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First Numbered ShirtsThe first time football players wore shirt numbers was 25th August 1928 when Sheffield               ...
Team Numbers 1 to 11The only team to wear numbers 1 to 11 since the introduction of PremierLeague squad numbers in 1993-94...
Manchester City Number 1     Seven goalkeepers have worn Manchester Citys No.1 shirt during the     Premier League Era:1. ...
Tottenham Hotspur Number 1Five goalkeepers wore the number one shirt for Tottenham Hotspur during thePremier League Era:  ...
Fulham Number 1Four goalkeepers have worn Fulhams number one shirt during the Premier League Era:     1. Edwin van der Sar...
Chelsea Number 5Four players have worn the Chelsea number five shirt during the Premier League Era:1. Erland Johnsen (1993...
Arsenal Number 5Five players have worn Arsenals number five shirt during the Premier League Era:     1. Andy Linighan (199...
Liverpool Number 9Seven players have worn the number 9 shirt for Liverpool during the Premier League Era: 1.   Ian Rush (t...
West Ham United Number 9Eight players have worn West Ham Uniteds number 9 shirt during the Premier League Era:   1.   Trev...
Newcastle United Number 9Six players have worn Newcastle Uniteds number nine shirt in the Premier League Era:  1. Andy Col...
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Ten Premier League Squad Number Facts

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Find out when and why was the first time squad numbers were used in a football match. Which team used squad numbers 1 to 11. See who was number 1, 5 and 9 in eight different clubs.

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Ten Premier League Squad Number Facts

  1. 1. Compiled by www.MyFootballFacts.comContact: Webmaster@myfootballfacts.com
  2. 2. First Numbered ShirtsThe first time football players wore shirt numbers was 25th August 1928 when Sheffield Wednesday beat Arsenal 3-2. Wednesday wore numbers 1 to 11 while Arsenal wore numbers 12 to 22.
  3. 3. Team Numbers 1 to 11The only team to wear numbers 1 to 11 since the introduction of PremierLeague squad numbers in 1993-94 was Queens Park Rangers for their first three matches of the 1995-96 season.
  4. 4. Manchester City Number 1 Seven goalkeepers have worn Manchester Citys No.1 shirt during the Premier League Era:1. Tony Coton (1993-95) 5. Andreas Isaksson (2006-08)2. Nick Weaver (2000-01) 6. Shay Given (2009-11)3. Peter Schmeichel (2002-03) 7. Joe Hart (2008-09 & 2012-13)4. David James (2003-06)
  5. 5. Tottenham Hotspur Number 1Five goalkeepers wore the number one shirt for Tottenham Hotspur during thePremier League Era: 1. Erik Thorstvedt (1993-95) 4. Paul Robinson (2004-08) 2. Ian Walker (1995-2001) 5. Heurelho Gomes (2008-13) 3. Neil Sullivan (2001-04)
  6. 6. Fulham Number 1Four goalkeepers have worn Fulhams number one shirt during the Premier League Era: 1. Edwin van der Sar (2001-05) 3. Kasey Keller (2007-08) 2. Mark Crossley (2005-07) 4. Mark Schwarzer (2008-13)
  7. 7. Chelsea Number 5Four players have worn the Chelsea number five shirt during the Premier League Era:1. Erland Johnsen (1993-94 to 1995-96) 3. Alexei Smertin (2004-05)2. Frank Leboeuf (1996-97 to 2000-01) 4. Michael Essien (2005-06 to 2011-12)
  8. 8. Arsenal Number 5Five players have worn Arsenals number five shirt during the Premier League Era: 1. Andy Linighan (1993-95) 4. Kolo Touré (2006-09) 2. Steve Bould (1995-99) 5. Thomas Vermaelen (2009-13) 3. Martin Keown (1999-2004)
  9. 9. Liverpool Number 9Seven players have worn the number 9 shirt for Liverpool during the Premier League Era: 1. Ian Rush (to 1996), 5. Djibril Cisse (2004-06) 2. Robbie Fowler (1996-2001 & 2006-07) 6. Fernando Torres (2007-11) 3. Nicolas Anelka (2001-02) 7. Andy Carroll (2011-12) 4. El-Hadji Diouf (2002-04)
  10. 10. West Ham United Number 9Eight players have worn West Ham Uniteds number 9 shirt during the Premier League Era: 1. Trevor Morley (1993-95) 5. Jermain Defoe (2002-03) 2. Tony Cottee (1995-96) 6. Dean Ashton (2005-09) 3. Paul Kitson (1996-2000) 7. Ilan (2009-10) 4. Davor Suker (2000-01) 8. Carlton Cole (2010-13)
  11. 11. Newcastle United Number 9Six players have worn Newcastle Uniteds number nine shirt in the Premier League Era: 1. Andy Cole (1993-94) 4. Obafemi Martins (2006-09) 2. Les Ferdinand (1995-96) 5. Andy Carroll (2010-11) 3. Alan Shearer (1996-2006) 6. Papiss Demba Cissé (2011-13)
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