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English Football Quiz I

  1. England played in the world's first ever international football match in 1872 which finished in a 0–0 draw with which country?
  2. Sir Bobby Robson played for which two English clubs?
  3. As of 2022, how many English clubs have NEVER been relegated from the Premier League since its creation in 1992?




  4. In which year did English football introduce the 'three points' for a win?
  5. Who has scored the most hat-tricks for England, with six?
  6. Who spent the 2013/14 season on loan with Notts County and is said to almost single-handedly kept them in League One?
  7. Which Championship club's home match to Sheffield United on 13 September 2008 generated much attention as it was approaching a year since their last league win?
  8. Which player has won the FA Cup more times than any other player in history?
  9. Gordon Banks played most of his career for which club?
  10. A statue of Dixie Dean was unveiled outside which ground in May 2001?
  11. Which FA Cup winners were the first to be relegated in the same season as they won the Cup?
  12. Who in 1986 became the first Englishman to be sent off at the World Cup Finals? And which African country was he playing against? The match ended in a 0-0 draw.
  13. Which player, who became a well known name in management, scored on his 19th birthday for Manchester United in their win over Benfica in the 1968 European Cup Final?
  14. Which manager guided Coventry to the old First Division for the first time in their history in 1967?
  15. Name the 19-year-old goalkeeper fast-tracked to the England squad for Euro 2012?
  16. In which city was the captain of the England national football team detained for four days in May 1970 after wrongly being accused of stealing a bracelet from a jewellery shop?

Answers

  1. Scotland
  2. Fulham and West Bromwich Albion
  3. Six (Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham)
  4. 1981
  5. Jimmy Greaves
  6. Jack Grealish
  7. Derby County
  8. Ashley Cole (seven times)
  9. Leicester City
  10. Goodison Park (Everton)
  11. Wigan Athletic (2013)
  12. Ray Wilkins. Morocco.
  13. Brian Kidd
  14. Jimmy Hill
  15. Jack Butland
  16. Bogota (Colombia) (The captain was Bobby Moore.)





English Football Quiz II

  1. Formed in 1854, which club is the first English sports club to use the word 'United' in its name?
  2. Who made 433 Football League appearances, 40 FA Cup appearances and scored a total of 210 goals for Preston North End?
  3. Peter Shilton played his 1000th career league game for which club?
  4. Which former player was given the middle name 'Winston' in honour of Winston Churchill?
  5. Ashton Gate stadium is the home of which club?
  6. Who became the first overseas manager to win the FA Cup?
  7. Which Northumberland football club became known for its 1977–78 FA Cup run?
  8. When Bobby Charlton became manager of Preston North End in 1973 which former World Cup winning teammate did he sign as player-coach?
  9. As of 2022, who is England's youngest-ever senior international football player?
  10. Who remains the last player to be capped by England from outside the top two tiers of English football?
  11. Who said: "Daft as a brush? I'm daft, but I'm not daft as a brush!"?
  12. In 2008, which club was relegated to the third tier of English football for the first time in their 124-year history?
  13. Which English player was the first footballer in the world to earn 100 international caps?
  14. Who in 2008 said: "I am a big follower of the history of the game and Tottenham have been a great club over the years. I followed Tottenham, I trained there as an 11-year-old, 12-year-old so I know the history of the club. It is a big, big club."?
  15. Which football stadium is the eighth largest football stadium in England?
  16. Who said: "You win nothing with kids", after Manchester United had been beaten at Villa Park on opening day of the 95/96 season?
  17. Which club that moved from the Old Showground to Glanford Park in 1998, did Ray Clemence play for 48 times at the start of his career?
  18. Which club is owned by Project 92 Limited?

Answers

  1. Sheffield United
  2. Tom Finney
  3. Leyton Orient
  4. Gary Winston Lineker
  5. Bristol City
  6. Ruud Gullit
  7. Blyth Spartans
  8. Nobby Stiles
  9. Theo Walcott (17 years and 75 days)
  10. Steve Bull (at the time he was still technically a (then) Third Division player)
  11. Paul Gascoigne
  12. Leicester City
  13. Billy Wright
  14. Harry Redknapp/li>
  15. St James' Park (Newcastle)
  16. Alan Hansen
  17. Scunthorpe United
  18. Salford City F.C. (owned by former Manchester United players once known collectively as the Class of '92)



English Football Trivia III

  1. In which town was Brian Clough born in 1935?
  2. Losing to which football club in January 1992 did George Graham describe as his "lowest moment in football."?
  3. Which club did Alan Shearer make his professional debut for in March 1988?
  4. From 2018 to 2020, Wayne Rooney played for an American professional soccer club based in which city?




  5. Which English footballer was twice winner of the Ballon d'Or?
  6. Which player scored twice for Team GB at London 2012, played at Trabzonspor in 2019-20, and signed for Perth Glory in 2021?
  7. Peterborough United secured a place in the Championship after which manager led them to consecutive promotions in 2007–08 and 2008–09?
  8. With two World Cup appearances, who spent his entire club career with Leeds United betweeen 1950 and 1973?
  9. In 1996 David Beckham scored a spectacular halfway line goal in a match against which team? And who was the unfortunate keeper?
  10. Name the only club to lose by nine goals twice in the Premier League?
  11. Which club have a long-standing rivalry with Luton Town?
  12. As of 2022, who has managed the most teams in the Premier League?
  13. Who, with two European Cup winners medals, has been described by the Birmingham Mail as "perhaps the greatest goalkeeper in Aston Villa's history"?
  14. With a joint-record, how many consecutive top-flight league wins did Manchester City achieve in 2017, and then Liverpool from October 2019 to February 2020?
  15. Name the only player to have played for England without having previously lived in the United Kingdom?
  16. Statistically, which club are the most successful in English women's football?
  17. Who sold her husband Paul Peschisolido to Stoke for four hundred thousand pounds?
  18. Which football club play at Gigg Lane?
  19. Whose ashes were buried under the penalty spot at the Shed End of Stamford Bridge in a memorial service in October 2006?
  20. The last of which player's 34 caps was in the infamous defeat by Iceland at Euro 2016?

Answers

  1. Middlesbrough
  2. Wrexham (when they knocked Arsenal out of the FA Cup in 1994)
  3. Southampton
  4. Washington, D.C. (D.C. United)
  5. Kevin Keegan
  6. Daniel Sturridge
  7. Darren Ferguson
  8. Jack Charlton
  9. Wimbledon. Neil Sullivan was the goalkeeper.
  10. Southampton
  11. Watford
  12. Sam Allardyce (8 different clubs)
  13. Jimmy Rimmer
  14. 18 consecutive wins
  15. Owen Hargreaves
  16. Arsenal
  17. Karren Brady (director at Birmingham City)
  18. Bury F.C.
  19. Peter Osgood's
  20. Jack Wilshere








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