Can Rio Ferdinand cut out the mistakes as England captain?


25th, March 2008

79505150.jpgFabio Capello’s auditions for the role of England captain continue with the announcement that Rio Ferdinand will lead the team out against France on Wednesday, despite John Terry returning to the squad.
Don Fabio made it clear that he would be trying out a few captains before deciding on his man once the competitive games start. Steven Gerrard was first up and now the armband has been passed to Man United’s Ferdinand.
He’s been in consistent form alongside Vidic in the heart of United’s team this season but, while there are few doubts about his ability, his credentials as a leader are largely untested. He was put forward for the United captaincy but protracted contract negotiations saw fans turn against him.
Despite being a world class defender, we still think that Rio makes at least one monumental f*ck up during every game and it’s only his pace and powers of recovery that prevent it from soiling his clean sheets.
Can Rio keep his head when it matters most – let us know if you think he’s captain material.

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