THIRD BAIRNforLIFE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 3rd  Annual General Meeting of BAIRNforLIFE will be held in the South Stand of The Falkirk Stadium on Monday 15thNovember 2021 at 19:00pm. (doors open at 18:45) This meeting is open for all BAIRNforLIFE members and any other fans who wish to attend on the night.   In addition to the normal AGM business,…

BAIRNS BONUS DRAW WINNERS

Congratulations to our Bairns Bonus Draw winners from Saturday!   1st Prize – £135 – James Waddell 2nd Prize – Executive Hospitality for two – Larissa Burgoyne 3rd Prize – £25 Club Shop voucher – Martin Webster   The club will be in contact to get your prizes to you.

NEXT UP: CLYDE

Next up for The Bairns is another away day as we take on Clyde at Broadwood. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 30th October. HEAD TO HEAD Falkirk and Clyde are two sides who have seen plenty of each other over the years, meeting 190 times in competitive competition. Not much separates the two over…

THE BAIRNS BONUS DRAW RETURNS THIS SATURDAY

Following feedback from supporters we announced changes to our match day prize draw three weeks ago. The club received overwhelming support from Bairns fans far and wide over the last 77 weeks for our weekly Virtual 50/50 draw, which has paid out over £125,000 to the Falkirk fans and brought in nearly the same to…

NEXT UP: PETERHEAD

Next up for Falkirk is a trip up north to Balmoor, where we take on Peterhead in cinch League One action. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 23rd October. HEAD TO HEAD Given that it was the late 1800s when both teams were formed, it may come as a surprise that Falkirk and Peterhead have…

PLAYER SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE FOR THIRD STRIP

New player sponsorship opportunities are available following the launch of our third strip! In support of our official charity partners Strathcarron Hospice, Player Sponsorship for third strips is available at the reduced price of £200 + VAT, with 50% of the proceeds going to Strathcarron. Our Player Sponsors will receive a listing in the match…

NEXT UP: AIRDRIEONIANS

Next up for The Bairns is another home game at The Falkirk Stadium where we host Airdrieonians as we return to cinch League One action. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 16th October. HEAD TO HEAD Falkirk v Airdrieonians is a fixture that has featured heavily throughout Scottish football history. The most memorable of these…

VERIFIER PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR SEPTEMBER

You can now vote for your Verifier Player of the Month for September! There are four nominees to choose from: Aidan Nesbitt Craig McGuffie Paul Dixon Charlie Telfer The vote is now live on Twitter, so head over and vote for your pick here!   Based in Grangemouth, Verifier Security Systems design, install, maintain and…

SPORTING HERITAGE DAY

Thursday September 30th is National Sporting Heritage Day when the whole country acknowledges and celebrates the rich and varied history of Sport. Falkirk Football Heritage Trust is playing a key part in ensuring that the story of the Falkirk Bairns is collected, carefully stored, preserved, and maintained for this and subsequent generations.  It is hoped…

HOW TO WATCH: FALKIRK v EAST FIFE

Ahead of Saturday’s cinch League One fixture against East Fife, here are all the ways you can watch the match. Tickets are still available for this game and are priced as follows: Main Prime: Adult – £20 Conc – £18 U18 – £12 U12 – Free Main: Adult – £19 Conc – £12 U18 –…

JAIME WILSON JOINS ELGIN CITY ON LOAN

Falkirk Football Club can announce that striker Jaime Wilson has joined Elgin City on loan until January. Jaime joined The Bairns this summer following an impressive trial period but has yet to cement a regular place in the first team.  We wish Jaime all the best for his loan spell and look forward to welcoming…

MATCH REPORT: BSC GLASGOW 1-3 FALKIRK WOMEN

Falkirk travelled to Clydebank on Saturday looking to secure a second consecutive away victory.  They started brightly and created their first real chance on 18 minutes when Kirsty Gilbert fired just wide from a good position in the box. Then Rhianne Ferguson released Eva Rule who advanced on the unprotected keeper and was unlucky to…

