Liam Henderson secures Arbroath switch as Edinburgh City lose key defender to Championship side

Arbroath have completed the signing of centre-back Liam Henderson from Edinburgh City.

Sunday, 30th May 2021, 2:14 pm
Liam Henderson has joined Arbroath

The 24-year-old has been a key player for the Citizens, scoring 14 goals in his 97 appearances and winning the club’s Player of the Year prize for the 2019/20 season.

Henderson joined Hearts as a youth from Hutchison Vale in 2014 and spent time on loan at Preston Athletic and Stenhousemuir before making a permanent move to Falkirk in the summer of 2016.

He joined Cowdenbeath and Edinburgh City on loan from the Bairns before signing a permanent deal with City in January 2018. He spent time in Australia with Stirling Lions before rejoining City in August 2018.

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Henderson struck five goals this term as the side reached the League One play-off final, losing to Dumbarton.

Red Lichties boss Dick Campbell said: “I’m delighted to secure the signature of Liam. He has all the attributes that I look for in an Arbroath player and is a fantastic addition to our team.”

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