Question of the Day April 2018

    

  • 30th April 2018:
    Q: Which three players won full England Caps while with Watford FC?

    A: John Barnes (31 caps 1983-87), Luther Blissett (9 caps 1982-83) and Ben Foster (1 cap 2007).


    England Players by Club Affiliation 1872-2018.
  • 29th April 2018:
    Q: Which player has scored the most Premier League goals this season without providing any assists?

    A: Glenn Murray of Brighton & Hove Albion has scored 12 Premier League goals without providing any assists.


    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2017-18.
  • 28th April 2018:
    Q: Which eight Welsh players have Premier League Goals or Assists this season?

    A: Aaron Ramsey (14), Ben Davies (8), Joe Allen (8), Sam Vokes (5), Andy King (2), Hal Robson-Kanu (2), Ashley Williams (1) and James Collins (1).


    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2017-18.
  • 27th April 2018:
    Q: Which five players have scored Premier League Hat-Tricks for three different Clubs?

    A: Yakubu Aiyegbeni (Blackburn Rovers, Everton & Portsmouth), Nicolas Anelka (Arsenal, Chelsea & Manchester City), Kevin Campbell (Arsenal, Everton & Nottingham Forest), Les Ferdinand (Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers & Tottenham Hotspur) and Teddy Sheringham (Manchester United, Portsmouth & Tottenham Hotspur).


    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 26th April 2018:
    Q: Which two PFA Young Player of the Season winners were with Manchester City?

    A: Peter Barnes (1975-76) and Leroy Sane (2017-18).


    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2017-18.
  • 25th April 2018:
    Q: Which five Portuguese Clubs have reached the UEFA Champions League Group Stage?

    A: FC Porto (22 times), Benfica (13 times), Sporting CP (8 times), Boavista (twice) and Braga (twice).


    UEFA Champions League Club’s Progress Chart 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 24th April 2018:
    Q: How many times have Liverpool FC players won the PFA Player of the Season Award?

    A: Seven times: Terry McDermott (1979-80), Kenny Daglish (1982-83), Ian Rush (1983-84), John Barnes (1987-88), Steven Gerrard (2005-06), Luis Suarez (2013-14) and Mohamed Salah (2017-18).


    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2017-18.
  • 23rd April 2018:
    Q: Which four Austrian Clubs participated in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage?

    A: Sturm Graz (three times), Rapid Wien (twice), Red Bull Salzburg and Austria Wien.


    UEFA Champions League Club’s Progress Chart 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 22nd April 2018:
    Q: Which two Managers won the FA Cup with two different Clubs?

    A: Billy Walker (Sheffield Wednesday 1935 & Nottingham Forest 1959) and Herbert Chapman (Huddersfield Town 1922 & Arsenal 1930).


    FA Cup Winning Managers 1871-72 to 2017-18.
  • 21st April 2018:
    Q: Which two League Clubs have reached the FA Cup Semi Finals the most times but never made the Final?

    A: Norwich City and Oldham Athletic have both reached FA Cup Semi-Finals three times but never progressed to a Final.


    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2017-18.
  • 20th April 2018:
    Q: Which six goalkeepers have worn Manchester United’s number one shirt in the Premier League Era?

    A: Peter Schmeichel (1993-99), Mark Bosnich (1999-2000), Fabien Barthez (2000-03), Tim Howard (2004-06), Edwin van der Sar (2006-11) and David De Gea (2011-18).


    Manchester United FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 19th April 2018:
    Q: Who is the only non-English player in the Top Ten All-Time Premier League Goalscorer’s Table?

    A: Thierry Henry of France (175 goals).


    All-Time Top 100 Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 18th April 2018:
    Q: Which are the only two nations outside of Europe and South America to appear in a FIFA World Cup Finals Tournament Semi-Final?

    A: The United States of America (1930 Finals, Uruguay) and South Korea (2002 Finals, Japan & South Korea).


    FIFA World Cup Finals 1930-2018 Nation’s Progress Chart & Statistics.
  • 17th April 2018:
    Q: Which of the 12 founder members of the Football League in 1888-89 have yet to win a Top Flight Championship?

    A: Accrington (folded in 1893), Bolton Wanderers, Notts County & Stoke.


    Football League Chronological Club Positions from Season 1888-89 to 2017-18.
  • 16th April 2018:
    Q: How many Scottish players won the Football Writers Association Footballer of the Year Award?

    A: Eight: Bobby Collins (1965), Dave Mackay (1969), Billy Bremner (1970), Frank McLintock (1971), Kenny Burns (1978), Kenny Dalglish (1979 & 1983), Steve Nicol (1989) and Gordon Strachan (1991).


    Footballer of the Year Awards 1947-48 to 2016-17.
  • 15th April 2018:
    Q: Which three goalkeepers were in England’s 1970 FIFA World Cup Squad?

