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31st October 2011:

Q: Which Football League stadium stood-in for the old Wembley in the 2010 film "The King's Speech"?

A: Leeds United's Elland Road stadium.


30th October 2011:

Q: Which two players won full England caps while under contract to Wimbledon FC?

A: John Fashanu (2 caps v Chile & Scotland in 1989) and Warren Barton (1 cap v Ireland in 1995).
    England Under Bobby Robson 1982 to 1990 and England Under Graham Taylor, Terry Venables & Glenn Hoddle


29th October 2011:

Q: Who was the winning goalscorer for England the last time they beat Sweden in a full international match?

A: Bobby Charlton's 38th minute goal proved to be the winner in a 3-1 friendly win for England at Wembley on 22nd May 1968. Martin Peters opened
    the scoring in the 36th minute and Roger Hunt added a third in the 73rd minute. Sweden's Rolf Andersson goal came in the 90th minute.
    England v Sweden Full International Record & Statistics 1923-2011


28th October 2011:

Q: Which three current Premier League clubs were also previously Champions of the Southern League?

A: Fulham (1905-06 & 1906-07), Queens Park Rangers (1907-08 & 1911-12) and Tottenham Hotspur (1899-1900).
    Southern Football League Champions 1894-95 to 2010-11


27th October 2011:

Q: Which club has won Japan's J-League Top Flight Championship the most times?

A: Kashima Antlers with 7 Championships (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008 & 2009).
    World Football Leagues: Japan 1965 - 2011


26th October 2011:

Q: Who was the last Bolton Wanderers player to finish the season as the Top Flight's highest goalscorer?

A: Frank Worthington with 24 goals in season 1978-79.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers Season by Season 1888-89 to 2010-11


25th October 2011:

Q: Which two French managers led their teams to major European club trophies?

A: Luis Fernández (Paris Saint-Germain, 1996 European Cup Winners' Cup) & Gérard Houllier (Liverpool, 2001 UEFA Cup).
    UEFA European Cup Winners' Cup Winning Managers & UEFA Cup & Europa League Winning Managers


24th October 2011:

Q: Which two-time winner of Norwich City's Player of the Year award was also a FIFA World Cup winner?

A: Martin Peters (1976 & 1977).
    Norwich City FC Player of the Year 1967 - 2011


23rd October 2011:

Q: Who was the last Queens Park Rangers footballer to play for England in a full international?

A: Les Ferdinand as a used substitute during England 2-0 United States, Wembley, 7th September 1994.
    England National Football Team Results & Statistics Under Graham Taylor, Terry Venables & Glenn Hoddle


22nd October 2011:

Q: Which two footballers from Northern Ireland played in the Spanish La Liga?

A: Gerry Armstrong (RCD Mallorca, 1983-84) and Jim Hagan (Celta de Vigo, 1987-89)
    La Liga Foreign Players 1929 to 2011-12


21st October 2011:

Q: Who was the last West Ham United player to score a goal for England in a full international match?

A: Matthew Upson against Germany in the 2010 World Cup Finals in Bloemfontein on 27th June 2010.
    England National Football Team Results & Statistics Under Steve McClaren & Fabio Capello 2006-2011


20th October 2011:

Q: Which six Brazilian footballers have played in the Scottish Premier League?

A: Camazzola (Heart of Midlothian, 2005–06), Alexandre Cerdeira (Dundee, 2004–05), Edinho (Dunfermline Athletic, 1998–99),
    Emerson (Rangers, 2003–04), Juninho (Celtic, 2004–05) and Rafael Scheidt (Celtic, 1999–2000).
    Scottish Premier League Foreign Players 1998-99 to 2010-11


19th October 2011:

Q: Which five German clubs have won the Bundesliga six times or more?

A: Bayern Munich (22 League Titles), 1.FC (VfL) Nurenberg (9), FC Schalke 04 & Borussia Dortmund (7 each) and SV Hamburg (6).
    German Football League Champions from season 1902-03 to 2010-11


18th October 2011:

Q: How many Scotsmen have managed Liverpool FC?

A: Four: Matt McQueen (1923-28), Bill Shankly (1959-74), Kenny Dalglish (1985-91 & 2011) & Graeme Souness (1991-94).
    Premier League Managers from 1992-93 to 2011-12


17th October 2011:

Q: Who was the last Southampton player to finish as the Top Flight's highest goalscorer?

