Question of the Day September 2018

  • 2nd October 2018:
    Q: Which three Clubs have won the South American Copa Libertadores five times or more?

    A: Independiente​ (Argentina, 7 times), Boca Juniors (Argentina, 6 times) and Peñarol (Uruguay, 5 times).

    Copa Libertadores Finals.
  • 1st October 2018:
    Q: Which two former Premier League Clubs dropped out of the Competition with an All-Time positive Goal Difference?

    A: Leeds United (plus 68 goals) and Blackburn Rovers (plus 20 goals).

    All-Time Premier League Table 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 30th September 2018:
    Q: Which four players from Algeria, Finland, Israel & Yugoslavia scored Premier League Hat-Tricks?

    A: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Leicester City), Mikael Forssell (Finland & Birmingham City), Yossi Benayoun (Israel & Liverpool) and Savo Milošević (Yugoslavia & Aston Villa).

    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 29th September 2018:
    Q: Which two newly promoted Clubs had the highest Premier League finishes?

    A: Newcastle United (Third place season 1993-94 with 77 points) and Nottingham Forest (Third place season 1994-95 with 77 points).

    Premier League Club Position Ladders from 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 28th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Real Madrid players won their first UEFA Champions League Winners Medals in 2018?

    A: Dani Ceballos Spain), Achraf Hakimi (Morocco) and Theo Hernández (France).

    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Medal Winners 1956 to 2018.
  • 27th September 2018:
    Q: Which three non-South American Nations have had Top Four finishes in the Copa America?

    A: Mexico (Second twice, Third three times), Honduras (Third once) and United States (Fourth twice).

    South American Championship / Copa America Order of Merit 1916-2016.
  • 26th September 2018:
    Q: Which were the last five Clubs to knock Manchester United out of the Football League Cup?

    A: Derby County (2018), Bristol City (2017), Middlesbrough (2015), Milton Keynes Dons (2014) and Sunderland (2014).

    Football League Cup.
  • 25th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Norwegians won Premier League Winners Medals?

    A: Ole Gunnar Solskjær​ (1996-97, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07), Henning Berg (1994–95, 1998–99, 1999–2000) and Ronny Johnsen (1996–97, 1998–99, 2000–01).

    Premier League Medal Winners 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 24th September 2018:
    Q: Which five Clubs have lost both the Football League Cup Finals they’ve played in?

    A: West Ham United (1966 & 1981), Everton (1977 & 1984), Bolton Wanderers (1995 & 2004), Sunderland (1985, 2014) and Southampton (1979 & 2017).

    Football League Cup Final Statistics 1960-61 to 2018-19.
  • 23rd September 2018:
    Q: Which five players at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals were affiliated to Greek Clubs?

    A: Masoud Shojaei (Iran, AEK Athens), Ehsan Hajsafi (Iran, Olympiacos), Karim Ansarifard (Iran, Olympiacos), Amr Warda (Atromitos, Egypt) and Aleksandar Prijović (PAOK, Serbia).

    FIFA World Cup Finals 2018 Player Details with Club & National League Affiliations.
  • 22nd September 2018:
    Q: Which five Wimbledon FC players participated in FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments?

    A: Neil Sullivan​ (Scotland 1994 & 1998), Marcus Gayle (Jamaica 1994 & 1998), Robbie Earle (Jamaica 1994 & 1998), Kenny Cunningham (Ireland 2002) and David Connolly (Ireland 2002).

    Players from English Clubs who have Participated in FIFA World Cup Finals.
  • 21st September 2018:
    Q: Which four Ivory Coast players have 2018-19 Premier League Goals or Assists?

    A: Wilfried Zaha​ (Crystal Palace), Jean Michaël Seri (Fulham), Souleymane Bamba (Cardiff City) and Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur).

    Premier League Players’ Goals & Assists Table 2018-19.
  • 20th September 2018:
    Q: Which seven goalkeepers have worn West Ham United’s number one shirt in the Premier League?

    A: Luděk Mikloško​ (1993-98), Shaka Hislop (1999-2001), David James (2001-03), Roy Carroll (2005-07), Robert Green (2007-11), Darren Randolph (2015-17) and Łukasz Fabiański (2018-19).

    West Ham United FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2018-19.
  • 19th September 2018:
    Q: Which eight Clubs has Lionel Messi scored UEFA Champions League Hat-Tricks against?

    A: Arsenal, Viktoria Plzeň, Bayer Leverkusen, Ajax, APOEL, Celtic, Manchester City and PSV Eindhoven.

    UEFA Champions League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 18th September 2018:
    Q: Which three clubs have appeared in more than one UEFA European Cup or Champions League Final and lost them all?

    A: Atlético Madrid​ (1974, 2014 & 2016), Stade de Reims (1956 & 1959) and Valencia CF (2000 & 2001).

