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AIRDRIE UNITED RESERVES 1 SHIRE RESERVES 0

The reserves took a lot of credit but no points from their second Reserve League Cup match against Airdrie United at New Broomfield. Alan Upton’s side included three players who faced Edinburgh City in the Scottish Cup just over 48 … Read more »

BOUNCE GAME OFF

Tuesday’s planned closed-door friendly against Airdrie United fell victim of the weather, as expected. Heavy rain meant the match was called of earlier in the day. It had been organised for the benefit of those players who have been lacking … Read more »

SCOTTISH CUP DRAW

Shire will travel to Albion Rovers in the third round of this season’s Scottish Cup. It the reward for last weekend’s narrow 2-1 victory at Edinburgh City. Both clubs will see the match as an excellent opportunity to make it … Read more »

OUT OF AFRICA

Shire’s search for fresh talent continued with a closed door friendly against Stirling Albion at Forthbank last night. Coach Gordon Wylde ran the rule over five trialists, including a Kenyan international ! “It was a useful evening,” said Wylde. “But, … Read more »

ARBROATH PREVIEW

Scott Gibb is Shire’s main injury worry ahead of the vital trip to Gayfield to face promotion-chasing Arbroath. The Northern Ireland under-20 international has been suffering from a neck injury which has stopped him training this week. “It’s giving him … Read more »

SHIRE 0 ALLOA ATHLETIC 2

After the excitement of Tuesday’s win over Falkirk it was back to earth with a bump for Gordon Wylde’s Shire team. Following on from all the fizz which had accompanied the morale-boosting victory at Westfield, the first home match of … Read more »

COMEBACK KIDS GO NAP

Shire recorded their fifth straight win with a thrilling 3-2 victory at Albion Rovers, a result that keeps them second top of the Third Division. It’s also the club’s longest winning run since 1979/80 season. But the points looked in … Read more »

ONE FINAL PRE-SEASON OUTING

Shire will play one final match before facing East Fife in the opening match of the 2007/08 season on Saturday. Coach Gordon Wylde has organised a hastily-arranged game against a Morton XI. The game will go ahead on Tuesday 31st … Read more »

FRIENDLY WIN

East Stirlingshire FC has been told by the Scottish Football League the scheduled game with Livingston at Ochilview will go ahead as planned on Saturday. The ruling follows the West Lothian club’s demotion to the bottom division for breaking rules … Read more »

WE LOOKED TIRED-WYLDE

Tiredness may have been a factor in Shire’s disappointing 2-0 Stirlingshire Cup defeat at the hands of Alloa Athletic. Boss Gordon Wylde admitted after the game that the effort put into beating Falkirk on Tuesday night in the same competition … Read more »