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Bairns boss Houston in the clear

Peter Houston said he’d contest any further punishment after being sent to the stand on Saturday – but he has no case to answer.

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Lee Miller scores the second for Falkirk but it wasn't enough. Picture by Michael Gillen.

HIGHLIGHTS: Falkirk 2 Raith 4

Falkirk were disappointing in their defeat to Raith Rovers – the Bairns first league loss in more than two months.

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John Baird is one of this week's nominees. Pic by Michael Gillen

STARSHOT: Falkirk 2 Raith Rovers 4

The team may have missed out on any points, but there is still a set of Starshot ranking points available – but who deserves them?

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Peter Houston sat in the stand alongside Alex Smith. Pic by Michael Gillen

Houston will challenge any further punishment

Peter Houston doesn’t know why he was sent to the stand by referee Barry Cook during Falkirk’s 4-2 defeat to Raith Rovers.

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Davidson scores. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk 2 Raith Rovers 4: First league loss in two months

Peter Houston was sent to the stand as Falkirk fell to their Fife rivals at The Falkirk Stadium in the first match of the second quarter of SPFL Championship fixtures.

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Falkirk's Craig Sibbald lobs in a brilliant opening goal against Dunfermline (Pic by Michael Gillen)

Praise for Falkirk ace Sibbald

Falkirk midfield ace Craig Sibbald (21) – scorer of a wonderful opening goal in the Bairn’s 2-1 home derby success over Dunfermline Athletic last Saturday – has been praised by first team coach James McDonaugh.

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Falkirk's John Baird squares up to Dunfermline skipper Andy Geggan (Pic by Michael Gillen)

Falkirk’s Baird happy to contribute

Although Falkirk forwards John Baird and Bob McHugh didn’t score in the 2-1 win over Dunfermline last Saturday, Baird was delighted they contributed in other areas.

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Celebrations for Falkirk after Myles Hippolyte netted what proved to be the winner against  Dunfermline

Falkirk 2 Dunfermline 1: Bairns secure derby win

All week long, manager Peter Houston made sure his players knew just what this derby means to the Falkirk supporters.

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Eddie O'Hara (front centre, white jersey) and Jimmy McIntosh (left) with some of their 1957 team-mates.

Bairns mourn passing of another 1957 Falkirk cup hero

A second member of Falkirk’s 1957 Scottish Cup winning squad has died within the space of two weeks.

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Falkirk fans have bought up all the tickets for the south stand. Picture by Michael Gillen

South stand sold out for Pars clash

Falkirk fans have answered the club’s call for support and sold out the south stand.

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Peter Houston. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Falkirk fans relish Dunfermline clash

Peter Houston knows Saturday’s league encounter with Dunfermline is one that has been marked by Bairns fans ever since the fixtures were released in June.

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Gary Harkins netted the winner. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Ayr 1 Falkirk 0: Bairns out in extra time

Falkirk are out of the Irn-Bru Cup after an extra time defeat to Ian McCall's Ayr United.
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Peter Grant made his comeback this week with 45 minutes at Hamilton in the under-20s. Pic by Michael Gillen

Thanks to Fulham for the big fella’s fix

Peter Grant may have delayed his comeback by a week, but he’s still back quicker than he would have been had Fulham not stepped in to aid his recovery.

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BENCHMAN: Who is this mystery man?

BENCHMAN: It’s time for TMO

After a dodgy offside call cost Falkirk a second goal, our man in the stand has decided it’s time for a touchline TV judge.

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Peter Houston.

Boss will ring the changes

Peter Houston will change it up at Ayr tomorrow night to give his fringe players a run having established a settled first team over recent weeks.

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Peter Houston's added another award to his mantlepiece. Pic by Michael Gillen

Peter Houston is manager of the month

Falkirk’s form has landed boss Peter Houston the manager of the month award for September.

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Peter Grant's knee went iunder the knife in February and he made his long awaited competitive comeback tonight. Picture by Michael Gillen

Defender Peter Grant makes return to action

After 255 days recovering from a torn cruciate ligament in his knee, Falkirk defender Peter Grant is back.

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Jimmy McIntosh witnessed Falkirk reach three Scottish Cup finals after his side won the trophy in 1957 and visited the 2015 finalists before the most recent Hampden trip.

Jimmy McIntosh 1936-2016

That famous picture of the 1957 Falkirk cup-winning side featured Jimmy McIntosh, who died on Sunday, October 2 at Strathcarron Hospice.

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Peter Houston saw his side blow a comfortable lead and let two points out of their grasp. Pic by Michael Gillen.

St Mirren 1 Falkirk 1: One point from a possible three

Falkirk failed to see off a haphazard St Mirren side and took one point when a win was well within grasp.

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Falkirk head to Paisley tonight for the 5.15pm kick off. Pic by Michael Gillen.

Managerless St Mirren won’t lack direction when Falkirk visit

St Mirren might not have a manager in place for tonight’s televised SPFL Championship match with Falkirk, but Bairns boss Peter Houston won’t be staring across at an empty dug-out.

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