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In the same way that St Andrews holds a special place in the hearts of those who love golf, the announcement of the Sheffield Wednesday squad numbers should be a …

When the Manchester United numbers for the coming season were announced, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s inheritance of number 9 seemed to tick a couple of logical boxes. The Swedish striker had been 10 …

Nicklas Bendtner is looking for a new club after Wolfsburg decided to terminate his contract more than a year early. Whether we like it or not (we don’t), the Danish …

Following on from our look at the numerical inaccuracies of Actua Soccer Club Edition, here’s a real-life deviation from the norm, one we can’t explain. In the summer of 1996, …

Three players have played in five different World Cup finals competitions. While Gianluigi Buffon was Italy’s number 22 at France 98, he wore 1 in 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014. …

New Year’s Day is 01/01, so perhaps it should be made a special day for goalkeepers. One netminder who never seemed to carry 1 on his back, however, was the …

We’re aware of the irony, that this is called the Squad Numbers Blog but the curator prefers the older 1-11 style. When squad numbers became ubiquitous, we accepted it under …

Long-time fans of this blog – those who preferred the earlier stuff, as opposed to all the rest of you Johnny Come Latelies – will recall that the first entry …

Barcelona announced their 2015-16 numbers yesterday, with the most notable change being that Dani Alves has taken the number 6 shirt which Xavi recently vacated. By and large, we’re all …

It’s 20 years to the day since Dennis Bergkamp signed for Arsenal for what was then a British record of £7.5m – though, as it was widely accepted that Stan …

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