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Denis Hurley

Denis Hurley
Denis is a freelance journalist and founded the original Squad Numbers blog.

As it’s the fourth Monday in the month, once again the quiz is about players’ number journeys. We’ll show you a sequence of numbers worn and ask you to guess …

One of the best forum threads on squad numbers – not a heavily-contested title, admittedly, is on the When Saturday Comes messageboard. Entitled ‘Squad numbers I feel comfortable with’, it …

We put out the call on Twitter to see if anyone wanted to write a piece on re-numbering their club for the coming campaign: Pre-season means number changes – would …

Soon, we will publish an article on the 1-11 shirts worn by the most and fewest players in the Premier League era. It won’t come as a surprise to anyone …

The Leeds United History site was invaluable for checking line-ups On February 7, 1970, Leeds United beat Mansfield Town 2-0 at Elland Road in the fourth round of the FA …

It’s our weekly quiz – a little bit late but hopefully all the better for that.

The 1954 World Cup was the first to utilise squad numbers and, since then, including European Championships, there have been 466 English squad places up for grabs at major finals. …

There are many different historical numbering systems, based on how formations evolved in each country, and it could be argued that Uruguay’s is one of the most logical. Uruguay won two of …

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