B team

McFarlane departs on loan

01 July 2024

Heart of Midlothian can confirm that goalkeeper Liam McFarlane has joined East Fife on loan for the 24/25 campaign.


The stopper played all 34 Lowland League games for Liam Fox’s Hearts B side last term as they enjoyed a successful season in the division finishing second in the table.


McFarlane’s performances between the sticks were rewarded as he picked up the Players’ Player of the Year Award at the end of season awards.


He now makes the move to Methill to further his development before returning to the Jambos with a season of SPFL football under his belt.


Speaking to the Official Hearts Website, B Team head coach Liam Fox said:


“Liam enjoyed a fantastic campaign last season, which saw his game improve with more regular game time. He was fully deserving of his recognition at the end-of-season awards, but now it’s time for a new challenge.


“I see this loan move as a good next step for Liam to go and test himself at that higher level. Hopefully, this will bring about further improvement in his game, and he’ll return to the club a better player.”


All the best at Bayview, Liam!