A: Kevin Keegan with 26 goals in season 1981-82.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers Season by Season 1888-89 to 2010-11


16th October 2011:

Q: Which three Brazilians have won the Premier League Player of the Month award?

A: Juninho Paulista (Middlesbrough, March 1997), Edu (Arsenal, February 2004) and David Luiz (Chelsea, March 2011).
    Premier League Player of the Month Awards August 1994 to April 2012


15th October 2011:

Q: Which season was the last to feature just two London clubs in the Top Flight?

A: Season 1932-33 when Arsenal were Champions and Chelsea finished 18th.
    London Clubs in the Top Flight of English Football from Season 1904-05 to 2011-12


14th October 2011:

Q: Which is the only club to have won English League Championships in all four flights, the FA Cup and the Football League Cup?

A: Wolverhampton Wanderers (3 Top Flight Championships, 3 Second Flight, 2 Third Flight, 1 Fourth Flight, 4 FA Cups and 2 Football League Cups).
    Total English League Championship Won in all Four Flights 1888-89 to 2010-11 and All-Time English Football Trophy Winners 1871-72 to 2010-11


13th October 2011:

Q: Which football club has entered the FA Cup for every season the competition has been played from 1871-72 onwards?

A: Great Marlow FC (FA Cup Semi-Finalists in 1881-82). Now called Marlow FC, they currently play in Division One Central of the Southern League.
    FA Cup Progress Chart 1871-72 to 1887-88


12th October 2011:

Q: Who was the only Fulham player to win the Football Writer's Association Player of the Year Award?

A: Alan Mullery in 1974-75.
    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2010-11


11th October 2011:

Q: Which three countries will be participating in the African Cup of Nations Finals for the first time in 2012?

A: Equatorial Guinea (joint hosts), Niger (Group G winners) & Botswana (Group K winners).
    African Cup of Nations Finals 2012 Gabon & Equatorial Guinea


10th October 2011:

Q: Which three footballers from Costa Rica have played in the Premier League?

A: Mauricio Solís (Derby County, 1996–98), Paulo Wanchope (Derby County, West Ham United & Manchester City, 1996–2004)
    & Bryan Ruiz (Fulham 2011-12).
    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2010-11


9th October 2011:

Q: Which four players have worn the number 7 shirt for Manchester United in the Premier League Era?

A: Eric Cantona (1993-97), David Beckham (1997-2003), Cristiano Ronaldo (2003-09) & Michael Owen (2009-11).
    Manchester United Player's Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2011-12


8th October 2011:

Q: Who was the only Crystal Palace player to score goals for the England National Team?

A: Peter Taylor scored two goals for England in 1976 (in two games against Wales) while Crystal Palace were in the Third Division.
    England's Goals by Club Affiliation from 1872 to 2011


7th October 2011:

Q: Which two German players at the 2002 FIFA World Cup Finals were under contract to English clubs?

A: Christian Ziege (Tottenham Hotspur) & Dietmar Hamann (Liverpool).
    FIFA World Cup Finals Japan & South Korea 2002 Playing Squads


6th October 2011:

Q: Which team did Bobby Moore, Osvaldo Ardiles, Mike Summerbee and Pele all play for together?

A: The Allied Prisoner of War team v Germany in the film "Escape to Victory" (1981).


5th October 2011:

Q: What do footballers Mike Trebilcock, Nigel Martyn and Matthew Etherington have in common?

A: They were all born in Cornwall.


4th October 2011:

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

A: Fredrik Ljungberg for Arsenal against Sunderland, 11th May 2003.
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2011-12
   

3rd October 2011:

Q: How many hat-tricks have Fulham's players scored in the Premier League to date?

A: Just one - Andrew Johnson's against Queens Park Rangers on 2nd October 2011.
    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2011-12


2nd October 2011:

Q: Which five Swiss clubs have won their National League Championship ten times or more?

A: Grasshoppers Club Zurich (27 League Titles), Servette (17), FC Basel (14), FC Zurich (12) and Young Boys Bern (11).
    World Football Leagues: Switzerland 1897-98 to 2010-11
   

1st October 2011:

Q: Which four Spanish footballers have won the Premier League Player of the Month Award?

A: José Antonio Reyes (Arsenal, Aug 2004), Cesc Fàbregas (Arsenal, Jan & Sep 2007), Fernando Torres (Liverpool, Feb 2008 & Sep 2009) and
    David Silva (Manchester City, Sep 2011).
    Premier League Player of the Month Awards

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