Jackson Longridge has returned to Livingston after originally leaving the club in 2018. The 25-year-old left-back joins the Premiership side from Bradford City.

This will be Longridge’s second spell at the Tony Macaroni Arena. He originally played for Livingston between 2015 and 2018.

Helped team win promotion

In that time, he helped the team win promotion to the Premiership. However, he moved on to Dunfermline, and then signed a deal with Bradford.

20/05/18 LADBROKES PREMIERSHIP PLAY OFF FINAL 2ND LEG.PARTICK THISTLE V LIVINGSTON.THE ENERGY CHECK STADIUM AT FIRHILL - GLASGOW.Livingston's Jackson Longridge (left) and Scott Pittman (right).

Livingston’s Jackson Longridge during his first spell with the club (Photo by Rob Casey/SNS Group via Getty Images)

However, he was unable to hold down a first-team place with the League Two side. As a result, he has now returned to Livingston, where he achieved his greatest success as a player so far.

RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Longridge has joined Livingston at a very exciting time. This week is the biggest week that the club has had in years. The team takes on Celtic at the Tony Macaroni Arena in Premiership action tonight.

Then, on Sunday, they face St Mirren in the Betfred Cup semi-final. Those are two huge games, and it remains to be seen if Longridge will feature in those.

However, Livingston boss David Martindale is very pleased to have the player back at the club.

“Played a massive part”

“I’m delighted to welcome Jacko back to the club where he played a massive part in our back to back promotions” he said.

20/05/18 LADBROKES PREMIERSHIP PLAY OFF FINAL 2ND LEG.PARTICK THISTLE V LIVINGSTON.THE ENERGY CHECK STADIUM AT FIRHILL - GLASGOW.Livingston's Jackson Longridge (centre) in action with Partick Thistle's Martin Woods.

Jackson Longridge in action for Livingston (Photo by Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

“I was disappointed to lose Jackson when we got promoted to the Premiership as I felt he could have played a big part at the club in the seasons to follow.

“I’m looking forward to seeing Jacko develop with us over the coming seasons and am delighted to have him on board. He is a good lad on and off the park and is an infectious personality around the club” he concluded.

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