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31st January 2013:

Q: Which was the only country not to score a goal at the Africa Cup of Nations Finals 2013?

A: Niger.
    Africa Cup of Nations Finals 2013 South Africa

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30th January 2013:

Q: Which seven goalkeepers have worn Manchester City's No.1 shirt during the Premier League Era?

A: Tony Coton (1993-95), Nick Weaver (2000-01), Peter Schmeichel (2002-03), David James (2003-06), Andreas Isaksson (2006-08), Joe Hart
    (2008-09 & 2012-13) and Shay Given (2009-11).
    Manchester City FC Premier League Player's Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2012-13


29th January 2013:

Q: Which seven players joined Tottenham Hotspur from German clubs during the Premier League Era?

A: Gylfi Sigurdsson (1899 Hoffenheim), Dimitar Berbatov (Bayer Leverkusen), Steffen Freund (Borussia Dortmund), Gilberto de Silva Melo & Kevin-Prince              Boateng (both Hertha Berlin), Lewis Holtby (Schalke 04) and Paul Stalteri (Werder Bremen).
     Tottenham Hotspur Player Transfer History 1908-2013


28th January 2013:

Q: Which season of the FA Cup featured 2-legged home & away matches, except for the Final at Wembley?

A: Season 1945-46. Derby County beat Charlton Athletic in the Final.
     FA Cup Club's Progress Chart 1945-46 to 1979-80


27th January 2013:

Q: Which seven different managers have won the FA Cup with Chelsea FC?

A: Dave Sexton (1970), Ruud Gullit (1997), Gianluca Vialli (2000), José Mourinho (2007), Guus Hiddink (2009), Carlo Ancelotti (2010)
    & Roberto di Matteo (2012).
    FA Cup Winning Managers 1871-72 to 2011-12


26th January 2013:

Q: Who are the only two players to have won the English League & FA Cup Double with two different clubs each?

A: Nicolas Anelka (Arsenal 1997-98 & Chelsea 2009-10) and Ashley Cole (Arsenal 2001-02 & Chelsea 2009-10).
    Premier League Medal Winners 1992-93 to 2011-12


25th January 2013:

Q: Which was the first club from Football League Division Two to win the FA Cup?

A: Notts County, who finished the season in third place in the Second Division in 1893-94.
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2012-13
   

24th January 2013:

Q: Which six clubs did Bradford City beat to reach the 2013 Football League Cup Final?

A: Notts County (1-0 away), Watford (2-1 away), Burton Albion (3-2 home), Wigan Athletic (penalties away), Arsenal (penalties home) & Aston Villa (4-3 agg).
    Football League (Capital One) Cup 2012-13


23rd January 2013:

Q: Which currently active players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

A: Eight: Frank Lampard (158 goals), Wayne Rooney (151), Michael Owen (150), Jermain Defoe (122), Robin van Persie (114), Paul Scholes & Ryan Giggs
    (107 each) and Darren Bent (102).
    All-Time Top 100 Premier League Goalscorers from 1992-93 to 2012-13


22nd January 2013:

Q: What is the connection between Sherlock Holmes and Portsmouth AFC?

A: Author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was Portsmouth AFC's goalkeeper 1884-86. He was also an excellent cricketer and played for the MCC.


21st January 2013:

Q: What was unusual about Rangers' team against St. Johnstone at Ibrox on 4th March 2000?

A: It was the first time a club in the Scottish League fielded a team without any Scottish players.
    Rangers FC Scottish Premier League Player's Squad Numbers 1998-99 to 2011-12


20th January 2013:

Q: Who was the last England goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet against Brazil in a full international match?

A: Peter Shilton, England 1-0 Brazil, Wembley Stadium 28th March 1990. This was only the 4th clean sheet against Brazil in 23 matches.
    England v Brazil Full International Record & Statistics 1956-2013


19th January 2013:

Q: In which three countries have Manchester United & Tottenham Hotspur played each other outside of England?

A: Canada (14th June 1952 Toronto, Spurs 5-0 United), United States (15th June 1952 New York City, Spurs 7-1 United) & Swaziland (4th June 1983,
    United 2-1 Spurs & 11th June 1983, Spurs 2-0 United).
    Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United Match Records 1899-2013


18th January 2013:

Q: Which nine players captained England before, during or after their time with Southampton FC?

A: Alf Ramsey, Peter Shilton, Alan Shearer, Alan Ball, Mick Channon, Dave Watson, Mark Wright, Mick Mills and Kevin Keegan.
    England International Football Team Stats 1872-2013


17th January 2013:

Q: Which was the only Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur match not played at Elland Road or White Hart Lane?

A: Leeds home First Division game in August 1971 was played at Boothferry Park, Hull as Elland Road was closed due to crowd trouble the previous season        during a match against West Bromwich Albion.
     Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United Match History 1924 to 2013


16th January 2013:

Q: Which four players have each scored two own goals in the same Premier League match?

