A few weeks ago, Stade Brestois had unveiled a major change in the allocation of numbers for Ligue 1 players. While clubs could not give numbers to its professional players beyond number 30unless waived as PSG had been able to do for David Luiz (32), Dani Alves (32) or Lionel Messi, the 30 being awarded to the club’s third goalkeeper, that will change next season.
A return to 99 for Donnarumma?
This Monday morning, League 1 – via its website – formalized this revolution in the allocation of numbers. » The jersey number regulations have been revised. Thereby, article 576 of the LFP regulations was modified and validated by the Board of Directors this Wednesday, June 8“, Indicates the French championship in its press release. The numbering will therefore go from 1 to 99“ number 1 being exclusively and obligatorily reserved for a goalkeeper. “Holder of 50 this season, will Gianluigi Donnarumma take back the number 99 he wore in Milan? Answer in the next few weeks.
Ligue 1 press release
From the 2022/2023 season, Ligue 1 Uber Eats players will be able to wear a shirt number from 1 to 99. The regulations on shirt numbers have been revised. Thus, article 576 of the LFP regulations was modified and validated by the Board of Directors this Wednesday, June 8. Find out in detail the various points of the regulations concerning player numbers from the 2022/2023 season in Ligue 1 Uber Eats. The main development concerns the numbering of players with the authorization to use numbers ranging from 1 to 99 from the coming season (2022/2023). Players likely to play in the first team are assigned a number for the year. The numbering of the shirts includes whole numbers ranging from 1 to 99, the number 1 being exclusively and obligatorily reserved for a goalkeeper. This list cannot exceed 99 names, so number 99 is the last in the list. All teams must declare and have a fixed number for the year, not assigned to a player and reserved for last-minute replacements. Only this jersey does not have a name. Each Ligue 1 Uber Eats and Ligue 2 BKT club must draw up the number allocation list 72 hours before the start of the competition, for approval.