Squad numbers

The number 31 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 24 April 2012.

Players who have worn shirt number 31
1999–2000Simon BryantEng EnglandMid9 (6)0
2000–2001Mark HardcastleEng EnglandMid0 (0)0
2002Ciarán TonerNir Northern IrelandMid6 (0)0
2002–2003Bradley AllenEng EnglandFwd5 (3)1
2004Thorsten DinkelGer GermanyMid0 (0)0
2006–2007Mike GreenEng EnglandGK0 (0)0
2007–2009Charlie CloughEng EnglandMid0 (1)0
2009–2010Mark CooperEng EnglandDef0 (0)0
2011David McCrackenSco ScotlandDef5 (5)0
2011–Shaquille HunterEng EnglandMid0 (0)0
Total25 (15)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 31.

  • 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 31: 40
  • Percentage of Rovers games featuring a number 31: 6.7%

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