Butcher set to join coaching staff

Town legend Terry Butcher is set to join the Town coaching staff.

Butcher, 61, was rumoured to be joining Paul Lambert’s staff on social media earlier this week. However, it is understood Butcher will be primarily working in the academy but also having some involvement with the senior players.

Butcher was one of the Town legends current boss Paul Lambert invited to the club soon after taking the Town job in October 2018.

Since retiring from the game, Butcher has had numerous coaching and managing roles. With spells at Coventry, Sunderland and Brentford, alongside spells north of the border with clubs including Motherwell, Inverness and Hibs. Butcher also assisted former Town boss George Burley as Scottish manager in 2008.

Brilliant bit of news this, if only he could put his boots back on again!

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