Livingston defender Nicky Devlin joins Rossvale coaching staff

Livingston defender Nicky Devlin will have a dual role next season after agreeing to join the backroom coaching team at local club Rossvale.

Nicky Devlin in action for Ayr United against Falkirk (pic: Michael Gillen)

The Bishopbriggs-born defender's first focus will remain on his duties at the West Lothian outfit as they embark on a third season in the Premiership.

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But he has also agreed to assist as part of David Gormley's backroom team when his commitments with Livingston allow.

Last year Devlin (27) – whose previous clubs include Motherwell and Ayr United - worked with Vale's under-20s side.