27 Aug 2013
In - Football

Prostate cancer is serious business - the disease results in 10,000 deaths every year in the UK. So this season, as the Official Charity Partner of the Football League, we're asking fans to put aside their differences and become Men United in the fight against prostate cancer.

To lead Men United, and to kick off the 2013-14 Football League season, we're looking for an inspirational figurehead - the Football League's greatest captain.

Fans of the 72 Football League clubs voted in their thousands, choosing Bolton legend Nat Lofthouse, Ipswich great Mick Mills, fearsome Leeds midfielder Billy Bremner, long-serving Millwall skipper Paul Robinson and former Scunthorpe United leader Archie Gibson as the five captains to make it through to our play-off.

But which member of this quintet do you think is most deserving of the prestigious Men United armband?

Voting is now closed, but you can still read our top football writers' tributes to the final five by clicking below. 

1. Here's why Guardian football writer Scott Murray thinks Bolton's favourite son Nat Lofthouse should lead Men United.

2. Mirror football writer John Cross celebrates Ipswich Town's Uefa Cup-winning skipper Mick Mills.

3. Read acclaimed author Jonathan Wilson's paean to Leeds United legend Billy Bremner.

4. Click here to read Independent on Sunday columnist Mike Calvin on why Millwall captain Paul Robinson deserves your vote.

5. Broadcaster and journalist Adrian Clarke finds out all about former Scunthorpe United skipper Archie Gibson.

We'll announce the official Men United captain the week commencing Monday 9 September. 

In the meantime, CLICK HERE to read about each of the 72 skippers nominated to wear the Men United armband. 

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