$ marked questions to resolve ties
Quizmaster’s decision is final
1.Who did Sir Alex Ferguson succeed as the
manager of Manchester United?
2.X are an English football club founded in 1887 from the
Lancashire seaside town of ______.They hold the record for
being the first club in English football to be promoted
through all four divisions via the play-offs.Their main
nicknames are the Seasiders and the Tangerines,the latter in
reference to the color of their home kit,which is often
mistaken for orange.X's most notable achievement is winning
the 1953 FA Cup Final in which they beat Bolton Wanderers
4–3,overturning a 1–3 deficit in the closing stages of the
game.They also supplied the national teams with many
players,notably for England in 1953 when four of its men
lined up at Wembley,causing the Daily Mirror to declare that
“X are playing Hungary today“.
3.2007-08: Dempo Sports Club
2008-09: Churchill Brothers
2009-10: Dempo Sports Club
What are we talking about?
$$5.Which rather infamous stadium in the
world of football was renamed after the man
in the pic in 1995?
7. X was founded on following a "schism"
from Y. A group of Italians and Swiss were
unhappy about the domination of the locals
in the Y team, and broke away from them,
leading to the creation of X. From the
beginning, the club was open to foreign
players and thus lived up to its founding
name. X and Y?
9.What is Abel Lafleur’s contribution to the
world of football?
$$10. X is a semi-professional English football club based in
Bury near Manchester who currently play in the Northern
Premier League Premier Division, the 7th tier of league
football. The club was formed in 2005 by supporters
following a controversial takeover which led to hundreds of
supporters defecting from the club.
X's first three seasons were successful, winning promotion
each time. The team is managed by the former Macclesfield
Town player Karl Marginson. X share their ground with Bury
F.C., using their Gigg Lane ground. X?
11.Julio Cesar : “It’s a supermarket _______”
Gigi Buffon : “It is very sad that a competition
so important as the world championship will
be played with this.”
Robinho : ““For sure the guy who designed this
never played football. But there is nothing we
Maradona : “"We won't see any long passes in
this world cup.”
12. His nickname is pronounced as it is
spelled, with stress on the second syllable,
and is a common term of endearment of
“Ricardo”. In X's case, it was born from
younger brother Digao due to his inability to
pronounce Ricardo when they were young. It
eventually evolved into X.
13. In English football, "The Invincibles" has been used to
refer to either the X team of the 1880s or the Arsenal team
of the 2003-04 season. In both cases, the teams won the
top division of English football unbeaten, the only two
times this has occurred in English football history.
The term invincible was first applied to X in 1883 by a
correspondent from Blackburn as a 'sneer' in relation to
their Scottish professionals. In addition, X's achievement of
winning the League unbeaten in 1888-89 was further
enhanced by winning the FA Cup without conceding a
goal, making them the first team to achieve the Double.
X's final record in the league was 18 wins, 4 draws and 0
losses, out of 22 games total.
14.X,born in 1983, was a Spanish footballer, who
played as a central defender. He played his entire
career with RCD Espanyol, and was named team
captain one month before his death from a heart
attack, at the age of 26.
During the 2010 World Cup final on 11 July 2010,
X's close friend Andres Iniesta celebrated his 116th
minute match-winner by removing his jersey to
reveal an undershirt with the sentence “X siempre
con nosotros" (“X, always with us").
"La Copa de la Vida“
“The Time of Our Lives”
Fill in the blank.
16.X is well known as the first black football
player to represent England in a full
international match. In 1987 he became Alex
Ferguson's first signing since taking over as
manager of Manchester United.
17.What was unique about the 1994 FIFA
World Cup game played b/w U.S.A and
Switzerland at the Pontiac Silverdrome?
19. Tweet from X:
"So many Mumbai voices lamenting our
pullback from professional soccer. Never
heard them when we needed their attendance
& support at our matches.“
This was the reaction from the owner of one
of the top football clubs in India. Which club
are we talking about?
$$20.X,born in France, was the first foreign
born player to win the African Footballer Of
The Year. X has been practicing Islam since
he was around the age of 20. He refused to
wear a club shirt bearing the name of club
sponsor 888.com, due to the fact the website
is used for gambling, which is against the
principles of Islam; this meant that the club
had to give him a brand-free jersey every
21.Which country, under the name Dutch East
Indies, was the first Asian country to take
part in a FIFA World Cup?
22.In the 44 year history of the Ballon d’Or,
only once have the 1st,2nd and 3rd placed
players been from the same country and the
same club. Name both.
24. X was compared, by the Brazilian fans, with
Brazilian great Pelé, being called "Pelé with
skirts". Even Pelé himself agreed with the
comparison. The imprint of her feet was
recorded in cement at The Maracana, making
her the first woman to be so honoured. She
has been four times awarded FIFA Women's
World Player of the Year.
$$25. “Substitute” is a film by French former
footballer X. Filmed before and during the
2006 FIFA World Cup, X recorded his
thoughts and feelings throughout the
tournament, resulting in a "deeply
unconventional sporting film".
In the trailer, the song Substitute from the
band “The Who” was used. The film was
released in France on 14 February 2007, with
a selected UK release on 9 May 2008.
26. “"Let the women play in more feminine clothes like
they do in volleyball...for example, tighter shorts".
“There are gay footballers, but they don't declare it
because it will not be accepted in these macho
organisations. Look at women's football - homosexuality
is more popular there.”
Also proposed to extend the width of the goal by half a
metre, and add 25cm of height to the frame and held talks
with the Hockey President about the effect of scrapping
the offside rule.
The ‘genius’ of who at work?
27. Mummy has bought lots of new underwear & is definitely
wearing more make-up. Not sure she understands these "Daddy
out, Torres in" rumours.
Text from daddy: On our way to the stadium. Rio is explaining to
Kevin Davies what Wembley is.
Nice touch at the Ryder Cup Closing Ceremony to have all the
other halves on stage. Thanks to Tiger, there are 612 seats on
the USA's side.
Mummy has bought me an octopus called Asif. Not only does he
predict results, he then fixes the ones he gets wrong. Today I
Who is this twitter celeb?