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Sheffield Wednesday have announced their squad numbers for the coming season. You’ll recall that, a year ago, the Owls’ numbers for 2016-17 were a topic of conversation for their unconventionality, …

Welcome to the latest edition of Monday 11s, our weekly squad number quiz! This week, we’re looking at strange and rare squad number occurrences. Let us know how you get …

When we wrote about the possibility of a number 9 England goalkeeper shirt a few days ago, little did we realise that a similar modern-day example was about to take …

Thanks to Lee Hermitage for the picture from Ted Croker’s book. We’ve mentioned England’s numbering at the 1982 World Cup in a previous post about sides who allocated digits alphabetically …

Alan Shearer was the archetypal British centre-forward, a true all-rounder – while he was good in the air, it didn’t always have to be with his head, his penalties were …

This post had been intended to be about just one thing – a kind-of example of squad numbers in the Football League in the 1-11 days – but further digging brought …

Not so long ago, we marked Morgan Schneiderlin’s arrival at Everton by citing the other hooligans to have worn full-backs’ numbers in midfield. It should of course go without saying …

Jim Hearson is a very engaging follow on Twitter, and he made contact to suggest a post on how Sunday league teams deal with the issue of assigning squad numbers, …

There had been rumours over the past week. You try to prepare yourself, but still, it’s something of a surprise when it happens. 👕 | @SchneiderlinMo4 will wear the number …

When the Republic of Ireland hosted Georgia on Thursday tonight, Shane Duffy was named named in the team and we were a bit uneasy. Now, it’s nothing to do with the …

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