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It’s a bit of a trick question: when was the last time a team played in the Premier League numbered from 1 to 11? Watching Arsenal away to Aston Villa …

1998-2003: Steve Harper, Newcastle United’s number 13: 2003-07: Steve Harper, Newcastle United’s number 12: 2007-09: Steve Harper, Newcastle United’s number 13: After Shay Given left in 2009, Harper finally got the number 1, but …

For Ireland, Roy Keane was always number 6 (except for one game against Lithuania in 1997, when he wore 4). This was a good fit as he had worn it …

This is Emiliano Viviano. Arsenal fans may remember him, last year he spent what the excellent Arseblog referred to as a “gap year” on loan with the club from Palermo. …

Welcome to A Numbers Game, a study, critique and lament of football shirt numbers. To set our stall out from the start, we favour an adherence to the traditional numbering …

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