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The number 23 was not generally used in English league football until the introduction of squad numbers into the club game. This was initially done by the Premier League in 1993, followed by the Football League in 1999.

N.B. stats last updated on 23 April 2012.

Players who have worn shirt number 23
Years Player Nation Position Gamesa Goalsa
1999–2000 Tom White Eng England Def 3 (0) 0
2000–2001 Clinton Ellis Eng England Fwd 2 (13) 1
2001–2002 Alvin Bubb Eng England Mid 3 (10) 0
2002–2003 Neil Arndale Eng England Def 1 (0) 0
2003 Leon Bell Eng England Mid 0 (0) 0
2003–2004 Shane Hobbs Eng England Fwd 0 (2) 0
2004 Ijah Anderson Eng England Def 0 (0) 0
2005–2007 Scott Shearer Sco Scotland GK 47 (0) 0
2007–2008 Ryan Paddock Wal Wales Def 0 (0) 0
2008–2012 Ben Swallow Wal Wales Mid 17 (23) 0
2012 Matthew Lund Nir Northern Ireland Mid 9 (3) 0
Total 82 (51) 1
N.B. Nationality is defined as the country represented by a player at any level of international football, or their country of birth if they have never played internationally.

a League games (+substitute appearances) played and goals scored while wearing the number 23.

  • Number of league games played between the start of the 1999–00 season and 23 April 2012: 596
  • Number of appearances by players wearing number 23: 133
  • Percentage of Rovers games featuring a number 23: 22.3%
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