Easter Road legend Lewis Stevenson signs new contract with Hibs


HIBERNIAN legend Lewis Stevenson has penned a new contract which will see him remain at Easter Road until the summer of 2022. 

The 33-year-old made his 500th appearance for the capital club on Monday evening when he entered the fray as a half-time substitute against Celtic. 

Only Willie Ormond (506), Pat Stanton (617), Arthur Duncan (626) and Gordon Smith (636) have pulled on a Hibs jersey more times than the understated full-back. 

Lewis Stevenson has made 500 appearances for his boyhood club | Hibs news
Lewis Stevenson has made 500 appearances for his boyhood club

Stevenson, who made his senior debut at the age of 17 in 2005, is also the only man in Hibs history to win both the League Cup and Scottish Cup. 

And his Easter Road career will continue for at least another campaign beyond this one after he agreed a one-year extension. 

He told Hibernian’s official website: “Everyone knows what the club means so me and it was a short conversation to extend my contract. 

“This is where I want to be.

“I’m enjoying my football as much as I ever have and I’d like to thank the manager, the staff and my team-mates for that.

“I’ve never taken anything for granted since my first game for the club, which seems like a long time ago now. It’s been a privilege to play for Hibernian and I’m proud that I’ll get the chance to do so for a little while longer.”