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Morton 2 Falkirk 2: Cracking goals can’t separate play-off rivals

Falkirk’s undefeated run continued at Cappielow on Saturday, after a highly entertaining end-to-end 2-2 draw with Greenock Morton.

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Jim Jefferies is joining Edinburgh City. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Jim Jefferies joins Edinburgh City as sporting director

Edinburgh City have appointed Jim Jefferies as sporting director.

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This Lee Miller 'goal' was ruled out but Falkirk were still convincing winners (pic by Michael Gillen)

Falkirk 3 Dundee United 0: Bairns back in the race

Falkirk are right back in the race for the play-offs after an impressive win over Dundee United.

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Mystery Pic - The Benchman February 9, 2017. Can you recognise the team and any familiar faces?

BENCHMAN: Ungag our referees

Rugby officials are wired for sound, and The Benchman calls for football whistlers to do the same.

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Joe McKee received high praise from Peter Houston after his Bairns debut. Pic by Michael Gillen

Joe was last resort but staked his case for a first-choice pick

Peter Houston swooped to sign Joe McKee in the last two hours of the January transfer window then pitched him straight into the derby-day cauldron against Dunfermline.

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Baird gave the Bairns the lead against Dunfermline. Pic by Michael Gillen

Houston: I had faith in Baird

Falkirk boss Peter Houston has kept faith with John Baird and the little stirker has rewarded him with goals.

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John Baird opened the scoring for Falkirk. Pics by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk 2 Dunfermline 0: Comfortable derby delight for Bairns

Falkirk were dominant over Dunfermline in this derby day win and are now breathing down Dundee United’s neck just three points off second place.

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Guardiola on Gladstone Road? Not quite - but Man City visit Stenny

Manchester City were in town to play the Forth Valley football academy teams at ochilview following the winter break.

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Benchman: Big breakfast for Big G, the Bairns big fan

Fans will come together to fundraise on Saturday morning ahead of Falkirk’s match with Dunfermline.

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Joe McKee played against Falkirk last season. Picture by Michael Gillen.

Joe McKee signs for Falkirk

Carlisle midfielder Joe McKee secured his release from the English side to secure a switch home to Scotland to Falkirk.

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John Baird scored both for Falkirk. Pic by Michael Gillen.

St Mirren 1 Falkirk 2: Baird at the double

Falkirk lifted the gloom with a welcome win over St Mirren – only their second victory since seeing off the Buddies at Falkirk Stadium almost two months ago.

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Tony Gallacher feature for the Bairns in Saturday's Scottish Cuo defeat at Morton. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk teenager attracts interest of Spanish giants

Barcelona are tracking Falkirk left-back Tony Gallacher.

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Kevin O'Hara opened the w print. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Rangers 5 Falkirk 1: Bairns exit youth cup

Falkirk were eliminated from a second competition in 24 hours in a heavy defeat at a freezing Ibrox.

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It was a dismal day at Greenock for Tony Gallacher and Falkirk

Morton 2 Falkirk 0: Bairns crash out of cup

Falkirk were knocked out of the Scottish Cup at the fourth round stage for a second consecutive season after a 2-0 defeat at Cappielow against Greenock Morton.

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Tony Gallacher has impressed and attracted interest from big clubs since breaking into the Bairns first team. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Tony Gallacher ‘gutted’ to see header hit bar for Falkirk

Tony Gallacher saw his hopes of a third goal come crashing off the bar against Ayr United, writes David Oliver.

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Recognise anyone in this week's mystery picture?

Benchman: Lucky number seven?

It’s 2017. Six decades since Falkirk’s Scottish Cup triumph, and 20 since the Neil Oliver controversy at Ibrox. Can the Bairns make it again?

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Peter Houston. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Championship double for the Scottish Cup?

Falkirk boss Peter Houston wouldn’t be surprised to see one of the Bairns’ league rivals in the final of this season’s Scottish Cup.

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Nathan Austin has had a difficult time of injuries. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk striker Nathan Austin is crocked again

Peter Houston says both he and summer signing Nathan Austin are “incredibley frustrated” at the forward’s on-going injury woes.

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Fraser Aird. Pic by Robert Perry.

Aird is a now a Bairn

Falkirk today announced the signing of Fraser Aird.

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Fraser Aird. Pic by John Devlin.

Bairns hope for Aird signing

Peter Houston is hopeful of signing Fraser Aird in time for Saturday’s Scottish Cup match with Morton.

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