Date: 31st July 2020 at 9:00pm
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Here are those players that have worn the number 31 shirt in competitive games since squad numbers were brought into the Football League in the 1999/2000 season.

Anthony Charles (Jul 99 – Jun 00)

We looked at Charles’ career in the number 18 column, he wore this number in his first season with the club.

Ademola Bankole (Jul 00 – Jun 01)

We looked at Bankole’s career in the number 1 column, he wore this number in the first season of his second spell with the club.

Ben Rix (Jul 01 – Jun 02)

We looked at Rix’s career in the number 12 column, he wore this number in his first season with the first-team squad.

Stefan Oakes (Mar 03 – May 03)

Midfielder Oakes joined the club on loan from Leicester City, making 7 appearances in the final 6 weeks of that season. He would also play for Walsall, Notts County, Wycombe Wanderers, Lincoln City, Tamworth, FC New York, Tamworth and Oadby Town before retiring in 2013.

Ian Jeffs (Jul 03 – May 04)

Midfielder Jeffs came through the Academy, making a single appearance for the first-team. He would spend most of his career in Iceland, playing for IBV in three spells, Fylkir and Valur as well as spells at Orebro in Sweden and KFS in Finland. He has moved into coaching where he has managed both the men’s and women’s teams of IBV and currently is assistant for the IBV men’s team as well as the Icelandic women’s national team.

Rob Lloyd (Jul 04 – Jun 05)

We looked at Lloyd’s career in the number 23 column, he wore this number in his first season with the first-team squad.

Pavol Suhaj (Jul 05 – Jun 06)

We looked at Suhaj’s career in the number 27 column, he wore this number in his first season with the club.

Dennis Lawrence (Sep 08 – May 09)

Defender Lawrence joined the club on loan from Swansea City, making 29 appearances for the club. He would return to his homeland of Trinidad & Tobago to finish his career with San Juan Jabloteh before retiring in 2010. He would return to England to coach at Wigan Athletic and Everton before taking over as manager of his country in January 2017.

Steve Phillips (Jul 09 – Jun 10)

We also looked at Phillips’ career in the number 1 column, he wore this number in his loan spell with the club.

Caspar Hughes (Jul 10 – Jun 11)

We looked at Hughes’ career in the number 24 column, he wore this number in his first season with the first-team squad.

James Tunnicliffe (Feb 12 – Mar 12)

Defender Tunnicliffe joined the club on loan from Wycombe Wanderers, making 2 appearances in his month-long loan spell. He would also play for Stockport County and Stalybridge Celtic before retiring in the summer of 2014.

Brad Inman (Jul 12 – Jun 13)

We looked at Inman’s career in the number 10 column, he wore this number in his loan spell with the club.

Cameron Park (Feb 14 – Mar 14)

Winger Park joined the club on loan from Middlesbrough, making 4 appearances for the club. He would also play for Marske and Whitby Town before retiring from the game at an early age.

Danny Haynes (Oct 14 – Nov 14)

Forward Haynes joined the club on loan from Notts County, making 3 appearances for the club in his month-long loan spell. He would go on to play for Cheltenham Town, Ebbsfleet Town and Boreham Wood before joining current club Cray Wanderers in 2016.

Charlie Kirk (Jul 15 – Jun 16)

We also looked at Kirk’s career in the number 10 column, he wore this number in his first season with the first-team squad.

Andy Dawber (Mar 17 – May 17)

Goalkeeper Dawber joined the club from Altrincham on a short-term deal as cover for injuries without making an appearance in his spell with the club. He would go on to play for Charnock Richard after playing for the Alex.

Aaron Taylor-Sinclair (Jan 19 – May 19)

Left-back Taylor-Sinclair joined the club on loan from Motherwell, making 8 appearances for the club. After his release from the Well last summer, he joined current club Livingston in November where he plays alongside Jon Guthrie.

Dino Visser (Mar 20)

Goalkeeper Visser joined the club on a short-term deal following a spell at Exeter City days before the season was stopped as cover for Jaaskelainen going off to play for Finland’s Under-21 side. An experienced keeper who has played in his native South Africa for a decade before coming to England, he has been linked with a move to Port Vale or Stevenage seeing as he cannot return to his homeland.