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John Meffen
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Eben Taylor - Falkirk FC 1902-1903
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 throw ...
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 ca...
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John Rattray - Falkirk FC 1910-1913
John Rattray b c1891, Ballingry, Fife d c1958 Debut – Saturday December 24th 1910 v Raith Rovers (A) Scottish League Division 1 Positions – Centre-Forward Known Career – Lumphinnans Swifts, Falkirk [1910/11-1912/13], Raith Rovers [1913/14-1914/15], Dunferml...
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Robert Parlane - Falkirk FC - 1895-97
Some obituaries you just come across, others you have to look for, this is in the latter camp. Robert
Parlane b
29th March 1871, Camelon, Stirlingshire d
9th
March 1934, Camelon, Stirlingshire Debut
– Saturday August 24th 1895 v Kilsyth Wanderers (A) Midlan...
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Dan Kirkwood as a Reason against Wikipedia
The above is the Wikipedia entry on Dan Kirkwood, and whilst it it is not wholly wrong, it is wrong.For one Dan Kirkwood was born in Uphall, Linlithgowshire, not Linlithgow. Now I really don't care if you agree with me, but look at his Birth Certificate: Da...
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Pen Pic - William McAulay - Falkirk FC - 1907
Continuing the Falkirk Herald's "Prominent Players" series of 1907 this time it is William McAulay Falkirk's Inside-Left for the 1906/07 season. By the time William joined he was already a veteran of top flight football, both North & South of the Border, bu...
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Smith & Wellstood's v Grasshoppers - Sat 25th March 1876
Falkirk Herald - Thu 30th Mar 1876 Football Smith & Wellstood's Glasgow Warehouse Employees v Grasshoppers - Owing to the undecided manner in which the match on the 18th inst. was finished, these two teams arranged to meet again on the 25th inst., when the ...
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Robert Godfrey signs up for McCrae's Battalion 1914
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 Tryst R...
After digging about on the internet today, I came across the attestation papers of Falkirk FC's Robert "Bob" Godfrey, one of the Falkirk pla...
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Archie Waugh - Falkirk FC Graves
Whilst out and about perusing my local Cemetery [ Camelon ] recently I happened across another name from the past that I recognised. I humbly apologise for my reflection ;( I will not bluster, Archie Waugh was an average defender, but was a local lad, and s...
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David McNair - Falkirk FC 1879-1881
Now, every so often I come across an obituary of a Falkirk player, it makes me smile. Well, yes he played for Falkirk, back in 1879, he played.I have always hated the Post-war glitterati, those who loved Pele because he played in the sixties, without recogn...
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Pen Pic - Robert Stirling - East Stirlingshire FC -1907
Yet another East Stirlingshire starlet I know little about, yet featured in the Falkirk Herald's "Prominent Players" series. As far as I can ascertain, Robert also succumbed to the curse of ESFC players apperaring in this series, because from what I can see...
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Grasshoppers v Caldercruix - Sat 7th Oct 1876
FOOTBALL Falkirk Herald - Sat 14th October 1876 GRASSHOPPERS v CALDERCRUIX A match between the above teams was played at Bonnybridge on the ground of the former, on Saturday last, in presence of a considerable number of onlookers, and resulted in the favour...
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Grasshoppers v Smith & Wellstood's Emplyees - Sat 18th Mar 1876
Falkirk Herald - Thu 23rd March 1876 Football Bonnybridge Grasshoppers v Smith & Wellstood's Employees, Glasgow - These two teams met on the ground of the former on Saturday last, and a well contested game was the result. Up till half-time neither side succ...
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Search-engine-ologist, Researcher, Falkirk Bairn!
Introduction
I sort of hate the internet, but it pays

When not doing all this SEO stuff I prefer to spend my life researching and writing a blog about the history of my beloved Falkirk Football Club.

Love finding beta sites in an eternal search to meld the worlds of SEO and Social Networking.


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I have the amazing ability to annoy nearly everyone in an entire office with just one e-mail! I can occasionally hold a conversation without swearing once.
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  • The Big Bad World
    Life, 2001 - present
  • Stirling University
    Hispanic Studies/Politics, 1997 - 2001
  • Universidad de Cantabria
    Castellano, 1999 - 2000
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    SEO Co-Ordinator, 2010 - 2011
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