Bairns Withdraw Funding

Last updated : 20 December 2017 By Queens Mad



Falkirk are to withdraw funding from the Forth Valley Football Academy to concentrate on promotion, leaving a question mark over the body's future.

Despite receiving praise for their youth policy, the Bairns have spent eight years in Scotland's second tier.

And chair Margaret Lang revealed that it has led to "unsustainable" losses.

"We want to be a Premiership football club and, to achieve this, our first team needs to be our absolute focus," she told her club website.