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Azkals name Terry Butcher as head coach

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Manila: Former England international Terry Butcher has been appointed head coach of the Philippines men's team ahead of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.

Philippines qualified AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019

Butcher, who was also England captain, replaces German Thomas Dooley. 



A former centre-back, Butcher featured in three editions of the FIFA World Cup and the Azkals will be counting on his experience to guide them when they make their debut in the finals of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. 



Among the British clubs Butcher managed were Newport County FC and Inverness Caledonian Thistle.



Philippines are in Group C of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 alongside China PR, Korea Republic and Kyrgyz Republic.

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