Found more success on his second spell at Falkirk under Elvis before a bad knee injury.
But here we look back on every player Steven Pressley signed during his 37-month spell as manager of Falkirk.
A six-month loan deal from Celtic was one of Pressleys first moves as manager
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A deal for for the combative midfielder had been Pressley's long-term plan as manager having noticed him at Celtic. Sent off on league debut but returned for a second spell under Gary Holt.
Striker joined on his second spell at the club but wasnt quite as prolific as hed been at other teams. Later joined Stenhousemuir.
Lanky Moroccan was a bit-part player though scored at Pittodrie against Aberdeen
Returning Bairn found more success on his second spell at Falkirk under Elvis before a bad knee injury.
Signed from Rochdale, and sold to Huddersfield for a profit. Has bounced around Scottish clubs in recent years including Partick, Kilmarnock and Dunfermline.
Loan deal from Rangers saw the Denny boy replace Marr at the back before returning to Ibrox and turning out for the Gers in lower leagues.
Popular striker was brought back to the Bairns by Pressley as back-up striker.
Dependable captain rolled back the years and lifted the Bairns most recent silverware - the Challenge Cup in 2012.
Mercurial winger replaced Higginbotham before a fall-out with the boss
Arguably the boss best signing. McGovern spent three years at the Bairns before joining Hamilton.
Striker has gone on to success at Inverness but struggled at Falkirk after being picked up from Clyde.
Plucked from obscurity and Pressley had the choice of his trialists - the French-born striker or David Winters. The rest is history. Farid became a household name with his lucky coin.
Popular defender was loaned from Bolton but despite showing promise was pushed out of the team by youngster Murray Wallace.
Enjoyed the best spell of his career at Falkirk under Pressleyand returned to Hampden twice as a Bairn.
Striker linked up with former boss Alex Smith and gave the Bairns a different striking option
A tip-off from contacts in England alerted Pressley to this Bournemouth reserve strikers ability and he was given the platform to launch his career.
Reliable defender joined from Ross County for a small fee. Moved back to Northern Ireland after Pressley departed
Signed as an attacker, Leahy was switched to left-back and revelled in the role. Now at Walsall.
Technically brilliant, it was a lack of other elements to Haworths game that saw the midfielder fail at Falkirk.
No nonsense defender joined from Ayr but fell out of favour as pace of the second tier caught up with him. Played on with Clyde.
Failed to make any impact on a short-term deal at Falkirk, but now pulling the strings in Alloas midfield.
Pressley's final signing, and what a legacy to leave. Played for free as Elvis had run out of funds to sign him, his commitment, desire and confidence stablished the midfielder in the team and now one of the most in-demand players in Englands second tier.
Pressley had high hopes for the schoolboy defender who joined from Queens Park for a nominal sum, but McGeever fell out of favour under Gary Holt. Now at Brechin City.