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Ah, squad numbers… they’re always a great cause of consternation, controversy, and conflict. Maybe that borders a bit on hyperbole, but the point is this: For the most part, shirt …

What memories does the number 34 conjure up for you? Are they fond memories of Ryan Bertrand’s triumphant Champions League debut when he shone as a left wing-back during Chelsea’s …

Welcome to the 88th edition of our weekly squad number quiz, Monday 11s. This week we are taking a look at some unusual squad numbers from past and present. As …

The 1954 World Cup was the first to utilise squad numbers and, since then, including European Championships, there have been 466 English squad places up for grabs at major finals. …

Have you ever wondered why Jari Litmanen wore number 37 when he joined Liverpool during the 2001-02 season? Did you think that perhaps it was because the two digits added …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The newest instalment in the Football Manager series is released on November 10, with with the beta version live from Friday, allowing those who have pre-ordered the game an early …

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