Falkirk apologise after wrongly claiming manager Gary Holt had joined Norwich
Falkirk have issued an apology to supporters after wrongly claiming manager Gary Holt had joined Norwich.
Last Updated: 02/06/14 5:46pm
The Canaries have made an approach for the former Carrow Road midfielder and are expected to name him as assistant to manager Neil Adams.
But it appears the Bairns jumped the gun when they posted a statement on their official website claiming he had officially left the Scottish Championship club.
In a fresh statement, they now claim Holt remains head coach at the Falkirk Stadium, for the time being.
The statement read: "Falkirk Football Club would like to apologise for the previous incorrect posting on this website.
"The club has given Norwich City permission to speak to our head coach, Gary Holt. At this time, there is no update to that position and the club confirms that it has not received any formal communication regarding these talks.
"Gary Holt remains the club's head coach until formal agreement is received."
Earlier on Monday afternoon, the club had announced Holt was heading for Norwich.
He spent four years as a player with the recently-relegated side and worked with Adams in the club's academy set-up before being named Falkirk boss last year.
Holt, 41, led Falkirk to third in the Scottish Championship this season but lost out on promotion when they were beaten by Hamilton in the play-off semi-finals.