Captain McMillan among EIGHT players axed by stricken Scottish side Dunfermline
18:58 GMT, 28 March 2013
18:59 GMT, 28 March 2013
Captain Jordan McMillan has confirmed that he is among eight players made redundant by crisis club Dunfermline
The defender used his Twitter
account to reveal that he had been axed by the Scottish First Division side.
McMillan wrote: 'The news is true i
have been made redundant with immediate affect but loved my time at club
as captain hope boys do well rest of season.'
Axed: Dunfermline's Jordan McMillan leaves East End Park after being told he is being made redundant
Dunfermline players had been called
to a meeting with the club's interim administrator to learn which of
them will lose their jobs.
Players and staff reported for a 4pm
meeting with Bryan Jackson, who had warned of 'brutal' cuts after being
appointed by a court on Wednesday.
The last walk Dunfermline players trudge off after defeat to Falkirk last night
PFA Scotland chief executive Fraser Wishart and manager Jim Jefferies were also at the meeting at East End Park.
The club applied to go into administration to avert being wound up over an unpaid 134,000 tax bill.
Jackson, who has performed the same role at Clyde, Clydebank,
Motherwell, Dundee and Portsmouth, said: 'I'll be honest and say this is
as bad a situation as I've seen at a football club. It's going to be as
challenging as anything I've done in the past.
More to follow
Charity: Dunfermline staff are appealing for donations to the club due to their current financial situation
Angry: Dunfermline fans express their opinions with a banner calling the situation an 'insult' to the club
Troubled times: The board are appealing for fans to support the team through the choppy waters