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Morton 0 - 1 Falkirk: Bairns dent Ton’s play-off hopes

A first-half strike from Craig Sibbald was enough to settle this Cappielow clash and send the Bairns level on points with third bottom Dumbarton, while denting Morton’s promotion play-off hopes.

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Inverness Caledonian Thistle's Jake Mulraney (centre) celebrates his goal with his team-mates. Picture: SNS.

Inverness 4 - 1 Falkirk: Caley Thistle strike trio sink Bairns

Inverness blitzed the Bairns with a dazzling first-half show to move back to within three points of the play-off zone.

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Tam Scobbie apologises to Dundee United fans after Falkirk rout

Sometimes brevity is all that’s needed. “We were f***ing sh**e”, exclaimed crestfallen Dundee United defender Tam Scobbie.

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Peter Grant rises to head in Falkirk's first goal in the 6-1 win over Dundee United. Picture: Michael Gillen

Falkirk 6 - 1 Dundee United: Bairns hit United for six

New year, new Falkirk. A team that had enjoyed just one victory in their previous 11 games, they had also spent the last few days under fire thanks to the disgraceful antics of some fans during the midweek defeat to Dunfermline but in completely and utterly overwhelming Championship title hopefuls Dundee United, they ensured themselves some positive feedback for a change.

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Falkirk manager Paul Hartley. Picture:

Paul Hartley: What else can Falkirk do to stop Dean Shiels abuse?

Paul Hartley has assured Kenny Shiels that Falkirk are doing everything they can to root out the fans who lobbed fake eyeballs at his son, Dean, during Dunfermline’s 2-0 win on Tuesday.

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Rubber eyeballs lie scattered on the East End Park pitch during Tuesday's Dunfermline v Falkirk match. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

How the Falkirk-Dunfermline rivalry reached a new low

Around 13 miles and 30 years of enmity, possibly longer, divides Falkirk and Dunfermline.

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Rubber eyeballs were thrown on to the pitch during the Dunfermline v Falkirk. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Rubber eyeball incident will be in match delegate’s report

The behaviour of the Falkirk fans who threw rubber eyeballs on to the pitch during Tuesday’s derby against Dunfermline has been included in the official report passed to the SPFL, writes Iain Collin.

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Rubber eyeballs were thrown on the pitch during Dunfermline's match with Falkirk. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Dean Shiels targeted as rubber eyeballs thrown on pitch

Dunfermline manager Allan Johnston has condemned as “unacceptable” the behaviour of the Falkirk supporters who aimed insulting chants at Dean Shiels and threw fake eyeballs on to the East End Park pitch during yesterday’s derby match.

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Dunfermline's Nicky Clark opens the scoring in the 2-0 win over Falkirk at East End Park. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS

Dunfermline 2 - 0 Falkirk: Derby win dedicated to Dean Shiels

As Dean Shiels saluted the home crowd before embracing manager Allan Johnston, it was clear who this Dunfermline triumph was dedicated to.

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Referee Craig Thomson shows a red card to Dunfermlines Declan McManus during the match against Falkirk on 4 November. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Volatile Dunfermline v Falkirk clash ‘needs cool heads’

Dunfermline goalkeeper Sean Murdoch insists it would be only natural to expect a hangover in today’s potentially explosive derby with Falkirk following the abuse of team-mate Dean Shiels.

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Falkirk assistant manager Jimmy Nicholl is wanted by Rangers. Picture: Ross MacDonald/SNS

Paul Hartley resigned to losing Jimmy Nicholl to Rangers

Falkirk manager Paul Hartley expects to lose his assistant Jimmy Nicholl to Rangers this week.

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Falkirk boss Paul Hartley. Picture: SNS

Falkirk 3 - 2 Queen of the South: Hartley gets off the mark

Without a goal in five games, in a dismal sequence stretching back 56 days, Falkirk finally found their scoring touch to deliver manager Paul Hartley his first victory for the club in his tenth game in charge.

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Rumour Mill: Rangers in for 106-goal Premier League striker| Dembele to leave Celtic| Scot teen to Swansea

Rangers are ready to replace Kenny Miller with Darren Bent, Celtic are prepared to sell Moussa Dembele in January and Falkirk teenage star is the latest Scot set for Swansea switch.

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Falkirk manager Paul Hartley has yet to taste victory. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Dumbarton 0 - 0 Falkirk: Paul Hartley still winless with Bairns

Dumbarton maintained their eight-point advantage over Falkirk after a hard-fought clash in which neither side really did enough to win.

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General view of the Falkirk Stadium. Picture: SNS Group

Falkirk announce plans to scrap academy to focus on promotion bid

Falkirk have announced plans to scrap their academy from the end of the year as they focus on gaining promotion back to the Ladbrokes Premiership.

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Gary Harkins netted in Morton's win at Falkirk. Picture: SNS/Sammy Turner

Falkirk 0 - 3 Morton: Bairns’ season goes from bad to worse

Falkirk remain winless under Paul Hartley as a campaign which started with aspirations to challenge for the title appears destined to descend into a fraught fight against relegation.

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Falkirk manager Paul Hartley cuts a dejected figure after the full-time whistle at Tannadice. Picture: SNS

Five reasons for Falkirk’s dreadful 2017/18 campaign so far

Sunday’s 3-0 defeat to Dundee United left Falkirk without a win in six games and sitting second bottom of the Ladbrokes Championship table, yet to win a match under new boss Paul Hartley.

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Darren McGregor challenges Esmael Goncalves for the ball during the last Scottish Cup meeting between Hibs and Hearts. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish Cup: Hearts v Hibs | Celtic v Brechin | Fraserburgh v Rangers

Hearts have been handed a home tie against Hibs for the third consecutive year in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

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Alfredo Morelos missed a host of chances for Rangers. Picture: SNS

Five things we learned from the Scottish football weekend

Craig Fowler takes a look back at the weekend’s action in Scottish football.

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Dundee United's Jamie Robson celebrates his goal with team-mate Scott McDonald. Picture: SNS

Dundee United 3 - 0 Falkirk: Laszlo’s men go top of table

Csaba Laszlo watched his Dundee United side stride to the top of the Championship, before warning them to prepare for a battle to stay there.

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