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Premier League Captains Ranked From 'Shouldn't Be Captain' To 'Captain, Leader, Legend'

Premier League Captains Ranked From 'Shouldn't Be Captain' To 'Captain, Leader, Legend'

A football fan has ranked Premier League skippers past and present from 'Shouldn't be captain' right through to 'Captain, Leader, Legend.

The list, made by George on 'Tiermaker', sees legendary captains such as Roy Keane, Tony Adams, Vincent Kompany, Steven Gerrard, John Terry and Steve Bruce all on the highest possible level after guiding their respective sides to glory.

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Rather controversially former Arsenal skipper Patrick Vieira is a step below in the 'Hero' category, along with the likes of Alan Shearer, Nemanja Vidic, Gary Neville and Mark Noble.

The 'Great' section has Jordan Henderson, David Silva, Robin van Persie ,Troy Deeney and Phil Neville among others, while Harry Maguire, Conor Coady, Cesar Azpilicueta, Seamus Coleman and Hugo Lloris are in the middle ground.

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Wayne Rooney, who captained both Manchester United and Everton, Jack Grealish and Harry Kane are the only three players to be grouped into 'Local Lad', with Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang not exactly enjoying his own company at the very bottom of the pile.

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Here is the full list:

Captain, Leader, Legend: Steven Gerrard, Roy Keane, Steve Bruce, Tony Adams, Vincent Kompany and John Terry

Hero: Patrick Vieira, Alan Shearer, Nemanja Vidic, Gary Neville, Wes Morgan, Mark Noble, Ledley King and Frank Lampard

Great: Stiliyan Petrov, Simon Francis, Robin van Persie, Jordan Henderson, David Silva, Phil Neville, Ben Mee and Troy Deeney

Average: Lewis Dunk, Luka Milivojevic, Jamaal Lascelles, Hugo Lloris, Seamus Coleman, Cesar Azpilicueta, Conor Coady, Harry Maguire, Grant Hanley and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Local Lad: Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane and Jack Grealish

Shouldn't be captain: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Topics: John Terry, Football News, Football, Steven Gerrard, Vincent Kompany, Roy Keane

Josh Lawless

Josh is a writer who specialises in football and wrestling. He has been published by Curzon Ashton FC, Late Tackle, Manchester City FC, The Mirror, Read Man City and Manchester Evening News. He provides coverage of professional wrestling and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the field - including the first UK interview with The Hardy Boyz after their return to WWE. He has never sported a pair of Lonsdale Slip-ons, contrary to reports.

 

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