NEXT UP: EAST FIFE

Next up for The Bairns is East Fife as we welcome them to the Falkirk Stadium this Saturday. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 2nd October. HEAD TO HEAD Since the formation of East Fife in 1903, we have faced the Methil side competitively on 80 occasions. Across the course of these 80 fixtures, the…

VACANCY: DEVELOPMENT SQUAD PHYSIOTHERAPIST

Falkirk Football Club is looking to recruit a qualified part-time physiotherapist to work with our development squads, and predominantly with young footballers between the age of 15 and 18. The successful candidate will be tasked with delivering a physiotherapy clinic one evening per week (with potential for more evening clinics in future) supporting our young…

NEW THIRD STRIP UNVEILED

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to unveil our new third kit for the 2021/22 season. Featuring a design similar to the training wear, the top consists of a breathable material in white, with subtle black detailing on the shoulders as well as an embroidered crest, heat-pressed Puma logo and our main shirt sponsor Clarke Epos…

HOW TO WATCH: MONTROSE V FALKIRK

We travel to Links Park tomorrow to face Montrose in cinch League One. Kick off is at 3.00pm at Links Park. Tickets for this match are on sale now and can be purchased here. Adults £15 / Concessions £8 / Family (1 Adult & 1 U16) £18 Concessions: Under 18/Over 65/Disability/Full Time Student. Family tickets…

HOSPITALITY NOW AVAILABLE FOR EAST FIFE

Hospitality is now on sale for our one match against East Fife on Saturday 2nd October. Fish & chips is the meal on offer and is always a big hit, so book your slot now! We will also have a guest speaker on Saturday as former professional footballer Alan Irvine joins us in hospitality! Your Matchday…

NEXT UP: MONTROSE

Next up for the Bairns is a trip to Links Park where we face Montrose in cinch League One. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 25th September. HEAD TO HEAD Since first meeting in a friendly in 1904, Falkirk and Montrose have only gone toe-to-toe against each other 38 times. In more recent times, and…

DEVELOPMENT SQUADS SEE OFF STIRLING ALBION

It was another successful weekend for the U16 and U18 Development Squads as both teams beat Stirling Albion in the CAS Youth League.   The Under-18s put in a terrific performance, scoring five goals against Stirling Albion Under-18s who had no reply. Among the goals were Scott Honeyman, Sami Doig, Johnny Armstrong and Luke Rankin.…

NEXT UP: DUMBARTON FC

Next up for The Bairns is Dumbarton at the Falkirk Stadium. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 18th September. HEAD TO HEAD Falkirk v Dumbarton has been a regular fixture over the years with the two sides meeting every year since 2010.  Since the teams’ first meeting in 1880, they have played each other 149…

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE FOR HOSPITALITY NEXT SATURDAY

A reminder that Hospitality is on sale for our match against Dumbarton on Saturday 18th September, however availability is limited. Your Matchday Hospitality Package includes: Free VIP Parking Space Delicious Pre-Match Meal Matchday Programme & Teamsheet Half Time Pie served with Tea/Coffee Fun afternoon of entertainment led by our matchday compere Packages are available from £40…

HOW TO WATCH: ALLOA ATHLETIC V FALKIRK

We travel to Alloa tomorrow to face Alloa Athletic as we return to league action. Kick off is at 3.00pm at the Indodrill Stadium. TICKETS Tickets for this fixture are only available on a PAY AT THE GATE, CASH ONLY basis. Prices are as follows: Adults: £18 Over 65s: £10 Under 16s: £4 PAY PER…

NEXT UP: ALLOA ATHLETIC

Next up for the Bairns is a trip to the Indodrill Stadium as we return to cinch League One action against Alloa Athletic. Kick off is at 3pm on Saturday 11th September. HEAD TO HEAD  Unlike last week’s opponents, most will remember our last meeting with Alloa Athletic. The last time the two sides faced…

CLUB SHOP OPENING HOURS

Club shop opening hours for this week are as follows: Monday – 9:30 – 16:00 Tuesday – 11:00 – 16:00 Wednesday – 9:30 – 16:00 Thursday – 9:30 – 18:00 Friday – 9:30 – 16:00 Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed You can also visit our online store via Greaves. 

