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Hartley seeking 40-goal strikers on ‘same’ budget

Paul Hartley has pledged to get the best value out of next season’s playing budget – while eyeing a 40-goal strike partnership.

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IN QUOTES: Dumbarton 2 Falkirk 5

Paul Hartley and Stevie Aitken had their say after the sun-drenched goal-fest on Clydeside

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Louis Longridge and Alex Jakubiak were both on target. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Dumbarton 2 Falkirk 5: Pressure off and Bairns play

Five separate scorers gave Falkirk a win over relegation play-off bound Dumbarton.
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Joe McKee scored the leveller with seven minutes left. Picture Michael Gillen.

McKee on target at vital times for Bairns

For a player who has been a peripheral figure at Falkirk this season, Joe McKee’s goalscoring stacks up well.

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IN QUOTES: St Mirren 1 Falkirk 2

Paul Hartley set his stall out for next season just moments after securing this term's objective.

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Craig Sibbald battles Saints' Stelios Demetriou

St Mirren 1 Falkirk 2: Survival secured by Sibbald

Joe McKee went from zero to hero after a horrific miss and then the vital equaliser that helped keep Falkirk in the Ladbrokes SPFL Championship.
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IN QUOTES: Dundee Utd 1 Falkirk 0

Paul Hartley was succinct in his summation of another Bairns defeat.

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IN QUOTES: Falkirk 1 Dunfermline 2

Allan Johnston and Paul Hartley addressed the media after the game.

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Falkirk 1 Dunfermline 2: Bairns found wanting in derby

Falkirk 1 Dunfermline 2: Bairns found wanting in derby

Aaron Muirhead’s late penalty re-ignited a stagnating derby as Dunfermline saw off Falkirk.

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IN PICTURES: Forth Valley Schools cross country

Top athletes from Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire schools met in the Forth Valley cross country championship at Bo’ness last week.

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Falkirk’s top sporting stars recognised

The annual Falkirk and District Sports Council Awards were held in Falkirk Town Hall on March 29.

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Fury trained players called up to the Games in the Gold Coast -  Fraser Malcolm (top) Ali Fraser (bottom) Jonny Bunyan (right)  Kieron Achara (left)

CG2018: Falkirk basketballers see off England for Scotland

Scotland’s basketballers – with a distinctly Falkirk flavour dismantled England in their opening Commonwealth Games basketball match this morning.

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Longridge was on target - again - for Falkirk. Picture Michael Gillen.

Hit Playstation game Fortnite inspires Louis Longridge and Falkirk

Sharp shooter Louis Longridge celebrated his late equaliser against Queen of the South with an ‘emote’ from online game Fortnite.

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Stenhousemuir are in the running for the play-offs.

How much is each SPFL league place worth to Stenhousemuir?

Finishing in the play-offs is a valuable ambition for Stenhousemuir.

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The Bairns are still playing for more than pride. Picture Michael Gillen.

How much is each SPFL Championship place worth to Falkirk?

Falkirk may look unlikely to be involved in either set of play-offs this season, but there’s still a lot to play for.

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Jay landed the top prize on the night and was presented with the award by Provost Billy Buchanan. Picture Paul Borg Grech.

Judo player Jay delighted to take sword to Stenhousemuir

Jay Proctor spent half of 2017 on the sidelines, but his results on his return for the final six months of the year landed him the Falkirk Sports Council Wilkinson Sword.

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Falkirk Stadium will be home to East Stirlingshire as well as Falkirk FC. Picture Gary Hutchison.

East Stirlingshire are ‘back in town’ after decade at Stenhousemuir

East Stirlingshire are back in Falkirk.

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IN QUOTES: QOS 2 Falkirk 2

Bairns boss Paul Hartley and Doonhamers assistant Dougie Anderson addressed the media after the 2-2 draw in Dumfries

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Falkirk boss Paul Hartley

QOS 2 Falkirk 2: Longridge leaves it late

Louis Longridge’s fleet-footed finish salvaged a point for Falkirk in Dumfries.
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Big news from Carmuirs Park last night. Picture Michael Gillen.

Camelon apply to join East of Scotland league

Camelon Juniors have confirmed they intend to leave the Junior football and join the Scottish senior football pyramid.

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