THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE YOUNG ONES

THE YOUNG ONES Scotland played International Football at under-23 level, mainly friendlies against England and Wales, from 1955 until 1975. It was felt that there was a need to bridge the gap between Youth Internationals and Full Internationals, although Scotland did award full caps to players who were aged 23 and under. Denis Law still holds the record for…

SEASON 2020/21 FIXTURES REVEALED!

Falkirk will start Season 2020/21 with an away match against Montrose.  In a reduced, 27-game season the Bairns will run out at The Falkirk Stadium 14 times, with 13 away games. Following the trip to Links Park, we face back to back home matches against Forfar Athletic and East Fife. The festive fixtures sees Partick…

JAMIE MCQUILKEN: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

We spoke to former Falkirk full back Jamie McQuilken on his early career, his time in the navy blue, and on Gretna’s rise and fall as he looked back on his time as a player. Jamie came through the Celtic youth academy and managed to make several appearances for the first team, which was massive…

DAVID HAGEN 1973 – 2020

All at Falkirk FC were devastated to learn of the passing of David Hagen last night.  David fought a courageous fight against MND since his diagnosis in July 2018 and will forever be remembered by everyone associated with the club. A Falkirk legend, David featured 172 times for the club and was an integral part of…

SCOTT MERCER SIGNS!

Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the signing of right back, Scott Mercer from Queen of the South, subject to Scottish FA clearance. The 25-year old becomes Lee Miller and David McCracken’s third new signing of the summer and put pen to paper on a one year deal at The Falkirk Stadium this morning. He will…

SNEDDON REVELS IN DREAM FALKIRK MOVE

As part of the club’s ongoing relationship with Forth Valley College, Digital Media Student, Ellis Wilson, spoke to new signing Blair Sneddon… Falkirk’s new summer signing Blair Sneddon revelled in his dream move to Falkirk, stating it’s a dream come true in an interview with Ellis Wilson after last week’s announcement. Sneddon, who made the…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE RUSSELL CASE

THE RUSSELL CASE – FALKIRK MANAGER SUSPENDED SINE DIE Those interested in the history of the club will look at the fixtures for season 1935/36 and the eagle-eyed amongst them will spot a missing Saturday. The blank space conceals a major scandal that seriously damaged the reputation of Falkirk F.C. and ended a life-long passion…

50/50 TICKETS BACK ON SALE

Thank you for your overwhelming support through purchasing our virtual 50/50 tickets! 50/50 tickets are back on sale ahead of Saturday’s ‘as live’ match To be in with a chance of winning the cash, purchase your ticket before 3.45pm on Saturday. Dave Mac will announce the result after full-time on Saturday evening. Click ‘Buy Now’ and…

ANTON DOWDS JOINS THE CLUB

Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the signing of Anton Dowds from East Fife FC.  The 23-year-old becomes the second new recruit for Falkirk managers David McCracken and Lee Miller, following the recent capture of full-back Blair Sneddon. With various departures in the attacking department, the management were keen to bolster options in that area…

FIVE PLAYERS SIGN CONTRACT EXTENSIONS

Falkirk FC are pleased to announce that five players have signed contract extensions with the club. Paul Dixon, Aidan Connolly, Mark Durnan, Charlie Telfer and Ben Hall have all penned one-year contract extensions as managers Lee Miller and David McCracken look to build their squad for the coming season. Paul joined Falkirk in December 2018…

DANI MALLO: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

Dani Mallo may not have played for Falkirk long, but the Spanish stopper made a big impact on the club and fans. The Bairns cult-hero talked us through his memories of his whirlwind six months in Scotland. The goalkeeper joined up with John Hughes’ side in the January window of the 2008/09 season after signing…

SNEDDON JOINS THE BAIRNS

Falkirk FC are delighted to announce the signing of 18 year old Blair Sneddon from East of Scotland League side Camelon Juniors FC. Blair, who started his early career with The Bairns as a child in the community foundation programme, before continuing his footballing education for seven years with Dundee United, joins the club on…

LEE MILLER: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

Lee Miller is currently in the midst of his third spell at Falkirk. This time however, he is back in a player/co-manager role along side former teammate and former club captain David McCracken and his career has come full circle from when he first started his career at Falkirk 20 years ago.  Reflecting on a…

A LETTER FROM DAVID MCCRACKEN AND LEE MILLER

Dear Supporter It remains a tremendous honour for the both of us to lead this Football Club – our Football Club. As we enter our first pre-season as your management team, we look around at a football landscape which is unrecognisable from what we have all become used to. With a shortened season beginning in…

CLUB UPDATE

A number of supporters have contacted the club in connection to an article published by the BBC today. Falkirk Football Club wish to reassure supporters that we have not received an approach from representatives of Dundee United, Raith Rovers or Cove Rangers asking for financial support for their legal costs. If such a request is…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: CROWDED HOUSES

CROWDED HOUSES Football without crowds is nothing – as someone once said. Recent televised games played behind closed doors have served to emphasise that fact, and no amount of cardboard cut-outs, giant flags and banners, piped noise, artificial chanting or fans on TV screens behind the goals can make it a REAL game. You need…

FOOTBALL IS BACK AND YOUR CLUB NEEDS YOU

Season Ticket Update With the return of league football scheduled for Saturday 17th October, the club are now in a position to outline our plans for season tickets for the 2020/21 season. We want to thank supporters for their patience and understanding but it was important to have some clarity over the future football landscape…

FALKIRK FC – THE PORTUGUESE CONNECTION

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. Since the turn of the century, Falkirk’s Portuguese connection has been notably striking in both perplexity and bewilderment, yet also decisively fascinating through an apex of finishing that saw the Portuguese connection play…

MY FALKIRK XI: SCOTT MACKENZIE

Former Bairn Scott MacKenzie picks the best Falkirk team from his time at the Club…    Scott MacKenzie (1990-2000 & 2002-2006: 357 Appearances, 12 Goals) Scott MacKenzie was signed by Jim Jefferies from Musselburgh Athletic in 1990 and it was a signing that would benefit the club long after the then Bairns manager left. It took Scott…

DAVID McCRACKEN: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

Co-Manager David McCracken walked straight into professional football straight out of school. From starting out at Dundee United to managing a team who he spent four memorable years with, David takes us through the highs and lows of his journey to the Falkirk Stadium. David has taken to management like a fish to water since…

LEAGUE ONE CLUBS APPROVE 27-GAME FIXTURE SCHEDULE

SPFL STATEMENT The SPFL Board today (Thursday) announced that League One clubs have voted to approve a 27-game programme for the 2020/21 season, with teams playing each other three times. The altered schedule received resounding support from the clubs in Scotland’s third tier and paves the way for competitive action to return.  The newly agreed…

THROWBACK THURSDAY: FALKIRK’S SCOTLAND MANAGERS

EXPERIENCE, TRACK RECORD, PERSONALITY – AND PLAYED FOR FALKIRK Steve Clarke has an impressive background to be the manager of the Scotland national football team. He has played at the highest level, including Internationals, been successful in club management and has clear leadership qualities. He is only lacking in one possible attribute for the job-…