    A: Gordon Banks (Stoke City), Peter Bonetti (Chelsea) and Alex Stepney (Manchester United).


    FIFA World Cup Finals Mexico 1970 Playing Squads.
  • 14th April 2018:
    Q: Which three players from the United States, South Africa and South Korea won UEFA Champions League Medals?

    A: Jovan Kirovski (United States / Borussia Dortmund 1997), Benni McCarthy (South Africa / FC Porto 2004) and Park Ji-sung (South Korea / Manchester United 2008).


    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Medal Winners 1956 to 2017.
  • 13th April 2018:
    Q: Which three Republic of Ireland players scored Premier League Hat-Tricks?

    A: Robbie Keane (Spurs 4-3 Everton 12th Jan 2003, Spurs 5–2 Wolves 6th Dec 2003, Spurs 5 – 0 Burnley 26th Sep 2009), Leon Best (Newcastle 5–0 West Ham United 5th Jan 2011) and Jonathan Walters (Stoke City 3-1 QPR 31st Jan 2015).


    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 12th April 2018:
    Q: Which four Swedish Clubs featured in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage?

    A: IFK Göteborg (4 times), Malmö FF (twice), AIK and Helsingborg.


    UEFA Champions League Club’s Progress Chart 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 11th April 2018:
    Q: Who scored the goals when Liverpool played AS Roma in the 1984 UEFA European Cup Final?

    A: Liverpool’s Phil Neal 13th minute goal was equalised by AS Roma’s Roberto Pruzzo 42nd minute goal. The match was decided on penalties 4-2 in Liverpool’s favour.


    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Finals 1955-56 to 2017-18.
  • 10th April 2018:
    Q: Which four Romanian Clubs featured in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage?

    A: Steaua Bucuresti (7 times), CFR Cluj (3 times), Unirea Urziceni and Otelul Galati.


    UEFA Champions League Club’s Progress Chart 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 9th April 2018:
    Q: Which Final Match of the FIFA World Cup Tournament produced the most goals?

    A: Seven goals were scored in the 1958 FIFA World Cup Final Match when Brazil beat Sweden 5-2.


    FIFA World Cup Final & Third Place Matches 1930-2014.
  • 8th April 2018:
    Q: Which five players from Australia, Benin, Canada, Mexico & Peru have Premier League Goals or Assists this season?

    A: Aaron Mooy (Australia, Huddersfield Town), Steve Mounié (Benin, Huddersfield Town), Scott Arfield (Canada, Burnley), Javier Hernández (Mexico, West Ham United) and André Carrillo (Peru, Watford).


    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2017-18.
  • 7th April 2018:
    Q: Which four goalkeepers won full England Caps while playing for Foreign Clubs?

    A: Chris Woods (Rangers, Scotland), Joe Hart (Torino, Italy), Fraser Forster (Celtic, Scotland) and Scott Carson (Bursaspor, Turkey).


    England Players Affiliated with Foreign Clubs 1959 to 2018.
  • 6th April 2018:
    Q: How many previous FA Cup wins do this season’s Semi-Finalists have between them?

    A: 28: Manchester United (12), Tottenham Hotspur (8), Chelsea (7) and Southampton (1).


    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2016-17.
  • 5th April 2018:
    Q: Which five clubs have spent just a single season in the Top Flight of English Football?

    A: Leyton Orient (1962-63), Northampton Town (1965-66), Carlisle United (1974-75), Swindon Town (1993-94) and Barnsley (1997-98).


    Club League History Summary 1888-89 to 2017-18.
  • 4th April 2018:
    Q: Which seven players have worn Southampton’s Number Nine shirt in the Premier League?

    A: Iain Dowie (1993-94), Neil Shipperley (1994-96), Mark Hughes (1998-99), Mark Draper (2000-01), James Beattie (2001-04), Jay Rodriguez (2012-17) and Guido Carrillo (2017-18).


    Southampton FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 3rd April 2018:
    Q: How many current players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

    A: Six: Wayne Rooney (208 goals), Jermain Defoe (162 goals), Sergio Aguero (143 goals), Peter Crouch (106 goals), Harry Kane (102 goals) and Romelu Lukaku (100 goals).


    All-Time Top 100 Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 2nd April 2018:
    Q: Who was Chelsea’s manager the last time they lost a First Division match at home to Tottenham Hotspur?

    A: Bobby Campbell was Chelsea’s manager when Spurs beat them at Stamford Bridge 2-1 in February 1990 with goals from David Howells and Gary Lineker.


    Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea Complete Match Records 1908-2018.
  • 1st April 2018:
    Q: Which companies supplied the kits for the last six FIFA World Cup Winners?

    A: Adidas (Germany 2014), Adidas (Spain 2010), Puma (Italy 2006), Nike (Brazil 2002), Adidas (France 1998) and Umbro (Brazil 1994).


    FIFA World Cup Final & Third Place Matches 1930-2014.

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