VERIFIER PLAYER OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST

You can now vote for your Verifier Player of the Month for August! With the season up and running and now into September, it’s time to vote for the player you think has performed best so far this season. There are four nominees to choose from: Aidan Nesbitt Callumn Morrison Paul Dixon Charlie Telfer The…

HOW TO WATCH: KILMARNOCK v FALKIRK

We travel to Rugby Park on Saturday as we take on Kilmarnock in the second round of the SPFL Trust Trophy. Kick off is at 3.00pm at Rugby Park. TICKETS Tickets are available to purchase now online from our hosts here. Tickets must be purchased online as there will be no Pay at the Gate…

MATCH REPORT: UNITED GLASGOW 2-3 FALKIRK WOMEN

Falkirk Women progressed to the next round of the Championship Cup after beating Glasgow United in extra-time. It didn’t take long for the game to get going, with the excitement starting in the first five minutes as Eva Rule tried an early shot from range that rattled the crossbar. Replying instantly, the home team won…

NEXT UP: FALKIRK v QUEEN’S PARK

Next up for The Bairns is another home game in cinch League One as we welcome newly promoted Queen’s Park to the Falkirk Stadium. Kick-off is at 3pm, Saturday 28th August. HEAD TO HEAD If you had a time machine and, for some reason, instead of going back to the age of the dinosaurs or…

HOSPITALITY ON SALE FOR SATURDAY

Hospitality is now on sale for our match against Queen’s Park on Saturday 28th August, which will be Alex Totten Day at the Falkirk Stadium! Your Matchday Hospitality Package includes: Free VIP Parking Space Delicious Pre-Match Meal Matchday Programme & Teamsheet Half Time Pie served with Tea/Coffee Fun afternoon of entertainment led by our match-day…

HOW TO WATCH: FALKIRK V CLYDE

All the ways to watch our second home league game of the season as we take on Clyde FC!   Tickets are priced as follows:- Main Prime Adult – £20 Conc – £18 U18 – £12 U12 – Free   Main Adult – £19 Conc – £12 U18 – £7 U12 – Free   South…

CALLUMN MORRISON SIGNS TWO-YEAR DEAL

Falkirk Football Club are delighted to announce that Callumn Morrison has signed a new two-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2024. Callumn joined the Bairns from Premiership side Heart of Midlothian last summer, signing a year extension a few months later following a terrific run of performances that helped build an unbeaten run…

WESTFIELD LOUNGE TO OPEN SATURDAY

We are pleased to announce that the Westfield Lounge will be once again open for a match-day this Saturday as we take on Clyde at the Falkirk Stadium! With Behind the Goals making a return for fans in the South Stand, the Westfield will follow suit, offering a more family friendly atmosphere for the build-up…

HOSPITALITY ON SALE FOR SATURDAY

A reminder that Hospitality is on sale for our match against Clyde on Saturday 21st August and spaces are still available. Your Matchday Hospitality Package includes: Free VIP Parking Space Delicious Pre-Match Meal Matchday Programme & Teamsheet Half Time Pie served with Tea/Coffee Fun afternoon of entertainment led by our matchday compere Packages are available…

ANTON DOWDS JOINS ARBROATH ON LOAN

Falkirk Football Club can confirm that Anton Dowds has joined Championship side Arbroath on loan until January 2022. Since joining The Bairns in 2020, Anton has made 25 appearances for the club, scoring three goals. We wish Anton all the best for his loan spell and look forward to welcoming him back to the Falkirk…

