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Bo’ness United to protest over Junior Cup KO after ref blunder

Bo’ness United are to lodge a protest over their shock Scottish Junior Cup KO by Blantyre Viocs.

Football
Shire had 10 goals to celebrate as they set a new Lowland League record at Gala

Gala 1 Shire 10: Shire go goal crazy with record win

Liam Allison says his fellow East Stirlingshire defenders are more than happy to listen to the strikers dressing room chat about how many hat-tricks they’ve scored.

East Stirlingshire FC
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.

Falkirk FC
Tommy was the mouse that roared

Tommy was the mouse that roared

A Hollywood star has thanked all those involved in siting a statue to his grandfather at a Falkirk landmark – and has promised to visit soon.

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Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson

Warriors look to engineer way past Forres Mechanics

Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson is confident his side can finish off Forres Mechanics the second time of asking in Saturday’s Scottish Cup third round replay.

Stenhousemuir FC
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.

Falkirk FC
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.

Sport
Stenhousemuir managerial duo Brown Ferguson and Davie Irons.

Warriors’ East Fife match rescheduled

Stenhousemuir have rescheduled their match with East Fife.

Stenhousemuir FC
Shire celebrate Paul Sludden's opener against Selkirk

Shire 5 Selkirk 0: Shire hit half-century of league goals

Paul Sludden became the third Shire striker in three games to grab a hat-trick of goals but claimed it was co-operation and not competition among the front men that has made them the Lowland League’s top scoring team.

East Stirlingshire FC
Forth Valley Football Academy is based at Stirling University

Academy’s not just for football and utilises multi-sport skills

Forth Valley football academy has become the first professional Academy in Scotland to integrate multi-sports within the curriculum.

Football

Scottish Cup win so important for Warriors

Stenhousemuir face a lengthy trip to Elgin this weekend when they meet Forres 
Mechanics in the third round of the Scottish Cup.

Stenhousemuir FC
Martin Mooney, Shire assistant. Pic by Alan Murray

No repeat of Selkirk debacle for Shire assistant Mooney

The only motivation East Stirlingshire will need ahead of their Lowland League clash against Selkirk at Ochilview on Saturday will be a reminder of the last meeting of the teams.

East Stirlingshire FC
Falkirk council sports awards 2015, March 2016   David Oliver (Falkirk Herald Sports Editor) awards first ever professional sports star award to lightweight boxer Stevie Beattie.  Voted for by readers

Sports Star of 2016: Meet the nominees

Who has made The Falkirk Herald’s award shortlist?

Sport
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.

Falkirk FC
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.

Falkirk FC
Brown Ferguson was disappointed again

Sranraer 3 Stenhousemuir 1: Sorry Stenny set-back in Stranraer

Boss Brown Ferguson’s game plan was to soak up the Blues’ pressure and counter attack. What the Warriors got was pressure from the home side that they soaked to a point, but they couldn’t create enough to inflict a significant blow on Stranraer.

Stenhousemuir FC

Shire 6 Preston 2: Goals galore yet again

Scoring four goals in a game for David Grant was no big deal. The East Stirlingshire striker was naturally pleased to have broken a four game personal goal drought in the team’s important Lowland League victory over Preston Athletic.

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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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