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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Armband

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# One Love
Germany examining legal action against Fifa armband stance
Belgium’s Jan Vertonghen says he feels ‘controlled’ and ‘afraid to even say something about this’.
# choice
France captain Hugo Lloris will not wear anti-discrimination armband in Qatar
The Tottenham star had previously refused to say if he would participate in the initiative.
All time
# Armband
FAI appoint Gary Owens as interim chief executive
He takes over from executive lead, Paul Cooke.
# skipper seamus
Seamus Coleman rewarded with Everton captaincy for 11th campaign at the club
The Donegal defender takes the Toffees armband.
# Armband
Rooney will not lose Manchester United captaincy, insists Mourinho
The England international has been relegated to the bench after a poor start to the season.
# out of the ordinary
'People were biting me on the pitch, it was scary'
West Brom have accepted Villa’s apology for the chaotic scenes at their ground.
# Armband
Opinion: Gerrard and Rooney holding back Liverpool and Manchester United
The two captains both appear untouchable but have been partly to blame for their sides’ disappointing starts to the 2014-15 season
# Skipper
'It was the proudest moment of my career by a long way' - Keogh
The Derby County defender captained Ireland as they overcame Oman with a 2-0 win.
# Armband
Rooney named United captain by Van Gaal
LVG’s been impressed by the England man’s ‘professionalism’.
# Legend
Javier Zanetti closed out his San Siro career wearing a one-off captain's armband
The Inter captain paid tribute to all his former team-mates
# Skipper
Poll: Who should Joe Schmidt pick as Ireland captain?
Here are the leading candidates to lead Ireland out for the November tests against Samoa, Australia and the All Blacks.
# 3 lions
Wayne Rooney in line to captain England against Ireland at Wembley
Rooney has spoken to Hodgson to assure him the impending birth of his second child will not prevent him from meeting up on 26 May.
# changeover
Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain
It has been reported that the second-row will give up his armband to the former All Black ahead of the new rugby season.
# Armband
Vermaelen to replace Van Persie as Arsenal skipper
Mikel Arteta has been named as Arsenal vice-captain in the wake of RVP’s move to Manchester United.
# Holy C
Stevie G: 'Capello did not have total belief in me to be England captain'
The ongoing melodrama surrounding that stretchy armband with the big ‘C’ rolls on. Good luck Roy Hodgson.
# Tribute
Ireland to mark Loughinisland massacre with black armbands in Italy game
The match comes 18 years to the day sine six men were killed while watching the two countries play.
# Armband
Scott Parker to captain England against Holland tonight
Stuart Pearce has decided to choose the Spurs midfielder over the more experienced Steven Gerrard.
# Racism row
Count me out - Rio rejects England captain talk
Ferdinand took over the first time around, when John Terry lost the captaincy two years ago.
# Armband
Stripped: John Terry loses England captaincy again
Chelsea defender was called at just before 10am this morning by Football Association chairman David Bernstein to break the news.
# O Captain My Captain
O'Connell handed captain's armband for Six Nations
Paul O’Connell has replaced the injured Brian O’Driscoll as Ireland captain for the 2012 RBS Six Nations.
# Dropped
Elsom misses out on World Cup captaincy
Former Leinster man is dropped as Wallabies captain just three weeks before the tournament kicks off.
# Armband
Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain
For the first time in 125 years, Linfield FC will be led out by a Catholic captain.
# Science Fiction
Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?
Our team of boffins have studied the stats all week – and here’s our scientific recommendation for Trap.
# Armband
Back as captain, Terry wary of becoming fall-guy
I’m not everyone’s cup of tea, admits re-instated England skipper. Yoo think?