Liam Fox (footballer)

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Liam Fox
Personal information
Full name Liam Fox
Date of birth (1984-02-02) 2 February 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
2004 Crusaders (loan) 10 (1)
2004–2006 Inverness CT 26 (4)
2006–2013 Livingston 185 (22)
2013–2015 Raith Rovers 55 (0)
2015–2016 Heart of Midlothian 0 (0)
Teams managed
2016–2017 Cowdenbeath
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2013.

Liam Fox (born 2 February 1984) is a Scottish professional football player and coach, who played as a midfielder. He began his playing career with Heart of Midlothian (Hearts), from where he was loaned to Crusaders in Northern Ireland. After a spell with Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Fox played for Livingston between 2006 and 2013, making over 200 appearances. He then played for Raith Rovers before returning to Hearts as a coach. From 2016 to 2017, Fox was head coach of Scottish League Two club Cowdenbeath.

Career[edit]

Hearts[edit]

Fox started his career as a youth team player at Heart of Midlothian. Having been an unused substitute for the first team once, he was loaned to Northern Ireland club Crusaders in 2004, where he made ten appearances and scored one goal.[1]

Inverness CT[edit]

On his return to Scotland he was signed by Scottish Football League First Division team Inverness Caledonian Thistle in 2004. During his time at the club, Inverness were promoted to the Scottish Premier League. Fox scored four goals in 26 first team appearances for the club.

Livingston[edit]

In 2006, Fox signed for Livingston, then playing in the Scottish Football League First Division. Shortly after his arrival the club were placed into administration and subsequentlyly demoted two divisions by the Scottish Football Association to the Scottish Football League Third Division. Following seven years and 219 appearances for Livingston, it was announced that Fox would be leaving the club after the 2012–13 season. On 4 May 2013, he scored for the club in his last appearance in a 3–2 defeat to Raith Rovers.

Raith Rovers[edit]

On 1 June 2013, Fox signed for Raith Rovers.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

In the summer of 2015, Fox returned to Hearts as a coach. He also registered as a player and he appeared in a pre-season friendly against former club Raith Rovers on 7 July 2015.

Fox was appointed head coach of Cowdenbeath in May 2016.[3] Fox resigned from his position on 6 March 2017, with Cowdenbeath bottom of Scottish League Two and at risk of their third consecutive relegation.[4]

Manager[edit]

As of 4 March 2017
Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win %
Cowdenbeath Scotland 23 May 2016 6 March 2017 30 6 4 20 20.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.colerainetimes.co.uk/news/pressure-mounts-on-quinn-1-1961811
  2. ^ "New Signing Announced". Raith Rovers FC. 1 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cowdenbeath: Hearts' Liam Fox appointed Blue Brazil head coach". BBC Sport. BBC. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 23 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Liam Fox". Cowdenbeath FC. 6 March 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016. 

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