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31st December 2011:

Q: Which two Argentinian footballers won the Premier League Player of the Month Award?

A: Juan Sebastián Verón (Manchester United, September 2001) & Carlos Tévez (Manchester City, December 2009).
    Premier League Player of the Month Awards August 1994 to April 2012


30th December 2011:

Q: Which Premier League team had their shirts sponsored by Burmah Oil?

A: Swindon Town during season 1993-94. Burmah Oil's global corporate headquaters were located in Swindon.
    Premier League Shirt Sponsors 1992-93 to 2011-12


29th December 2011:

Q: Which countries did Great Britain beat when they won their three Olympic Games men's football gold medals?

A: France in 1900, Denmark in 1908 and Denmark in 1912.
    Olympic Football Tournaments 1900-2012 Progress Chart


28th December 2011:

Q: Which three Italian players have all scored a total of 9 goals each in FIFA World Cup Finals tournaments?

A: Roberto Baggio (2 goals in 1990, 5 goals in 1994 & 2 goals in 1998), Paolo Rossi (3 goals in 1978, 6 goals in 1982)
    & Christian Vieri (5 goals in 1998, 4 goals in 2002).
    Highest Goalscorers FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments 1930 to 2010


27th December 2011:

Q: Who are the only three footballers to have all played for Chelsea, Fulham & Queens Park Rangers?

A: Roy Bentley, Paul Parker and Clive Walker.


26th December 2011:

Q: Which three players under contract to Crystal Palace at the time participated in FIFA World Cup Finals?

A: Clinton Morrison (Ireland, 2002), Gregg Berhalter (United States, 2002) & Tony Popovic (Australia, 2006).
    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals


25th December 2011:

Q: What do the following five players have in common? Jairzinho, Chris Kamara, Gary McAllister, Robbie Elliott and Rob Edwards.

A: All were born on Christmas Day, 25th December - Jairzinho (1944), Kamara (1957), McAllister (1964), Elliott (1973) & Edwards (1982).
   

24th December 2011:

Q: Which five countries have never scored a goal at any FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments?

A: Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia 1938), Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo 1974), Canada (1986), China (2002) and Trinidad & Tobago (2006).
    FIFA World Cup Finals 1930-2010 Performance Records


23rd December 2011:

Q: Who won the first PFA Player of the Year Award in 1974?

A: Norman Hunter of Leeds United
    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2010-11


22nd December 2011:

Q: Which trophy did Derby County, Colchester United, Bristol Rovers & Stoke City all win?

A: The Watney Cup, a pre-season competition for the highest League goalscorers which ran from 1970 to 1973.
    The Watney Cup 1970-1973


21st December 2011:

Q: How did Jimmy Greaves get to the 1970 FIFA World Cup Finals in Mexico?

A: As a competitor in the 1970 London to Mexico World Cup Rally. Greaves finished in 6th place driving a Ford Escort 1850GT with Tony Fall.
   

20th December 2011:

Q: Which two players under contract to Millwall at the time played for Ireland in FIFA World Cup Finals?

A: Mick McCarthy (1990 Finals in Italy) & Steven Reid (2002 Finals in Japan & South Korea).
    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals


19th December 2011:

Q: Which of the current 20 Premier League clubs have never finished in the Top 5 in the Top Flight of English Football?

A: Fulham, Swansea City & Wigan Athletic
    Football League & Premier League Top 5 Finishes Table of Merit


18th December 2011:

Q: Which two Bulgarian football clubs have won the most National League Titles?

A: CSKA Sofia (31 League Titles) & Levski Sofia (26 League Titles)
    World Football Leagues: Bulgaria 1923-24 to 2010-11


17th December 2011:

Q: Which four players finished as joint top goalscorers at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals?

A: David Villa (Spain), Diego Forlan (Uruguay), Thomas Muller (Germany) & Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) all with 5 goals.
    FIFA World Cup Finals South Africa 2010 Goalscorer's Table


16th December 2011:

Q: Which two players have scored Premier League hat-tricks against Manchester United?