NEXT UP: FALKIRK V CLYDE

Next up for the Bairns is Clyde. We welcome them to the Falkirk Stadium this Saturday for match-day four of cinch League One. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 21st August. HEAD TO HEAD Since records began, Falkirk and Clyde have met each other in competitive competition 174 times, with Falkirk having won 74 of those meetings…

U16 RECRUITMENT UPDATE

Following the successful relaunch of our new youth development pipeline, Falkirk Football Club is recruiting talented young players born in 2007 to join our setup as we prepare for entry into the CAS League in January 2022. We are on the lookout for players who have the ability and application required to train and play…

AGREEMENT REACHED ON KEVIN MCALLISTER STAND

Fans leading the campaign to honour Falkirk’s player of the millennium and the club board have agreed to inaugurate the Kevin McAllister Stand at the start of the 2022/23 season.    Falkirk fans have contributed thousands of pounds to a fan-led campaign aimed at rebranding the Falkirk Stadium’s South Stand in Kevin’s honour. New signage…

HOW TO WATCH: AIRDRIE v FALKIRK

We take on Airdrieonians tomorrow in our third cinch League One fixture of the season! Kick off  is at 3.00pm at the Penny Cars Stadium.   Tickets Tickets are available to purchase now online from tomorrow’s hosts here.   Tickets are priced as follows:- ADULT – £18 CONCESSION (Over 65s) – £13 CONCESSION (16-18 /…

NEXT UP: FALKIRK V AIRDRIEONIANS

Next up for the Bairns is a trip to the Penny Cars Stadium where we will face Airdrieonians in our third cinch League One match of the season. Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 14th August. HEAD TO HEAD Since dropping down to League One, Falkirk haven’t had the greatest of times when it comes…

SOUTH STAND BAR OPENS SATURDAY

We are delighted to announce that the South Stand Bar will be open for our cinch League One fixture against Peterhead this Saturday. The bar will be open from 12pm – 3pm and again from 4:45pm – 6.30pm.   It will be first come first serve, with no ticket required. Please note that social distancing…

NEXT UP: PETERHEAD

Next up for the Bairns is our second cinch League One match as we welcome Peterhead to the Falkirk Stadium.  Kick off is at 3pm, Saturday 7th August. HEAD TO HEAD The Bairns have enjoyed a fair amount of success against our northern visitors over the last couple of years, winning four of the last…

MATCH REPORT: COVE RANGERS 1-1 FALKIRK

The points were shared in the first league game of the season following a tough match for the Bairns against fellow promotion hopefuls Cove Rangers. Falkirk went into the game at a disadvantage after a COVID outbreak forced 14 players into self-isolation, many coming out of that isolation less than 24 house ago. Despite this…

GAME OFF – AYR UNITED V FALKIRK

Following on from Wednesday’s positive COVID tests (plus a number of close contacts having to isolate) the Club have informed the SPFL that we are unable to fulfil Saturday’s Premier Sports Cup fixture against Ayr United.  As a result, Ayr United have been awarded a 3-0 win.   Whilst this news is hugely disappointing from…

SNEDDON AND LUKE HOLT JOIN GRETNA 2008 ON LOAN

Falkirk Football Club can confirm that Blair Sneddon and Luke Holt will be joining Gretna 2008 on loan deals until the end of the season, subject to SFA approval. Blair Sneddon joined the club from Camelon Juniors last summer and has yet to make an appearance for the Bairns. Luke Holt signed this month after…

HOW TO WATCH: FALKIRK VS HAMILTON ACADEMICAL

As we look forward to tomorrow’s game here’s a full sum up of how to watch our Premier Sports Cup fixture against Hamilton Accies!   Season Ticket Holders Attending the Game All supporters successful in attending the match tomorrow have been allocated a match ticket via Ticketmaster, which they should now have access to. A…

MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK WOMEN 3-2 AYR UNITED WFC

Falkirk came out on top in this closely fought match in the SWF Summer Games Program. The opening exchanges were evenly contested with both sides looking to build momentum ahead of the start of the season. It was the visitors who went in front through a penalty  kick. Falkirk failed to stop a cross from…

