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The Football Ramble’s Guide To… Number Nines

Today, we unpack football’s most fabled shirt number and position: the number nine.


Marcus, David and Vish steer you through the evolution of the position, from the sneaky goalhangers, to the all-action centre-forwards at the turn of the century, to… Vithushan Ehantharajah at university? Each iteration mirror broader changes in the sport. Especially Vish.


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