Question of the Day January 2017

  • 31st January 2017:
    Q: Which five players scored Premier League hat-tricks for West Ham United?

    A: Tony Cottee (v Manchester City), Paul Kitson (v Sheffield Wednesday & Charlton Athletic), Marlon Harewood (v Aston Villa), Kevin Nolan (v Reading) and Andy Carroll (v Arsenal).

    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 30th January 2017:
    Q: Which five Middlesbrough players were in England World Cup Finals squads?

    A:Wilf Mannion (1950), Alan Peacock (1962), Paul Merson (1998), Gareth Southgate (2002) and Stewart Downing (2006).

    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals.
  • 29th January 2017:
    Q: Which four players from Ghana won UEFA Champions League Winners Medals?

    A:Abédi Pelé (Marseille 1993), Samuel Kuffour (Bayern Munich 2001), Sulley Muntari (Inter Milan 2010) and Michael Essien (Chelsea 2012).

    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Medal Winners 1956 to 2016.
  • 28th January 2017:
    Q: Which two previous FA Cup winners meet for the first time in the Fourth Round?

    A:Manchester United & Wigan Athletic.

    FA Cup Results, Fixtures & Statistics Season 2016-17.
  • 27th January 2017:
    Q: Which was the first professional football club to win the FA Cup?

    A:Blackburn Olympic were the first professional football club to win the FA Cup in 1883 when they beat Old Etonians in the Final.

    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2015-16.
  • 26th January 2017:
    Q: How many domestic Cup Finals have Southampton FC reached?

    A:Six: 1900 FA Cup, 1902 FA Cup, 1976 FA Cup, 1979 League Cup, 2003 FA Cup and 2017 League Cup.
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2015-16.
  • 25th January 2017:
    Q: Which seven Germans have played for Liverpool in the Premier League?

    A:Markus Babbel, Emre Can, Sean Dundee, Dietmar Hamann, Loris Karius, Karl-Heinz Riedle and Christian Ziege.

    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 24th January 2017:
    Q: Which four FA Cup Fourth Round ties feature both clubs who have never won the competition?

    A:Fulham v Hull City, Lincoln City v Brighton & Hove Albion, Middlesbrough v Accrington Stanley and Millwall v Watford.

    FA Cup Results, Fixtures & Statistics Season 2016-17.
  • 23rd January 2017:
    Q: How many of the 47 Premier League Clubs had green in their club crest?

    A:Eight: Barnsley, Blackburn Rovers, Coventry City, Liverpool, Norwich City, Southampton, West Bromwich Albion and Wigan Athletic.

    Premier League Club Statistics 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 22nd January 2017:
    Q: Which four Scottish players won Premier League Winners Medals?

    A:Darren Fletcher (5 with Manchester United), Brian McClair (4 with Manchester United), Darren Ferguson (Manchester United) and Colin Hendry (Blackburn Rovers).

    Premier League Medal Winners 1992-93 to 2015-16.
  • 21st January 2017:
    Q: Which three Manchester City players appeared at the 1982 FIFA World Cup Finals in Spain?

    A:Trevor Francis (England), Joe Corrigan (England) and Asa Hartford (Scotland).

    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals.
  • 20th January 2017:
    Q: Which two 2016-17 Championship Clubs have never played in the Top Flight of English Football?

    A:Burton Albion and Rotherham United.
    Club League History Summary 1888-89 to 2016-17.
  • 19th January 2017:
    Q: How many UEFA Cup / Europa League previous winners are in this season’s Round of 32?

    A:Six: Ajax, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Schalke 04, Shakhtar Donetsk, Tottenham Hotspur and Zenit Saint Petersburg.

    UEFA Europa League Results & Statistics 2016-17.
  • 18th January 2017:
    Q: Harry Kane scored four of Tottenham Hotspur’s last five hat-tricks. Who scored the other one?

    A:Erik Lamela in the 4-1 UEFA Europa League win against AS Monaco on 10th December 2015.

    Tottenham Hotspur Hat-Tricks Scored from 1896 to 2017.
  • 17th January 2017:
    Q: Which five Africans scored the most Premier League goals?

    A:Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast 104), Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo 97), Yakubu (Nigeria 95), Yaya Touré (Ivory Coast 57) and Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria 54).

    All-Time Top 100 Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 16th January 2017:
    Q: Who scored Wigan Athletic’s three Premier League hat-tricks?

    A:Henri Camara (v Charlton Athletic), Marcus Bent (v Blackburn Rovers) and Jordi Gómez (v Reading).

    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 15th January 2017:
    Q: Which five players from Curaçao have appeared in the Premier League?

