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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 …

David Moyes has – or at least had, according to this 2001 article – an Ajax shirt at home. When it comes to the Dutch club, one number stands above …

Apologies, we’re a bit late giving coverage to this, something brought to our attention by Jay from Design Football. Recently, Sergio Ramos got some new tattoos – he must have felt …

While he has had an up-and-down relationship with squad numbers – quite literally – there’s no denying that Dani Alves knows how to pay tribute with what he wears on …

Martin Hardy has a new book, Tunnel of Love, about the goings-on at Newcastle United over the past 20 years or so. Today’s edition of The Sunday Times featured a number …

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