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Shettleston F.C.

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Nickname(s)  The Town
Founded  1903
Manager  John Fallon
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Full name  Shettleston Juniors Football & Athletic Club
League  West of Scotland Super League First Division
2015–16  West of Scotland Super League Premier Division, 10th (relegated via play-off)
Grounds  Greenfield Park, Old Shettleston Road, Glasgow

Shettleston Football Club are a Scottish football club based in Shettleston, in the East End of Glasgow. Nicknamed the Town, they were formed in 1903 and are based at Greenfield Park. The club play in the Scottish Junior Football Association, West Region and are currently in the West of Scotland Super League First Division.

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Shettleston reached the final of the 1958–59 Scottish Junior Cup, losing 2–1 to Irvine Meadow in front of a crowd of 65,211 fans at Hampden Park. Their fortunes have been mixed in recent years, flitting between the various divisions of the league they have been based in, although they managed to reach the semi-finals of the Scottish Junior Cup in 2000–01, and the quarter-finals of the same competition in 2001–02 and 2014–15.

The team have been led since January 2017 by former Thorniewood and Newmains manager, John Fallon. Fallon replaced the previous management team of Peter Weatherson and Ryan McStay.

Scottish Junior Cup

  • Runners-up: 1958–59
  • Other Honours

  • West Super First Division : Runners-up : 2014–15 (Promoted)
  • West of Scotland Cup winners: 1974–75, 1992–93, 1994–95
  • Glasgow League winners: 1923–24, 1926–27
  • Central League A Division winners: 1976–77
  • Central Division One winners: 1985–86, 1998–99, 2001–02
  • Glasgow Junior Cup: 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1967–68
  • Central League Cup: 1954–55, 1972–73, 2001–02
  • Central Sectional League Cup: 1969–70, 1976–77, 1979–80
  • Glasgow Junior Consolation Cup: 1925–26, 1937–38
  • Glasgow North-Eastern Cup: 1936–37, 1959–60, 1960–61
  • Erskine Hospital Charity Cup: 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86
  • Glasgow Junior Charity Cup: 1929–30, 1937–38, 1956–57
  • Glasgow Eastern Charity Cup: 1926–27, 1949–50, 1951–52, 1959–60
  • Current Playing Squad

    As of 24 July 2015

    Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    Staff

  • Manager: John Fallon
  • Assistant manager: John Fallon Snr.
  • Coach: Scott Tart
  • Coach: Steven Hutcheson
  • Sports Therapist: Tommy Dougan
  • Directors:
  • Alan Aitkenhead
  • Leslie Turnbull Match Secretary
  • Philip Cox Club Safe Guarding officer
  • Arthur Trail
  • Ricky Barton
  • Anne Frances McLaughlin Club Secretary
  • Notable former players

  • Bill Gorman
  • A. Scott Duncan
  • Bob Connelly
  • Bobby Russell
  • Ernie Merrick
  • Tommy Docherty
  • John Wheatley
  • Campbell Forsyth, the Kilmarnock and Scotland international goalkeeper played for Shettleston before joining St Mirren in 1955.

    Notable Assistant Coach

  • Tommy Coyne
  • References

    Shettleston F.C. Wikipedia


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