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Elliot Young

Elliot Young
Elliot Young is a guest author at SquadNumbers.com.

Football is one of the world’s most popular sports. Each player on the squad has their purpose to fulfil on the pitch to help their team to victory. Over time, each …

From football players themselves to fans, everyone involved in the beautiful game feels some sort of affinity to squad numbers. There’s something undeniably fascinating about those seemingly simple numbers that are found on …

George Best. Eric Cantona. David Beckham. Cristiano Ronaldo. On the face of it, those four players have very little in common. Best was the self-confessed womaniser who, when time allowed, …

The number 10 shirt has been one of the most influential in the history of Manchester United. Denis Law was one of the first to wear it with such distinction, …

Many sports fans have a strong association with numbers. Whether it’s the year that their team finally secured some silverware, or perhaps the amount of victories achieved over their bitter rivals …

Sometimes, dreams do come true. Nobody knows that better than on-loan Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo. The Nigeria international, who typically wears the number 9 shirt for his national team, …

Although narrowly missing out on the Ballon d’Or this year, Virgil van Dijk still has quite a lot to be proud of. His progress so far at Liverpool is legendary …

No football fan in their right mind should question Robert Lewandowski’s worth to his team. Polish striker proves his value every single time, and as a reliable record-breaking machine, he’s …

Pele, so good they retired his number twice There are many things that come across from the United States that are readily embraced in Europe and the UK. Breaking Bad, …

Alan Shearer (centre) won the golden boot award for three consecutive seasons Squad numbers can often tell a story. In this case, they tell the story of the greatest goalscorers …

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