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.



Latest Blog Posts



Alva, Stirlingshire?

on Oct 15, 2016

You often hear about people's favourite moment in sport, whether it be a player droning on about such and such a goal, or a fan droning on about how [insert team/player] beat [insert team/player] and it is frankly dull IMHO.I am a bit weird that way,...

James Laing WWI

on Oct 9, 2016

I haven't posted anything in a while mainly because I like to space posts out and because I have been taking advantage of Ancestry's free weekend to look up stuff [for example I found four Falkirk players that served in WWI that I never knew about].I...

Plagiarism

on Oct 9, 2016

I find it frankly sad when the supposedly educated people at Edinburgh University take my own, shoddy, work and try and pass it off as their own.The devil is in the very last sentence of both articles, which I added to this blog beyond the article.Me...

When researching football players in the dim and distant past I often have to try to find out about their lives outside of football, this can help since it adds more than just puting a players name and clubs into your friendly search engine. When you...

After digging about on the internet today, I came across the attestation papers of Falkirk FC's Robert "Bob" Godfrey, one of the Falkirk players who joined the 16th Royal Scots in the very early days of the war.A local lad, the family living on the T...

John Rattrayb c1891, Ballingry, Fifed c1958Debut – Saturday December 24th 1910 v Raith Rovers (A) Scottish League Division 1Positions – Centre-ForwardKnown Career – Lumphinnans Swifts, Falkirk [1910/11-1912/13], Raith Rovers [1913/14-1914/15],...

Some obituaries you just come across, others you have to look for, this is in the latter camp. Robert Parlaneb 29th March 1871, Camelon, Stirlingshire d 9th March 1934, Camelon, StirlingshireDebut – Saturday August 24th 1895 v Kilsyth Wanderer...