Question of the Day March 2018

    

  • 31st March 2018:
    Q: Which eight players scored more than 30 Premier League Goals for Newcastle United?

    A:  Alan Shearer (148 goals), Peter Beardsley (47), Shola Ameobi (43), Andrew Cole (43), Les Ferdinand (41), Papiss Cissé (37), Nolberto Solano (37) and Rob Lee (34).


    Newcastle United FC Premier League Goalscorers 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 30th March 2018:
    Q: Which seven players have worn the Crystal Palace Number Nine shirt in the Premier League?

    A:  Chris Armstrong (1994-95), Neil Shipperley (1997-98), Dougie Freedman (2004-05), Kevin Phillips (2013-14), Yaya Sanogo (2014-15), Fraizer Campbell (2015-17) and Alexander Sørloth (2017-18).


    Crystal Palace FC Player’s Premier League Squad Numbers 1994-95 to 2017-18.
  • 29th March 2018:
    Q: Who was the last Tottenham Hotspur player to score a Hat-Trick against Chelsea?

    A:  Cliff Jones in a 5-2 Spurs First Division win at Stamford Bridge in December 1961.


    Tottenham Hotspur Hat-Tricks Scored from 1896 to 2018.
  • 28th March 2018:
    Q: Which ten Clubs have supplied players to the England National Team in 2018?

    A:  Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Everton, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Burnley, Stoke City, Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth.


    England Players by Club Affiliation 1872-2018.
  • 19th March 2018:
    Q: Who was the last goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet for England against the Netherlands?

    A:  Paul Robinson in a 0-0 draw at Villa Park in February 2005.


    England v Netherlands Full International Record & Statistics 1935-2018.
  • 18th March 2018:
    Q: Who was Wigan Athletic’s FA Cup Winning Manager?

    A:  Roberto Martínez won the FA Cup with Wigan Athletic in 2013.


    FA Cup Winning Managers 1871-72 to 2016-17.
  • 17th March 2018:
    Q: When was Swansea’s only two FA Cup Semi-Final appearances to date?

    A:  Season 1963-64 Swansea Town lost 2-1 to Preston North End at Villa Park and Season 1925-26 Swansea Town lost 3-0 to Bolton Wanderers at White Hart Lane.


    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2016-17.
  • 16th March 2018:
    Q: Which five UEFA European Cup or Champions League Finals featured Clubs from Italy against the Netherlands?

    A:  AC Milan 4-1 Ajax (1969), Ajax 2-0 Inter Milan (1972), Ajax 1-0 Juventus (1973), Ajax 1-0 AC Milan (1995) and Juventus 1-1 pens Ajax 1996.


    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Finals 1955-56 to 2016-17.
  • 15th March 2018:
    Q: Which five players scored UEFA Cup Final goals for Tottenham Hotspur?

    A:  Martin Chivers (2 goals v Wolves, 1972), Alan Mullery (Wolves, 1972), Mike England (Feyenoord. 1974), Paul Miller (Anderlecht 1984) and Graham Roberts (Anderlecht 1984).


    Tottenham Hotspur Cup Final Teams.
  • 14th March 2018:
    Q: Which four Welsh players have won UEFA European Cup or Champions League Medals?

    A:  Gareth Bale (2014, 2016 & 2017), Joey Jones (1977 & 1978), Ryan Giggs (1999 & 2008) and Ian Rush (1984).


    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Medal Winners 1956 to 2017.
  • 13th March 2018:
    Q: Which five players scored UEFA Champions League Hat-Tricks for Manchester United?

    A:  Andy Cole (v Feyenoord & v Anderlecht), Wayne Rooney (v Fenerbahçe), Ruud Van Nistelrooy (v Sparta Prague), Michael Owen (v Wolfsburg), Robin van Persie (v Olympiacos).


    UEFA Champions League Hat-Tricks from 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 12th March 2018:
    Q: Which three Argentinians have managed Premier League Clubs?

