Quiz 36 - General Football - Answers

How well did you do?

10 correct
Brilliant - there were some tough questions.

7, 8 or 9 correct
Well above average

4, 5 or 6 correct
Probably better than most

1, 2 or 3 correct
Don't give up, give another quiz a try.

0 correct
Not looking good. 
  Even luck is not on your side - a guess for the first question would have given you a 50/50 chance of a correct answer!



Did David Beckham and John Barnes ever play together in the same England team?
No - Barnes played his last match for England in 1995 and Beckham his first in 1996.


Who are the Canaries who play at Carrow Road?
Norwich City


Pictured right is a 2004 photo of which English ground?
Nottingham Forest's City Ground


Which British club were beaten 7-0 by Barcelona in the 2016/17 Champions League and lost 7-1 to Paris St Germain in the same competition a season later?


Which League club used to have the National Hockey Stadium as its home ground?
Wimbledon/Milton Keynes Dons when they first moved to Milton Keynes from London. The stadium has since been demolished.



To mark the first 21 years of the Premier League The Times newspaper looked at what they thought to be the best goals scored in the competition. They  considered the best was netted in the Charlton v Portsmouth match on August 21st 2004, their description of the goal being -
'His team lost the match, but ??? struck perhaps the finest Premier League goal when he scored from about 30 yards at the Valley. Receiving the ball from David Unsworth with his back to the goal, he flicked it up, turned, and sent a volley over the head of Dean Kiely, the Charlton goalkeeper.'
Who scored the goal?
Patrik Berger


Which club played in their first ever FA Cup Final against Liverpool in 1965?
Leeds United. Liverpool won 2-1.


The Second Division match between QPR and Luton Town played at Loftus Road on 1st September 1981 was a first in League history. The first what?
It was the first League match played on an artificial surface.


In August 2013 which Southampton player making his international debut at the age of 31 scored the winning goal for England against Scotland at Wembley with his first touch of the ball?
Rickie Lambert


Who was the England manager at the 2010 World Cup finals?
Fabio Capello


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Did You Know.....
..that two Leicester City players once scored a unique goal - a shared own goal!

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