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And the next one is?

And the next one is?

Who is next up?

With John Terry injured, Didier Drogba injured, Frank Lampard injured and Ricardo Carvalho suspended, we like to canvass your opinion.

We have a dilemma!

Who do you believe will wear the captains` armband in the next couple of games?

Would you go for Michael Ballack to complete a sensational return or is there someone else?

Your thoughts please!



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Writer:Merlin
Date:Thursday December 27 2007
Time: 5:48PM

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Joey Cole go the armband in the last match. I'd love Sheva to get it, to improve his confidence, but it makes sense for either Cech or Essien to get it.
Blu Soulja
27/12/2007 17:52:00
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no, wayne bridge will get the armband and too be it honest the guy deserves it..has outshined ashley cole since the day he arrived.
essientric
27/12/2007 17:59:00
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I think Cech or Essien as well. Both have calm heads on their shoulders, unlike Joe or Ashley Cole, who are both a little immature to be captain, IMO. I could see Ballack doing it, he's had quit alot of experience, after all. But it just seems that those who have been at Chelsea longer, such as Cech, Essien, or even Bridge, should really get that honor before Ballack does.
entertainmentwh
27/12/2007 18:18:00
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quite*
entertainmentwh
27/12/2007 18:19:00
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I would say Joe Cole becuase I like him, but I think Cech, Essien or even Ballack would be a better choice.
Fan of Blues
27/12/2007 18:22:00
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Ballack for me. Been there done it before.
Adilson
27/12/2007 18:24:00
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We've got quite a few national captains haven't we? Ballack, Sheva, JT, Drogs, Pizza. Ballack has the most experience of carrying a team though.
Blu Soulja
27/12/2007 18:41:00
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Petr Cech. End of story.
Jasix
27/12/2007 18:46:00
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I repeat Bridgey..he has been loyal to us..i am mean he even agreed to play for fulham to regain his fitness, now that is a sacrifice of a true leader and a wonderful guy.
essientric
27/12/2007 18:49:00
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I don't think someone who isn't in the first team will get the armband. Cech and Essien have always been solid, they've never let us down (almost never). But Ballack is the most qualified. PLEASE give it to Sheva though!!! He can handle the responsibilty and I'm sure it will help him.
Blu Soulja
27/12/2007 18:52:00
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Has any other club had so many international captains in the squad at the same time?
merlin
27/12/2007 19:18:00
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I'm not sure Cech would be a good choice. Whilst I admire the senior status suggestion does a keeper ever make a good captain?
merlin
27/12/2007 19:20:00
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Kahn was a great captain for Germany.
Blu Soulja
27/12/2007 19:57:00
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Mostly because if you didn't do what he wanted, he would have killed you. That would inspire obedience and loyalty in me, I can tell you. ;p
entertainmentwh
27/12/2007 20:01:00
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Wayne Bridge is our third choice captain, Drogba is fourth, Makelele is fifth I think. So, yes, it will be Wayne Bridge. For the love god, Joe Cole as captain? He's not captaincy material.
k_chelski
27/12/2007 20:25:00
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essien.
Lindy
27/12/2007 20:34:00
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That's he's not, k_!
entertainmentwh
27/12/2007 20:36:00
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Essien or Petr makes sense. But to boost morale, go for Shevo or Ballack, they´ve got what it takes, no doubt.
Blue is the colour
27/12/2007 21:24:00
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why give it to sheva? id give it to cech as he has been ther for a while now and is a big player
MrDax
27/12/2007 22:12:00
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Essien deserves the band.
rslack
27/12/2007 22:16:00
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