world cup

  • Questions

    1.  What is the playing time of a Rugby League match?

    2.  How many intervals does an American football game have?

    3.  Walter Payton has been called the greatest-ever American football player.  What is his nickname?

    4.  Which was the first British football club to win the European Cup?

    5.  What is the Argentinean soccer player Maradona's given name?

    6.  Which is larger, the Canadian or the American football field?

    7.  In 1990, West Germany won soccer's World Cup.  Which team won in 1986?

    8.  Which country's rugby football team is called the All Blacks?

    9.  When footballer Paul Gascoigne transferred from Tottenham Hotspur I'm 1991-2, the fee was £5.5 million.  Where did he transfer to?

    10.  Which American football coach was known as Papa Bear?

    11.  Which major sporting event bagel on 17th June, 1994 at Soldier Field in Chicago?

    12.  In the sport of soccer, a yellow card shown to a player means a caution.  What does a red card actually mean?

    13.  Where is the home of the American football team, the Cardinals?

    14.  In American football, how many players from each team join the scrimmage line?

    15.   Which two teams played the 1993 FA Cup at Wembley?

    16.  On what shape of pitch is Australian rules football played?

    17.  Arsenal is the team that has appeared most often in the FA Cup Final.  How many times?

    18.  Which year was the first Olympic Games at which an official football tournament was played?

    19.  How many substitutes in American football?

    20.  Which country won the 6th European Football Championship for Women?

    21.  Mick Buckhurst joined a leading NFL club in the United States and became one of their star players; in 1984 he became their all-time leading scorer.  Name his team.

    22.  Rugby Union has two teams of 15 players; how many players does each team in Rugby League have?

    23.  Name the German soccer star who led West Germany to victory over Holland in the World Cup, then managed the team that defeated Argentina in 1990.

    24.  Which country introduced Rugby League in 1990 and sent a 90-man squad on a three-month tour of Britain?

    25.  Which country kept the Jules Rimet Trophy, the first World Cup trophy, for good in 1970 after winning it three times out of four?

     

    Answers

    1.  80 minutes plus one interval

    2.  One long and two short

    3.  Sweetness

    4. Celtic

    5.  Diego

    6.  Canadian

    7.  Argentina

    8.  New Zealand

    9.  Lazio, Italy

    10.  George Halas

    11.  Football World Cup

    12.  The player is sent off

    13.  Phoenix, Arizona

    14.  At least seven

    15.  Arsenal and Sheffield Wednesday

    16.  Oval

    17.  12

    18.  1908

    19.  An unlimited number

    20.  Norway

    21.  Atlanta Falcons

    22.  13

    23.  Franz Beckenbauer

    24.  Russia

    25.  Brazil

     

  • Questions:

    1. Who won the French Cup in 2000 and the League in 2001?

    2. Which Norwegian played for a Spanish team in the 2001 UEFA Cup final?

    3. And which former Manchester United player was a member of the same team?

    4. Which Bulgarian team did the League and Cup double in 2000?

    5. Viborg won which country's Cup competition in 2000?

    6. In 1989, which club won the Italian League title for the first time in nine years?

    7. Who were Italian League champions in 1970 for the only time in their history?

    8. Which Lyon player was the leading marksman in the French League in season 2000-1?

    9. Who won the Polish League in 2001?

    10. Who was Brazil's coach at the 1982 World Cup?

    11. Who was the first British footballer to join a Portuguese club?

    12. In 2001, which club won the Kuwaiti League for the first time in 22 years?

    13. Which former Newcastle United manager was sacked as a boss of Japanese team Yokohama F Marinos in 2001?

    14. Who finished bottom of Spain's top division in 2001?

    15. Shafa won which country's Cup final in May 2001?

    16. Which Argentinian team beat Cruz Azul 1-0 in the final of the 2001 Copa Libertadores?

     

    Answers:

    1. Nantes

    2. Dan Eggen

    3. Jordi Cruyff

    4. Levski Sofia

    5. Denmark

    6. Inter Milan

    7. Cagliari

    8. Sonny Anderson

    9. Wisla Krakow

    10. Tele Santana

    11. Mickey Walsh

    12. Al Kuwai

    13. Osvaldo Ardiles

    14. Numancia

    15. Azerbaijan

    16. Boca Juniors