MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK 1-1 DUMBARTON

A ten man Falkirk was held to a draw after a frustrating night against a resilient Dumbarton. The Bairns controlled most of the possession from the outset with the visitors happy to dig in and let the ball be played around in front of them. The first proper chance of the match came from another…

TOM TAIWO ON FALKIRK TV!

Ahead of tomorrow night’s Scottish League One tie against Dumbarton, we are pleased to welcome former Bairn Tom Taiwo to the Falkirk TV Team!   Tom Joined The Bairns in 2014 and spent four years at the club, starting 122 games and scoring five goals in that time. A tough-tackling midfielder, he was well regarded…

NEXT UP: DUMBARTON

Next up for The Bairns is a midweek contest against Dumbarton. Kick-off is tomorrow at 7.45pm HEAD-TO-HEAD We have played Dumbarton twice this season, with both fixtures in November. The Betfred Cup fixture saw a comprehensive Falkirk win. A Callumn Morrison goal after 12 minutes saw The Bairns go in a goal up at the…

NEXT UP: FORFAR ATHLETIC

It’s back to league action next for The Bairns as we take on Forfar Athletic tomorrow afternoon.   The game at Station Park kicks off at 3pm. HEAD TO HEAD   The last meeting between the sides came at the beginning of this season. A first half goal from Anton Dowds looked to have The…

MATCH REPORT: ARBROATH 2-1 FALKIRK

A hard-fought cup game in difficult conditions was won by a late goal from Kai Fotheringham. Lee Miller and David McCracken made seven changes from the team that beat Montrose 2-0 on Saturday, with only Robbie Mutch, Ben Hall, Morgaro Gomis and Robbie Leitch surviving from that game. The weather in the first half had…

MY FALKIRK XI: KEVIN JAMES

Lewis Connolly spoke to Bairns legend Kevin James in the final of our My Falkirk XI articles! Kevin James was a product of the Falkirk youth system and went on to serve the club across eight seasons. Known as ‘Hightower’ to his teammates due to his towering 6’ 7” stature, he went on to make…

HOW TO WATCH: ARBROATH V FALKIRK

Tomorrow’s Scottish Cup tie against Arbroath will be available to stream from our hosts for £12, with the proceeds split between the two clubs. The game was originally scheduled for early January, but the Scottish Cup was put on pause until all levels of Scottish Football could return to playing. All supporters who originally purchased…

50/50 AND BAIRNFORLIFE WINNERS 20/03/21

Congratulations to Bryan Russell who has won this week’s 50/50 jackpot of £994!   The BairnforLife winners for November 2020 are: 1st prize £300 cash : Mr Derek Rice, Redding, FALKIRK. 2nd prize Boardroom experience at a future Falkirk FC home match (TBA) : Mr Alan Stewart, FALKIRK. David Lapsley from BAIRNforLIFE will arrange to…

MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK 2-0 MONTROSE

The Bairns marked the return to football after two and a half months without a game with a win thanks to a goal in each half against Montrose. The Bairns started brightly, with Callumn Morrison making a nuisance of himself as he combined with Aidan Keena. The two created the first chance of the game…

CRAWFORD BAPTIE JOINS UP WITH FALKIRK TV

Ahead of this Saturday’s match against Montrose we are delighted to welcome Bairns legend Crawford Baptie to Falkirk TV! Crawford joined Falkirk in 1984 and played well over 200 times for The Bairns in his two spells over nine years at the club, separated only by a short time at Motherwell. He proved a versatile…

EXCLUSIVE FALKIRK TV WITH DAVID & LEE

 An exclusive Falkirk TV interview with David McCracken and Lee Miller is now available to watch for Season Ticket holders.   As a thank you for your support and patience, we have an exclusive interview for our Season Ticket holders to tune into tonight.   Please take this opportunity to log in to your Falkirk…

JACK GARDINER FUNERAL DETAILS

We are able to give details on the funeral of Jack Gardiner, devoted volunteer and lifelong fan of the club, who sadly passed away at the beginning of the month. The hearse will pass by the stadium at 12.25pm on Monday the 22nd of March to allow club representatives to hand over a wreath and…

WILLIE WHIGHAM FUNERAL DETAILS

Following the sad news from the beginning of the month regarding the passing of legendary Bairns goalkeeper Willie Whigham, we can now provide the details for his funeral. Willie’s funeral will take place this coming Friday, 19th of March. The funeral service will be livestreamed on the Macgregor Family Funerals Facebook page, which can be…

MATCH SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

Falkirk Football Club is pleased to announce a new sponsorship package that will allow fans and businesses to support the club while providing them with a platform to gain business exposure. We are now offering full match sponsorship of our live home games that will see you gain exposure through our live FTV broadcasts, social…

NEXT UP: MONTROSE

The Bairns will take on Montrose this weekend in our first game since January following the return of lower league football! Kick off is this Saturday the 20th of March at 3.00pm.   HEAD TO HEAD In the three league meetings prior to the premature end of last season Falkirk took nine points from the…

JOINT STATEMENT FROM LEAGUES ONE AND TWO

The following is a joint final statement from all 20 Scottish League One and Two clubs. After a period of protracted negotiation, Leagues 1&2 have finally reached agreement with the SPFL Board to play 22 games to conclude season 2020/21. The SPFL Board’s preference was and remains an 18-game season. Games will restart on 20th…

REMAINING LEAGUE ONE FIXTURES CONFIRMED

The SPFL have today confirmed the fixture lists of League 1 up until round 18 of the league competitions. The Bairns upcoming League One fixtures are: 12 Saturday 20/03/21 Falkirk v Montrose 15:00 13 Saturday 27/03/21 Forfar Athletic v Falkirk 15:00 14 Tuesday 30/03/21 Falkirk v Dumbarton 19:45 15 Tuesday 06/04/21 Airdrieonians v Falkirk 19:00…

