The managerial bow of Kenny Miller ends in misery at Livingston

Jack Kitson by Jack Kitson / 20 August 2018, 08:20

Steven Gerrard wasn’t the only rookie boss making his managerial debut up in the Scottish Premier League.

The Liverpool icon took charge of Rangers in the summer, while a former Gers star took charge of Livingston.

That man was Kenny Miller who penned a two-year deal as player-manager with the West Lothian outfit in late June following the departure of David Hopkin.

However, less than two months later and he’s sensationally left the club after just two SPL matches following talks with the board.

They lost to defending champions Celtic upon their return to the top-flight, which was followed by a draw against Kilmarnock.

Miller did however win three League Cup games, before his side lost to Motherwell over the weekend in the second round of the competition.

In a statement Livingston said:

“Livingston Football Club has been in discussions over the weekend with Kenny Miller and his representatives.

“The club felt that the Player-Manager role wasn’t working and had requested that Kenny reverted to the a full time Manager’s role. Kenny however feels that he isn’t ready to give up his football career at this time.

“As a result the club and Kenny have amicably agreed to part company.

"Livingston Football Club would like to thank Kenny for his honesty and openness, and wish him well for the future.”

sackrace

Managers Departed

Last man down

Michael Collins
Michael Collins
(Bradford City)
3rd September
VIEW ALL CASUALTIES

Premier League

Next Manager to Leave

Arsenal

Next Manager Odds

England

Next Manager Odds

Leicester City

Next Manager Odds

Manchester United

Next Manager Odds

Newcastle United

Next Manager Odds

Republic of Ireland

Next Manager Odds

Southampton

Next Manager Odds
x
New Customer Offer: 25/1 Man City to beat Lyon

Coral are offering new customers enhanced odds of 25/1 on Manchester City to beat Lyon in their Champions League match.

18+ UK+IRE players signing up via promo page. Min deposit £5. Paypal & some deposit methods excl. Paid in cash at normal price. Enhanced odds paid in £5 free bets within 24 hrs, valid for 4 days, stake not returned, restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

BET HERE
We use cookies to provide statistics that help give you the best experience of our site. By continuing to use the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more
Got It