Football Quiz: Answers

Thanks to everyone who posted answers to the quiz. I’ll be posting up another one very shortly! Here are the answers:

  1. George Best
  2. Any of Argentina, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Brazil, Sweden, West Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, France
  3. Juventus
  4. The Jules Rimet Trophy
  5. Mexico (1970 and 1986)
  6. Billy Wright and Bobby Moore (90) and Bobby Robson (65). (Beckham captained England 59 times)
  7. Lothar Matthaus
  8. Denis Law in June 1961
  9. Andrei Kanchelskis
  10. Cardiff City, Coventry, Chelsea, Clapham Rovers and Charlton Athletic
  11. Nottingham Forest
  12. Jairzinho
  13. Deepdale (Preston North End)
  14. Carlisle United
  15. Paul Breitner, Pele, Vava, Zinedine Zidane
  16. Bury
  17. Ray Wilson
  18. Viv Anderson in 1978
  19. Alan Shearer (Blackburn to Newcastle in 1996)
  20. Bournemouth
  21. Peter Beardsley
  22. Because the team was originally called ‘The Thames Ironworks.’
  23. Rayo Vallecano
  24. Preston North End in 1888-1889
  25. The Hawthorns (West Bromwich Albion)
  26. Wigan Athletic (12Bet), Bolton Wanderers (188Bet) and Swansea City (32Red)
  27. Eidur Gudjohnsen
  28. Nwankwo Kanu, Paulo Ferreira, Ricardo Carvalho
  29. Chester City (The pitch is in Wales but the main stand is in England)
  30. The 1950 World Cup in Brazil
  31. Stenhousemuir, Queen of the South, Bournemouth.
  32. Cagliari
  33. Liverpool
  34. Iron
  35. Emilio Aldecoa
  36. Ajax
  37. Bordeaux
  38. Galatasaray
  39. Richard Shaw
  40. Luis Fernandez

(Thanks to The Guardian and Steve’s Footy Trivia Quiz for some of the questions)


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