomplished history. In modern times, Falkirk v Dunfermline Athletic has been the prevalent fiery consciousness forefront of most Bairns…

EQUITY BAIRNS

Since 2015, there has been an ever growing group of Falkirk supporters who have taken it upon themselves to put money towards sponsoring player shirts every season. The Equity Bairns, as they’re known, have been sponsoring Falkirk players’s shirts for the last five years not only to support the club, but to give to local…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: FUNDRAISING – 1923 STYLE

FUNDRAISING – 1923 STYLE Sooner or later there will be pressure for  a big fund-raiser for the NHS staff who have performed such heroics during the current coronavirus pandemic. Footballers have already contributed significant sums and individual clubs have done a lot to help with community support. The role of football clubs in aiding charity…

CLUB STATEMENT

Board Update – 15 June 2020   The outcome of today’s vote of SPFL clubs will have come as no surprise to Falkirk supporters.  As we’ve sadly come to expect in Scottish football, self-interest has won the day and the voices of common sense and reform have been drowned out.   As many of you…

ALAN GOW: FALKIRK MEMORIES

When you look back to when Falkirk were last promoted to the Scottish Premiership in 2005, it was the start of four memorable seasons in the top flight for Falkirk, and arguably some of the best times for the club in recent memory. Falkirk were where they belonged, at the top of Scottish football, and…

CLUB UPDATE

Falkirk Football Club are now in a position to update supporters on the current status of our first team squad. Due to the unprecedented impact of the pandemic the club took the decision to extend all player contracts, where necessary to do so, until 30 June 2020.  After a full assessment of the playing squad it…