Football: Former England captain Terry Butcher keen on vacant Lions coach job

Terry Butcher has identified commitment and talent development as areas to revive the limping Lions.
Terry Butcher has identified commitment and talent development as areas to revive the limping Lions.PHOTO: TWITTER/SQUAWKA NEWS

Commitment & talent development are key for ex-England captain if he is the new coach

Former England captain and ex-Scotland assistant manager Terry Butcher has thrown his name into the hat for the vacant Singapore football coach post.

The 59-year-old, who managed English side Sunderland and Scottish clubs Motherwell and Inverness Caledonian Thistle but is currently unemployed, told The Straits Times on Saturday that he has sent in an application to the Football Association of Singapore (FAS).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2018, with the headline 'Butcher keen on Lions job'. Print Edition | Subscribe