Football quiz!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Dave Payn, Mar 8, 2004.

  1. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    A whopping (well, relatively big. Ish.) 40 points up for grabs. Deadline tomorrow 6pm. Please answer by pm to me only. Thanks

    1. Name the English Nationwide League clubs from the nicknames listed below (5 points)

    {a} Eagles
    {b} Pilgrims
    {c} Posh
    {d} Cobblers
    {e} Blades

    2. Which Arsenal player celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday? (1 point)

    3. Which Bolton player celebrates his 36th birthday tomorrow? (1 point)

    4. Tommy Smith scored Sunderland's winning goal in yesterday's FA Cup sixth round tie against Sunderland. Who did Smith score for to put Sunderland out of the FA Cup last season? (1 point)

    5. Listed below are five players who played many games for two or more clubs. By each player are two of the clubs he played for. All you have to do is in each instance to list which of the two clubs you think each player made the most League appearances for. (5 points)

    {a} Frank Worthington (Leicester City, Huddersfield Town)
    {b} Alan Ball (Arsenal, Southampton)
    {c} Pat Jennings (Spurs, Arsenal)
    {d} Martin Peters (West Ham, Spurs)
    {e} Peter Shilton (Southampton, Derby Co.)

    6. For which French League side did Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy once play? (1 point)

    7. INCLUDING the present incumbent and all caretakers, list all the managers/coaches the England national team has had since the war. There are 13 in total (13 points)

    8. Which player became the first to be sent off playing for England, in June 1968? (1 point)

    9. Which player, between 1990-91 and 1993-94, played in 4 Championship winning teams for three different clubs? Name the player and the 3 clubs. (4 points)

    10. Anagrams (Damn, I thought I could resist 'em this time!) Anagrams of prominent Premiership players. Club and letters in each name of player listed. (8 points)

    {a} Reverts danger (6, 7 ) (Liverpool)
    {b} Rat sprocket (5, 6 ) (Chelsea)
    {c} And queerest lamb (5, 10 ) (Fulham)
    {d} Slash couple (4, 6) (Man Utd)
    {e} Avoid pluck (4, 6) (Leicester C.)
    {f} Harsh whislting pupil (5, 6-8 ) (Man. C.)
    {g} Treat to shag! Huge! (6, 9) (Middlesbrough)
    {h} Piglets! Oh dear! (6, 7) (Spurs)
    (j} Evasive kind (5, 6) (Bolton W.)
     
  2. Dave Payn

    Dave Payn Active Member

    Dyl may have been to only one to enter but kudos to him for getting a full house! 40/40!

    1. Name the English Nationwide League clubs from the nicknames listed below (5 points)

    {a} Eagles - Crystal Palace
    {b} Pilgrims - Boston United or Plymouth Argyle
    {c} Posh - Peterborough United
    {d} Cobblers - Northampton Town
    {e} Blades - Sheffield United

    2. Which Arsenal player celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday? (1 point) Ray Parlour

    3. Which Bolton player celebrates his 36th birthday tomorrow? (1 point) Youri Djorkaeff

    4. Tommy Smith scored Sunderland's winning goal in yesterday's FA Cup sixth round tie against Sunderland. Who did Smith score for to put Sunderland out of the FA Cup last season? (1 point) Watford

    5. Listed below are five players who played many games for two or more clubs. By each player are two of the clubs he played for. All you have to do is in each instance to list which of the two clubs you think each player made the most League appearances for. (5 points)

    {a} Frank Worthington (Leicester City, Huddersfield Town)
    {b} Alan Ball (Arsenal, Southampton)
    {c} Pat Jennings (Spurs, Arsenal)
    {d} Martin Peters (West Ham, Spurs)
    {e} Peter Shilton (Southampton, Derby Co.)

    6. For which French League side did Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy once play? (1 point) Lyon

    7. INCLUDING the present incumbent and all caretakers, list all the managers/coaches the England national team has had since the war. There are 13 in total (13 points)
    Walter Winterbottom
    Alf Ramse y
    Joe Mercer
    Don Revie
    Ron Greenwood
    Bobby Robson
    Graham Taylor
    Terry Venables
    Glenn Hoddle
    Howard Wilkinson
    Kevin Keegan
    Peter Taylor
    Sven-Goran Eriksson

    8. Which player became the first to be sent off playing for England, in June 1968? (1 point) Alan Mullery

    9. Which player, between 1990-91 and 1993-94, played in 4 Championship winning teams for three different clubs? Name the player and the 3 clubs. (4 points)
    Eric Cantona
    Marseilles - 1990-1991
    Leeds United - 1991-1992
    Manchester United - 1992-1993 & 1993-1994

    10. Anagrams (Damn, I thought I could resist 'em this time!) Anagrams of prominent Premiership players. Club and letters in each name of player listed. (8 points)

    {a} Reverts danger (6, 7 ) (Liverpool) Steven Gerrard
    {b} Rat sprocket (5, 6 ) (Chelsea) Scott Parker
    {c} And queerest lamb (5, 10 ) (Fulham) Steed Malbranque
    {d} Slash couple (4, 6) (Man Utd) Paul Scholes
    {e} Avoid pluck (4, 6) (Leicester C.) Paul Dickov
    {f} Harsh whislting pupil (5, 6-8 ) (Man. C.) Shaun Wright-Phillips
    {g} Treat to shag! Huge! (6, 9) (Middlesbrough) Gareth Southgate
    {h} Piglets! Oh dear! (6, 7) (Spurs) Helder Postiga
    (j} Evasive kind (5, 6) (Bolton W.) Kevin Davies
     

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