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Diego Maradona scored his 'Hand of God' goal against England at the 1986 World Cup finals. Who was the England goalkeeper who conceded the goal?



Name the person, pictured alongside, who managed Scotland at the 1978 World Cup finals.


Diana Ross sang at the opening ceremony of which World Cup finals?


In 1986 which British player was top goalscorer at the World Cup finals?


The 1986 World Cup finals were played in Mexico but which country had originally been awarded the tournament before dropping out because of financial difficulties?


Which one of the following three statements is false?

Northern Ireland qualified for the World Cup finals in 1958 but withdrew because they were expected to play on a Sunday!

India qualified for the World Cup finals in 1950 but withdrew giving the reason they were not being allowed to play in the competition in bare feet.

Scotland qualified for the World Cup finals in 1950 but withdrew because they finished second in their qualifying group after having said they would only go if they finished top of the group!




The mascot pictured alongside was used at which World Cup finals?

Who were the 1000/1 outsiders who in 1990 in their first ever match in the World Cup finals, beat Scotland?



What was the proper name (so not the bloody nuisance!) of the horn that we all constantly heard at the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa?


Who was the 'Black Pearl' who was the leading goalscorer at the 1966 World Cup finals in England?