THE new broom at Falkirk, in the shape of owners George Deans, Wilson
Young, and chairman David Holmes, finally went into overdrive last night
with the sacking of manager Billy Lamont.
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And this despite Lamont's record of only two league defeats since he
took over during the club's crisis at the end of November after Jim
Duffy had quit because of player problems.
A stunned Lamont -- brought in to quell what seemed to be a dressing
room revolt, in which he was successful -- arrived at Brockville last
night ''armed with new ideas to build on what has been achieved.''
Part of the official statement last night read: ''At the meeting of
the board of Falkirk FC, directors gave consideration to the future
direction of the club, in particular to the need to have a full-time
team manager. To enable such an appointment, it was agreed to terminate
Billy Lamont's part-time appointment. It was agreed that the team coach
would take charge for the three games still to be played in the current
This means that once again Dom Sullivan is left holding the baby for
the second time this season.