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Shirt Names Missing!?!

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Why has Rodwell's name been removed from the squad for names on shirts?

If you take a look at the online Everton Shop and go to try and order mens home strip tops. The drop down box of names to put on shirts includes ALL first team squad players BUT Rodwell, Yak and Yobo's names are missing???

Interesting or just an error?
Paul Hughes, London     Posted 19/07/2011 at 16:42:02

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Mark Berry
1   Posted 19/07/2011 at 21:39:28

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Interesting.

Can someone just double check we have Rodwell under contract!
Graham Tansey
2   Posted 20/07/2011 at 11:08:03

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He is probably changing squad number.
Scott Jenner
3   Posted 20/07/2011 at 13:49:01

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Just noticed that you can no longer purchase a shirt with Rodwell on the back. This has also been tweeted by Ashley Young so is this the biggest hint yet that he will be the one to fund our summer transfers?
Matteo Rosingana
4   Posted 20/07/2011 at 14:16:45

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He's changing his number, he's having Yobo's 4.
Paul Gladwell
5   Posted 20/07/2011 at 16:07:51

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Matteo, then why don't they rectify it, surely what number he is going to have is not too big an issue to solve?
Tony J Williams
6   Posted 20/07/2011 at 17:29:28

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He is being sold, it's the same reason why Rooney wasn't in the kit/training gear brochures when he went pre season. That and being an ugly fecker
Ian McDowell
7   Posted 20/07/2011 at 17:51:43

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Listening to Rodwell recently he certainly doesn't sound like he is about to leave.
John Gee
8   Posted 20/07/2011 at 18:32:05

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Ian #7,

he didn't say "once a blue, always a blue" did he?

If he's not changing numbers to 4 and if it's not just a mistake from a work experience kid, it might explain the lack of transfers. We're waiting for money from a sale of Rodders.

Also, is the sky money still paid towards the end of august? If it is, why can't we get an advance from a bank or at least one of our multi-millionaire owners and get a player in early?
Steve Pugh
9   Posted 20/07/2011 at 18:41:08

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Wasn't Yak missing last summer?
Ed Bottomley
10   Posted 20/07/2011 at 19:01:26

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Scott #3 - where on Twitter does it say this?
Gavin Ramejkis
11   Posted 20/07/2011 at 18:55:28

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At the new shirt signing at the Everton 2 store Cahill's minders said he was still choosing a new number, I've said this on a number of other articles.
Jason Lam
12   Posted 21/07/2011 at 03:36:18

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I walked past a local adidas store and they had the advert with Rodwell appearing. I was stopped in my tracked and mouthed "Hey it's Rodders!"

Fucking hell Everton don't sell the lad.
Pat Finegan
13   Posted 21/07/2011 at 04:09:27

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Rodwell was wearing number 4 at the Philadelphia game tonight. Changing numbers sounds about right.
Eric Myles
14   Posted 21/07/2011 at 10:00:20

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It's OK, I've found his name.

He's on United's squad list.
Paul O'Hanlon
15   Posted 21/07/2011 at 14:46:48

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It could be that they had planned to change his squad number to 4, but then Yobo's sale fell through. If Yobo ends up staying they won't want to completly alienate him by giving him a 20 or 30 something squad number after all his years of service.
Eric Myles
16   Posted 21/07/2011 at 17:23:31

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Yobo said he didn't want to come back, sod him and his squad number.
Roger Domal
17   Posted 21/07/2011 at 21:47:30

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Coleman wore the #2 last night.
Jason Lam
18   Posted 22/07/2011 at 03:30:01

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Is Ross Barkley changing his number too?
Jason Lam
19   Posted 22/07/2011 at 04:41:56

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This just in:

Yobo 4
Barkley 20
Yakubu 22
Rodwell 26

(online store)

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