HAMILTON ACADEMICAL ACCESS INFORMATION

Falkirk FC v Hamilton Academical FC Saturday 17th July 2021, 3pm kick off. Supporters who are successful in attending the match on Saturday 17th July v Hamilton Academical will be allocated a match ticket via Ticketmaster, season ticket cards will not be valid for this match. Emails (from Ticketmaster) were sent out on Tuesday 13th…

NEXT UP: HAMILTON ACADEMICAL

NEXT UP Next up for the Bairns is another Premier Sports Cup group stage match as we welcome Hamilton Academical to the Falkirk Stadium. Kick off is at 3pm at the Falkirk Stadium this Saturday.   HEAD TO HEAD Falkirk haven’t faced Hamilton in a competitive match since 2014, and haven’t beaten the South Lanarkshire…

2021/22 SEASON PROGRAMME LAUNCH

We are launching our first programme of the season with CurtisSport that will cover our two home Premier Sports Cup games against Albion Rovers and Hamilton Academical.  Similar to last season when we released a programme for our match against Rangers, the programme will feature a fold-out wall chart of our 2021/22 fixture schedule. This…

GOALKEEPING REINFORCEMENTS ARRIVE

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce the signings of goalkeepers Paddy Martin (22) and Luke Holt (23) on two-year deals. Both goalkeepers have been part of Falkirk’s pre-season training squad and impressed Paul Sheerin and new goalkeeping coach, Tony Caig. Paul Sheerin: “We’re really happy to welcome Paddy and Luke to the club and…

JAIME WILSON SIGNS

Falkirk Football Club is pleased to confirm that striker Jaime Wilson has joined the club on a permanent basis following a successful pre-season trial period. 23-year-old Wilson, who spent last season at Dumbarton, has shown up well in pre-season including a hat-trick in his first outing for the Bairns. He signs a two-year deal at…

JAMIE SWINNEY APPOINTED AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Jamie Swinney as the club’s new Chief Executive. Swinney (34) will take over the reins at Falkirk next month following his departure from his current role as Chief Executive at Stenhousemuir FC. The Falkirk native spent the last 3.5 years as Chief Executive of the…

ALBION ROVERS ACCESS INFORMATION

Falkirk FC v Albion Rovers FC Tuesday 13th July 2021, 7.45pm kick off. Supporters who are successful in attending the match on Tuesday 13th July v Albion Rovers will be allocated a match ticket via Ticketmaster, season ticket cards will not be valid for this match. An email (from Ticketmaster) will be sent to all…

MATCH REPORT: HEARTS v FALKIRK

Our third pre-season bounce game ended in defeat for the Bairns in a tough match which saw Hearts win by four goals to nil. Falkirk didn’t get off to the best of starts against the Premiership side, conceding within the opening two minutes of the game. Henderson worked his way into the box and his…

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY FIXTURE SCHEDULE

The Bairns finish pre-season with two more friendly fixtures before the commencement of competitive football on 13th of July when we kick off our Premier Sports Cup campaign against Albion Rovers. Our pre-season fixture schedule is as follows: Hearts v Falkirk – Saturday 3rd July, 3pm, Largs Falkirk v Arbroath – Wednesday 7th July, 7:30pm,…

MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK 5-0 IRVINE MEADOW

Falkirk put five past Irvine Meadow to emerge victorious in our first pre-season friendly of the year. The Bairns looked sharp going into their first game back since the end of last season, controlling the game from start to finish.  The opener came in the 14th minute when Seb Ross pounced on a fumble from…

HORIZON RENEW SPONSORSHIP FOR ANOTHER YEAR

Falkirk Football Club are delighted to announce that our long-term partners Horizon Reinforcing & Crane Hire are backing the Bairns for another season! Horizon have been partners of the club since 2018 and have shown incredible support over the last few seasons. In addition to Horizon being our away kit back of shirt sponsor this…

