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Inverness boss Butcher admits time in A-League was a nightmare

Former Sydney FC coach and current Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager Terry Butcher has revealed his time in the A-League was a nightmare.

Butcher was at the helm of the Sky Blues in the 2006-07 A-League season but was given the flick when the club were knocked out of the finals.

"It was a total nightmare," Butcher told The Times.

"Sydney had won the league title the year before (under Pierre Littbarski) but I couldn't sign anyone, there were political problems at the club and everything went wrong.

"I received a hell of a lot of resentment as well.

"I was absolutely hammered by the press…I used to try to write articles for the Sydney Morning Herald but I got hammered for absolutely everything.

"I've had a great amount of experiences; some terrific experiences, but some of the decisions I've made, I wouldn't do again."

Andrew Slevison
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