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No.-1. Who were Liverpool’s first opponents in the Football League?
Answer: Middlesbrough Ironopolis.
No.-2. Where was the 1980 European Cup Winners’ Cup Final held?
No.-3. Where was the 2006 Champions League Final held?
No.-4. What is the name of the world’s largest football ground?
Answer: Rungrado 1st of May Stadium.
No.-5. What is the highest number of goals that FC Barcelona has scored in a league season?
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No.-6. The Oval, London has a very special place in soccer history. Can you say why?
Answer: Of being the final venue of the oldest football clubs championship.
No.-7. Liverpool’s win of the European Cup in 1976 -77 was only the second by a British club. Who were the first?
Answer: Glasgow Celtic.
No.-8. When and where was the first world cup championship held?
Answer: 1930 at Uruguay.
No.-9. Who won the Premier League 2012-13?
Answer: Manchester United.
No.-10. Who were the first host nation to go out in the first round of the world cup?
Answer: South Africa.
No.-11. Who was the first world cup trophy named after?
Answer: Jules Rimet.
No.-12. Who has scored the most hat tricks in La Liga for Barcelona?
Answer: Lionel Messi.
No.-13. What do the two football Dundee United F.C. and Celtic F.C have in common?
Answer: Both belong to Scotland.
No.-14. Who scored Liverpool’s only goal in the 1978 European Cup Final?
Answer: Kenny Dalglish.
No.-15. Name the player to have been capped most often by his country?
Answer: Héctor Chumpitaz.
No.-16. How many Barcelona players have won the World Player of the Year award?
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No.-17. What does Copa Libertadores mean?
Answer: The South American Cup for Clubs.
No.-18. Mark Hateley was top scorer in 1984 and then sold to which club?
Answer: AC Milan.
No.-19. Name the oldest member of a World Cup Winning Team:
Answer: Dino Zoff (Italy) – 40 years in 1982.
No.-20. Billy Buffalo is the mascot of which NFL team?
Answer: Buffalo Bills.
No.-21. Who was the first winner of the “Golden Boot Award” and when?
Answer: Eusébio (Benfica) in 1967-68.
No.-22. When did a sixteen year old Alan Knight make his League debut?
No.-23. Can you score a goal directly from a flag kick ?
No.-24. What is the name of the Houston Texans mascot?
No.-25. Can you be ‘off side’ from a flag kick?
No.-26. Who was known as ‘Mad Dog’?
Answer: Martin Allen.
No.-27. How many countries took part in first World Cup Championship and who won?
Answer: Thirteen, Uruguay.
No.-28. “Nittany Lion” is the mascot for which college team?
Answer: Penn State University.
No.-29. Which country won the Jules Rimet Trophy outright by winning the world cup four times?
Answer: Brazil (1958,1962, 1970 and 1994).
No.-30. Which former ‘Footballer of the Year’ went to play for Nagoya Grampus Eight instead of competing in the inaugural Premier League?
Answer: Gary Lineker.
No.-31. Which countries have won the world cup thrice?
Answer: Italy (1934, 1938 and 1982), W. Germany (1954, 1974 and 1990).
No.-32. What is the highest number of goals that Manchester United has scored in a league season?
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No.-33. Who has played in the maximum number of World Cup Competitions?
Answer: Antonio Carbajal of Mexico. 5 [(1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966).
No.-34. Which Czech Republic player scored a hat-trick for Liverpool against Chelsea in 1997?
Answer: Patrik Berger.
No.-35. Who is the only player to have been a member of the World Cup winning team thrice?
Answer: Pele (Brazil).
No.-36. What is Manchester United’s training ground better known as?
No.-37. Who holds the record of most goals scored in a single World Cup Com-petition?
Answer: 13, Just Fontaine (France) in 1958.
No.-38. Which London club was the first Premiership team to be relegated twice?
Answer: Crystal Palace.
No.-39. Who is nick-named ‘Der Kaiser’?
Answer: Franz Beckenbauer (West Germany), former Captain and Coach.
No.-40. Who has scored the most hat tricks for Manchester United?
Answer: Denis Law.
No.-41. What is Pele’s real and full name?
Answer: Edson Arantes do Nascimento.
No.-42. Which Birmingham City player was responsible for the tackle that broke Eduardo’s leg in 2008?
Answer: Martin Taylor.
No.-43. Who is the best football player of Europe in 1998?
Answer: Zinedine Zidane, France.
No.-44. What are the longer sides of a football pitch called?
No.-45. What is the prize for the best football player of Europe?
Answer: Golden Football.
No.-46. Where did legendary goalkeeper David Seaman go after leaving Arsenal?
Answer: Manchester City.
No.-47. Which American Club did Pele play for in his last playing days?
No.-48. Which was the first football club to founded?
Answer: Sheffield Football Club.
No.-49. Of which Brazilian Club was Pele a member?
No.-50. Which two Arsenal players were sent off versus Chelsea in September 2015?