2021/22 STRIPS REVEALED

Falkirk Football Club is proud to reveal our strips for the 2021/22 season! This season’s home kit pays homage to a kit from yesteryear. The classic navy blue jersey features stylish white pinstripes on the front, reminiscent of a classic kit from the 80s. For the first time in 15 years we have a new…

DANNY GRAINGER AND TONY CAIG JOIN COACHING STAFF

Falkirk Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny Grainger as Assistant Head Coach, and Tony Caig as Goalkeeper Coach.  Danny Grainger is a well known face in Scottish Football having played at a number of clubs in the Premiership during his playing career including Hearts, Dundee United and St Johnstone. After departing the…

CLUB UPDATE – SEASON TICKET REFUNDS

On Monday we launched our season ticket package for the upcoming season and all 2020/21 season ticket holders should have received a pack by now asking for their continued support by renewing their ticket.   We have been asked by a number of fans about the possibility of refunds, or other compensation, for last season…

SQUAD UPDATE

 With pre-season kicking off tomorrow, here is a summary of the ins and out since the end of the 2020/21 season. 12 players have departed the Falkirk Stadium over the last month with six new faces joining Paul Sheerin’s new look side so far.   IN: Ryan Williamson Brad McKay Steven Hetherington Aidan Nesbitt Craig…

MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK WOMEN 2-2 RENFREW

 Falkirk Women came from two goals down to salvage a point in their first game of the season against Renfrew. Sunday saw Falkirk Women’s opener in the SWF Champion South Summer Games Programme played behind closed doors at the Falkirk Stadium. The first half didn’t go as planned for the home team as they struggled…

TELFER AND HALL SIGN ON FOR ANOTHER YEAR!

Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce that Charlie Telfer and Ben Hall have signed one-year deals with the club. The 25-year-old midfielder and 24-year-old defender have put pen to paper on contracts that will keep them at the club until June 2022. Charlie joined The Bairns in 2019 and has been a key part…

AIDAN NESBITT JOINS THE BAIRNS!

 Falkirk Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Aidan Nesbitt. The midfielder will join the side on a two-year deal following the expiration of his contract with Greenock Morton. Aidan began his youth career at Celtic moving his way up to Celtic U20’s. While still with the U20’s, Aidan spent loan spells at…

FIRST TEAM SQUAD UPDATE

Falkirk Football Club can confirm that the following players will depart the Club upon expiry of their contracts for the 2020/21 season:   Jay Cantley Akeel Francis Morgaro Gomis Aidan Laverty Robbie Leitch Scott Mercer Conor Sammon Josh Todd   The Club wishes to place on record its thanks for their efforts at Falkirk FC…

MATCH REPORT: FALKIRK 1-2 MONTROSE

Falkirk found themselves on the end of another disappointing result as Montrose came from behind to take all three points at the Falkirk Stadium. Falkirk came out the traps looking like a team with something to prove as they took the game to Montrose early in the first half. Looking dangerous on the counter early…

FALKIRK V MONTROSE – PPV & VIRTUAL 50/50 INFORMATION

 As Falkirk Football Club will be participating in the social media boycott against racist, discriminatory and personal abuse online this weekend, we have laid out the necessary details for PPV and our virtual 50/50 draw for this Saturday.   Pay-per-view is available to purchase for Saturday’s match against Montrose for £13.99 and, as always, the…

CLUB VACANCY: HEAD COACH

Falkirk Football Club are inviting applications for the Head Coach vacancy.   Applications must be made in writing, including a detailed footballing CV and sent via email to Recruitment@falkirkfc.co.uk. All applications will be treated as private and confidential.   The closing date for applications will be Friday 14th May 2021.

CLUB UPDATE – KEVIN McALLISTER STAND

Following recent speculation around plans for the Kevin McAllister Stand, the Club would like to use this opportunity to clarify its position and outline how the project intends to move forward.   Falkirk Football Club remains totally committed to the re-branding of the South Stand and has been engaged for some months in discussions with representatives from the…