Former Hearts coach to join Dundee United's new management staff after 'rejecting' Hibs offer

Former Hearts coach Liam Fox is set to be unveiled as part of Dundee United’s new management staff in the coming days, according to reports.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 12:05 pm
Liam Fox has previously worked as a coach for Hearts and Livingston, as well as being Cowdenbeath manager. Picture: SNS

The 37-year-old left Tynecastle in 2020 after a five-year spell with the club, including a season where he was allowed to take the reins at League Two side Cowdenbeath.

He spent the 2020/21 season working as an assistant to David Martindale at Livingston but left the West Lothian side to take up a new opportunity. It was reported he was heading to Easter Road and a reunion with manager Jack Ross whom he worked with briefly at Hearts. However, according to the Evening Telegraph, Fox knocked back the offer in order to become assistant manager to new boss Tam Courts at Tannadice.

The head of tactical performance for the club’s youth academy has been selected as the successor to Micky Mellon, who left United after just one season in charge last month.

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