St Mirren 1 - 2 Falkirk: Bairns confirm status with late comeback

Falkirk came from behind to sink the newly-promoted champions and confirm they will have no part to play in the relegation play-offs.

Dundee Utd's Thomas Milkesen celebrates his goal with Willo Flood. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Dundee United 1-0 Falkirk: Mikkelsen edges United towards play-offs

If you are going to acquire a winning habit you may as well do it when it counts most. It was pretty ugly but what mattered was that Dundee United managed to record back-to-back victories for the first time since December.

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Dunfermline's Kallum Higginbotham in action. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Falkirk 1 - 2 Dunfermline: Higginbotham and Aird score as Pars stay third

Once a hero in these parts, the jewel in the crown of Steven Pressley’s free-flowing Bairns ensemble, Kallum Higginbotham’s every touch was mercilessly jeered at the Falkirk Stadium, but the Dunfermline playmaker effectively silenced his detractors as he inspired the Pars to a 2-1 triumph.


In pictures: Former EPL stars who failed to make their mark in Scottish football

To the surprise of no one, Chris Eagles left Ross County yesterday. The former Manchester United winger only arrived in Dingwall in late November, but he had already dropped out of the first-team picture and hadn’t played since January.

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Craig Sibbald netted in Falkirk's easy win. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Falkirk 3 - 0 Brechin: Bairns batter bedraggled Brechin

Brechin City wanted the ground to swallow them up after going two goals and two men down in the first half at Falkirk.

A general view of the Falkirk Stadium. Picture: SNS Group

East Stirlingshire agree groundshare deal with Falkirk for 2018/19

East Stirlingshire will play their 2018/19 home fixtures at the Falkirk Stadium, after the Lowland League side struck a deal with the Bairns.

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Livingston manager David Hopkin. Picture: Bruce White/SNS

Livingston 0 - 0 Falkirk: Livi lose ground on the leaders

A dire goalless draw in freezing conditions did nothing to help either side’s promotion prospects.

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Aaron Muirhead scored at both ends and was the source of some controversy at Ibrox. Picture: PA

Why the referee failed to send off Aaron Muirhead against Rangers

In the latest edition of Ref Review we look at the incident from yesterday’s match at Ibrox where Falkirk captain Aaron Muirhead struck out at Rangers defender David Bates but only received a yellow card.

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Bruno Alves started in place of Russell Martin. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from Rangers 4 - 1 Falkirk

Craig Fowler gives his take after Rangers motor through to the final four of the Scottish Cup with a comfortable victory over Championship side Falkirk

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Jason Cummings celebrates after scoring the first of his three goals. Picture: SNS

Rangers 4 - 1 Falkirk: Cummings hat-trick sends Rangers into last four

For the first time since Walter Smith was guiding them to silverware during his second spell in charge, Rangers have won six consecutive matches as a top flight club.

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Aaron Muirhead and his Falkirk team-mates intend to 'have a go' at Rangers today. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk’s Aaron Muirhead aims to beat Rangers and end cup heartache

Falkirk captain Aaron Muirhead, pictured, insists victory over Rangers in today’s Scottish Cup quarter-final can help atone for an underwhelming league season, and make up for the hurt of his 2015 cup final snub.

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Falkirk manager Paul Hartley. Picture: Michael Gillen

4 things Falkirk must do if they are to beat Rangers at Ibrox

Andy Harrow assesses how Paul Hartley’s men can upset the odds against Rangers.

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Falkirk manager Paul Hartley. Picture Michael Gillen

Falkirk 0-0 Dumbarton: Bairns hit woodwork four times

Falkirk endured a frustrating afternoon in failing to break down Dumbarton, chiefly due to the Sons’ goal living a charmed life.

Alex Jakubiak netted a late winner. Picture: Michael Gillen

Brechin City 0 - 1 Falkirk: Late Jakubiak strike sinks City

A stoppage time strike from Alex Jakubiak gave rejuvenated Falkirk a dramatic victory and denied battling Brechin only their fifth point of the season.

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Leigh Griffiths celebrates in Celtic's 3-0 victory over Morton at the same stage of the Scottish Cup in 2016. Picture: SNS

Holders Celtic get Morton in Scottish Cup quarter-final draw

Celtic will look to continue their charge towards a second successive treble after being handed a home tie against Greenock Morton in the Scottish Cup quarter-final draw.

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Tam Scobbie, Scott Arfield and Chris Mitchell were young team-mates together at Falkirk.

Tam Scobbie: I don’t want others to go through what Mitch did

When a group of footballers met up recently to talk about their mate Chris Mitchell, the question they were all asking themselves was whether there was more they could have done to identify warning signs and get him the help he had so obviously needed.

Falkirk's Craig Sibbald celebrates after giving his side a 2-1 lead. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Cove Rangers 1 - 3 Falkirk: Alex Jakubiak double downs spirited Cove

Paul Hartley was effusive in his praise of Cove Rangers’ ultimately futile attempt to become the first Highland League club since Elgin City 50 years ago to reach the Scottish Cup quarter finals and the Falkirk manager’s comments weren’t entirely concerned with maintaining family harmony.

Rafa De Vita set up two of the goals. Picture: SNS/Roddy Scott

Falkirk 1 - 3 Livingston: Lithgow and Hardie inspire Livingston

Livingston ransacked the Falkirk Stadium for a third time this season as David Hopkin’s side ran out convincing 3-1 victors.

Falkirk's Aaron Muirhead celebrates after netting a penalty. Picture: SNS/Bruce White

Falkirk 3 - 1 Inverness CT: Bairns move out of play-off spot

Aaron Muirhead netted two penalties as Falkirk climbed up to tenth and out of the Championship danger area for the first time this season.

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