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# captaincy - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Westwood backs 'perfect candidate' Padraig Harrington for 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy

Lee Westwood has backed the Irish three-time major winner to take over as captain in Wisconsin.

# captaincy - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'Padraig would be the front-runner for me' - Justin Rose backs Harrington for 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy

The Irishman has received the backing of Justin Rose to take over as captain at Whistling Straits in two years.

# captaincy - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'I am the manager I make these decisions' - Pogba will never captain Man United again, Mourinho confirms

Jose Mourinho confirmed that the French star has been removed as vice-captain following defeat to Derby.

# captaincy - Monday 15 January, 2018

Turlough O'Brien names veteran Murphy as new Carlow skipper

Grange clubman John Murphy takes over from Darragh Foley.

# captaincy - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ballack slams retiring Lahm over Germany captaincy spat

Tributes have poured in for the retiring Bayern stalwart, but his former colleague has not forgiven him for a dispute.

# captaincy - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Farrell backs Ireland captain Best as a contender for Lions leadership

The 34-year-old has guided Ireland to wins over South Africa and New Zealand this year.

# captaincy - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Trimble and Herring named Ulster captains as Rory Best stands down

Les Kiss has appointed co-captains for the 2016/17 season.

# captaincy - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Stander calls on POC for leadership chats before Munster's Edinburgh clash

The back row believes his side need to respond to mistakes more maturely.

# captaincy - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Rory Best 'the ideal candidate to take over' Irish captaincy, says Johnny Sexton

The out-half reckons it was an easy decision for Joe Schmidt.

# captaincy - Sunday 2 March, 2014

'If you have to chin someone in training, just to make sure, then you do that'

Former Leicester, England and Lions captain Martin Corry talks us through the concept of leading teams.

# captaincy - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Cooper hopeful that Kerry will not suffer 'mass exodus' like Cork

Tomás Ó Sé is the only confirmed retirement in the Kingdom ranks yet speculation persists over the future of Paul Galvin and Eoin Brosnan.

# captaincy - Friday 19 October, 2012

Roberto Di Matteo silent on Terry action

The manager insists Chelsea “do not publicly discuss the disciplinary matters that we take against our players”.

# captaincy - Monday 8 October, 2012

McGinley plays it cool on Ryder Cup captaincy

Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy remains in number one spot in the latest rankings.

# captaincy - Monday 25 June, 2012

Joey Barton stripped of QPR captaincy, fined six weeks' wages

“I was reckless and deserved every punishment I received” says Barton after QPR conclude investigation into Manchester City row.

# captaincy - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Duff plays down taking captain's armband for 100th cap

A good result against Italy is all the Fulham winger is focused on ahead reaching the international milestone in what could be his last game in a green jersey.

# captaincy - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Ponting resigns as Australian captain

The 36-year-old is “really excited about the next chapter” in his international career.

# captaincy - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

Olazabal gets Monty's blessing for Ryder Cup captaincy

Legendary Spaniard tipped as European captain for Chicago 2012.