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Club Captains


Craig Kerr

2021 - Present

Joining the club in 2016 from local youth club Mill United as a midfielder. The teenager was a regular feature on the bench in his first season. By the following year he had earned his place as a regular starter.

He worked his way up to the vice-captaincy by 2018 and for much of the start of the 2021/22 he carried the armband on behalf of Garry Campbell who struggled for starts due to injury. When Campbell left the club the 22-year-old Kerr became the full-time skipper.

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Garry Campbell

2016 - 2021

The first signing of the John Gibson era at the Vics, as the centre-half followed his former assistant manager from Shotts Bon Accord to Blantyre. 

As a player he is one of the most dedicated of them all and truly gives everything for the team no matter what position he is in.

In the 2019/20 season, he lead the club in a very successful season winning the title following the shut down of the league in March 2020.

After just under 121 appearances for the club he departed the club in October 2021. Leaving due to work commitments.


Mark Thompson


Mark Thompson was playing his football for many years before taking up the captaincy. He played a part in the squad that won back-to-back promotions from 2013 to 2015.

When Murdie MacKinnon took the reigns at the Vics, Terry Hewitt was forced to give up the armband due to injury. So it was the turn of Mark Thompson to take up the captains role. 

Mark Thompson now plays his football with Glasgow Perthshire.


Terry Hewitt


A man born to be a captain. A man who lead the Vics to great successes as soon as he put on the armband. A commander, a rock at the back and a player the fans adored. 

He lifted two league titles in a row with the club and lead out the team in multiple cup finals. 

After having a stint at Cumbernauld United he now plays for Sauchie in the East of Scotland Football League. 


Hugh Kennedy


The last captain that led Blantyre Vics to a Scottish Junior Cup semi-final and a victory over Auchinleck Talbot under Jim Sinnett's leadership in 1997, as well as lifting the Central League Cup in 1996.

Very little is known of the former captain, except that he played for St. Mirren and transferred to Blantyre From E.K. Thistle and left the club shortly after failing to reach the 1997 Scottish Junior Cup Final.


Tommy Coggill


Arguable the Vics best and most successful midfielder, Tommy Coggill arrived in Blantyre late in his career but that didn't stop him captaining his side in 1982 to Scottish Junior Cup success. 

When the glory days had past he did not leave the Vics for money at bigger clubs - he stayed an became the manager of the club when he retired in 1984 (a role which he held for six seasons).


Pat Moore


If a Vics fan had to sum up Pat 'Paddy' Moore in one word it would be - loyal. A centre-half who led by example and captain the club to their second Junior Cup title in 1970. 

Pat is still a regular at the Vics, often travelling to away games - often unrecognised as one of the clubs greatest ever skippers. 


Alec Young


Alec Young signed from Kilsyth Rangers and immediately made an impact as Vics captain. 

At the age of just 25 he led the Vics to their first ever Junior Cup victory in 1950. After becoming the first Blantyre captain to lift the famous trophy he transferred to Aberdeen - where after 168 appearances he was inducted into the Dons 'Hall of Fame'.

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