Answer: Gabriel Paulista and Santi Cazorla.
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No.-51. What was Pele’s career record before he joined Cosmos?
Answer: 1216 goals from 1254 matches.
No.-52. Which is the most successful British women’s football club?
Answer: Arsenal Women’s FC.
No.-53. If a team scores on the stroke of half time or full time, must the ball be kicked off again before the referee signals the interval or end of play?
Answer: No, not necessary.
No.-54. In 2006, who took over from Prince Andrew as the President of the English Football Association?
Answer: Prince William.
No.-55. Who was called the “Female Pele”?
Answer: Beverley Ranger (U.K).
No.-56. “The Salvation” and “Elizabeth” are two films starring which former Manchester United football player?
Answer: Eric Cantona.
No.-57. When were the first rules of the game of Football framed and where?
Answer: 1848 Cambridge, England.
No.-58. Which Scottish football team are named after the Latin word for “Ireland”?
No.-59. Tragedies resulting in spectator deaths are not common in Football. Which was the first such tragedy which killed 25 in the U.K?
Answer: 1902, Ibrox Park.
No.-60. Who scored the only goal for Chelsea in the 2017/2018 season FA cup finals against Manchester United?
Answer: Eden hazard.
No.-61. Can you recall the air crash in Italy which killed all on board including the players of a Champion Football Club. Give the year and the name of the club?
Answer: 1949, Torino, the Italian champion side.
No.-62. In 1990, which country’s football team became the first ever to fail to score in a World Cup final?
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No.-63. In 1958 another air crash killed eight top players of a famous-English football club. Which club?
Answer: Manchester United at Munich.
No.-64. In 2017, which player won the Chelsea’ player of the year award?
Answer: Eden Hazard.
No.-65. Who was the first footballer to be knighted?
Answer: Sir Stanley Matthews in 1965.
No.-66. What year were Arsenal founded?
No.-67. Who was the first footballer to play a century of Internationals?
Answer: Billy Wright (England) played his 100th in 1959.
No.-68. Former Chelsea Player Nicolas Anelka played his international football from which country?
No.-69. When was Football included in the Olympics?
Answer: 1908, London.
No.-70. What year were Liverpool founded?
No.-71. Who won the Olympics gold in 1908?
No.-72. Who is the only British player to win the Golden Boot as top scorer at a final?
Answer: Gary Lineker.
No.-73. Who has been the runners-up at the two Olympics 1984 and 1988?
No.-74. What year were Manchester City founded?
No.-75. When did the Football referees first use whistles?
No.-76. Which former League club based on the coast are called the Sandgrounders?
No.-77. The original FA. Cup begun in 1871 was stolen in 1895. From where? Was it replaced?
Answer: From a shop window in Birmingham. It was never found.
No.-78. What is Lionel Messi’s middle name?
No.-79. Before the year 1937, a football was lighter than the one used subsequently. What is the weight difference?
Answer: Before 1937, 368 – 425 gm (13-15 oz) After 1937, 397- 454 gm (14-16 oz).
No.-80. When did England first enter the World Cup?
No.-81. Where was the 15th (1994) World Cup Football held?
No.-82. Who is Messi often compared to?
Answer: Diego Maradona.
No.-83. A country won World Cup in 1954, 1974 and 1990. Name the country?
Answer: West Germany.
No.-84. Which country knocked hosts Great Britain out in the last eight of the 2012 tournament?
Answer: South Korea.
No.-85. Who scored the last goal for Brazil in the 1970 final to give Brazil the right to keep the Jules Rimet Trophy?
Answer: Carlos Alberto.
No.-86. On 20th March 2012 Lionel Messi became top scorer in Barcelona’s history, whose record did he break?
Answer: Cesar Rodriguez.
No.-87. Where was the 1970 world final played?
Answer: Aztec Stadium, Mexico.
No.-88. Who is called “Beast Mode”?
Answer: Marshawn Lynch.
No.-89. What is the highest score recorded in a first class match?
Answer: 36-0, Arbroath Bon Accord in a Scottish Cup match in 1885.
No.-90. Which goalkeeper has made most premiership appearances?
Answer: David James.
No.-91. What is the highest score in an international game?
Answer: England beat Australia 17-0 in 1951.
No.-92. Which player is associated with the “Mile High Salute”?
Answer: Terrill Davis.
No.-93. Which country did the great footballer Diego Maradona represents?
No.-94. Which England player scored in 46 different Premier League games throughout his career – and didn’t lose any of them?
Answer: Darius Vassell.
No.-96. Name the team whose defensive line was called the “The Steel Curtain”?
Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers.
No.-97. Which country did the great footballer Mirandinha represents?
No.-98. Where did Manchester City play their home games before moving to Eastlands in 2003?
Answer: Maine Road.
No.-99. Which country did the great footballer Danny McGrain represents?
No.-100. When did Arsenal join The Football League?
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