Premier League Football General Knowledge Quiz 1 (15 Questions)

Quiz Questions

  1. What links Steve Bruce, Mark Atkins, Ian Pearce, Mike Newell, David May, Stephen Hughes, Marc Albrighton, Nathan Dyer and Phil Foden (amongst not too many others)?
  2. In 1994, which marvel of a player manager was unveiled to the press wearing with suit jacket with tie above the waist and football shorts with socks below?
  3. What links Nick Barmy, Les Ferdinand, Darren Bent and Craig Bellamy?
  4. Manchester United won the Premier League title for the third time in a row in 2001. Three teams had also won the English top division three times in a row, Arsenal, Liverpool and who?
  5. Tottenham Hotspur narrowly failed to attain a Champions League place in the 2005/06 season after losing on the final day to West Ham. What was given the blame?
  6. Which portly midfielder was the first man from Denmark to get a goal?
  7. Which Manchester City striker was the first German to score?
  8. Which Oldham player was the first Norwegian to score?
  9. In 1996, which Columbian, signed from Parma, became the first from his country to score in the Premier League?
  10. Who was the first Egyptian to score in the league, at White Hart Lane against Portsmouth?
  11. The first team to be relegated in 1992 was Nottingham Forest. Who was their manager?
  12. Sir Alex Ferguson first raised the idea of signing Eric Cantona when the Leeds chairman phoned to enquire about buying which Manchester United player?
  13. Only one manager was sacked during the 1992 season. Who was it?
  14. Leeds won the league the previous 1991 season. What was notable about their ‘defence’?
  15. The North Bank at Highbury was being redeveloped and a large mural with a crowd painted on it was put in front. What problem with it did striker Kevin Campbell point out to vice-chairman David Dein?

Quiz Answers

  1. They won the Premier League Title without having won an England cap. (And from this list, only Phil Foden ever went on to represent England).
  2. Bryan Robson, Head Coach
  3. They have scored for at least six Premiership clubs. Bellamy scored for seven! (Coventry City, Newcastle United, Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool, West Ham United, Manchester City and Cardiff City.)
  4. Huddersfield Town (1923–24, 1924–25, 1925–26). Arsenal did it in 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35. Liverpool: 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84. Manchester United repeated the feat in 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09.
  5. A dodgy lasagne from the evening before which left the players unwell.
  6. Jan Molby of Liverpool
  7. Uwe Rosler
  8. Gunnar Halle
  9. Faustino Asprilla
  10. Mido
  11. Brian Clough
  12. Denis Irwin
  13. Ian Porterfield. Chelsea replaced him with David Webb on an interim basis and then Glenn Hoddle took over as player manager in the summer.
  14. They did not win a single away game, escaping relegation by two points
  15. That there were only white people in the ‘crowd’.

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