Scott Brown named Aberdeen team captain as Joe Lewis becomes club captain


Aberdeen have named Scott Brown staff captain for the 2021/22 season as Joe Lewis turns into membership captain.

Former Celtic and Scotland captain Brown joined Aberdeen as a player-coach this summer time after signing a pre-contract deal in Might.

The 36-year-old midfielder remodeled 600 appearances for Celtic and gained 10 Scottish Premiership titles with the membership over 14 years. He has been capped 55 instances by Scotland.

Goalkeeper Lewis has been Aberdeen’s captain for the final two seasons.

Supervisor Stephen Glass informed the staff’s web site: “I’m happy to announce that once we welcome followers again to Pittodrie on Thursday, Scott Brown will lead the staff out as staff captain.

“We’re all completely satisfied to have him right here and are wanting ahead to seeing the affect that his management, each on and off the park will carry to Aberdeen FC.

“I’m sure the supporters will take pleasure in watching him characterize our nice membership, I do know he’s proud to have been given the honour of main the staff as captain. I can guarantee you all that the drive he has to proceed his document of being a winner, now within the purple of Aberdeen, can be evident instantly.

Brown joined Aberdeen this summer time after 14 years with Celtic

“Additionally it is vital to acknowledge the position that Joe Lewis has performed as captain and can proceed to play for us as membership captain.

“Following conversations with him, I’m happy that he has a need to function membership captain.

“Joe continues to command nice respect within the dressing room, in addition to among the many Aberdeen followers, and together with Scott and the remainder of the squad will try to ship a successful staff for you all to have fun with.”

Aberdeen welcome BK Hacken to Pittodrie for a Europa Convention League second qualifying spherical tie on Thursday.

Their Scottish Premiership marketing campaign will get underway with a house match towards Dundee United on August 1.


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