Squad numbers

The number 22 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 25 April 2012.

Players who have worn shirt number 22
1999–2000Lee ZabekEng EnglandMid3 (1)0
2000–2001Stephen RoseEng EnglandDef0 (0)0
2001–2002Mark McKeeverIrl Republic of IrelandMid6 (2)0
2002–2003Rob ScottEng EnglandDef0 (0)0
2003Andy RammellEng EnglandFwd7 (0)4
2003Kevin StreetEng EnglandMid8 (5)1
2004Lee ThorpeEng EnglandFwd8 (2)1
2004Liam BurnsNir Northern IrelandDef3 (0)0
2005Alex JeanninFra FranceDef1 (0)0
2005–2007Chris LinesEng EnglandMid5 (6)0
2007James PalmerEng EnglandMid0 (0)0
2008–2010Joe WhiteEng EnglandMid0 (0)0
2010–2011Harry PellEng EnglandMid7 (3)0
2011–Charlie CloughEng EnglandMid0 (0)0
Total48 (19)6
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 22.

  • Number of league games played between the start of the 1999–00 season and 25 April 2012: 596
  • Number of appearances by players wearing number 22: 67
  • Percentage of Rovers games featuring a number 22: 11.2%

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