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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 …

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 …

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 …

Welcome to the 82nd edition of our weekly squad number quiz, Monday 11s. It’s the time for number changes, so today’s is all about the players who switched a year …

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. …

Earlier this week, Arsenal posted a video where captain Per Mertesacker, Hector Bellerín and Rob Holding read out questions from fans and then answered them. One of the posers was …

Like most squad-number incidents, it was the fault of Álvaro Arbeloa. As we mentioned in the piece explaining how Josep Guardiola wore 9 for Spain at the 1992 Olympics and …

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