Updated: Jul 2, 2020
Reading City Football Club is delighted to announce that experienced centre-back Michael Butcher has re-signed for the 2020/21 season. Michael will also be joining Simon Johnson's backroom staff as Joint Assistant Manager.
Michael joined the Cityzens in November but was already a familiar face at the Rivermoor as he's Director of Football at John Madejski Academy's Football Performance Programme who we're proudly partnered with, we're delighted to have him back as we continue to strengthen the link between Reading City Football Club and John Madejski Academy.
We spoke to First Team Manager Simon Johnson about Michael Butcher re-signing and his new role as Joint Assistant Manager, here's what he had to say.
"It's fantastic to have Butch back as a player and now with his new role as joint assistant manager. I'm very excited to work alongside him, Sam Woodruff and Ghaffar Ghoudissi. He will bring superb experience and knowledge of the game to dressing room and will really help us kick on next season".
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