Butcher to decide on Scotland this week

FORMER Ipswich and England captain Terry Butcher will decide before the end of the week whether to take up a role as assistant to Scotland boss George Burley.

FORMER Ipswich and England captain Terry Butcher will decide before the end of the week whether to take up a role as assistant to Scotland boss George Burley.

Butcher held talks at Hampden yesterday with Burley and has been offered a part-time role. Celtic defender Steven Pressley is also in line for a part-time position.

"I had a good chat with George and now I'll go away and speak to my family," Butcher said.

"There was nothing signed but, hopefully, something can be sorted out within 48 hours.


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"All the people I've talked to have told me that George has gone for the football person in me - not the nationality.'

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