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So what's the iconic shirt at your club?
Published : 04 Feb 2010 23:38:43Rss feed
Chelsea No 25 Who Wore it? Gianfranco Zola. Who wears it now? Another shirt that has been retired from service,such was Zola's influence during the Blues renaissance in the mid 90sand the fact that no one else will ever be able to score a goal toequal that near post flick he scored made him, and the shirtirreplacable. West Ham No 6Who Wore it? Bobby Moore. Who wears it now? Previously worn by George McCartney, the club retired the number in 2008 in honour of their former captain. Everton No 9Who Wore it? Dixie Dean, Duncan Ferguson, Tommy Lawton, Graeme Sharp. Whowears it now? Dixie Dean was the first Everton player to call thisnumber his own and is now being worn by the Toffees recent signing,American Landon Donovon, who has made a fine start to his career atGoodison, losing just one of the five games he has featured in. Manchester United No 7Who Wore it? George Best, Eric Cantona, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo. Who wears it now? Always been worn by the iconic player. Currently held by Michael Owen the England striker has failed to match the greats that have previously worn the shirt. Arsenal No 6Who Wore it? Tony Adams. Whowears it now? Currently vacant, the shirt was previously worn byPhilippe Senderos, who failed to live up to being labelled the TonyAdams. Liverpool No 7Who Wore it? Kenny Dalglish, Kevin Keegan. Whowears it now? Like United the number 7 shirt has been affiliated withthe best player in the team. In the last few years the shirt has beenworn by flops such as Harry Kewell and most recently Robbie Keane Tottenham No 10Who Wore it? Glenn Hoddle, Gary Lineker, Jimmy Greaves. Who wears it now? Now a vacant number at Spurs, but only until the end of the season as current incumbent Robbie Keane is away on loan at Celtic but, given his scoring record at the club, when he departs he will join to list of legends in the Lillywhite's Number 10. Ajax No 14Worn by: Johan Cruyff Who wears it now? Vacant. As of 2008, Ajax decided to retire the shirt out of respect of the contribution Cruyff made to the club during his two spells at the club between 1964-1973 and 1981-1983. Manchester City No 23Who Wore it? Marc Vivien-Foe. Who wears it now? A number that has since been retired after the Cameroonian's tragic death during an international in 2003. AC Milan No 3Who Wore it? Paolo Maldini. Who wears it now? After retiring last summer, the number has beentemporarily retired as Maldini has given consent for his sons, whoplay in the Milan youth team to adopt the shirt number if either ofthem play professionally for the club. Leeds No 4Who Wore it? Billy Bremner, David Batty. Who wears it now? Made famous during the 70s by tough tacklingmidfielder Billy Bremner. The shirt is currently being worn by on loanCoventry midfielder Michael Doyle. Newcastle No 9Who Wore it? Alan Shearer, Les Ferdinand, Andy Cole, Jackie Milburn, Albert Stubbins. Whowears it now? Currently vacant, the famous black and white Number 9shirt has been worn by some of the world's best goalscorers, it wasoffered to new signing Leon Best but the former Coventry striker hasdeclined to take it.
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