Salford City Reds appoint Stephen Wild as captain

Stephen Wild
Wild has previously played for Wigan and Huddersfield before joining the Reds

Salford City Reds have appointed Stephen Wild as the club's new captain and Luke Patten as vice-captain.

Wild, 30, takes over from Australian half-back Daniel Holdsworth, who spent last year as skipper.

Head coach Phil Veivers told the club websiteexternal-link: "They're both leaders in their own right, and this is no detriment to outgoing captain Daniel Holdsworth.

"This allows Daniel to concentrate on playing footy, without any outside influences affecting his game."

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