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The number 3 on a football team is traditionally worn by the left-back, and since the introduction of squad numbers in 1999 Rovers have largely continued with this. The one notable exception was midfielder Mark Wright, who wore the number three during the 2009–10 season.

N.B. stats last updated on 21 October 2011.

Players who have worn shirt number 3
Years Player Nation Position Gamesa Goalsa
1999–2003 Trevor Challis Eng England Def 99 (8) 1
2003–2004 Ijah Anderson Eng England Def 37 (2) 0
2004–2007 Robbie Ryan Irl Republic of Ireland Def 53 (1) 0
2007–2009 Joe Jacobson Wal Wales Def 49 (24) 1
2009–2010 Mark Wright Eng England Mid 19 (5) 0
2010– Gary Sawyer Eng England Def 39 (0) 0
Total 296 (40) 2

a League games (+substitute appearances) played and goals scored while wearing the number 3.

  • Number of league games played between the start of the 1999–00 season and 21 October 2011: 565
  • Number of appearances by players wearing number 3: 336
  • Percentage of Rovers games featuring a number 3: 59.5%
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