Quiz 23 - Manchester United - Answers

So how do you think you did..... 

10 correct
You are a United Mastermind.

7, 8 or 9 correct
Well done, you know Manchester United stuff.

4, 5 or 6 correct
A good attempt

1, 2 or 3 correct
Perhaps you are a recent convert to the Reds!

0 correct
Perhaps, dare I say it, you are a Manchester City supporter!



A 6-0 defeat of New York Cosmos at Old Trafford on 5th August 2011 was the testimonial match for which player?
Paul Scholes


Old Trafford staged one of the semi-finals of the mens football tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games  - who did Brazil beat in that match?
South Korea


The Italian-born player (pictured right) made 39 Football League appearances for United following his debut in 1968. He then continued his playing career in Italy before returning to the Manchester area on retiring from playing to become a knife-sharpener for hotels and restaurants. Name him.

Carlo Sartori


Louis Saha, Edwin van der Sar and Chris Smalling were all signed by United from the same club. Which club?


Which club was hammered 7-1 at Old Trafford in a Champions League quarter-final tie in 2007?


Which of the following three players made the most League appearances for The Reds - Jap Stam, Ray Wilkins or Joe Jordan?
Ray Wilkins (160 League appearances) - Jordan made 109 and Stam 79.



January 2nd 2020 saw an ex-United player make a high-profile debut for a new club. He wore a number 32 shirt and captained his side in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley. Who?
Wayne Rooney (Derby County)


Once described by former England manager Sir Bobby Robson as a player who 'leaps like a salmon and tackles like a ferret' which former England, Manchester United, QPR, Fulham and Chelsea defender released his autobiography in 2006 with its title from part of that quote?
Paul Parker, the book title being 'Tackles like a Ferret'.


Pictured alongside is a former Manchester United captain who went on to became a manager. In January 1976 he returned to Old Trafford as the manager of a club who were making their first visit to the ground. The match was a Fourth Round FA Cup tie and the visitors were beaten 3-1. Which side was he managing that day?
Peterborough United (Noel Cantwell was the manager)


Name the racehorse that was at the centre of the row between Sir Alex Ferguson and Irish millionaire John Magnier.  
Rock of Gibraltar

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Which former Coronation Street actor bought a
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