    A:Kemy Agustien (Swansea City), Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa), Kenji Gorré (Swansea City), Cuco Martina (Southampton) and Shelton Martis (West Bromwich Albion).

    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 14th January 2017:
    Q: Which three Swedes won the Premier League Player of the Month Award?

    A:Freddie Ljungberg (Arsenal, April 2002), Johan Elmander (Bolton Wanderers, November 2010) and Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Manchester United, December 2016).

    Premier League Player of the Month Awards.
  • 13th January 2017:
    Q: Which three Inter Milan players were selected for FIFA FIFPRO World XIs?

    A:Maicon (2010), Lúcio (2010) and Wesley Sneijder (2010).

    FIFA FIFPro World XI 2005 – 2016.
  • 12th January 2017:
    Q: Which four Algerians have Premier League goals or assists this season?

    A:Islam Slimani (Leicester City), Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City), Sofiane Féghouli (West Ham United) and Adlène Guédioura (Watford).

    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2016-17.
  • 11th January 2017:
    Q: Who was the only non-Spurs PFA Young Player of the Year winner in the past five years?

    A:Eden Hazard with Chelsea in 2013-14. Kyle Walker (2011-12), Gareth Bale (2012-13), Harry Kane (2014-15) and Dele Alli (2015-16) all won with Tottenham Hotspur.

    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2015-16.
  • 10th January 2017:
    Q: Which seven men won the UEFA Europan Cup / Champions League as both players & managers?

    A:Miguel Munoz (1956, 1957, 1958 player & 1960, 1966 manager), Giovanni Trapattoni (1963, 1969 player & 1985 manager), Carlo Ancelotti (1989, 1990 player & 2003, 2007, 2014 manager), Johan Cruyff (1971, 1972, 1973 player & 1992 manager), Frank Rijkaard (1989, 1990, 1995 player & 2006 manager), Pep Guardiola (1992 player & 2009, 2011 manager) and Zinedine Zidane (2002 player & 2016 manager).

    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Winning Managers.
  • 9th January 2017:
    Q: Which three clubs beat Leeds United in FA Cup Finals?

    A:Liverpool (1964-65), Chelsea (1969-70) and Sunderland (1972-73).

    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2015-16.
  • 8th January 2017:
    Q: Who were the last five Premier League Players of the Month Winners with Aston Villa?

    A:Christian Benteke (April 2015), Ashley Young (December 2008, September 2008 & April 2008), Gabriel Agbonlahor (November 2007), Paul Merson (February 2000) and Gareth Southgate (January 2000).

    Premier League Player of the Month Awards.
  • 7th January 2017:
    Q: Which four England managers previously made over 50 appearances as a player?

    A:Stuart Pearce (78 caps), Kevin Keegan (63 caps), Gareth Southgate (57 caps) and Glenn Hoddle (53 caps).

    England Manager’s Records & Statistics 1872-2016.
  • 6th January 2017:
    Q: How many Premier League clubs have had Portuguese managers?

    A:Four: Chelsea (Jose Mourinho & André Villas-Boas), Hull City (Marco Silva), Manchester United (Jose Mourinho) and Tottenham Hotspur (André Villas-Boas).

    Premier League Managers from 1992-93 to 2016-17.
  • 5th January 2017:
    Q: Which five Brazilians have Premier League Goals or Assists this season?

    A:Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Willian (Chelsea), Fernandinho (Manchester City) and Oscar (Chelsea).

    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2016-17.
  • 4th January 2017:
    Q: When was the last time neither of the Manchester Clubs finished in the Top Four?

    A:Season 1990-91: Arsenal (1st), Liverpool (2nd), Crystal Palace (3rd) and Leeds United (4th).
    Football League & Premier League Top Five Finishes 1888-89 to 2015-16.
  • 3rd January 2017:
    Q: How many of Harry Kane’s 59 Premier League goals were scored in London Derbies?

    A:20: Arsenal (5), West Ham United (5), Chelsea (3), Crystal Palace (2), Queens Park Rangers (2), Watford (2) and Fulham (1).
    Harry Kane Full Club & International Career Statistics.
  • 2nd January 2017:
    Q: Which three Norwegians have Premier League Goals or Assists this season?

    A:Håvard Nordtveit (West Ham United), Joshua King (AFC Bournemouth) and Adama Diomandé (Hull City).

    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2016-17.
  • 1st January 2017:
    Q: Which Club drew the most Premier League matches during 2016?

    A:West Bromwich Albion drew 13 of their 38 Premier League matches played during 2016.
    Annual Premier League Table 1st January to 31st December 2016.
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