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Instances of players wearing number 5 while operating as wide midfielders are not too plentiful. There was Lee Sharpe at Manchester United and Ruel Fox at Newcastle United in the …

David Moyes has – or at least had, according to this 2001 article – an Ajax shirt at home. When it comes to the Dutch club, one number stands above …

Apologies, we’re a bit late giving coverage to this, something brought to our attention by Jay from Design Football. Recently, Sergio Ramos got some new tattoos – he must have felt …

While he has had an up-and-down relationship with squad numbers – quite literally – there’s no denying that Dani Alves knows how to pay tribute with what he wears on …

Martin Hardy has a new book, Tunnel of Love, about the goings-on at Newcastle United over the past 20 years or so. Today’s edition of The Sunday Times featured a number …

It promises to be an emotional day at Thomond Park in Limerick as Munster take on Glasgow Warriors in the European Rugby Champions Cup. Last Sunday, as Munster were in …

Find out how the @ManUtd first team got on when we asked them how well they knew their #MUFC history by shirt number! #LegendaryMoments pic.twitter.com/MUE8tKI0aO — DHL Man Utd (@DHLManUtd) …

We’ve already mentioned that Robbie Brady has inherited the Republic of Ireland number 10 shirt in the wake of Robbie Keane’s retirement, fearing that he might wear it at left-back. An …

Bambidele ‘Dele’ Alli’s first three England caps were as a substitute and on each occasion he wore 20, which is his number for Tottenham Hotspur. His first start came against …

The Serbian midfielder, who will join Liverpool in the summer, has expressed reservations about taking the number 8 shirt, last worn by Steven Gerrard. Of his other suggestions, we’d certainly …

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