Category: News

Shire v Frickley Athletic Friendly Details

With less than two weeks to go until Shire play our first friendly match of the season here are all the details.

Come along and see how the 2018/19 squad is shaping up and say hello to a familiar face in the process as we welcome back Spencer Fearn who brings his Frickley Athletic team North to face the Shire.

‪Shire V Frickley Athletic‬
‪Thursday 5th July 7pm KO‬
‪Falkirk Stadium‬
‪Adults £5‬
‪Concession and under 16 £2‬

To celebrate our first match at The Falkirk Stadium there will also be a special match programme available on the night.

Chris McKee Signs for The Shire

‘Shire are delighted to announce the signing of Chris McKee tonight. The 28yr old Centre Half joins us from Edinburgh City where he has been for the last few seasons.

Chris becomes Shire’s 6th new face to join the squad for the 2018/19 season and manager John Sludden’s 14th signing of the season. Welcome Chris.

East Stirlingshire Season Ticket Offer for Falkirk Season Ticket Holders

East Stirlingshire FC and Falkirk FC are both delighted to be able to announce that the clubs are further developing their partnership to allow season ticket holders of Falkirk to purchase a Shire season ticket at a reduced price allowing them to cheer on both the town’s senior clubs every week at The Falkirk Stadium

East Stirlingshire would like to make the following offer to Falkirk season ticket holders for the 2018/19 Lowland League season.

Shire season tickets will be made available to current Falkirk season ticket holders at a 50% discount.

  • Adults will be £40
  • Concessions will be £20
  • Youths will be £5
  • Under 16 will be offered a free season ticket if this is purchased at the same time as adult or adult concession
  • Disabled supporters £20
    Each season ticket sold to a fan registered disabled will grant the bearer entry to the stadium, and their registered carer will be given a free season ticket to accompany them.

The Falkirk season ticket holders will purchase the season tickets using East Stirlingshire’s ordering process via Shire’s website and receive a Shire season ticket book. In order to gain access to the ground on matchday they must present their Falkirk Season ticket card along with their Shire season ticket book.

East Stirlingshire’s Chairman Alan Archibald said;

“We hope that the opportunity to come along and cheer on the Shire every alternate weekend is something that Falkirk supporters who perhaps don’t travel to away games would appreciate and given the offer its a very cost effective alternative on a Saturday to shopping”.

Shire have many ex-Falkirk 1st team players and youth players within the squad for the new season with Andy Rodgers, Jamie Barclay, Kris Faulds, Connor Greene, Robbie McNab and Paul Sludden all having previously pulled on a dark blue shirt.

Jamie Barclay Agrees New Contract for 2018/19

East Stirlingshire are delighted that Jamie Barclay has agreed to extend his stay for another season.

This will be Jamie’s 5th Season with the Shire. Following previous loan spells with us in 2008/08 and 2009/10 he has been a permanent fixture in goals with the club since 2016/17. Jamie has played 124 matches between the sticks and was our only ever present last season.

Jamie brings John’s squad up to 13 as he continues to build our 2018/19 Lowland league team. Welcome back JB.



East Stirlingshire Player Sponsorship Available

East Stirlingshire are delighted to launch our popular player sponsorship for the new season.

You have the chance to sponsor your favourite player’s home or away shirt for £120 (including VAT). Our coaching team are also available for sponsorship as well.

As part of the sponsorship you will receive:-

  • a replica home or away top signed by the player
  • where possible we will look to have the top presented to you at a home game by the player
  • you will also have you name in the home match programme and on the club’s official website


As in previous seasons if you have sponsored a player you will have the first opportunity to sponsor that player again.


Interested in renewing or looking to sponsor a new player drop us an email at

Supporters Club AGM

The East Stirlingshire Supporters Club AGM will be held tomorrow, 11th June, at The Creamery, Bainsford 8pm.

All Supporters are encouraged to attend and also to renew their memberships.

Anyone wishing to join the Supporters Club will be made most welcome.


New Pre-Season Friendly Arranged Against Rossvale Juniors

East Stirlingshire will travel to Rossvale Juniors for a pre-season friendly on Saturday 21st July. The game will take place at Rossvale’s ground at Huntershill Park, Bishopbriggs with at 2pm kick off.

Rossvale Juniors have just won the Central District First Division Title in 2017/18 and are managed by ex-Shire favourite Gordan Moffat who was with us in seasons 2007/08 and 2008/09.

This will be our 1st ever game against Rossvale Juniors.

SFA South Region Challenge Cup Draw

The draw for the 1st two Rounds of the South Challenge Cup was made this evening.

The Shire received a bye in the 1st Round and have been drawn to play Glasgow University FC in the 2nd Round at the Falkirk Stadium on 15th September. This will be the 1st ever competitive meeting between the teams.

Glasgow University FC play in the amateur Caledonian League Premier Division achieving 5th place in the league in season 2017/18.