Barry 1/3 to captain England in friendly against Ghana

GARETH BARRY is 1/3 with Ladbrokes to captain England against Ghana on Tuesday night.

Fellow midfielder Scott Parker is the second favourite at 5/1 with Glen Johnson next at 6/1. Jack Wilshere and Aaron Lennon are 25/1 outsiders for the armband.

England are 4/7 to win the friendly with Ghana 4/1 chances. The draw is priced at 5/2.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “The odds suggest Barry will be the skipper on Tuesday but regardless of who leads England out we’re expecting a home win.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

Who will captain England against Ghana on Tuesday night?
G Barry – 1/3
S Parker – 5/1
G Johnson – 6/1
P Crouch – 8/1
J Lescott – 10/1
J Hart – 14/1
J Defoe – 16/1
S Downing – 16/1
J Wilshere – 25/1
A Lennon – 25/1

England – 4/7
Draw – 5/2
Ghana – 4/1


Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.