The Bairns boss was drafted in six months ago to salvage the Bairns flailing season and while there was no dramatic turnaround, Falkirk avoided the drop and the play-offs this season.
But Hartley was looking forward, while Jack Ross was not happy with his players in the defeat, and no Championship title was an excuse for the home side's manager.
We need to forget about Saturday's defeat quickly, says Falkirk midfielder Nesbitt
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