Gerrard made favourite for England captaincy

The Chelsea defender remains the 15/8 second-favourite

John Terry is expected to be stripped of the England captaincy for the second time in his career later today as FA chiefs meet to discuss the defender’s future. Sportingbet make Steven Gerrard their 6/4 favourite to lead England out against France in the first game of Euro 2012.

Terry is accused of racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand but will not stand trial until after this summer’s international tournament.

The Chelsea defender remains the 15/8 second-favourite to be wearing the armband against France, although that price will either collapse or explode upon an announcement being made later today or in the early part of next week.

Scott Parker is made the third favourite in the betting at odds of 5/1, followed by former captains Rio Ferdinand at 10/1 and Frank Lampard at 12/1.

Terry was previously stripped of the captaincy following revelations about his private life that alleged he had had an affair with the ex-girlfriend of teammate Wayne Bridge. However, just over a year later manager Fabio Capello reinstated him to the position. The Italian commenting that 13 months of punishment was enough for his misdemeanour.

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Posted on:- 03/02/2012 - 09:32 AM
Filed in:- Euro 2012 Betting News, Chelsea, Liverpool

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