PAOLO Di Canio has named Alan McCormack as the new Swindon Town captain ahead of Tuesday's home Capital One Cup first round meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion.
McCormack has replaced Paul Caddis as skipper and the manager explained his reasons behind the move at Monday's pre-match press call.
He said: "Alan McCormack is the new captain. The captain of my squad must be one that has to deliver to the rest of the dressing room my words, my principles, my values, my desire and the way we want to behave like professionals.
"McCormack at the moment is perfect for this. I also have a few like Miller and Navarro but they are new. They have to respect the hierarchy and McCormack proved to me that I can count on him last year so at this moment he is perfect.
"Obviously I have a few others but we will choose time by time if I change the captain."