FAN MEMORIAL INITIATIVE RESCHEDULED

In December 2020 Falkirk Football Club launched a special annual initiative to commemorate the life of Bairns who are sadly no longer with us. Due to the suspension of lower league football these plans had to be set back from the original date of the 16th of January, but in advance of our fixture with…

MY FALKIRK XI – STEPHEN KINGSLEY

Lewis Connolly spoke to former Bairn Stephen Kingsley about his ultimate squad of Falkirk teammates from his time at the club! The progress of Stephen Kingsley is something that Bairns fans can sit back, look at and have a smile on their face with pride. A product of the club’s successful youth academy, they watched…

FALKIRK F.C. FIVE-A-SIDE FAMILY FUN

This week sees the start of a new Bairns Family Quiz supplied by our partners at Senior Bairns – with five questions for each generation of the family. Get your heads together, phone, Zoom or text to see if members of your family group can help. CHILDREN Do you know which current Scottish clubs play…

CLUB STATEMENT

While we await official confirmation of the final format the League One season will take, the SPFL has today confirmed the fixtures for the first two weekends of the season restart. This sees Falkirk play Montrose at home on Saturday the 20th of March and play Forfar Athletic away from home on the 27th of…

WORK WITH OUR PARTNERS

Over the last five years Falkirk Football Club have greatly appreciated the support of our partners at Webhelp, now you have the chance to work with them with these exciting opportunities! Webhelp is a technical consultancy, customer experience and business process outsourcing headquartered in Paris. Their Local Branch is based in Larbert and currently has…

DUNDEE UNITED DUO SIGN!

Falkirk Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of Kai Fotheringham and Lewis Neilson on loan from Dundee United, subject to SFA clearance. The pair join from the Premiership club until the end of the season. The first of the signings, Lewis, is a versatile defender who has played at both right back and…

BOOK PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY

The total sales proceeds of Martin Ritchie’s book, “As Seen From The Boardroom”, have been donated to the Falkirk Foundation and the Chris Mitchell Foundation.  Both charities will receive £1,000. In addition, following from publicity in the book, a further £2,000 has been donated to the Falkirk Foundation by the Mabel Harper Charitable Trust. The…

FEATURE INTERVIEW: ANDY GRAY

All of the former Falkirk players we’ve interviewed over the last year have had nothing but the fondest memories of Falkirk Football Club; the fans, the players, the big matches. This week’s interviewee is no different despite his rocky start at the club back in 1995. Having played for a number of big clubs south…

50/50 WINNERS 06/03/21

🎟 Another Saturday, another 50/50 draw. It’s time to announce the winners!   🥁🥁🥁   Congratulations to:   🥇£486 – Alistair Gow   🥈Fanatikool Furnishings Mother’s Day Prize – Duncan Mitchell   👏Congratulations to you both!

KYLE MCCLELLAND SIGNS

Falkirk Football Club are pleased to announce the signing of Kyle McClelland on a loan deal from Rangers FC. The 19-year-old defender, who is a Northern Ireland youth internationalist, joins up with Lee Miller and David McCracken’s side until the end of the season. David McCracken said of the signing: “Kyle is a promising young…

MOTHER’s DAY 50/50 PRIZE!

Thank you once again for your overwhelming support through our virtual 50/50 ! Tickets are on sale ahead of tomorrow’s draw, and this week we have the perfect second prize for all the Falkirk mothers out there, courtesy of our partners at Fantikool Furnishings! To be in with a chance of winning this unique and…

OBITUARY- WILLIE WHIGHAM (1939-2021)

Falkirk fans are often asked to select their Dream Team, and many would pick Willie Whigham as their goalkeeper. It was terrible news that reached the club yesterday when they were informed that Willie had passed after in Monklands Hospital after a bout of pneumonia. Willie was highly regarded by all who played with him…

LOCAL HERO OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY

Falkirk FC and Verifier are delighted to announce our Local Hero of the Month for February is the Rotary Club of Grangemouth! The Rotary Club have won this award due to their tremendous efforts fundraising for good causes such as CHAS and our Charity Partners at Strathcarron Hospice! The last Friday in February marks the…

MY FALKIRK XI – DAVID MCCRACKEN

Last week Lee Miller took you through his Falkirk XI. Now it’s David McCracken’s turn.   We asked both co-managers to pick a team of the best players they’ve played alongside during their time at the club as players. Last week Lee picked his team, which featured older players from a previous generation. With  more…

Fans Memories

As we approach a year since the last time fans were in attendance at the Stadium, we are looking for Falkirk Fans of all ages to tell us their favourite football memories! This new website feature will see Bairns supporters in the spotlight, with stories from terraces and stands around Scotland and beyond welcome, whatever…

STATEMENT FROM SPFL LEAGUES 1 & 2

“With the enforced suspension of our leagues finally over, our focus is now on returning to play. There has been a lot of damaging speculation and misinformation about our two leagues and our direction of travel. This statement should make our position clear. “Today, as a united group of 20 clubs, we have advised the…

A STEP IN THE STAND

This Mother’s Day why not purchase a ‘Proud to be a Bairn’ step plaque and give your mother a permanent memento within the Falkirk Stadium. Located in the Main Stand, these step plaques are the perfect gift for any Falkirk FC supporter. For Only £50, each step comes complete with a gift certificate. For further…

SUSPENSION OF FOOTBALL UPDATE

The Scottish FA have today confirmed that the temporary suspension of the SPFL League One has been lifted. A new fixture calendar with revised dates for outstanding League One matches and Scottish Cup ties will be announced as soon as possible. We will update supporters with further information as and when we can. The full Scottish…