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-…

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…