Stewart Downing has been given the number 19 jersey at Liverpool following his arrival to the club from Aston Villa.
There had been thoughts that Fabio Aurelio could have been asked to give his number 6 to Downing as that is the number the England winger wore at Aston Villa. I am sure that if Maxi had not changed to the number 11 this summer, that would have been the perfect number for Downing as traditionally left wingers wore the number 11.
Number 19 is not that famous a number at Liverpool with Ryan Babel being the last player to wear it and before that Fernando Morientes. Hopefully Downing has a much better time with the number 19 than those two as they have terrible spells at Liverpool.
I disagree with the fact that Babel was a failure at Anfield. C’mon…. the guy didnt start 20 matches in 3 years. obviously, there were other things we couldnt see though.
Bugger the numbers! Let’s have the effort and sweat!!
Er, didn’t Stevie G wear 19?
Er, no, Stevie G wore 17.
jerseys don’t play matches,we are expecting the best from downing.one more thing,babel was not a flop,he was’nt given a chance to prove himself.up kenny!
kenny pls free jovanovic,cole and maxi.we the lfc fans in Nigeria want enough playing time for our new arrivees.we must clinch the top four spot.Lfc forever!
Downing will bring luck to the no.19 as gun for the number 19 premiership. He will be the to our 19th title.
Nice one Joseph!