Soccer Jargon 101: Number Position Translator | Between the Lines

What is a 'number 8'? Or a 'number 6'? Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle explains which positions correlate to these numbers and others. For more on the 'number 6' watch: an expanded explanation on the 'number 8 watch: more on the 'number 9 watch: more on the 'number 10' watch: more on the young playmakers in MLS:

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