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June 30th 2011:

Q: Who were the first club to win the European - South American Intercontinental Cup in 1960?

A: Real Madrid of Spain beat Peñarol of Uruguay over two legs. The competition ran until 2004, when it was replaced with FIFA's Club World Cup.
    Intercontinental Cup 1960-2004 & Club World Cup 2000-2011


June 29th 2011:

Q: England's first opponents at Wembley were Scotland in 1924 but who were their second opponents at Wembley?

A: Argentina in May 1951. Wales first played at Wembley in 1952 and Northern Ireland in 1955.
    England Full International Record & Statistics 1872 to 2011


June 28th 2011:

Q: Which England international won caps playing for the most England managers?

A: Goalkeeper David Seamen won his first cap under Bobby Robson in 1988 then Graham Taylor, Terry Venables, Glenn Hoddle, Howard Wilkinson,
    Kevin Keegan and finally his 75th cap under Sven-Göran Eriksson in 2002.
    England National Football Team 1872-2011


June 27th 2011:

Q: Which is the only country, other than Mexico & USA, to have won the CONCACAF Gold Cup from 1991 to 2011?

A: Canada in 2000. Mexico have won 6 Gold Cups and the United States have won 4.
    CONCACAF Championships 1963-89 & CONCACAF Gold Cup 1991-2011


June 26th 2011:

Q: Which three countries located in mainland South America have never competed in the Copa America?

A: French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname, who all play their international football as part of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean
    Association Football (CONCACAF)
    Copa America Progress Chart 1916 to 2011


June 25th 2011:

Q: Which four players scored England's 11 goals during the 1966 FIFA World Cup Finals tournament?

A: Geoff Hurst (West Ham) 4 goals, Roger Hunt (Liverpool) & Bobby Charlton (Manchester Utd) 3 goals each and Martin Peters (West Ham) 1 goal.
    England Under Alf Ramsey 1963 to 1974


June 24th 2011:

Q: Which two clubs, apart from Benfica, Porto & Sporting, have won the Portuguese League Championship?

A: OS Belenenses and Boavista Porto have both won a single League title each. The other 75 titles have gone to Benfica (32), Porto (25) & Sporting (18)
    World Football Leagues: Portugal 1934-35 to 2010-11


June 23rd 2011:

Q: Which Spanish club has won the most League Championships, excluding Real Madrid & Barcelona?

A: Atletico Madrid have won 9 League Titles. Athletic Bilbao have won 8 and Valencia have won 6.
    World Leagues: Spanish Football League Champions from 1928-29 to 2010-11


June 22nd 2011:

Q: Which three Scottish footballers have played in the Italian Serie A League?

A: Denis Law (Torino – 1961-62), Joe Jordan (AC Milan, Verona – 1981-82, 1983–84) and Graeme Souness (Sampdoria – 1984-86).
    Serie A Foreign Players 1929-30 to 2010-11


June 21st 2011:

Q: Who are the three USA internationals who have played in the Scottish Premier League?

A: DaMarcus Beasley, Maurice Edu and Claudio Reyna, all with Rangers FC.
    Scottish Premier League Foreign Players 1998-99 to 2010-11


June 20th 2011:

Q: Which of the 7 ever-present Premier League clubs has used the fewest number of Foreign players from 1992-93 to 2010-11?

A: Aston Villa have only used 56 Foreign players during the past 19 seasons.
    Premier League Foreign Players by Club & Country 1992-93 to 2010-11


June 19th 2011:

Q: Which two of the six Premier League Croatian players in 2010-11 didn't play for Tottenham Hotspur?

A: Nikola Kalinić of Blackburn Rovers and Ivan Klasnić of Bolton Wanderers. Spurs' four Croatians were Vedran Corluka, Niko Kranjcar, Luka Modric
    and Stipe Pletikosa.
    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2010-11


June 18th 2011:

Q: Name two National football teams which feature elephants on their badges.

A: Ivory Coast and Thailand.
    World Leagues Ivory Coast and World Leagues Thailand


June 17th 2011:

Q: Who was the last English player to become the season's Premier League's highest goalscorer?

A: Kevin Phillips with 30 goals for Sunderland in season 1999-2000.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers Season by Season 1888-89 to 2010-11


June 16th 2011:

Q: Which two clubs have been Brazilian Champions the most times from 1959 onwards?

