Falkirk agree new contracts for Houston and his backroom staff

Peter Houston has agreed a new contract at Falkirk
Peter Houston has agreed a new contract at Falkirk

Falkirk manager Peter Houston and coaches Alan Maybury and James McDonaugh will remain at the club until the summer of 2018.

The club has annnounced that all three have agreed two-year extenstions to their current deals.

And club chairman Doug Henderson believes the club can secure its return to the top flight under the guidance of Houston and his backroom team.

He said: “We will continue to invest in our team and in our facilities as we push for a return to the Premiership.

“And we believe this will be achieved under Peter’s management.

“There’s no doubt that the club has moved forward under Peter’s management, with a strong performance in reaching the Scottish Cup final last season and in our current position as second in the Championship promotion race,.

Houston has been in charge at Falkirk since 2014 and has just been named Championship manager of the month for December.

He said: “It has been a very enjoyable experience so far.

“We can now plan and prepare for the next two years as a coaching unit. It’s an exciting time for the club and I very much feel it is a club on the up.

“We ultimately want to get this club back to the Premiership and I look forward to continuing the challenge of doing that.”