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Livingston F.C.
Full name Livingston Football Club
Nickname(s) Livi Lions
Founded 1943
Ground Almondvale Stadium,
Livingston, Scotland
Ground Capacity 10,122
Chairman Gordon McDougall
Manager Gary Bollan
League Scottish Third Division
2008/09 Scottish First Division, 7th

Livingston Football Club is a Scottish football team based in Livingston, West Lothian. They currently play in the Scottish First Division. They are managed by former Italian goalkeeper, Roberto Landi who was appointed in June 2008 a week after the club were bought by Angelo Massone.

Name

  • 1943-1974 Ferranti Thistle
  • 1974-1995 Meadowbank Thistle
  • 1995-present Livingston

Managers

  • Scotland Jim Leishman (1995–1997)
  • Scotland Ray Stewart (1997–2000)
  • Scotland Jim Leishman (2000–2003)
  • Brazil Marcio Maximo Barcellos (2003)
  • Scotland David Hay (2003–2004)
  • Scotland Allan Preston (2004)
  • Scotland Richard Gough (2004–2005)
  • Scotland Paul Lambert (2005–2006)
  • Scotland Alec Cleland (Caretaker, 2006)
  • Scotland John Robertson (2006–2007)
  • Scotland Dave Bowman (Caretaker, 2007)
  • England Mark Proctor (2007–2008)
  • Italy Roberto Landi (2008–)

Famous players

  • Scotland Neil Alexander
  • Scotland Rab Douglas
  • Scotland David Bingham
  • Scotland John Robertson
  • Trinidad and Tobago Marvin Andrews
  • Spain David Fernández
  • Spain Javier Sánchez Broto
  • Australia Stuart Lovell
  • Spain Quino
  • Spain Oscar Rubio
  • Canada Davide Xausa
  • Scotland Jamie McAllister
  • Scotland David McNamee
  • Morocco Hassan Kachloul
  • Scotland Paul Dalglish
  • Scotland Paul Lambert
  • Spain Guillermo Amor
  • Argentina Rolando Zarate

Current squad

As of August 26 2008

No. Position Player
France GK Pierre-Antoine Martini
Scotland GK Roddy McKenzie
England DF Phil Cave
Scotland DF Chris Innes
Scotland DF Cameron MacDonald
Scotland DF Dave Mackay
Scotland DF James McPake (Club captain)
Scotland DF Gary Miller
England DF Jason Talbot
Colombia MF Alejandro Caiffa
France MF Jean-José Cuenca
Scotland MF Murray Davidson
No. Position Player
Scotland MF Liam Fox
Argentina MF Fernando Giarrizzo
Scotland MF Joe Hamill
South Africa MF Keaghan Jacobs
Scotland MF Anthony McParland
Scotland MF Chris Malone
Italy MF Alfonso Nano
Scotland MF David Sinclair
Scotland MF Rocco Quinn (on loan from Celtic)
Scotland MF Mark Torrance
Scotland FW Calum Elliot (on loan from Hearts)
Scotland FW Leigh Griffiths
Italy FW Raffaele De Vita

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