Hatters fans vote for Smith as next skipper

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Midfielder Jonathan Smith is the Luton supporters choice to be the club’s next captain after a poll conducted on the News/Gazette website.

With over 250 fans voting, Smith, who has enjoyed his best goalscoring return for Luton already this season, netting four times, polled over 25%, with defender Luke Wilkinson in second on 19%.

Current skipper Scott Cuthbert was third, while young midfielder Cameron McGeehan came fourth, with Mark Tyler and Magnus Okuonghae joint fifth.

When asked about the captaincy, Tyler said: “If it’s me, it’s me, if it’s Scott, it’s Scott.

“If it’s Wilko, everyone’s behind each other.

“So it’s down to the gaffer, he’ll make his choice soon and it’s not a big issue for me. But if I am, it will be a big honour.”

Full results: Jonathan Smith 73 (26.26%); Luke Wilkinson 55 (19.78%); Scott Cuthbert 40 (14.39%); Cameron McGeehan 32 (11.51%); Mark Tyler 30 (10.79%); Magnus Okuonghae 30 (10.79%); Nathan Doyle 8 (2.88%); Craig Mackail-Smith 7 (2.52%); Olly Lee 3 (1.08%).