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British Football Quiz


  1. Which football club set a new world record attendance for a match in the fourth tier of a League competition in 2012?
  2. Gordon Banks made a famous save from Pele's header at which world cup? We need the country and year.
  3. What was the score when Germany met England on 1 September 2001 at the Olympiastadion in Munich? And who scored a hat-trick?
  4. Who scored Scotland's famous third goal in a 3–2 win against the Netherlands in the 1978 FIFA World Cup?

  5. Who was appointed Bradford City manager in 1995 and took them to promotion out of the Second Division in 1996?
  6. Which club did Manchester United defeat in the 1968 European Cup Final?
  7. David Beckham shot a wonder goal from the halfway line on 17 August, 1996, against which team?
  8. Jimmy Glass is mainly remembered for scoring the last-minute goal which kept which club in the Football League in 1999?
  9. Which England 1966 World Cup winner was married to a German lady named Ursula?
  10. Brian Clough started his managerial career in 1965 with which club?
  11. After the famous 'Hand of God' match, which English player did Maradona swap shirts with?
  12. Musical duo Chas and Dave were known for their love of which football club?
  13. Who scored the only goal in the 1988 FA Cup Final between Wimbledon and Liverpool?
  14. Matthew Simmons ran down 11 rows of stairs to confront who?
  15. Both Derek Statham and Jeff Astle played for which club?
  16. Who scored a then-record 6 goals in the FA Cup tie between Northampton and Manchester United in February 1970?
  17. The 1998 World Cup saw 18 year old Michael Owen score a wonder goal against Argentina. Which other England player had to check his run not to get in Owen's way before his shot on goal?
  18. Who spent two-and-a-half years living in the luxury Lowry Hotel?
  19. Which club achieved consecutive promotions between 1977 and 1979, and reached the top-flight of English football for the first time in their history in 1982? And who was their chairman?
  20. Whose is remembered for his 'I will love it' rant in 1996?
  21. East Stirlingshire Football Club is based in which Scottish town?
  22. St. Totteringham's Day is a day often celebrated each year by which club's fans?
  23. Gareth Bale began his professional football career playing at left-back for which English club?
  24. Only SIX teams have never been relegated from the Premier League. Name them?
  25. Which English businessman purchased Crystal Palace Football Club in 2000 and remained chairman of the club until 2010?
  26. Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds is a co-owner of which British football club?
  27. Which club played at Ayresome Park for 92 years, from 1903 to 1995?
  28. As of 2023, who remains the last English manager to win the top-flight of the English football league?
  29. Who played 179 times for Chelsea, from 1973 to 1979?
  30. Which British football club have a 100% record against Barcelona in European ties having beaten them 4 times out of 4?
  31. Who said: "If a Frenchman goes on about seagulls, trawlers and sardines, he’s called a philosopher. I’d just be called a short Scottish bum talking crap."?
  32. Which very famous American celeb was at Craven Cottage for the Division 2 match against Wigan on Saturday April 10th 1999?


  1. Rangers at Ibrox Stadium (49,118 watched their 5-1 win over East Stirling in the Scottish Third Division)
  2. Mexico. 1970 World Cup.
  3. England won the game 5–1. Michael Owen scored a hat-trick.
  4. Archie Gemmill
  5. Chris Kamara
  6. Benfica (Portugal)
  7. Wimbledon
  8. Carlisle United
  9. Gordon Banks
  10. Hartlepool United
  11. Steve Hodge (and the shirt sold at auction in 2022 for £7,100,000, a world record for a piece of sports memorabilia)
  12. Tottenham Hotspur, or Spurs
  13. Lawrie Sanchez
  14. Eric Cantona ('kung-fu' kick incident at Crystal Palace in 1995)
  15. West Bromwich Albion F.C.
  16. George Best
  17. Paul Scholes
  18. Jose Mourinho (whilst manager of Manchester United)
  19. Watford. Elton John.
  20. Kevin Keegan
  21. Falkirk
  22. Arsenal fans (it's a fun name for the day when Tottenham Hotspur can no longer finish above Arsenal F.C. in the league)
  23. Southampton
  24. Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton, and Chelsea
  25. Simon Jordan (now known for being a co-presenter on TalkSPORT)
  26. Wrexham A.F.C.
  27. Middlesbrough Football Club
  28. Howard Wilkinson (won the last season of the First Division with Leeds United)
  29. Ray Wilkins
  30. Dundee United
  31. Gordon Strachan
  32. Michael Jackson (who was a friend of former Harrods and Fulham Football Club owner Mohamed Al-Fayed)