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It’s not a trick question – in which major finals did Johan Cruyff wear something other than 14 for the Netherlands? Certain numbers tend to carry heavy legacies – Manchester …

All of the imagery in this article is taken directly from their online stores, with no manipulation by us Thanks to Danny Puttock for the inspiration: @squadnos have you picked …

What memories does the number 34 conjure up for you? Are they fond memories of Ryan Bertrand’s triumphant Champions League debut when he shone as a left wing-back during Chelsea’s …

I’m just going to say it – by and large, I consider the retirement of shirt numbers to be mawkish. This piece from The Guardian last week by The Gentleman …

There’s a strong argument to be made that the first Everton number 9 was the best. However, he only wore it once and he might have ended up wearing 14 …

Welcome to the first of a new series, where we look at a notable player and the squad numbers he wore during his career. First up is legendary Brazilian striker …

Jay Mansfield has been compiling a comprehensive history of Rangers’ kits on his blog, but he took time out to take a thorough look at the club’s numbering foibles: I’ve recently …

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 footballing world was hit with some devastating news this week with the passing of Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori. On the 4th of March, Astori died in …

While Gerd Müller’s tally of 14 World Cup goals has been surpassed, both Ronaldo of Brazil and his compatriot Miroslav Klose needed a greater number of games in which to do …

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