A: Gary Breen (Coventry City v Manchester United, 1997), Jamie Carragher (Liverpool v Manchester United, 1999), Michael Proctor (Sunderland v Charlton
    Athletic, 2003) and Jon Walters (Stoke City v Chelsea, 2013).


15th January 2013:

Q: Which Premier League ground has seen the fewest goals after Matchday 22 of the 2012-13 season?

A: There have only been 24 goals scored at Villa Park (8 from Villa, 16 from their opponents) in the 11 matches played there so far this season.
     Premier League Results, League Table, Goal Statistics & Opportunities for Season 2012-13


14th January 2013:

Q: Which five Dutch footballers have won Premier League Player of the Month Awards?

A: Dennis Bergkamp (Aug 1997, Sep 1997, Mar 2002, Feb 2004), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Dec 2001, Feb 2002, Apr 2003), Arjen Robben (Nov 2004),
    Robin van Persie (Nov 2005, Oct 2009, Oct 2011, Dec 2012) and Rafael van der Vaart (Oct 2010).
    Premier League Player of the Month Awards August 1994 to April 2013


13th January 2013:

Q: Which five African Nations are Blue Sharks, Leopards, Sparrowhawks, Black Antelopes & Copper Bullets?

A: Cape Verde Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Togo, Angola & Zambia.
    Africa Cup of Nations Finals 2013 South Africa


12th January 2013:

Q: Which four current Premier League clubs have yet to win a major trophy?

A: Fulham, Reading, Swansea City & Wigan Athletic.
    All-Time English Football Trophy Winners 1871-72 to 2011-12


11th January 2013:

Q: Which country's League has supplied the most players to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Finals?

A: 56 players affiliated to French clubs were selected for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 2013 in South Africa.
    Africa Cup of Nations Finals 2013 South Africa


10th January 2013:

Q: Who was the only goalkeeper to win the PFA Young Player of the Year Award?

A: West Ham United's Mervyn Day in 1974-75.
    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2011-12


9th January 2013:

Q: What was unusual about goalkeeper Ron Springett's move to Queens Park Rangers from Sheffield Wednesday in 1967?

A: Ron's goalkeeping brother, Peter Springett, moved in the opposite direction.


8th January 2013:

Q: Which three different teams did Denis Law play for at Wembley in 1963?

A: Manchester United in the FA Cup Final against Leicester City, The Rest of the World XI against England and Scotland against England in the Home               International Championship. Strangely enough, the opposing goalkeeper in all of those three matches was Gordon Banks.
    Legendary Football Players: Denis Law


7th January 2013:

Q: How many of the 22 clubs who formed the 1920-21 Third Division went on to play in the Top Flight?

A: 15 of the original 22 Third Division clubs went on to play in the Top Flight: Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Crystal Palace, Grimsby Town, Luton Town,
    Millwall, Northampton Town, Norwich City, Portsmouth, Queens Park Rangers, Reading, Southampton, Swansea, Swindon Town and Watford.
    Football League Third Division (North & South) Tables from 1920-21 to 1939-40


6th January 2013:

Q: When was the last time a club with striped shirts won the English Top Flight League Championship?

A: Sunderland won the First Division League Championship in season 1935-36.
    Football League & Premier League Top 5 Finishes 1888-89 to 2011-12


5th January 2013:

Q: Who were the last three English managers to win FA Cup Finals?

A: Harry Redknapp (2008 Portsmouth), Joe Royal (1995 Everton) and Terry Venables (1991 Tottenham Hotspur).
    FA Cup Winning Managers 1871-72 to 2011-12


4th January 2013:

Q: Which current Football League club was the first to reach an FA Cup Semi-Final?

A: Nottingham Forest were the first current Football League club to reach an FA Cup Semi-Final in season 1878-79. Blackburn Rovers were the first current
    Football League club to reach an FA Cup Final in season 1881-82 and also the first club to win an FA Cup Final in 1883-84.
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2012-13


3rd January 2013:

Q: How many times have London clubs won the FA Cup from 1888-89 onwards?

A: Since the formation of the Football League, London clubs have won the FA Cup 30 times: Arsenal (10 wins), Tottenham Hotspur (8 wins), Chelsea (7 wins),
    West Ham United (3 wins) and Charlton Athletic & Wimbledon (1 win each). Tottenham Hotspur's first win in 1901 was as a non-League club.
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2011-12


2nd January 2013:

Q: What was unique about the 10 First Division Boxing Day fixtures in 1963?

A: The Top Flight's record number of goals were scored that day: 66. Blackpool 1-5 Chelsea, Burnley 6-1 Manchester United, Fulham 10-1 Ipswich Town,            Leicester City 2-0 Everton, Liverpool 6-1 Stoke City, Nottingham Forest 3-3 Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Bolton Wanderers,
    West Bromwich Albion 4-4 Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United 2-8 Blackburn Rovers and Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-3 Aston Villa.


1st January 2013:

Q: Which of the 23 Premier League clubs conceded the highest number of goals during 2012?

A: Queens Park Rangers conceded a total of 69 goals from 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2012.
    Premier League Table 1st January to 31st December 2012




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