Falkirk FC can confirm that it has come to a mutual agreement with Paul Hartley who will leave the club with immediate effect.

The Board of Directors wish to place on record their gratitude to Paul for all of his work during his time at The Falkirk Stadium. We wish Paul and his family the very best for the future.

In the interim period, Gordon Young will take charge of first team affairs.

A recruitment process will begin with immediate effect.

The club is committed to keeping supporters informed as new arrangements are put in place. We thank our fans for your patience as we seek to build a positive platform for the season ahead.