Falkirk’s opening league fixtures over the past 10 years

The opening day of a new season has not held fond memories for Bairns fans over the past decade.

By Martyn Simpson
Friday, 2nd August 2019, 11:52 am
Falkirk have not won in their opening game of a season in over ten years
Falkirk have not won in their opening game of a season in over ten years

Falkirk have not won any of their opening games for the past 10 years - Will this Saturday break the duck?

George Oakley scored the only goal in this defeat and things didn't get much better as the season went on
Nathan Austin got Falkirk off to a great start but the Buddies pulled it back to 3-1 and Aaron Muirhead saw red

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Jason Cummings scored either side of a Craig Sibbald goal as Neil Lennon's Hibees left the Falkirk Stadium with all three points
Paul Watson put the Bairns in front at Cappielow but had to settle for a point after the home side pulled level in the second half
Rory Loy and Botti Biabi scored the goals at Central Park in this 2-2 draw back in 2014
Lyle Taylor scored a superb volley in this game but the day belonged to Kris Doolan who netted twice as the Jags won
Joe Hamill scored the games only goal as the Bairns fell to an opening day defeat at Starks Park
Mark Millar saw red as Pat Clarke's goal secured the win for the Pars
Carl Finnigan pulled Falkirk level at Ibrox after Lee McCulloch's early thunderbolt but the Gers went on to win the game 4-1