Keates gets backing as skipper
In this weeks poll Dean Keates polled 43% of the votes as we asked who you would like to see wearing the armband for the run in.
The desire for a combative leader was confirmed with the stopper Ian Roper in second place with 21%, this is despite his reputation as been a bit quiet on the pitch. The more vocal and with his organisation skills Simon Osborn came in at third with 13% of the vote. Despite one unsuccesful outing as Skipper Paul Devlin polled 8% of the votes and Paul Mersons choice Chris Westwood 11% of votes, youngster Daniel Fox polled 4% and like his team mate Anthony Gerrard is possible a canidate for captain in the future.
In the end KB will make the final choice but we will support whoever wears the shirt with pride and passion. Dean Keates a Walsall lad and a player that never backs out or hids from the challenges in front of him is our choice.