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Football Quiz - Premier League

  1. Who was the first player to represent England who had been born after the 1966 World Cup win?


  2. Which two teams came second and third in the first ever Premiership league?
  3. Name the only footballer to have played for Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United?
  4. Which four EPL clubs did David Ginola play for?
  5. As of 2014, which two players have both received two red cards whilst playing for England?
  6. Who was the first England player to be sent off at the new Wembley Stadium?
  7. In May 2010, which then Manchester City player was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations?
  8. Who was the goalkeeper for Arsenal during their 2003/04 undefeated season?
  9. Name the first siblings to captain their respective clubs against each other in the Premier League?

  10. Who was the first foreign manager to lead a team to victory in the FA Cup final?

Answers:

  1. Tony Adams
  2. Aston Villa (2nd) and Norwich (3rd)
  3. Peter Beardsley/
  4. Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, and Everton
  5. David Beckham and Wayne Rooney
  6. Steven Gerrard (2014 World Cup Qualifier versus Ukraine)
  7. Patrick Vieira
  8. Jens Lehmann
  9. Gary and Phil Neville
  10. Ruud Gullit



Football in Popular Culture

  1. In the Mike Leigh play Abigail's Party, the character Tony mentions that he used to play professionally for which team?
  2. Elijah Wood plays a follower of which team in the 2005 film 'Green Street'?
  3. The book Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby is an autobiographical account of Hornby's life and relationship with which football club?
  4. What middle name was Rodney of 'Only Fools and Horses' fame given by his football supporting mother?
  5. In the sitcom Porridge, the character Lennie Godber is a supporter of which club?
  6. If Ipswich's Kevin Beattie stood in for Michael Caine in the football scenes, who did goalkeeper Paul Cooper stand in for?
  7. Which football club features in the film The 51st State (also known as Formula 51), in which ex-hitman Felix DeSouza (Robert Carlyle) is a keen supporter of the team?
  8. Terry McCann in 'Minder' and Wolfie Smith in 'Citizen Smith' supported which team?
  9. In the first series of 'Only Fools and Horses' which team's scarf could be seen on the coat rack?
  10. Which football team did Alf Garnett support?
  11. 'There's Only One Jimmy Grimble' was also a fictional film which focused on a young boy whose dream it was to play for which club?
  12. In the sitcom 'Gavin and Stacey', Gavin was often seen wearing what club's shirt? And can you name his favourite player - Stacey bought him a signed picture of this player as a Christmas present?

Answers:

  1. Crystal Palace
  2. West Ham United





  3. Arsenal
  4. Charlton
  5. Aston Villa
  6. Sylvester Stallone (Escape to Victory)
  7. Liverpool
  8. Fulham
  9. Crystal Palace's
  10. West Ham United
  11. Manchester City
  12. Tottenham Hotspurs and Michael Dawson



Football Quiz

  1. Which four EPL clubs did David Ginola play for?
  2. On December 26, 1999, which club became the first Premier League side to field an entirely foreign starting line-up?
  3. And on February 14, 2005, which club were the first to name a completely foreign 16-man squad for a Premier League match?
  4. Norwich City led the inaugural Premier League at Christmas, what was most unusual about this lead?
  5. Zinedine Zidane made 151 appearances for which Italian club?
  6. What nationality are Karim Bagheri, Ashkhan Dejagar and Andranik Teymourian who have all played in England?
  7. Which player won the PFA Young Player of the Year award for 2013-14?
  8. 'The Spice Boys' was a media term for a group of young footballers in the mid-late 1990s from which football club?
  9. Which European club has the motto that means in English: 'More than a club'?
  10. In 1999, which player released the unsuccessful single 'Outstanding', a cover of The Gap Band's 1982 song of the same name, which peaked below the UK Top 40?

Answers:

  1. Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, and Everton
  2. Chelsea
  3. Arsenal
  4. They had a negative goal difference
  5. Juventus
  6. Iran
  7. Eden Hazard
  8. Liverpool




  9. Barcelona
  10. Andy Cole




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