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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 …

There’s a strong argument to be made that the first Everton number 9 was the best. However, he only wore it once and he might have ended up wearing 14 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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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