# Captaincy

This year
Harry Maguire stripped of Man United captaincy
The defender’s future at Old Trafford is in doubt.
All time
Sam Allardyce considers stripping Jake Livermore of captaincy
The skipper was shown a first-half red card, after a VAR review.
Kerry to keep status quo as motion to change captaincy rule defeated
Delegates voted on the issue at a county board meeting this evening.
Confidence, cool heads and delegation key as Best leads Ireland in Japan
The Ireland skipper will be sure to rely on his vice-captains to push the team to their limit.
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.
'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.
'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.
Turlough O'Brien names veteran Murphy as new Carlow skipper
Grange clubman John Murphy takes over from Darragh Foley.
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.
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.
Trimble and Herring named Ulster captains as Rory Best stands down
Les Kiss has appointed co-captains for the 2016/17 season.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Roberto Di Matteo silent on Terry action
The manager insists Chelsea “do not publicly discuss the disciplinary matters that we take against our players”.
McGinley plays it cool on Ryder Cup captaincy
Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy remains in number one spot in the latest rankings.
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.
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.
Ponting resigns as Australian captain
The 36-year-old is “really excited about the next chapter” in his international career.
Olazabal gets Monty's blessing for Ryder Cup captaincy
Legendary Spaniard tipped as European captain for Chicago 2012.