Join the debate: help decide who was United's best captain
The club captain plays an important role, representing the players and being a spokesman for the club, as well as deciding whether to call heads or tails at the start of the game. A captain’s leadership qualities are there for everyone to see and over the years Oxford have had some excellent captains, from the earliest days in the Football League when Ron Atkinson led the team out, to current incumbent Jake Wright, who wears the armband with pride.
But who was United’s best-ever captain? We are asking for your input into the debate. Was it Big Ron or Jake? How about John Shuker or Mike Ford? Jim Magilton or Malcolm Shotton? James Constable led from the front the last time Oxford won promotion, while Phil Gilchrist and Les Robinson have also had their turn shaking the ref’s hand before kick-off.
Take to Twitter to let us know your opinion: use the hashtag #OUFCBigQ to tell us who you think was United’s best captain and we will print the best responses in the next programme, against Notts County on Tuesday 18th August.