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  • 1. How many goals did Gary Lineker score for England?

    2. Who were the first nation to defeat England after their 1966 World Cup triumph?

    3. For which Italian club was Mark Hateley playing when selected for England in 1985?

    4. Who holds the record for the most number of England caps?

    5. And how many did he win?

    6. At the 1986 World Cup finals, England fielded two players with the same name. What was it?

    7. Who captained England at Euro 2000?

    8. Steve Bloomer won 23 England caps btween 1895 and 1907. For which two clubs did he play in that time?

    9. Which former England captain married one of the Beverly Sisters?

    10. Against which country did Trevor Brooking win his first England Cap?

    11. With which non-League side did Stuart Pearce play before his transfer to Coventry City?

    12. Who was the last Third Division player to be capped by England?

    13. Who became the 1,000th player to be selected for England, in September 1987?

    14. Who scored a hat-trick against Poland in a 1999 European Championship qualifier at Wembley?

    15. How many England caps did Bryan Robson win?

    16. Who scored in six consecutive England appearances from 1981 to 1982?

    England Football Quiz Answers

    1. 48

    2. Scotland

    3. AC Milan

    4. Peter Shilton

    5. 125

    6. Gary Stevens (one played for Spurs, the other for Everton)

    7. Alan Shearer

    8. Derby County an Middlesbrough

    9. Billy Wright

    10. Portugal

    11. Wealdstone

    12. Steve Bull (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

    13. Neil Webb

    14. Paul Scholes

    15. 90

    16. Paul Mariner

     

  • 1. Who won his first England cap in 1950 at the age of 38?

    2. How many goals did Emlyn Hughes score for England?

    3. How many England caps did Terry Butcher win?

    4. Who was the first black player to captain England?

    5. How many hat-tricks did Jimmy Greaves score in an England shirt?

    6. How long did Stanley Matthews' international career last?

    7. When did Bryan Robson win his first England cap?

    8. How many England caps did Brian Clough win?

    9. Against which South American country did Bobby Moore win his first England cap?

    10. In which year did David Beckham win his first England cap?

    11. Which 'Lion of Vienna' scored 30 goals in just 33 England  appearances?

    12. Which future Spurs manager scored within 30 seconds of his England debut?

    13. Ray Pointer won three England caps in 1962. Which club did he play for at the time?

    14. Who scored England's last goal under Graham Taylor?

    15. Which country did England beat 4-2 at Wembley in 1990?

    16. For which club was Kenny Sansom playing when he won his fist England cap?

    1. Leslie Compton

    2. One

    3. 77

    4. Pal Ince

    5. Six

    6. 22 years

    7. 1980

    8. Two

    9. Peru

    10. 1997

    11. Nat Lofthouse

    12. Bill Nicholson

    13. Burnley

    14. Ian Wright

    15. Czechoslovakia 

    16. Crystal Palace

  • 1. Which Second Division team were beaten by Ryman Leaguers Canvay Island in the 2000-1 FA Cup?

    2. Who scored twice for Manchester United in their 1963 FA Cup final victory over Leicester City?

    3. Who scored Ipswich Town's winning Cup final goal against Arsenal?

    4. Which London League club was put out of the FA Cup four times by non-League opponents between 1958 and 1965?

    5. For which three clubs did Ian Callaghan play in the FA Cup?

    6. Which team finished a lowly 19th  in Division Two in 1948-9 but still reached that year's Cup final?

    7. For which club did Jeff Astle score in every round in 1968?

    8. Who are the only Football League club to have played FA Cup ties in all four home countries?

    9. Which Chelsea player was the only one-eyed man ever to appear in an FA Cup final?

    10. Who earned an FA Cup winners' medal with Charlton Athletic but never playoff a League game for the club?

    11. Who scored Newcastle's goal in their 2-1 defeat by Hereford in 1972?

    12. Which club lost three FA Cup finals in the 1960s?

    13. What nationality was Tottenham's goalkeeper in the 1991 final?

    14. Who went 16 FA Cup finals in the 1960s?

    15. Which member of the 1951 Blackpool Cup final side was still an amateur?

    16. And which side did he captain to victory nine years later?

    1. Port Vale

    2. David Herd

    3. Roger Osbourne

    4. Millwall

    5. Liverpool, Swansea City and Crewe Alexandra

    6. Leicester City

    7. West Bromwich Albion

    8. Nottingham Forest

    9. Bob Thompson

    10. Arthur Turner

    11. Malcolm Macdonald

    12. Norwegian (Erik Thorstvedt)

    13. Leicester City

    14. Leeds United

    15. Bill Slater

    16. Wolves

  • 1.  Who scored for both sides within a minute in the 1946 FA Cup final?

