In cancelling his contract after less than three weeks and without kicking a ball for the club, Anthony Stokes moves to Livingston has become one of the most short-lived transfers in Scottish football history.
How many of these players can you remember making a similarly sharp exit from their clubs?
5. Eric Djemba-Djemba - St Mirren
The former Man Utd midfielder said he hoped his move to Paisley would help him gain a place in the Cameroon squad for the World Cup in Brazil. That didn't happen and he was released after making just three appearances.
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6. Tommy McLean - Raith Rovers
Tommy McLean's short stint as manager of the Kirkcaldy club lasted just seven days. Appointed on 3 September 1996, his sole match in charge was a 4-1 home defeat to Aberdeen before quitting to join his brother, Jim, at Tannadice
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7. Scott Bain - Hibs
Signed on loan from Dundee in January 2018, the goalkeeper was subsequently sold to Celtic before he had the chance pull on the gloves for Hibs. Famously turned up to sign for the Parkhead club wearing his Hibs tracksuit.
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8. Didier Agathe - Hibs
Agathe's time at Hibs was short but eventful. Signed from Raith on a short-term deal in the summer of 2000, the Frenchman scored four times in five appearances before Martin O'Neill snapped him up for Celtic for a bargain £27,000
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