captaincy captaincy

Definition(s):

  • (n) the post of captain

Usage(s):

  1. That--plus captaincy of the lacrosse team, strong test scores and a record of eco-conscious community activism--would lead to college, the key to a satisfying and rewarding job.
  2. James Stewart, Hollywood star with the Army Air Forces, was promoted to a captaincy at Idaho's Gowen Field.
  3. And then once I was given the captaincy the rest of the fans seemed more supportive.

News

  1. Gold Cup: Canadian national team veteran Will Johnson to guide young squad as team captain

    Already captain at the club level, Portland Timbers midfielder Will Johnson can now add the captaincy of the Canadian national team to his résumé after being interim head coach Colin Miller handed him the armband prior to the team's disappointing 1-1 draw with the Ventura County Fusion on Tuesday.
    on July 4, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Rugby-Lions make six changes for third test, Wyn Jones skipper

    SYDNEY, July 3 (Reuters) - Welsh lock Alun Wyn Jones will captain a powerful British and Irish Lions team featuring six changes to the starting line-up for the third and decisive test against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. Irish centre Brian O'Driscoll, expected by many to take the captaincy after Sam Warburton suffered a tour-ending hamstring injury, was left out of the matchday squad ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "I spoke honestly. When it's fun you want to continue and I am having fun. It's not a power struggle, the power is with the coach. I have no problem whatsoever if Ballack comes back and wants the captaincy. It's not my job to say who gets it,"...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Philipp Lahm Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I'm humbled to have been handed the captaincy," Pietersen said in a news release on Thursday. "Captaining England has been a dream of mine but I also understand I'm assuming the role in Paul's absence as he is the captain and leader of the...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "After much thought, I have made the decision that it will be best for me to take the captaincy away from [EBJT]," Capello said in a statement released by the FA this afternoon. "As a captain with the team, [EBJT] has displayed extremely...
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: The Guardian

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