Higginbotham seals move to Kilmarnock
FORMER Partick Thistle forward Kallum Higginbotham has clinched a two-year deal with Kilmarnock.
The 26-year-old spent two campaigns at Firhill, racking up 35 appearances for the club last season, and is believed to have had interest from Hibernian and Burton Albion recently.
Higginbotham said of his move to Rugby Park: “I am really happy to have signed for Killie today. Gary [Locke, Kilmarnock manager] has been relentless in his efforts to sign me and I have taken this as a huge compliment. I am now keen to work hard and repay his faith by doing well for the club.”
The Englishman kicked off his career at Rochdale and has been something of a journeyman, turning out for Accrington Stanley, Falkirk, Huddersfield Town, Barnsley, Carlisle United and Motherwell.
Locke added: “I am over the moon to have secured Kallum, he was one of my main targets and we have chased him all summer. He is a creative front player – and a goal threat – and it’s great to secure him for the club.”
DONE DEAL: The forward joins the Rugby park side on a two-year contract