Cape Town - Former
Tottenham captain Ledley King says he'll continue to take steps towards
establishing a coaching career for himself at his home-town club.
The 36-year-old, who worked with the club's under 18s after retiring
in 2014, took a break from coaching after starting on his coaching
He has been working as an ambassador at Tottenham, but has stated his
desire to reapply himself to coaching, to see if it is something he
will pursue as a career.
King told Press Association Sport: "It's something I will get back into, hopefully going into next season.
"I'm lucky to have the club here so it'll be a case of speaking to
the right people, John McDermott maybe, who helped me start it up, and
getting it back on track.
"I need to give it a good go and see if I'm any good. I started my
badges and then stopped them. I was working two days a week with the
He added: "Everyone asks players if they want to go into coaching and
expect them to be the next best thing in management. I don't know what
I'd be like.
"It'll be a learning process for me. It's like starting all over
again. First I have to be good at what I do. If I feel I can be good
then I can step by step start thinking about future roles."