But just who could be in the running to take over a Bairns side currently languishing at the bottom of the Championship without a point?
Here, we run the rule over some of the possible candidates, some obvious, others perhaps not so.
And, of course, it might turn out to be none of these!
BOOKIES’ CHOICE: Odds on next permanent Falkirk manager
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