THROWBACK THURSDAY

BOMB SITE BROCKVILLE February 23rd, 1953 might well have gone down in Football History as a day of disaster, as Brockville Park was nearly added to the list of grounds where crowds were exposed to serious danger and lives were at risk. It was a Scottish Cup Third Round tie between Falkirk and Celtic, played…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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