    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Finals 1955-56 to 2017-18.
  • 17th September 2018:
    Q: Which eight players scored Premier League Hat-Tricks for Leeds United?

    A: Eric Cantona, Gordon Strachan, Rod Wallace, Tony Yeboah (2 scored), Gary McAllister, Michael Bridges, Mark Viduka (2 scored) and Robbie Fowler.

    Premier League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 16th September 2018:
    Q: Which six 2018-19 Premier League Clubs have never won the FA Cup?

    A: AFC Bournemouth, Brighton & Hove Albion, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Leicester City and Watford.

    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2017-18.
  • 15th September 2018:
    Q: Which six Germans won Premier League Winners Medals?

    A: Robert Huth​ (2005, 2006 & 2016), Jens Lehmann (2004), Michael Ballack (2010), André Schürrle (2015), İlkay Gündoğan (2018) and Leroy Sane (2018).

    Premier League Medal Winners 1992-93 to 2017-18.
  • 14th September 2018:
    Q: Which five players have worn Liverpool’s number five shirt in the Premier League?

    A: Mark Wright​ (1993-98), Steve Staunton (1998-2000), Milan Baros (2001-05), Daniel Agger (2005-14) and Georginio Wijnaldum (2016-19).

    Liverpool FC Premier League Player’s Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2018-19.
  • 13th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Portuguese players scored Hat-Tricks at FIFA World Cup Finals?

    A: Eusébio​ (Portugal 5-3 North Korea, 1966), Pauleta (Portugal 4-0 Poland, 2002) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal 3-3 Spain, 2018).

    FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments Hat-Tricks.
  • 12th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Dutchmen have 2018-19 Premier League Goals or Assists?

    A: Nathan Aké (AFC Bournemouth), Daryl Janmaat (Watford) and Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace).

    Premier League Players’ Combined Goals & Assists Table 2018-19.
  • 11th September 2018:
    Q: How many times have Switzerland qualified for FIFA World Cup Finals Tournaments?

    A: Eleven times: 1934, 1938, 1950, 1954 (Host Nation), 1962, 1966, 1994, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018.

    FIFA World Cup Finals 1930-2018 Nation’s Progress Chart.
  • 10th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Clubs are participating in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage for the first time in 2018-19?

    A: 1899 Hoffenheim (Germany), Young Boys (Switzerland) and Red Star Belgrade (Serbia).

    UEFA Champions League Progress Chart.
  • 9th September 2018:
    Q: Which two Premier League Manager of the Month Awards went to Watford FC?

    A: Quique Sanchez Flores​ (December 2015) and Javi Gracia (August 2018).

    Premier League Manager of the Month Awards.
  • 8th September 2018:
    Q: Which four Brazilians won the Premier League Player of the Month Award?

    A: Juninho Paulista​ (Middlesbrough, March 1997), Edu (Arsenal, February 2004), David Luiz (Chelsea, March 2011) and Lucas Moura (Tottenham Hotspur, August 2018).

    Premier League Player of the Month Awards August 1994 to April 2019.
  • 7th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Clubs have won the Spanish La Liga once only?

    A: Real Betis Seville​ (1935), Deportivo La Coruna (2000) and Sevilla FC (1946).

    World Football Leagues: Spain.
  • 6th September 2018:
    Q: Which three Scottish players have Premier League Goals or Assists in 2018-19?

    A:  Ryan Fraser (AFC Bournemouth), Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) and Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United).

    Premier League Players’ Combined Goals & Assists Table 2018-19.
  • 5th September 2018:
    Q: Which three players did Napoli buy to set new world record transfer fees?

    A:  Hans Jeppson from Atalanta in 1952, Giuseppe Savoldi from Bologna in 1975 and Diego Maradona from Barcelona in 1984.

    World Record Football Player’s Transfer Fees 1893 to 2017.
  • 4th September 2018:
    Q: Who were the last three England players to score against Spain?

    A:  Adam Lallana (2016), Jamie Vardy (2016) and Frank Lampard (2011).

    England v Spain Full International Record & Statistics 1929-2018.
  • 3rd September 2018:
    Q: Which three Uruguayans won UEFA European Cup or Champions League Medals?

    A:  José Santamaría (Real Madrid 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966), Martín Cáceres (Barcelona 2009) and Luis Suárez (Barcelona 2015).

    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Medal Winners 1956 to 2018.
  • 2nd September 2018:
    Q: Which four Argentinians have Premier League Goals or Assists in 2018-19?

    A:  Sergio Agüero (Manchester City), Roberto Pereyra (Watford), Luciano Vietto (Fulham) and Érik Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur).

    Premier League Players’ Combined Goals & Assists Table 2018-19.
  • 1st September 2018:
    Q: Which 2018 UEFA Champions League Group is without any previous winners?

    A: Group F: Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Olympique Lyonnaise and Hoffenheim.

    UEFA Champions League Results & Statistics 2018-19.

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