To be chosen as the captain is a unique honour and privilege for a player with it being an indicator of their status as the emblematic leader of a football club. But the connotations of wearing the armband for Newcastle United can sometimes make the role a daunting challenge to its newest incumbent. Many who've held the club-captaincy at St James' Park have embraced the heavy prestige that comes with commanding the Toon vessel on the pitch and have flourished as a result. With the armband proudly wrapped around their bicep they are the nuanced leaders who came fully understand the expectations of being our captain and are revered as a supreme motivator. But we've also had to tolerate a plethora of cowardly captains who were, fundamentally, not good enough to even pull on a black and white shirt never mind wear the armband that we worship with unrelenting passion. Others have been weighed down by the pressure of the position in his hotbed of football. The less said about them, the better in our book. Thus we've put together the five BEST and WORST captains ever to pull on the armband for Newcastle.