A: Palmeiras and Santos have both been Brazilian Champions 8 times. Sao Paulo and Flamengo both have 6 titles.
    World Football Leagues: Brazil 1959-2011


June 15th 2011:

Q: How many times did Kenny Dalglish top the League goalscorer's table during his career in Scotland & England?

A: Only once, with Celtic (24 goals) in 1975-76.
    Scottish League Top Goalscorers 1890-91 to 1997-98


June 14th 2011:

Q: When was the last time Everton won the League without playing a single match in Liverpool?

A: In 2008 Everton won the Chile Primera Division for the 4th time. None of their matches were played in Liverpool.
    World Football Leagues: Chile 1932-33 to 2010-11


June 13th 2011:

Q: Which club has won the French League Championship the most times?

A: AS Saint-Etienne have won the French League 10 times. Olympique de Marseilles have 9 titles and FC Nantes have 8 titles.
    World Football Leagues: France 1893-94 to 2010-11


June 12th 2011:

Q: Which two players jointly hold the Premier League record for scoring goals as substitutes?

A: Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Nwankwo Kanu have both scored 17 goals as substitutes.
    Statistical Analysis of  Top 100 Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2010-11


June 11th 2011:

Q: Which two UEFA European U-21 Football Championships did England win?

A: 1982 England 5-4 (aggregate) West Germany & 1984 England 3-0 (aggregate) Spain.
    UEFA U-21 Championships 1978 to 2011


June 10th 2011:

Q: Which two clubs have spent the most seasons in the Football League without ever playing in the top two flights?

A: Hartlepool United (40 seasons in the 3rd flight, 44 seasons in the 4th flight) and Rochdale (38 seasons in the 3rd flight, 46 seasons in the 4th flight)
    have both spent 84 seasons in the Football League without ever playing in the top two divisions.
    Club League History Summary 1888-89 to 2011-12


June 9th 2011:

Q: What do England internationals Terry Butcher, John Barnes, Tony Dorigo, Matthew Le Tissier and Cyrille Regis all have in common?

A: They were all born outside England - Butcher in Singapore, Barnes in Jamaica, Dorigo in Australia, Le Tissier in Guernsey and Regis in
    French Guiana.
   

June 8th 2011:

Q: Which is the only team in the Euro 2012 qualification tournament who has yet to score a goal?

A: San Marino have failed to score in their 7 Group E matches played to date, while conceding 33 goals.
    UEFA European Football Championships 2012 Qualification Competition


June 7th 2011:

Q: Which four players captained England against Serbia & Montenegro in June 2003?

A: David Beckham was injured, so Michael Owen led England out at the Walker Stadium, Leicester. A flurry of substitutions meant the armband was
    first passed to Emile Heskey, then to Phil Neville and finally to Jamie Carragher.
    England Under Sven-Goren Eriksson 2001-06


June 6th 2011:

Q: Who scored England's goal against Ireland in the 1990 World Cup Finals in Italy?

A: Gary Lineker. The Group F match finished 1-1 with Kevin Sheedy scoring for the Republic of Ireland.
    FIFA World Cup Finals 1990 Italy


June 5th 2011:

Q: Which three non-English clubs have supplied players to England's national team under Fabio Capello?

A: AC Milan (Italy), LA Galaxy (USA) & Cardiff City (Wales)
    England under Fabio Capello 2008-11


June 4th 2011:

Q: Which 17 countries competed in the first UEFA European Championships in 1960?

A: USSR (winners), Yugoslavia (finalists), Czechoslovakia, France (semi-finalists), Austria, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Hungary, Greece, Turkey,
    Norway, Bulgaria, East Germany, Poland, Denmark, (qualification groups) & Ireland (preliminary round).
    European Football Championships Finals  1960-2012


June 2nd 2011:

Q: Which three Japanese footballers have played in the Premier League?

A: Junichi Inamoto (Fulham & West Bromwich Albion 2001–06), Hidetoshi Nakata (Bolton Wanderers 2005–06) & Kazuyuki Toda (Tottenham Hotspur
    2002–03).
    Premier League Foreign Players


June 1st 2011:

Q: When was the last season before 2011-12 that Norwich City & Queens Park Rangers were both in the Premier League?

A: Season 1994-95.
    Premier League Points Statistics 1992-93 to 2010-11













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