Lions let ten players go amid revamp

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LIVINGSTON’s management team of Richie Burke and Mark Burchill have started to reshape their team for next season.

The First Division side yesterday released nine players, while Callum Booth will return to his parent club Hibs after a six-month spell at Livingston on loan.

Among the higer-profile casualties are midfielder Liam Fox, goalkeeper Andrew McNeill and defender Kevin McCann – both former Hibs players.

Defenders Craig Barr and 
Jesus Garcia Tena have also been allowed to leave, along with midfielder Tony Andreu and frontmen Jordan Morton, Iain Russell and Andrew Russell. A statement on the Livingston website confirmed the departures and added: “The club would like to put on record its thanks to all the departing players for their hard work.” and commitment.”

Burke and Burchill, who were appointed at the beginning of March following the departure of Gareth Evans, gave the players the news following the final league game of the season, a 3-2 defeat by Raith Rovers.