    2. Which Midland League team held Spurs to a goalless draw ar White Hort Lane in the first round of the 1922-3 competition?

    3. By what score did Spurs win the replay?

    4. Who kept goal of Watford in the 1984 final?

    5. Which Queens Park Rangers defender was the first Jamaican-born player to appear in an FA Cup final?

    6. Which manager led Newcastle United to six FA Cup finals?

    7. Who scored a hat-trick for Notts County in the 1894 Cup final?

    8. Which goalkeeper won a Cup-winner;s medal with Manchester United yet played just two League matches for the club?

    9. Who played against Liverpool in the 1971 final for them in the 1977 final?

    10. Which future England manager was a member of the Spurs team humbled by York City in the FA Cup in 1955?

    11. And which future England manager was a member of the Chelsea team which went down 2-1 at home to Crewe Alexandra in a 1961 tie?

    12. Which Argentinian grabbed the winner for Spurs in the 1981 final?

    13. Who was manager of Brighton when they crashed 4-0 at home to Isthmian Leaguers Walton & Hersham in 1973?

    14. In which year's final did the ball burst for the first time?

    15. And when did it burst for the second time?

    16. And which club was involved in both finals?

    1. Bert Turner (Charlton Athletic)

    2. Worksop Town

    3. 9-0

    4. Steve Sherwood

    5. Bob Hazell

    6. Frank Watt

    7. Jimmy Logan

    8. Les Sealey

    9. Ray Kennedy

    10. Alf Ramsey

    11. Terry Venables

    12. Ricky Villa

    13. Brian Clough

    14. 1946

    15. 1947

    16. Charlton Athletic

  • Questions:

    1. In which year did Terry Paine play his last League game for Southampton?

    2. In which year did Sir Matt Busby die?

    3. In which year were Preston North End formed?

    4. In which year did Notts County win the Anglo-Italian Cup?

    5. When did Leyton Orient become plain Orient?

    6. When were Hibernian last crowned Scottish League Champions?

    7. In which year did Watford set off on their only European campaign?

    8. In which year did Coventry City finish Second Division champions?

    9. When did Chesterfield reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup?

    10. In which year were Rushden & Diamonds formed?

    11. When did Motherwell reach their first Scottish FA Cup final?

    12. When Did Middlebrough get to the FA Cup final for the first time?

    13. When did Barry Fry become manager of Peterborough United?

    14. In which year did Norwich City sell Chris Sutton to Blackburn?

    15. In which year was John Hartson fined and given a three-match ban for kicking West Ham team-mate Eyal Berkovic in the face during training?

    16. When did Wolves last win the FA Cup?

     

    Answers

    1. 1974

    2. 1994

    3. 1881

    4. 1995

    5. 1966

    6. 1952

    7. 1983

    8.1967

    9. 1997

    10. 1992

    11. 1931

    12. 1997

    13. 1996

    14. 1994

    15. 1999

    16.  1960

  • Questions:

    1. When did Leicester City win their first FA Cup final?

    2. When did England beat Scotland 9-3 at Wembley?

    3. When were numbered shirts first worn in the Football League?

    4. When did Queens Park Rangers become the first British club to install an artificial pitch?

    5. When did Arsène Wenger become Arsenal manager?

    6. When was the last time that Portsmouth were League Champions?

    7. When did Aberdeen last win the Scottish title?

    8. When did Ian Rush leave Liverpool for Juventus?

    9. When did Manchester United win the European Cup-Winners' Cup?

    10. When did Charlton's Keith Peacock become the first substitute to be used in a Football League match?

    11. When did Middlesbrough lose both the FA Cup final and the Coca- Cola Cup final?

    12. When did Alfredo di Stefano score a hat-trick for Real Madrid in the European Cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt?

