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30 Football Questions and Answers


Football Questions

  1. On 24 October 2010, which player scored his seventh own goal in the Premier League?
  2. At the young age of 32 Alex Ferguson was appointed manager of which club in June 1974?
  3. Which club are the second-oldest professional association football club in England and were nicknamed "The Blades" in their early years?
  4. Which European football club's stadium has the "Yellow Wall", which is the largest free-standing grandstand in Europe?
  5. Name the only football league team in Britain which doesn't have any of the letters from the word 'football' in its name?




  6. Denmark won the Euro Championships in 1992 having only qualified after which country was disqualified?
  7. Pele played for which club side until he was almost 37?
  8. Serbian professional football club 'Crvena zvezda' is better known by what name in English?
  9. Which football club based in Munich has the date it was formed as part of its name?
  10. Scoring a total of 9 goals, which footballer won the Golden Boot in the 1966 World Cup?
  11. Which player is remembered for scoring an amazing volley in the final of UEFA Euro 1988 competition against the Soviet Union?
  12. Who nearly sparked a riot after placing a large Galatasaray flag into the centre circle of their arch rivals after the 1996 Turkish Cup final? And what's the name of these arch rivals?
  13. Paul Gascoigne was appointed manager of which football club in October 2005?
  14. Which European country have Brazil played against four times but have never beaten?
  15. Which team became known as "The Invincibles" after completing an entire season undefeated in the 1888–89 season?
  16. Name the only goalkeeper to prevent Matt Le Tissier from scoring from the penalty spot?
  17. Who was the first player born after the 1966 World Cup to represent England?
  18. There have been two World Cup trophies - do you know the name of the first?
  19. Sir Elton John is a boyhood fan of which football club?
  20. About who did Brian Clough say: "I am the shop window and he is the goods in the back"?
  21. The fanzine A Load of Bull stopped being published in 2012 after 23 years - it was a fanzine of which club?
  22. Which player is often credited as having invented the role of the modern sweeper?
  23. What's the nickname of Scottish club Partick Thistle?
  24. John Charles was given the nickname Il Gigante Buono by Juventus fans - what does this translate to in English?
  25. The Big Two derby, is the name given to the Northern Irish football derby between which two Belfast clubs?
  26. Who is the top goalscorer of all time in the Bundesliga?
  27. Easter Road is a football stadium located in which British city?
  28. In December 1994 who was suprisingly named in the Wales international squad, qualifying via his Welsh born grandfather?
  29. Which northern club was voted out of the league in 1977 and replaced by Wimbledon?
  30. Which club won the old Second Division in the 1974-1975 season hence gaining promotion to the top flight?

Football Answers

  1. Jamie Carragher
  2. East Stirlingshire
  3. Shefffield Wednesday
  4. Borussia Dortmund
  5. Dundee
  6. Yugoslavia
  7. New York Cosmos
  8. Red Star Belgrade
  9. 1860 Munich
  10. Ferreira Eusebio
  11. Marco van Basten
  12. Graeme Souness. Fenerbahce.
  13. Kettering Town
  14. Norway
  15. Preston North End
  16. Mark Crossley
  17. Tony Adams
  18. Jules Rimet Trophy
  19. Watford
  20. Peter Taylor
  21. Wolves
  22. Franz Beckenbauer
  23. The Jags
  24. The Gentle Giant
  25. Linfield and Glentoran
  26. Gerd Muller
  27. Edinburgh (Hibernian)
  28. Vinnie Jones
  29. Workington
  30. Manchester United