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Houston challenges striker to earn his place back

Nathan Austin’s omission from Falkirk’s matchday squad on Saturday was a surprise to some.

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Myles Hippolyte 11 and Craig Pettigrew 2. Pic by Michael Gillen.

WATCH: Falkirk 1 Dumbarton 0 - Highlights

Lee Miller’s late goal gave Falkirk the win yesterday and moved the Bairns up the SPFL Championship table.

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Peter Houston is keeping faith with his players

ALL IN THE MIND FOR BAIRNS

Peter Houston has unwavering belief in two areas – that his Falkirk players can turn their season around and that they must win on Saturday.

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Benchman: Saturday afternoon alternative

Benchman: Saturday afternoon alternative

The Benchman has an idea for long Saturday away trips.... take a trip back to the future!

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IN PICTURES: Junior Bairns Day

Young Falkirk supporters are used to cheering on their heroes on the park at Westfield.

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20-08-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. DUMFRIES. Palmerston Park. Queen of the South FC v Falkirk FC. SPFL Ladbrokes Championship. Stephen Dobbie 11 and Tom Taiwo 7.

QOS 2 Falkirk 0: Bairns road woes continue

Stephen Dobbie’s classy double put Falkirk to the sword in Dumfries.

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Who is this?

BENCHMAN: Mic check, one two

The Benchman believes Morton’s PA problems would have been a PR disaster for the game.

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18-08-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. Helix Park. Kelpies. Irn-Bru Challenge Cup, third round draw taking place. Not left to right. Jim Jefferies; Stenhousemuir Grant Hamilton; Airdrieonians, Rohan Ferguson (Goalkeeper); Alloa Athletic:   Jack Ross; Ayr United: Nicky Devlin (Captain); Celtic U20: Tommy McIntyre (U20 Manager); East Fife: Dave Marshall (Vice Chairman); Falkirk: Peter Grant; Livingston: Colin Ritchie (Sports Science Coach).

Same again for Stenhousemuir and Falkirk in Irn-Bru Cup

Stenhousemuir and Falkirk face re-runs of earlier Cup meetings in the Irn-Bru Cup.

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Peter Houston

Attitude in focus for Peter Houston

Falkirk manager Peter Houston had ‘stern words’ for his players at half-time on Saturday.

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Luke Leahy nets Falkirk's late equaliser

Morton 1 Falkirk 1: Leahy leaves it late

Luke Leahy’s late leveller gave lack-lustre Falkirk a share of the spoils at Cappielow.

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Chart-topper Kidd must stay on song to earn place

Lewis Kidd has his priorities – get a place in the team at Falkirk settled – and then take over the dressing room music, writes David Oliver.

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Peter Houston.   www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk

One man, one goal, One mission. One Ginger God with one vision.

Peter Houston is unwavering in his ambition, which is the same as it was when he arrived at Falkirk two years ago – return to the Premiership.

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Who is this mystery man?

Benchman: Re-cycling the shorts

As referees clamped down on Peter Houston’s dugout-wear, Rudi Skacel’s gear was also falling foul of officialdom.

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Expectation and excitement mounts towards kick-off

Falkirk will go into this weekend’s opening SPFL Championship fixture against Hibs with no surprises in the squad list.

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23-06-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. Falkirk Stadium. Falkirk FC return to pre-season training. For season 2016 - 2017. Myles Hippolyte 11, midfielder and James Craigen 28, midfielder.

Promotion to big occasions in the top flight would be just the business

He took in three matches at this summer’s European Championships, including his native England, and had a day out at Wimbledon too.

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What would you do if you had Peter Houston's squad?

Pick your Falkirk starting XI

Ever fancied yourself as Falkirk manager? Many Bairns supporters have.

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30-07-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. Falkirk Stadium. Betfred Cup group stage. Falkirk FC v Brechin City. Danny Rogers 1.

Pick your Falkirk starting XI: Goalkeeper

Who would you choose as Falkirk number one?

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Who would you choose in defence?

Pick your Falkirk starting XI: Defence

Who would you choose as the backline in your Falkirk line-up?

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What would you do if you had Peter Houston's squad?

Pick your Falkirk starting XI: Midfield

Which Bairns would you select in the middle of the park?

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Who would you choose to get the fans cheering?

Pick your Falkirk starting XI: Attack

Which Bairns would you select to grab the goals?

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