Falkirk FC Historian

Blog URL:http://falkirkfchistorian.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:falkirk FC, Football, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Falkirk Football Club, Football in Falkirk
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Stirlingshire
Location:Falkirk

A Blog about the little details of Falkirk Football Club [and other local things] that I find interesting and were left out of the other histories.



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Grangemouth Football Club, never world-beaters, nonetheless had one of most centrally located and easily accessable grounds in all of Stirlingshire. Their home for most of their history was Caledonian Park, in the centre of town and most importantly...

Signed from prominent Grangemouth junior club Forth Rangers, Archibald Jack was a promising Outside-Left who Falkirk signed at the beginning of the 1913/14 season, but who seemed to have made a good enough impression in his first two reserve matches...

Falkirk Herald - Wednesday May 4th 1910 Another chap who was better known locally for his place in the upper echelons of civic society than for his youthful exploits on the football field, was Peter Auchinachie, for many a year Rector of Grangemouth...

Grandsable Cemetery

on Aug 2, 2017

Having finally got my bike back into working order, I decided to get out again and look for more gravestones of footballers from the district. Since I have almost exhausted Camelon this time I decided to turn my attention to Grandsable Cemetery.Altho...

George Thallon

on Jul 1, 2017

Edinburgh Evening News - Tuesday June 19th 1894This is the closest thing to an obituary I have found for the former King's Park & Falkirk FC centre-forward George Thallon. His inclusion in the papers [it was also in the Scotsman] leaves a lot of...

As I have previously noted, James 'Midgy' Tennant liked a drink, so much so it often got in the way of his football career. I just found this article about his 'exploits' being reported as far away as Angus.Montrose, Arbroath & Brechin Review - N...

During the football off-season of 1900, just on the brink of their entry into the Scottish League, East Stirlingshire decided to convert their ground, Merchiston Park, into a cricket ground for the summer. Eh?Now, all of us who know, know East Stirli...