A: David Bentley in Blackburn Rovers' 4-3 win on 1st February 2006 & Dirk Kuyt in Liverpool's 3-1 win on 6th March 2011.
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2011-12


15th December 2011:

Q: Which host Nation of the FIFA Women's World Cup Finals was the only one to win the competition?

A: The United States of America in 1999.
    FIFA Women's World Cup Finals 1991 to 2011


14th December 2011:

Q: Who was the last West Bromwich Albion player to finish a season as the Top Flight's highest goalscorer?

A: Tony Brown in season 1970-71 with 28 goals in the old First Division.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers Season by Season 1888-89 to 2010-11


13th December 2011:

Q: Which two countries competed for the Copa Lipton from 1905 to 1992?

A: Argentina (18 wins) & Uruguay (11 wins). The trophy was donated by the Scottish tea magnate Sir Thomas Lipton.
    Copa Lipton 1905 - 1992


12th December 2011:

Q: Which player scored Wimbledon FC's only Premier League hat-trick?

A: Dean Holdsworth against Oldham Athletic in Wimbledon's 3-0 win on 26th April 1994.
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2011-12


11th December 2011:

Q: What year was the last English Top Flight League match played on Christmas Day?

A: Blackburn Rovers beat Blackpool 1-0 in the old First Division on Christmas Day, 25th December, 1959.
   Christmas Day matches in the Scottish Top Flight continued to be played until the early 1970s.


10th December 2011:

Q: Who were the four Scotsmen in Nottingham Forest's 1980 European Cup Final winning starting XI?

A: Frank Gray, John McGovern (captain), Kenny Burns & John Robertson (winning goalscorer). A fifth Scot, John O'Hare, was a used substitute.
    European Cup & Champions League Foreigners in Finals 1955-56 to 2010-11


9th December 2011:

Q: Who was the first non-United Kingdom player to win the FWA Player of the Year award?

A: Bert Trautmann, Manchester City's German goalkeeper in 1956.
    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2010-11


8th December 2011:

Q: Who was the last player with Blackpool FC at the time to win a full England cap?

A: Alan Ball in 1966. His last England cap as a Blackpool player was the World Cup Final against West Germany.
    England's International Football Team Manager - Alf Ramsey 1963 to 1974


7th December 2011:

Q: What do Chelsea, Man United, Norwich, QPR, Spurs & Wigan have that the other 14 Premier League clubs don't?

A: Footballs on their club badges.
    Premier League Player's Squad Numbers Season 1993-94 to 2011-12
  

6th December 2011:

Q: Which Russian affiliated with an English club at the time played in a FIFA World Cup Finals tournament?

A: Dmitri Kharine with Chelsea at the 1994 World Cup Finals in the United States.
    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals


5th December 2011:

Q: What was unique about the Estonia v Scotland World Cup Qualifier on 9th October 1996?

A: Only Scotland and 1,000 of their supporters turned-up for the game at Tallinn's Kadrioru Stadium.
    Scottish National Football Team Results & Statistics 1976 to 2010


4th December 2011:

Q: Who was the only Jamaican player to score a Premier League hat-trick to date?

A: Kevin Lisbie for Charlton Athletic in their 3-2 win against Liverpool on 28th September 2003.
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2011-12


3rd December 2011:

Q: Which six football clubs have only spent one season each in the Top Flight of English Football?

A: Barnsley, Carlisle United, Glossop, Leyton Orient, Northampton Town and Swindon Town.
   Seasons in the Top Flight of English Football 1888-89 to 2011-12


2nd December 2011:

Q: What was Charles Wreford-Brown's main contribution to the game of football?

A: Captain of the England team in Victorian times and also a first class cricketer, gentelman amateur Charles Wreford-Brown is credited with inventing
    the term "soccer", derived from Association Football.
     Legendary Football Players: Charles Wreford-Brown


1st December 2011:

Q: How many times have Cardiff City & Crystal Palace reached the Football League Cup Semi-Finals in total?

A: Six times: Cardiff City twice: Seasons 1965-66 & 2011-12, Crystal Palace four times: Seasons 1992-93, 1994-95, 2000-01 & 2011-12.
    Football League Cup Progress Chart 1960-61 to 1984-85 & Football League Cup Progress Chart 1985-86 to 2011-12


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