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Question 44
The League 1 match between Bradford City and Bristol Rovers on September 17th 2016 was held up for several minutes when ref Andy Haines took the players off the pitch because of health and safety fears. What was causing the problem?
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Question 43
Earls Park FC - nicknamed the Sparks - was a fictional club in which football-based soap opera broadcast on ITV between 2002 and 2006?
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Question 42
When the President of China, Xi Jinping,  made a state visit to Britain in October 2015 you just knew that there would be photos of him and PM David Cameron in a pub and at a football ground! Both happened - but which footballer took a selfie with the political duo?
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Question 41
In 1972 which player missed out on a transfer from Huddersfield to Liverpool when he failed a medical because of high blood pressure - allegedly the result of excessive sexual activity?

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Question 40
Which former England striker made his acting debut in the 2011 film Gun of the Black Sun about a Second World War Luger pistol which was found to have dark and mystical powers?

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Question 39
Which former international footballer released a 14-song CD in 2002 titled Respect?

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Question 38
There was a time when Bobby Charlton's daughter - Suzanne Charlton - was seen more often on television than her dad. What was she doing?

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Question 37
In February 2015 it was revealed that Chelsea's John Terry had spent something like 145,000 over the previous 8 years - on what?

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Question 36
Sir Alex's son, Darren Ferguson, was on the front cover of the Wolves v Oldham Division One programme in April 1995. Which one-time England manager was boss at Molineux at the time?

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Question 35
2015 didn't start too well for Arsenal 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny. His two errors saw Arsenal lose 2-0 at Southampton in the Premier League on New Years Day and then he was caught doing what in the showers after the match which resulted in a 20,000 fine?
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Question 34

On October 7th 2013 Polytechnic beat Civil Service 2-1 in a Southern Amateur League match. Why did the match make the national headlines?
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Question 33

What made the Tyrell Project 34 cars - which competed in Formula One Grand Prix in 1976 and 1977 - unique?
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Question 32
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Which former Coronation Street actor bought a Premier League club?
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Question 31:
In the 2013 UEFA European Women's Championship finals which country beat Germany in a Group match, the first time the Germans had been beaten in the competition for 59 matches dating back to May 1996?
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Question 30:
On a Saturday in September 2011 this club had a 3-1 home League 1 victory over Bournemouth. They then jetted off to Turin to provide the opposition on Thursday to Juventus in the first match at that clubs' new ground, drawing 1-1 with the Italian giants. Two days after that match they were back on their own ground, beating Walsall 2-1 in another League 1 fixture. Name the club.
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Question 29:
When the Queen met this former player in 2004 she asked him 'Have you still got that pain in your neck?'
Who was she talking to?
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Question 28:
The pictured statue is on the site of a former Football League ground - which ground?
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Question 27:
In January 2013 which British Olympic medallist said
'I can't tell you how many times you slide down the beam and your leotard's up your bum'?
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Question 26:
Virginia Wade was Wimbledon champion, Geoff Boycott scored his 100th hundred at Headingley, Red Rum won the Grand National for the third time and Liverpool won the European Cup for the first time. All in the same year - which year?
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Question 25:
What was the thing that Millwall's Jon Moore did to be voted Nottingham Forest's 'Player of the Year' for 1976/77?
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Question 24:
The programme cover of the April 2009 Premier clash between Newcastle and Chelsea had a picture of the new Newcastle manager with a quote of 'It's a big job - but I'm confident'. A month later they were relegated - name the manager.
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Question 23:
Name the former Scottish international footballer with the Christian names of 'Robert Primrose'.
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Question 22:
During the 1991 England cricket tour of Australia David Gower and John Morris were each fined 1000 for an incident during a match against Queensland. What did they do?
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Question 21:
When first opened this stadium was likened to a bed pan. Although not an English ground, Manchester United were the visitors for the first football match played there - in August 2010. In 2011 the ground hosted the Europa League final. Name the Stadium.
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Question 20:
No League club could do it until 1981/82 and it's doubtful whether any Premier club will ever do it. It was done for the first time by York in 1983/84 and the last time by Leicester and Wolves in 2013/14. In between it was done by Charlton, Swindon, Sunderland, Plymouth, Wigan, Reading, Newcastle and a couple of times by Fulham. What?
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Question 19:
In May 1996 what brought together Dixie Dean, Bobby Moore, Duncan Edwards, Billy Wright and Danny Blanchflower?
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Question 18:
He played for 14 clubs (including Doncaster, Crewe and Plymouth) before becoming assistant manager of Colchester, manager of Norwich and then manager of his national side. Who? 
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Question 17:
John Ravenscroft  was a Liverpool fanatic whose four children had the Christian names of William Anfield, Alexandra Anfield, Thomas Dalglish and Florence Shankly. By what name was John Ravenscoft better known as? 
 
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Question 16:
On January 13th 2004 former England goalkeeper David Seaman announced his retirement from football because of a recurring shoulder injury. Which club was he playing for at the time?
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Question 15:
In Queen of the South's programme for the visit of Kilnockie in August 1999 three pages were devoted to a biography of Kilnockie's world-famous manager. Who was he?
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Question 14:
Who is the only person to have played first-class County cricket and won a World Cup winners medal at football?  
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Question 13:
Richard Attenborough was a world-famous actor and film director and was also a Vice-President of which football club?
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Question 12:
Brothers have often played together for the same country but at the 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa and again at the 2014 finals in Brazil two brothers played in the same match - but for opposing sides. Kevin-Prince Boateng played for Ghana and was up against his brother Jerome Boateng who was playing for which country?
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Question 11:
'Wayne Rooney's on a hundred grand a week. Mind you, so was I until the police found my printing machine.'

That was a favourite after-dinner joke given by a former Welsh international who played for Manchester United in an FA Cup final before being sentenced to 18 months in prison for his part in a counterfeit currency scam. Who?
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Question 10
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Which former Football League ground had three traditional floodlight pylons and then this one, attached to the top of a stand?
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Question 9:
'I'm calling you Edward because that's what it says on your birth certificate.'
Brian Clough said that to which player when he signed him for Nottingham Forest from Millwall in 1991?

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Question 8:
In 1969 Wolves player Peter Knowles retired from football in order to do what?
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Question 7:
Which famous English international footballer had the Christian names 'Robert Frederick Chelsea'?  
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Question 6:
Name either of the Newcastle strikers who between them scored 55 Premier League goals in 1993/94.

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Question 5:
Who was the goalkeeper in the team that included Pele, Bobby Moore, Ossie Ardiles, Mike Summerbee and Russell Osman?
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Question 4:
In an interview in February 2014 David Beckham announced to the world what 'therapeutic' activity he did to help him calm down. What?
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Question 3

Anagrams. Rearrange the letters into the names of Premier League/Football League clubs -
Cow With Spin -
Tuned Diesel -
Synthetic Cream -
Vital Loans -
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Question 2:
Back in the late 1980's which club got into the Guinness Book of Records when the roof of one of its stands (pictured) with two giant 'Heritage Hampers' ads on it was considered the largest advertising hoarding in the country?
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Question 1:

At which ground did Eric Cantona launch his kung-fu attack on a fan in 1995?
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