General sports quiz

Dave Payn

Active Member
20 questions all about the 1980s. If you wish to have a go, please pm me with your answers. Deadline 17.30 tomorrow.

1. Which team appeared in four FA Cup Finals in the 1980s but only won one?

2. In which city were the 1984 Summer Olympics held?

3. Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards became a household name in which sport?

4. Which boxer won the World Featherweight title at Loftus Road in 1985?

5. In 1981 Aldaniti won the 1981 Grand National in a fairy-tale story, but who rode him?

6. Name the Dutch footballer who scored a hat-trick against England during Euro '88

7. Which Spaniard won the British Open golf tournament in 1984 and 1988?

8. Which famous race was won by Britons Charlie Spedding in 1984 and Steve Jones in 1985?

9. At which ground did Ian Botham score a century and Bob Willis take eight wickets in a famous victory over Australia in 1981?

10. Which partnership won the gold medal in ice dancing at the 1984 Winter Olympics?

11. Which country won the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987?

12. In which sport was Jahangir Khan world champion six times during the 198os?

13. Which football team achieved the League and Cup double in 1986?

14. Which famous horse-race was won by Nashwan, Slip Anchor and Reference point in the 1980s?

15. Who captained England to the Rugby union Grand Slam in the 1980 Five Nations?

16. Which player won the men's singles at Wimbledon aged just 17 in 1985?

17. Cricket: Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards captained which side to series victories in England in 1984 and 1988?

18. Who scored Wimbledon's goal when they beat Liverpool in the 1988 FA Cup final?

19. In which sport did Neil Adams become a World Champion in 1981?

20. Who scored a goal with almost the final kick of the 1988-89 season to win the League Championship for Arsenal?

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