    A:  Mauricio Pochettino (Southampton & Tottenham Hotspur), Ossie Ardiles (Tottenham Hotspur) and Mauricio Pellegrino (Southampton).


    Premier League Managers from 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 11th March 2018:
    Q: Which three clubs have had 20 or more managers in the Premier League Era?

    A:  Newcastle United (22 managers), Tottenham Hotspur (21 managers) and Chelsea (20 managers).


    Premier League Managers from 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 10th March 2018:
    Q: Who was the last player to be directly transferred between Manchester United & Liverpool FC?

    A:  Phil Chisnall went from Manchester United to Liverpool in April 1964 for a fee of £25,000.


    Liverpool FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 9th March 2018:
    Q: Which four Portuguese players have Premier League Goals or Assists this season?

    A:  Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), José Fonte (West Ham United), João Mário (West Ham United) and Adrien Silva (Leicester City).


    Premier League Player’s Combined Goals & Assists Table Season 2017-18.
  • 8th March 2018:
    Q: Which year did Milan split in a dispute over foreign players to AC Milan and Internazionale Milano?

    A:  The split happened in 1908.


    World Football Leagues: Italy.
  • 7th March 2018:
    Q: When did Crystal Palace change from being known as The Glaziers to The Eagles, who was behind it and which European Club was his inspiration?

    A:  Crystal Palace manager Malcolm Allison made the change in 1973 with Portuguese club Benfica being his inspiration.


    London Clubs in the Top Flight of English Football from Season 1904-05 to 2017-18.
  • 6th March 2018:
    Q: When was the last time Tottenham Hotspur finished a League Season as London’s Top Club?

    A: Premier League Season 1994-95 when Spurs finished 7th ahead of QPR (8th), Wimbledon (9th), Chelsea (11th), Arsenal (12th), West Ham (14th) and Crystal Palace (19th).


    London Clubs in the Top Flight of English Football from Season 1904-05 to 2017-18.
  • 5th March 2018:
    Q: Who was the only player to score a Premier League Hat-Trick for Crystal Palace?

    A:  Yannick Bolasie in a 4-1 away win for Crystal Palace at Sunderland, 11th April 2015.


    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 4th March 2018:
    Q: Which nine players have worn Manchester City’s number nine shirt in the Premier League Era?

    A:  Niall Quinn (1993-96), Paul Dickov (2000-01), Paulo Wanchope (2002-04), Andrew Cole (2005-06), Emile Mpenza (2006-08), Valeri Bojinov (2008-09), Emmanuel Adebayor (2010-12), Álvaro Negredo (2013-15) and Nolito (2016-17).


    Manchester City Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 3rd March 2018:
    Q: Which seven goalkeepers have worn the Liverpool number one shirt in the Premier League Era?

    A:  Bruce Grobbelaar (1993-94), David James (1994-99), Sander Westerveld (1999-2001), Jerzy Dudek (2002-07), Diego Cavalieri (2008-10), Brad Jones (2010-15) and Loris Karius (2016-18).


    Liverpool FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers from Season 1993-94 to 2017-18.
  • 2nd March 2018:
    Q: Harry Kane has scored 11 out of the last 14 Hat-Tricks for Tottenham Hotspur. Who scored the other three?

    A:  Erik Lamela (AS Monaco), Heung-min Son (Millwall) and Fernando Llorente (Rochdale).


    Tottenham Hotspur Hat-Tricks Scored from 1896 to 2018.
  • 1st March 2018:
    Q: Which four players scored Premier League Hat-Tricks but were on the losing team?

    A:  Matt Le Tissier (Southampton 4-5 Norwich City & Southampton 3-4 Nottingham Forest), Dion Dublin (Sheffield Wednesday 4-3 Coventry City), Roque Santa Cruz (Blackburn Rovers 3-5 Wigan Athletic) and Dwight Yorke (Newcastle United 4-3 Aston Villa).


    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2017-18.


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