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Quiz 16 - 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.

So will you end up as a smart arse or duffer?
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1.


Who was born in England with an Italian surname, played for many years in France and Scotland and for a while held the international appearance record for the Republic of Ireland despite later finding out that he wasn't qualified to play for that country through his blood relatives?

2.

Why did the FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round match between Sleaford Town and Huntingdon Town in September 2013 hit the national headlines?


3.


He would probably be more recognisable from the days he managed a couple of London clubs but who is pictured alongside during his playing days?

4.

Which club used to have its home in Filbert Street?


5.


Which Scottish League side are known as 'The Blue Brazil'?


 

6.

Who managed Everton for nearly four years immediately before David Moyes took over as manager?



7.



Doug Ellis is perhaps best known for his stint as chairman of Aston Villa. It is said that he wasn't too happy with the nickname he picked up there although he was happy to use it as part of the title of his autobiography. It was what?

8.

In May 2007 Spurs signed Gareth Bale from which club?


9.


In March 2013, in a home Champions League defeat against Real Madrid, this player made his 1000th playing appearance covering international matches and competitive appearance for the one club he played for. Who?



10.

In September 2013 which former leader of the Labour party was escorted from his seat in the home section of Fulham's Craven Cottage ground after 'wildly celebrating' a goal scored by visitors Cardiff City in a Premier League fixture?

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Kevin Keegan and family, a PR picture from the 1970s which was meant to show that footballers were just like the rest of us. It had to be said though that you probably needed to be a football superstar if you were going to be able to afford the weekly shampoo bill that must have put a strain on the Keegan finances!


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