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April 30th 2011

Q: Who's the odd one out: Mike England, Alan Brazil, Stephen Ireland, Joe Jordan or Jason Scotland?

A: Stephen Ireland is the only one who played for the 'right' country. England (Wales), Brazil & Jordan (Scotland) and Scotland (Trinidad & Tobago).


April 29th 2011

Q: Which eight players have worn Arsenal's number 9 shirt during the Premier League Era?

A: Alan Smith (to 1995), Paul Merson (1995-97), Nicolas Anelka (1997-99), Davor Suker (1999-2000), Francis Jeffers (2001-03), José Antonio Reyes
    (2003-06), Júlio Baptista (2006-07) and Eduardo (2007-10).
    Arsenal Premier League Player's Squad Numbers 1993-2011


April 28th 2011

Q: Which club followed Preston North End in successfully defending its Top Flight Title?

A: Sunderland won two consecutive Division One Championships in 1891-92 & 1892-93.
    Football League Chronological Club Positions from Season 1888-89 to 2010-11.
   

April 27th 2011

Q: Which four players have scored Premier League hat-tricks for three different clubs each?

A: Les Ferdinand (Queens Park Rangers, Newcastle United & Tottenham Hotspur), Teddy Sheringham (Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United &
    Portsmouth), Kevin Campbell (Arsenal, Nottingham Forest & Everton) and Nicolas Anelka (Arsenal, Manchester City & Chelsea).
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2010-11


April 26th 2011

Q: How many FA Cup Finals have been contested between two London clubs?

A: Five: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea (1967), West Ham United v Fulham (1975), West Ham United v Arsenal (1980), Tottenham Hotspur v Queens
    Park Rangers (1982 + replay) & Arsenal v Chelsea (2002).
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2010-11


April 25th 2011

Q: Which non-British nation was the first to beat England after they became FIFA World Champions in 1966?

A: West Germany beat England 1-0 in a friendly in Hannover, 1st June 1968. Scotland had previously beaten England 3-2 at Wembley in April 1967.
    England under Alf Ramsey 1963-1974


April 24th 2011

Q: Which European Nation has won the FIFA Youth (U-20) World Cup Finals the most times?

A: Portugal have won the competition twice - 1989 & 1991.
    FIFA Youth World Cup Finals 1977-2011


April 23rd 2011

Q: Which three goalkeepers have worn Chelsea's number 1 shirt during the Premier League Era?

A: Dmitri Kharine (to 1997), Ed De Goey (1997 to 2003) and Petr Čech (2004 to date).
    Chelsea FC Player's Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2010-11


April 22nd 2011

Q: When was the first time player's shirt numbers were used?

A: 25th August 1928 when Sheffield Wednesday beat Arsenal 3-2. Wednesday wore numbers 1 to 11 while Arsenal wore numbers 12 to 22.
    Premier League Player's Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2010-11


April 21st 2011

Q: How many times has the losing FA Cup Finalist also been relegated from the Top Flight in the same season?

A: Five times: Manchester City (1926), Leicester City (1969), Brighton & Hove Albion (1983), Middlesbrough (1997) & Portsmouth (2010).
    Chelsea would also have been relegated in 1915 but the First Division was expanded from 20 to 22 teams for the 1919-20 season.
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2010-11


April 20th 2011

Q: Which National League supplied the most players to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals without qualifying for the competition itself?

A: The Russian League supplied 14 players to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. Turkey supplied 13 players and Scotland 10 players.
    FIFA World Cup Finals South Africa 2010 Player Details & Club Affiliations


April 19th 2011

Q: Who was the last goalkeeper to win the FWA or PFA Player of the Year Award?

A: Neville Southall of Everton & Wales (FWA Player of the Year 1984-85).
    Player of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2010-11


April 18th 2011

Q: Which 4 players were included in England's 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals squad of 23 but never got to play?

A: Michael Dawson, Stephen Warnock, Michael Carrick & Joe Hart.
    England Under Fabio Capello


April 17th 2011

Q: When was the last season that Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United all finished outside the Top 4 League positions?

A: Season 1962-63 when Everton were Champions, Tottenham Hotspur runners-up, Burnley third and Leicester City fourth.
    Football League & Premier League Top 5 Finishes 1888-89 to 2009-10


April 16th 2011

Q: Which club holds the record for the most English Second Flight League Championships won?

A: Manchester City with 7 Second Flight League Championships. Leicester City have won 6, Sheffield Wednesday & Derby County have won 5 each.
    Total English League Championship won in all Four Flights 1888-89 to 2009-10.


