BAIRNS AND CENTRAL FM SADDLE UP FOR STRATHCARRON

We’ve joined up with Central FM to Saddle up for Strathcarron this September.  We are fundraising for our Charity Partners by cycling 204 miles throughout the month to raise £204 for the hospice. 204 miles is the total perimeter of the hospice’s catchment area as they work every day to provide care and support to people…

ALAN IRVINE – IN DEPTH INTERVIEW

We spoke to Alan Irvine on his career and time with the club as he reflected back on his over one hundred appearances for The Bairns. He began by discussing his time as a youth player with Hibernian which ended in disagreement after he insisted on finishing his apprenticeship. After a short time in the…

INTERVIEW: DAVE MAC AND HIS FRIDAY NIGHT QUIZ

When lockdown was imposed earlier this year, things weren’t looking so good for Falkirk Football Club, Scottish Football in general, and the fans stuck at home with no football to watch. During this time, those behind the scenes at FFC tried to come up with different ideas to keep the fans entertained, as well as…

THROWBACK THURSDAY

YOU’RE IN THE ARMY NOW Falkirk have played several games against Army sides over the years- and not just the British Army. Bairns’ stars have also played in Army teams with great distinction and against some of the most famous names in the game when they too were engaged on their own equivalent of National…

FOOTBALL MEMORIES SPECIAL

Football Memories was the first reminiscence programme based on Football which was designed to help older football supporters who were lonely, socially isolated or living with memory problems and other long-term conditions. It started here in the Falkirk area and has now spread far and wide, with groups in Holland, America, Spain, and Brazil- all…

ALAN GOW RETURNS AS HEAD OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce the return of former player and fans favourite Alan Gow who will shortly take up the position of Head of Football Operations at the club. Gow (37) will lead the club’s new Football Operations department and as such will work closely with co-managers David McCracken and Lee Miller.…

TOM TAIWO – IN DEPTH INTERVIEW

We spoke to Bairns fan favourite Tom Taiwo. The tough tackling Englishman discussed his time with the club, his career outside Falkirk, and his thoughts on The Bairns managers and a certain recent transfer… The midfielder was a youth player at Chelsea as a youngster, something that gave him a great base as he went…

DAVID HAGEN MND SCOTLAND PRESENTATION

Football supporters dig deep in memory of one of their heroes Supporters of Falkirk Football Club, and those of other clubs across Scotland, have come together to pay their respects to former player David Hagen who sadly passed away last month after a long battle with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). MND is a rapidly progressing…

FALKIRK WOMEN FIXTURES RELEASED

Scottish Women’s Football have, this morning, released the Season 2020/21 Championship South fixtures. Falkirk will start the campaign away to Gartcairn on Sunday 18th October with the first home fixture just a week later as Edinburgh Caledonia visit The Falkirk Stadium. After last season was brought to an abrupt end, the team will be hoping…

THROWBACK THURSDAY

BROCKVILLE HOSTS A “SCOTLAND V ENGLAND” GAME FOR LOCAL BOY George Young was in the eyes of many older supporters the best- ever Rangers player and Scotland captain. Why then did it take former England manager Don Revie to organise a Testimonial Match for George at Brockville? The amazing story starts in Grangemouth in the…

BAIRNS CONTINUE MILK & TWO CREATIVE PARTNERSHIP

We’re pleased to confirm our continued Creative Partnership with local design company, Milk and Two.  Milk and Two are an independent studio led by design duo Andy Jamieson and Nicola Henderson. We have worked closely with Andy and Nicola in recent seasons to bring to life our creative ideas covering a host of marketing campaigns…

BLAIR IS BACK!

Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the return of Blair Alston. The 28-year old has put pen to paper on a two-year deal and will wear squad number 8 this season. Blair has spent the last four seasons in the Scottish Premiership with St Johnstone and Hamilton Accies, appearing 122 times, following his departure from…

BETFRED CUP FIXTURES CONFIRMED

Our 2020/21 Betfred Cup Group Stage fixtures have been confirmed.  The Bairns will start by welcoming Premiership side, Kilmarnock to The Falkirk Stadium on Tuesday 6th October. Just three days later we are off to East End Park to take on Dunfermline Athletic in a match that will be broadcast live on Premier Sport. We…

IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW: BRIAN ‘BOMBER’ BROWN

For this week’s interview we spoke to member of the Falkirk FC Hall of Fame, Brian ‘Bomber’ Brown. Bomber, who played nearly 300 games for The Bairns from 1977 to 1884, grew up in Falkirk and was born into a Falkirk supporting family. “My younger sister did the books for Falkirk after I left and…

VERIFIER LOCAL HERO AWARD

Kieran Koszary and Stuart Comrie from Verifier Security Systems presented Falkirk fan Gillian Laird with our final Local Hero of the Month Award in recognition of her fantastic work during lockdown at both the Emergency Childcare Hub and her ongoing support to the children and parents at Langlees ELCC. The club received dozens of nominations…

BAIRNS SIGN CALLUMN MORRISON

Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the signing of Callumn Morrison from Heart of Midlothian. The 21-year old winger has put pen to paper on a one year deal, with the option of a second. Callumn has played a total of 42 times for the Jambos first team since making his debut against Partick Thistle…

BAIRNS DRAWN IN BETFRED GROUP E

Falkirk have been drawn in Group E of the Betfred Cup alongside Dunfermline, Clyde, Dumbarton and Kilmarnock. Ties will be scheduled and announced in new course with the five possible match dates as follows: MD1: Tuesday October 6 MD2: Saturday October 10 MD3: Tuesday October 13 MD4: Tuesday November 10 MD5: Saturday November 14

BOBBY OLEJNIK: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

Over the years, Falkirk have had several successful goalkeepers. One player in particular who joined the Bairns midway through their last stint in the Premiership, and helped them through two more top flight campaigns, was Austrian goalkeeper, Bobby Olejnik. Robert made the move from Austria to the UK aged just 17. Having played at under-14s…

GOAL OF THE DECADE WINNER

Congratulations to Luke Leahy who won our Goal of the Decade Competition in association with Behind the Wall thanks to his stunning strike v Livingston!   The top 3 👇 3rd – Blair Alston v Hamilton (2012/13) 2nd – Craig Sibbald v Hearts (2014/15) 1st – Luke Leahy v Livingston (2015/16)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: CALL THE DUKE

CALL THE DUKE In normal times, every Friday afternoon a group of guys gather at the right-hand side of the bar in The Wheatsheaf in Baxter’s Wynd. The topics of conversation invariably centre on Football and there is a fair amount of knowledge and experience in the group. The group start their gatherings with a…

TRIO OF NEW DIRECTORS APPOINTED

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of three new non-executive Directors who will join the club’s board. Gordon Colborn, Colin McFarlane and Gordon Wright will join the board effective immediately, with their respective appointments subject to ratification at a General Meeting of shareholders, which is being planned for late August/early September. The…

AIDAN KEENA SIGNS FROM HARTLEPOOL UNITED

Falkirk FC is delighted to announce the signing of Aidan Keena from Hartlepool United FC, subject to international clearance. Aidan signs a two-year deal at The Falkirk Stadium after both clubs agreed undisclosed transfer terms. The 21-year old Irishman has spent the last six months at the Pools where he featured 8 times pre-lockdown, scoring…

DAVID HAGEN: FUNERAL DETAILS & THANK YOU

During Saturday’s 50/50 Draw a tremendous £3267 was raised for MND Scotland in memory of David Hagen.  Thank you to each and every supporter who took part, culminating in our highest 50/50 total to date. Commenting on social media, MND Scotland, said: “Thank you to all the fans at Falkirk FC and beyond who supported…

FALKIRK TV ARE RECRUITING

Falkirk TV, our official TV channel, have been broadcasting live matches for our overseas supporters since 2007 and have developed a reputation as one of Scotland’s leading club TV services. We are looking to expand the Falkirk TV production team to help us further improve the service on offer for the season ahead. If you…

RICHARD CADETTE: IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW

It’s a big one for this week’s feature article! We spoke to fan favourite Richard Cadette on his exhilarating years with The Bairns that have seen him regarded as a legend at the club. Richard joined former Brentford colleagues Tony Parks and Eddie May at Falkirk after a career largely spent in England. “I came…

50/50 DRAW RESULT – SATURDAY 1ST AUGUST

It’s a new record prize pot in this afternoon’s 50/50 draw! Thanks to your incredible support £3,267 will be won this afternoon, with £3,267 also being donated to MND Scotland in memory of David Hagen. In true matchday style, here is Announcer Dave Mac to announce the winners… Tickets will be on sale again next…