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It’s always frustrating when you have a clear memory of something, but can’t corroborate it. I could recall reading a piece on the coming season’s squad numbers in Match magazine …

Welcome to the latest edition of Monday 11s, our weekly squad number quiz! This week, we’re looking at strange and rare squad number occurrences. Let us know how you get …

This is the Tottenham Hotspur team which started the 1981 FA Cup final against Manchester City, the game finishing 1-1 after extra time, with Manchester City’s Tommy Hutchison putting his …

We’ve written here more than once about how we actually like the evolution of Liverpool’s numbering system from the 1970s on, even though we probably shouldn’t. Steve Nicol’s versatility, and …

From time to time, we run squad number quizzes on Twitter, asking followers to guess the player by the digits he carried: Another guess-the-player quiz by his numbers at the …

It was a day of contrasts for those of us cursed with the affliction of thinking too much about shirt numbers. We’ll start with the bad news. By and large, …

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 …

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, …

Following on from our recent Christian Abbiati post, another missive on goalkeepers preferring not to wear 1. Since the 2005 Champions League final, Liverpool have played a total of 46 …

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