Scottish Football Historical Archive

 

Falkirk District League

 

This short-lived supplementary league was played with the same membership from 1898-99 to 1900-01. All of its clubs, with the exception of East Stirlingshire and Falkirk Amateurs, were also members the Central Combination.

 

The following results were researched and compiled by John Meffen with some additional details supplied by Stuart Robertson

 

 

Champions

1899 East Stirlingshire

1900 Stenhousemuir

1901 King’s Park

 

 

 

Membership

Camelon

East Stirlingshire

Falkirk

Falkirk Amateurs

King’s Park

Stenhousemuir

 

1898-1901

1898-1901

1898-1901

1898-1901

1899-1901

1898-1901

 

 

1898-99

Cam

E Stir

Falk

Falk Ams

Sten

Camelon

X

16 Aug

3-0

24 Dec

0-2

31 Dec

4-1

20 Aug

2-2

East Stirlingshire

15 May

7-1

X

20 Aug

4-3

22 Apr

2-1

24 Dec

6-1

Falkirk

8 Apr

0-2

17 Sep

1-5

X

13 May

1-2

17 Dec

3-3

Falkirk Amateurs

27 Apr

1-1

23 Aug

2-6

17 Aug

1-3

X

1 May

1-4

Stenhousemuir

13 Sep

4-2

29 Apr

1-1

22 Apr

2-3

7 Jan

3-3

X

 

East Stirlingshire 1 Falkirk Amateurs 3 on 17 April abandoned in 85 minutes

 

1898-99

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

East Stirlingshire

Stenhousemuir

Camelon

Falkirk

Falkirk Amateurs

8

8

8

8

8

6

2

3

3

1

1

4

2

1

2

1

2

3

4

5

30

20

15

16

12

13

19

17

19

24

13

8

8

7

4

 

 

1899-00

Cam

E Stir

Falk

Falk Ams

Kings P

Sten

Camelon

X

28 Apr

2-2

2 Sep

0-0

31 Mar

6-0

14 Apr

3-0

24 Mar

2-2

East Stirlingshire

26 Aug

2-2

X

30 Dec

6-3

15 Aug

4-0

16 Sep

3-1

1 May

3-0

Falkirk

23 Dec

0-1

19 Aug

0-4

X

14 Apr

1-0

3 Feb

4-0

5 May

3-0

Falkirk Amateurs

 

0-1

6 Jan

0-1

23 Aug

2-4

X

13 Jan

2-4

10 May

0-4

King’s Park

9 Dec

1-3

24 Mar

0-1

1 Jan

3-4

24 Feb

5-2

X

12 May

2-5

Stenhousemuir

19 Aug

2-1

18 Nov

5-0

16 Sep

3-1

23 Dec

3-1

 

3-1

X

 

Falkirk Amateurs v East Stirlingshire on 6 January played at Merchiston Park

Falkirk v Camelon 7-1 on 7 May

East Stirlingshire v Falkirk (2-0, att 3000) on 9 December abandoned after 81 minutes

 

1899-00

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Stenhousemuir

East Stirlingshire

Camelon

Falkirk

King's Park

Falkirk Amateurs

10

10

10

10

10

10

8

7

5

5

2

0

1

2

3

0

0

0

1

1

2

5

8

10

30

28

24

26

17

7

14

14

20

24

30

33

17

16

13

10

4

0

 

4 Jan Falkirk Town v Falkirk District 3-3 (benefit match, at Brockville Park att 2000)

 

 

1900-01

Cam

E Stir

Falk

Falk Ams

Kings P

Sten

Camelon

X

11 May

3-0

25 Aug

1-1

17 Nov

2-0

30 Apr

2-1

4 May

1-2

East Stirlingshire

11 May

0-3

X

16 Mar

1-2

15 Aug

8-2

 

 

Falkirk

31 Dec

4-2

6 May

2-4

X

18 Aug

3-0

17 Nov

1-1

6 Apr

2-3

Falkirk Amateurs

12 Jan

1-1

 

5 Jan

1-3

X

27 Apr

0-7

23 Feb

2-5

King’s Park

22 Dec

2-1

2 Jan

5-3

1 Jan

3-0

3 Nov

6-1

X

 

Stenhousemuir

26 Jan

1-0

 

 

25 Aug

6-2

9 May

1-4

X

 

East Stirlingshire 1 Stenhousemuir 2 on 6 October 1900 was reduced to 35 minutes a side and possibly never counted

Camelon v King’s Park (1-1) on 8 December abandoned at half time.

Falkirk Amateurs v Falkirk on 5 January played at Brockville Park

Falkirk Amateurs v King’s Park on 27 Apr played at Stirling

 

1900-01

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

King's Park

Falkirk

Stenhousemuir

Camelon

East Stirlingshire

Falkirk Amateurs

9

10

8

9

5

9

7

5

5

3

2

0

1

2

1

2

0

1

1

3

2

4

3

8

32

22

20

13

17

10

10

17

19

13

14

41

15

12

11

8

4

1

 

1900-01 season left unfinished but King’s Park were named as champions. Many of the above were Central Combination matches, which it had been agreed would count in both competitions since fixture congestion was threatening the completion of the league.