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Falkirk need players to be brave on the ball

Jimmy Nicholl has urged Falkirk’s players to use their own version of ‘Project Brave’ to escape their current

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Falkirk boss Paul Hartley

Falkirk bring in defender Tumilty from Ross County

Falkirk boss Paul Hartley has signed full-back Reghan Tumilty on an emergency loan from Ross County.
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Alex Harris in action during Sunday's defeat at Tannadice (pic by Michael Gillen)

Harris says Falkirk struggles not what he signed on for

Falkirk winger Alex Harris admitted that the side’s current struggles were far from what he expected when he signed during the summer.

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Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson wants more Scottish players to get first-team opportunities.

Stenhousemuir boss's way forward for Scottish football

There has been a lot of discussion and debate around Project Brave as a process of developing pathways and systems to nurture talent for Scottish football.
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East Stirlingshire boss John Sludden has added to his defensive options with Michael  Bolochoweckyj

Shire boss Sludden delighted to sign familiar face

East Stirlingshire finally added to their depleted squad this week by signing central defender Michael Bolochoweckyj for the THIRD time.

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Disappointment is etched on Colin McMenamin's face after the cup defeat by Alloa (pic by Alan Murray).

Stenhousemuir in positive mood for Montrose challenge

Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson wants his players to take the positives from their performance against Alloa into their League 2 campaign - starting with Saturday’s visit of promotion rivals Montrose to Ochilview.

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Livingston knocked Falkirk out of the Betfred Cup in August

Scottish Cup draw offers Bairns revenge mission

Falkirk will face Championship rivals Livingston in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Paul Hartley's side were well beaten at Tannadice

Dundee Utd 3 Falkirk 0: Tannadice torment for Bairns

Falkirk remain four points inside the bottom two after a humbling 3-0 defeat at Tannadice against Dundee United.
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Stenhousemuir were unable to find a way past Alloa in the Scottish Cup (pic by Alan Murray)

Stenhousemuir 1 Alloa 2: Cup exit for unlucky Warriors

Stenhousemuir are out of the Scottish Cup after a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Alloa Athletic on Saturday.
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Clubs’ joint Academy is re-classified

Forth Valley football Academy – covering Stenhousemuir and Falkirk – has been categorised in tier two of Project Brave – Progressive.

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Benchman: Sense and Sensibility?

Benchman: Sense and Sensibility?

The Benchman was not imporessed by the football fare on TV last week from Falkirk, Scotland or the Romanian ref in Belfast.

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The Falkirk Stadium will host the meeting

Fan ownership models to be discussed at Bairns meeting

Falkirk are hosting a supporters meeting tonight, (Thursday), exploring potential fan ownership models and if one could be implemented at the club in the future.

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Bairns boss disappointed at ‘severe’ O’Hara eight-game ban

Paul Hartley has admitted disappointment at Kevin O’Hara’s eight-match ban and insists the Bairns will do their best to keep his career on track.

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Falkirk went down 1-0. Picture Michael Gillen.

Bairns apologise for fan chants

Falkirk have been forced to apologise after TV microphones broadcast offensive chanting from the away end in the 1-0 defeat to Inverness.
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Paul Hartley and Mick McArdle. Picture Michael Gillen.

Inverness C.T. 1 Falkirk 0: Bairns out of Irn-Bru Cup

Paul Hartley’s wait for a win goes on.

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Falkirk have released their 2016-17 financial figures.

Falkirk increase turnover, but report loss

Falkirk reported an operating loss of more than double the previous season’s figure – despite a 50 per cent increase in the club’s gross profits.

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Paul Hartley will go up against his old manager. Picture Michael Gillen

Repeat fixture with Inverness can be Falkirk gauge for Hartley

Paul Hartley will get a measure of his influence on Falkirk when the Bairns play Inverness in the Irn-Bru Cup quarter final.

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Paul Sludden hit a brace against Selkirk last week.

More of the same please, East Stirlingshire

Ironing out the maddening inconsistencies is likely to be a top priority for East Stirlingshire boss John Sludden as they take on Lowland League leaders BSC Glasgow in Alloa this weekend.

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Scott Shepherd needs game time says Bairns boss Paul Hartley

Hartley: Door not closed on Shepherd

Paul Hartley has told Scott Shepherd he’ll be keeping tabs on his loan move to Edinburgh City.

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