Terry Butcher was itching to speak about Scottish soccer when he joined the Breakfast Present this morning. We marvel why?
Possibly it was one thing to do with the truth that Alan Brazil was internet hosting and Celtic simply misplaced their third successive dwelling match for the primary time in 30 years with a 4-1 defeat to Sparta Prague within the Europa League on Thursday.
Butcher’s former membership Rangers, in the meantime, are nine-points away from their bitter rivals within the SPL, having performed two video games extra, and look well-placed to cease a historic tenth-consecutive title for the Hoops.
However the England legend couldn’t simply deliver it up about of the blue, so he employed the assistance of Arsenal icon Ray Parlour, who was co-hosting the present.
After Parlour introduced up the awkward topic for Brazil, Butcher joked: “Your cheque’s on the way in which for mentioning that, Ray!
“I used to be going to throw it in however I believed Alan would’ve thrown it out.
“Celtic actually struggling, I by no means thought I’d say that! However what they’re like, they’re dogged, they carry on going, and so they have a historical past of successful it.
“However the natives have to be getting stressed up there, as a result of the Rangers lot are very joyful for the time being.”
Brazil responded together with his standard buoyancy, assuring Butcher that standard service might be resumed quickly sufficient,
He joked: “I’m advised Jurgen Klopp is taking a look at flights to Madrid, which suggests Steven Gerrard might be off to Liverpool and also you’ll be again to sq. one very quickly!”