“The club is ambitious and so am I."
New Bradford City head coach David Hopkin ses he wants to give supporters 'a team and performances they can be proud of'.
The 48-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Valley Parade, and succeeds Michael Collins who was sacked on Monday night.
Hopkin departed Livingston in the summer after sealing back-to-back promotions, guiding the club from League One to the Scottish Premiership.
As a player, including a spell with City, the former Scotland international plied his trade with Chelsea, Leeds and Crystal Palace before eventually retiring in 2003.
Hopkin said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Bantams and cannot wait to get started.
“This is a huge opportunity for me. We have a talented squad and I am looking forward to working with the players and staff.
“The club is ambitious and so am I. Although my time as a player here was cut short by injury, I enjoyed my stay and took away some great memories.
“Our supporters are extremely passionate and I want to give them a team and performances they can be proud of.”
Chairman Edin Rahic added: “We are very pleased to welcome David to the club.
“David received a great deal of admiration for his success in Scotland, with Livingston. “He is very passionate about our club and is excited to be in charge.”