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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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-…

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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…

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