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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 …

In a video interview today, Manchester United spoke with Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera and had him answer a number of fan questions. Luckily for us, one user – Freddie Vlogs – …

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 …

In one of the site’s early articles, we looked at the mode of numbering which Italy favoured at major finals until the 1998 World Cup – apart from goalkeepers, who …

Yet another transfer window has passed us, and this January has treated us to one of the most active and exciting winter windows we’ve seen in years. Here’s a roundup …

Thanks to @a_75_fr and Brian Donnelly on Twitter for pointing us in the way of these Last week, in the wake of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s transfer to Arsenal, we ran a piece …

Yes, it’s conceited to draw attention to this, but we were the first to flag the possibility of Henrikh Mkhitaryan wearing two different shirt numbers for Arsenal this season: Unless …

Number 4 is the the one most commonly associated with Josep Guardiola. When La Liga introduced squad numbers in 1995, he was assigned 4 at Barcelona and kept it until …

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 …

Following the scoreless draw between Juventus and Internazionale last night, Napoli can go top of Serie A today if they win at home to Fiorentina (edit: they didn’t, as that …

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