Terry Butcher is a name that resonates with all football fans. Who can forget the pictures of the giant central defender, fists clenched, bloody head bandaged, the Three Lions on his once white England shirt streaked with claret? Butcher has earned his stripes and his reputation over the years not only as an honest and committed footballer but also as a broadcaster who says it exactly as he finds it and a manager who never asks for more or less than 100 per cent from his players. This long-awaited autobiography chronicles Butcher's playing days with both Ipswich and England before his momentous move to Scotland This was a care-free era, before the multi-millionaire superstars with their minders and their personal managers, and the drink culture was at its peak. You have read footballers' stories in the past - but nothing quite like Butcher.
TERRY BUTCHER is an English football icon. In over 300 games for Ipswich Town he won the UEFA Cup in 1981 and was twice a League runner-up in 1980/81 and 1981/82. For his country he won 77 caps and played in three World Cup finals, captaining the side in the 1990 World Cup semi-final. In four seasons at Glasgow Rangers he won three League titles and three League Cups. He is now manager of Motherwell in the Scottish Premier League and broadcasts regularly for BBC Radio 5 Live.