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LISTEN: Houston asks questions of first half performance

Falkirk boss Peter Houston was again feeling mixed emotions following the win over St Mirren.

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Lee Miller scored and is one of the Star Men this week. Pic by Michael Gillen

STARSHOT: Falkirk 3 St Mirren 1

Who was your star man against St Mirren?

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Jack Baird was sent off for his part in a clash with Lee Miller. Pic by Michael Gillen.

REPORT: Falkirk 3 St Mirren 1

Falkirk came from behind to defeat ten-man St Mirren and go third in the Championship.

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Who is the goalie?

Benchman: 57 channels and nothing on

Sad to see two ex-Bairns struggling to stay in the league, but pleased to see one excel in a Premiership thriller

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Craig Sibbald's deal expires at the end of this season, and is free to talk to clubs from next month. Pic by Michael Gillen

Falkirk boss has contracts under control

Peter Houston insists his finger is on the pulse when it comes to his players’ contracts expiries and the Bairns won’t get “stung” for training development fees.

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Stevie Beattie won the first ever Falkirk herald Sports Star of the year award at last year's Sports Council Awards.

Vote for your sports star of the year 2016

The countdown is on to the 2016 Falkirk Sports Council awards.

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Luke Leahy strikes a volley in the first half. Pic by Michael Gillen

Three points was perfect present for birthday boy Luke

Luke Leahy had 24 candles on a cake last Saturday – and he could have done with them at Somerset Park too. Anything for a heat.

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James Craigen turned in a match winning performance, and also landed the three starshot points. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Craigen comes in from the cold to light up Bairns midfield options

James Craigen turned in a match-winning performance at Ayr on Saturday and his boss believes the Bairns are finally seeing the best of him.

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Falkirk players celebrate James Craigen's opener. Pic by Michael Gillen.

STARSHOT: Ayr 0 Falkirk 1

Who deserves the full points ranking from yesterday’s wet and wild win on the coast?

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Craigen hit the opener which proved to be the winner

Ayr 0 Falkirk 1 : Ayr wetter, Bairns better

James Craigen inspired Falkirk to a hard-fought win at soaking Somerset Park.
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Falkirk Football Club Annual General Meeting top table. Vice chairman, Margaret Lang, Doug Henderson and team manager, Peter Houston.

Good news for players and fans as South Stand gym gets off ground

Falkirk has confirmed plans to install a gymnasium in the south stand along with a ‘community hub’ for fans.

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12-11-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. EDINBURGH. Easter Road Stadium. SPFL Ladbrokes Championship. Hibernian FC v Falkirk FC. Peter Houston speaking to referee John Beaton at the end of the game.

Bairns U-turn and will NOT contest Taiwo red at Hibs

Falkirk have withdrawn their appeal against Tom Taiwo’s red card on Saturday.

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John Baird celebrates his goal at Easter Road (pic by Michael Gillen)

Falkirk 1 Hibernian 1: 10-man Bairns battle for point

Falkirk vs Hibernian games rarely disappoint. And this chilly November clash was no different as a spectacular John Baird volley earned ten-man Falkirk a valuable point against the league leaders at Easter Road.

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Tom Taiwo was congratulated by Peter Houston.

Boss responds to Bairns boo boys: ‘I don’t make changes to lose games’

Peter Houston understands why fans were so upset at his decision to replace Tom Taiwo in the second half of Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Morton.

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John McGinn might be making a quick journey north on Friday night and Saturday morning. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk after England for McGinn?

Falkirk may yet face Hibs midfielder John McGinn in Saturday’s big match in the Ladbrokes SPFL Championship.

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05-11-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. Falkirk Stadium. Falkirk FC v Morton FC. SPFL Ladbrokes Championship. Falkirk goal, Lee Miller 18.

Bairns boss says average won’t do

Falkirk boss Peter Houston believes his side showed enough in the second half to see off Morton – and many other teams in the SPFL Championship.

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STARSHOT: Falkirk 1 Morton 1

Who deserves the full three points from Falkirk's 1-1 draw at home to the in-form Greenock side?
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Craig Sibbald was in the thick of the midfield action. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk 1 Morton 1: Miller saves a point

Two goals in the final seven minutes couldn't split the sides in a tight Championship match at Westfield.
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29-10-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. DUNDEE. Tannadice Park. Dundee United v Falkirk FC. SPFL Ladbrokes Championship. Peter Houston.

Defenders like buses for Houston as all return at once

Peter Houston isn’t the type to park the bus – but his defenders are proving to be a lot like buses with all returning for 
selection at once!

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Football manager Alex Smith

Boss pays tribute to Smith’s six decades in game

Falkirk boss Peter Houston has paid tribute to the club’s technical director Alex Smith who was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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