East Stirlingshire

East Stirlingshire

Remembering Scotland’s forgotten Football Grounds

We look at Scotland’s lost football grounds that are gone but definitely not forgotten.

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Scott McDonald heads home to give Motherwell a 2-0 lead over East Stirlinghsire. Picture: SNS

Motherwell 3 – 0 East Stirlingshire: Well dig deep

Motherwell’s Marvin Johnson, Scott McDonald and Chris Cadden all struck in the 3-0 win over East Stirling which keeps their side on course for the Betfred Cup last 16.

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Dodoo, right, celebrates with Lee Wallace after netting his first goal for the club. Picture: PA

East Stirlingshire 0 - 3 Rangers: Joe Dodoo nets on debut

JOE DODOO got off to a scoring start on his debut as Rangers effectively secured their place in the last 16 of the Betfred Cup.

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Douglas Gair (right) celebrates with his team mates after scoring to give Edinburgh City the lead. Picture: SNS

‘My head is spinning’: Edinburgh City return to senior football

A dream came true not only for Edinburgh City yesterday but also for those who have long argued that Scottish football needed to embrace some form of pyramid system to breathe new life into its lower order.

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Edinburgh City beat East Stirlingshire in play-off

East Stirlingshire 0 - 1 Edinburgh City: City win play-off to reach league football status

EDINBURGH City will play SPFL football next season after the Lowland League champions defeated East Stirlingshire in the play-offs.

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Joe Mbu, left, is availabe after having his red card rescinded. Picture: SNS.

Joe Mbu labelled as Edinburgh City’s ‘Dave Mackay’

East Stirlingshire and Edinburgh City resume battle for a place in League 2 today after last Saturday’s 1-1 draw and City boss Gary Jardine is hoping that having his side’s very own Dave MacKay back in their ranks will help the Lowland League Champions fulfil their dream.

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Legia Warsaw exited the Champions League after fielding an ineligible player against Celtic. Picture: SNS

Six players that played when ineligible

Ali Coote was ineligible to play for Dundee United against Inverness in their 3-2 victory in the Highlands. As a result, the Tangerines were hit with a fine and points deduction. Here are six other examples of players playing when they should not have.

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Ricky Little: Winning goal. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife in profit despite draw

League 2 table-toppers East Fife were held 1-1 by Queen’s Park at Bayview but Gary Naysmith’s side actually increased their lead as closest rivals Clyde and Elgin City both lost.

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Elgin City manager Jim Weir saw his side go top of the league once more. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Elgin City return to the top

Elgin City returned to the top of League 2 thanks to a 2-0 success over ­bottom side East Stirlingshire at ­Borough Briggs.

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Chris Templeman: On target. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: East Fife take over leadership

East Fife defeated Stirling Albion 1-0 at blustery Bayview to record a sixth win in a seven-game unbeaten run and reclaim top spot in the process. Forthbank goalkeeper
Chris Smith set the tone for an impressive display early on when he kept out an effort by Jamie Insalland it looked like he was going to deny the hosts with a string of impressive saves, but he was finally beaten 18 minutes from time. Substitute Kevin Smith sent East Fife to the summit when he nodded in a cross by Kyle Wilkie

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East Fife boss Gary Naysmith.

League Two wrap: Elgin rise above Annan

A combination of rain and Elgin’s ability to finally win away games ended Annan’s three-month stay at the top of League 2.

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Barry Ferguson: High Tempo. Picture: SNS

Clyde close gap on leaders with narrow win at Annan

THE race for the League 2 title is very open after Clyde’s 3-2 win at Annan saw 2015 end with the top four sides separated by only four points.

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Scott Linton fired in an unstoppable opener. Picture: Scott Louden

League Two wrap: Clyde move within point of summit

ANNAN Athletic’s grip at the League Two summit continues to loosen as they slipped to a 3-2 defeat at home to Clyde who now sit second, a point behind the leaders.

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Darren Lavery netted as Berwick leapt off the bottom of the table. Picture: Stuart Cobley

League Two wrap: Annan stay top despite defeat

Annan Athletic stay top of League Two despite slipping to a 1-0 loss at Stirling Albion, who climb into the top half as a result.

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Scott Ferguson. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Weatherson double keeps Annan clear

Annan Athletic remain two points clear with a game in hand after a 3-1 victory over East Stirling at Galabank.

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David Gormley was in top form for Clyde. Picture: SNS

League Two wrap: Berwick Rangers go bottom

League 2 leaders Annan were held to a 2-2 draw by visitors Arbroath with both managers­ unhappy at the end of the 90 minutes.

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Anna Murray says she will be back in the dug-out when the Shire face Elgin on Saturday. Picture: SNS

Physio accepts East Fife apology for sexist chants

The physiotherapist at the centre of the row over her treatment from East Fife fans on Saturday has accepted the apology offered by the League 2 side.

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Jordan Tapping Picture: Johnston Press

Tapping speaks out about racist abuse

East Stirlingshire player Jordan Tapping, who was racially abused against rivals Peterhead, has spoken out about the abuse he received.

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East Stirlingshire's Jordan Tapping was subject to  racist abuse at Peterhead. Picture: Duncan Brown

Game to take a firmer stance against racism

TOUGHER sanctions for dealing with the sort of racist abuse suffered by East Stirlingshire’s Jordan Tapping at Peterhead are under review.

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