    13. When was the players' maximum wage abolished?

    14. When did Arsenal win the FA Cup and the Football League Cup in the same year?

    15. When did Dunfermline Athletic last win the Scottish FA Cup?

    16. When were Nottingham Forest League champions for the only time?

     

    Answers:

    1. 1949

    2. 1961

    3. 1928

    4. 1981

    5. 1996

    6. 1950

    7. 1985

    8. 1987

    9. 1991

    10. 1965

    11. 1997

    12. 1960

    13. 1961

    14. 1993

    15. 1968

    16. 1978

  • Questions:

    1. When were Cambridge United elected to the Football League?

    2. In which year was the FA Cup final first played at Crystal Palace?

    3. In which year did the European Cup winners first come from from outside the Iberian peninsular?

    4. When were Leeds City expelled from the Football League?

    5. In which year was the FA Cup final first televised?

    6. In which year did the first-ever floodlit match take place, at Bramall Lane, Sheffield?

    7. In which year was Paul Scholes sent off for England against Sweden>

    8. In which year did Manchester United complete their first League and FA Cup double?

    9. When did Aberdeen become the first British club to provide all-seater accommodation?

    10. In which year did a foreign manager lift the FA Cup for the first time?

    11. In which year did the white ball come into official use?

    12. In which year were end-of-season play-offs introduced by the Football League?

    13. In which year did goal difference replace goal average in the Football League?

    14. In which year did Neil Young win the FA Cup for Manchester City?

    15. In which year did Jimmy Hill act as replacement linesman at Highbury in a First Division match?

    16. In which year did the Germans win their first World Cup?

     

    Answers:

    1. 1970

    2. 1895

    3. 1963

    4. 1919

    5. 1937

    6. 1878

    7. 1999

    8. 1994

    9. 1978

    10. 1997 (Ruud Gullit)

    11. 1951

    12. 1987

    13. 1976

    14. 1969

    15. 1972

    16. 1954

  • 1. Which referee was sent sprawling by Paolo Di Canio?

    2. Who was the first referee to take charge of an FA Cup final and a League Cup final at Wembley?

    3. From which Welsh town did Clive Thomas hail?

    4. Which English referee officiated in that capacity at the 1994 World Cup finals? 

    5. Which 1970s referee was nicknamed 'Mr. Pickwick' for his bushy sideburns?

    6. Which referee is a Harrow schoolmaster?

    7. Which referee was attacked by a supporter at Millwall in 1967?

    8. Which Welsh referee officiated at all three World Cup finals in the 1950s?

    9. Which referee later became Minister for Sport?

    10. Which Yorkshire based  referee kept order on TV's 'It's a Knockout'?

    11. What was the nationality of the referee at the 1966 World Cup final?

    12. What was the unfortunate name of the referee at the 1878 FA Cup final?

    13. Which referee walked off during a 1988 match between Barnsley and Liverpool?

    14. Which referee was hit by a hot dog thrown from the crowd at Oldham in 1998?

    15. In which year did Jack Taylor referee the FA Cup final?

    16. Who was  the first black referee to be appointed to the Premiership list?

    1. Paul Alcock

    2. Jim Finner

    3. Treorchy

    4. Philip Don

    5. Roger Kirkpatrick

    6. David Elleray

    7. Norman Burtenshaw

    8. Mervyn Griffiths

    9. Denis Howell

    10. Arthur Ellis

    11. Swiss

    12. S.R. Bastard

    13. Gary Willard

    14. Paul Durkin

    15. 1966

    16. Uriah Rennie

  • Questions:

    1. Who played 298 League matches for Charlton before moving to St James' Park?

    2. Who had Newcastle beat in a sixth-round FA Cup second replay in 1974 after a crowd invasion at St James' Park had halted the first match with United losing 3-1?

    3. With whom were United relegated from Division One in 1978?

    4. Who did Newcastle beat in the 1910 FA Cup final?

    5. From which club did Newcastle sign Andy Cole?

    6. Which manager took Newcastle to the 1974 FA Cup final?

    7. Who left Newcastle for Arsenal for £333,000 in 1976?

    8. Which Scottish international midfielder joined Newcastle from Blackpool for £150,00 in 1971?

    9. For which country did Alf McMichael win 40 international caps?

    10. When did Ruud Gullit become United manager?

    11. Who did he succeed?

    12. Who scored in the first minute for Newcastle at the 1955 FA Cup final?

    13. From which German club United sign Dietmar Haamann?

    14. Who scored 34 League goals in 40 matches for United in 1993-4?

    15. Who was Newcastle's only ever-present in 1998-9?

    16. Which defender moved from Paris St Germain to Newcastle in 1998?

     

     

    Answers:

    1. Robert Lee

    2. Nottingham Forest 

    3. Leicester City

    4.  Barnsley

    5. Bristol City

    6. Joe Harvey

    7. Malcolm Macdonald

    8. Tony Green

    9. Northern Ireland

    10. 1998

    11. Kenny Dalglish

    12. Jackie Milburn

    13. Bayern Munich

    14. Andy Cole

    15. Gary Speed

    16. Didier Domi