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Quiz 14 - General Football 

So you think that you know a thing or two about football - test your knowledge with this Quiz.

 Some of the questions are easy, some difficult but overall I would give it a pass mark of 5 out of 10.

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1.


In August 2009 former England captain Sol Campbell signed a five year contract for a club who had been taken over by a Middle Eastern consortium and which had Sven-Goran Eriksson as their Director of Football. He played just one League match for them before the contract was cancelled by mutual consent. Which club was that?

2.

Which Burnley player won his first full England cap when coming on as a sub for Jack Butland in the friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road in June 2018?


3.


In 1961 which footballer became the first person to refuse to appear on the TV programme This Is Your Life?

4.

Name the player pictured alongside who played 42 times for England as well as making a record 591 League appearances for the club he spent most of his career with. 


5.


In the 1999/2000 season who became the first English club to qualify for the UEFA Cup through the Intertoto Cup competition?

 

6.

The club who now play at the Bescot Stadium had previously played at which home ground?


7.


The terraces in the ground pictured on the right were once filled with fans watching a European Cup semi-final. Name the ground.
(2003 photo)

8.

Annan Athletic joined the Scottish League in the 2008/09 season - which club did they replace?


9.


Jose Mourinho became Tottenham's manager in November 2019 - who had managed Spurs in the five years before then?


10.

Ian Botham is best known as a cricketer but he also played 11 matches in the Football League for which club?

 

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The most League goals scored in a season is 134 by Peterborough in 1960/61. Although rare now clubs have scored a century of League goals 139 times. For facts and figures, including a full listing

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