Carlisle boss Abbott welcomes deal for Southampton defender Butterfield

Carlisle United boss Greg Abbott is delighted with their deal for Southampton defender Danny Butterfield.

Carlisle United boss Greg Abbott is delighted with their deal for Southampton defender Danny Butterfield.

Last term, the Boston-born full-back made eight appearances, six of which came on loan at Bolton Wanderers.

"He knows the game inside out," Abbott told the club website.

"Danny has played consistently well at a high level. He has that bit of knowledge and experience.

"We invited him up and he has been extremely bright and positive from the moment he got here.

"He's a strong character and he's already fitted in with the group."

 
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