April 15th 2011

Q: Which seven players have worn the number 9 shirt for Liverpool during the Premier League Era?

A: Ian Rush (to 1996), Robbie Fowler (1996-2001 & 2006-07), Nicolas Anelka (2001-02), El-Hadji Diouf (2002-04), Djibril Cisse (2004-06),
    Fernando Torres (2007-11) and Andy Carroll (2011).
    Liverpool FC  Player's Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2010-11


April 14th 2011

Q: Which three Premier League players have represented Albania, Angola and Montserrat in international matches?

A: Lorik Cana (Albania), Manucho (Angola) and Ruel Fox (Montserrat).
    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2009-10


April 13th 2011

Q: How many times have non-Football League clubs reached the FA Cup Final since 1888-89?

A: Four times: Sheffield Wednesday in 1890, Southampton in 1900 & 1902 and Tottenham Hotspur in 1901 (FA Cup winners).
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2009-10


April 12th 2011

Q: Which Nation has won the most FIFA Youth (U-20) World Cup Finals from 1977 to 2009?

A: Argentina have won the competition 6 times (1979, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2005 & 2007).
    FIFA Youth (U-20) World Cup Finals 1977-2009


April 11th 2011

Q: Which Premier League club has used the most non-British Isles players from 1992-93 to 2009-10?

A: Chelsea have used 93 different non-British Isles players. Liverpool and Manchester City have used 79 each.
    Premier League Foreign Players by Club & Country 1992-93 to 2009-10


April 10th 2011

Q: Who was the first full international to be sent off while playing for England?

A: Alan Mullery was sent off during the 1968 European Championships Semi-Final against Yugoslavia in Florence, Italy. It was the first time an England
    international had been sent off since 1872.
    England Under Sir Alf Ramsey 1963-1974


April 9th 2011

Q: Which Scottish football club, apart from Celtic & Rangers, has won the highest number of major trophies?

A: Aberdeen FC have won 18 major trophies to date (4 Scottish League Championships, 7 Scottish FA Cups, 6 Scottish League Cups and
     the European Cup Winners' Cup).
    Scottish All-Time Trophy Winners 1873-74 to 2010-11


April 8th 2011

Q: Which was the last football club to win the Second and First Flight League Championships in successive seasons?

A: Ipswich Town under Alf Ramsey in 1960-61 & 1961-62.
    Football League Positions Seasons 1888-89 to 2009-10


April 7th 2011

Q: Who was the last England player to make his full international debut during a FIFA World Cup Finals tournament?

A: Striker Allan Clarke, then of Leeds United, made his England debut and scored the winning goal against Czechoslovakia during the 1970 World Cup
    Finals in Mexico.
    England Under Sir Alf Ramsey 1963-1974


April 6th 2011

Q: Which British player was the first to be transferred for £100,000?

A: Denis Law from Manchester City to Torino (Italy) in June 1961. Jimmy Greaves went from AC Milan to Tottenham Hotspur a few weeks earlier for
    £99,999 as Bill Nicholson didn't want Greaves to be the first hundred thousand pounds footballer.
    British Football Player Transfer Records 1904-2010


April 5th 2011

Q: Which football club were the latest to become English Top Flight Champions for the first time in their history?

A: Nottingham Forest in season 1977-78. All League Champions since then had won the title at least on one previous occasion.
    Football League & Premier League Top 5 Finishes 1888-89 to 2009-10


April 4th 2011

Q: How many different Nations have appeared in FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments since 1930 - 57, 67, 77 or 87?

A: Slovakia became the 77th Nation to participate in the Finals in 2010.
    World Cup Finals Progress Chart 1930-2010


April 3rd 2011

Q: Who was the last player to score 40 or more goals in a season of Top Flight English Football?

A: Jimmy Greaves scored 41 League goals for Chelsea in season 1960-61.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers 1888-89 to 2009-10


April 2nd 2011

Q: Who is the only African player to win FIFAs World Player of the Year Award?

A: George Weah of AC Milan & Liberia in 1994-95.
    Player of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2010-11


April 1st 2011

Q: Which three football clubs have won Top Flight League Championships in Foreign countries?

A: AS Monaco (Monaco - 7 times French Champions), Derry City (Northern Ireland - 2 times Republic of Ireland Champions) & Rapid Vienna
    (Austria - 1941 German Champions).
    World Football Leagues 1888-89 to 2010-11

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