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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 …

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 …

No matter how much one may try to be cool, it’s hard not to descend to the levels of screaming schoolgirls at a One Direction gig when David Squires acknowledges …

As a goalkeeper earning his living in Spain, José Molina unsurprisingly either wore 1 or 13 at club level for Atlético Madrid, Deportivo La Coruña and Levante. An unused squad member …

Our friend Simon Shakeshaft wrote this piece for the current edition of Programme Monthly and has kindly shared it with us. To everybody going, there was nothing unusual about Scotland entertaining Peru …

Welcome to the latest edition of Monday 11s, our weekly squad number quiz. This week, we’re looking at World Cup Finals and the squad numbers worn during them. Let us …

Welcome to the latest edition of Monday 11s, our weekly squad number quiz. This week, our questions are all about South American footballers and their history of squad numbering. Let …

Alan Shearer was the archetypal British centre-forward, a true all-rounder – while he was good in the air, it didn’t always have to be with his head, his penalties were …

Instances of players wearing number 5 while operating as wide midfielders are not too plentiful. There was Lee Sharpe at Manchester United and Ruel Fox at Newcastle United in the …

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