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Question of the Day May 2019

  • 1st June 2019:
    Q: Which three Belgians won UEFA European Cup or Champions League Medals?
     

    A: Eric Gerets​ (1988 PSV Eindhoven), Daniel Van Buyten (2013 Bayern Munich) and Thomas Vermaelen (2015 Barcelona).


    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Winners Medal from 1956 to 2019.
  • 31st May 2019:
    Q: How many Clubs entered the first UEFA European Cup competition in 1955-56?
     

    A: Sixteen: Rapid Wien (Austria), Anderlecht (Belgium), AGF Aarhus (Denmark), Reims (France), Vörös Lobogó (Hungary), AC Milan (Italy), PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands), Gwardia Warszawa (Poland), Sporting CP (Portugal), Saarbrücken (Saarland), Hibernian (Scotland), Real Madrid (Spain – Winners), Djurgården (Sweden), Servette (Switzerland), Rot-Weiss Essen (West Germany) and Partizan (Yugoslavia).


    UEFA European Cup Progress Chart 1955-56 to 1991-92.
  • 30th May 2019:
    Q: Which player holds the record for most UEFA Cup or Europa League Goals scored in a season?
     

    A: Radamel Falcao​ with 17 goals for FC Porto in Season 2010-11.


    UEFA Cup & UEFA Europa League Top Goalscorers.
  • 29th May 2019:
    Q: Which was the last UEFA Cup Final played over two legs?
     

    A: 1997 Final Schalke 04 1-1 (pens 4-1) Inter Milan.


    UEFA Cup Finals 1971-72 to 2008-09 & Europa League Finals 2009-10 to 2018-19.
  • 28th May 2019:
    Q: Which seven players won England Caps with Norwich City?
     

    A: Dave Watson​ (6 caps), Chris Woods (4 caps), Mark Barham (2 caps), Phil Boyer, Rob Green, Kevin Reeves and John Ruddy.


    England Players by Club Affiliation 1872-2019.
  • 27th May 2019:
    Q: Which five Clubs have West Ham United won the most Premier League points from?
     

    A: Southampton (55 points from 34 games), Tottenham Hotspur (54 points from 46 games), Sunderland (49 points from 30 games), Newcastle United (49 points from 42 games) and Blackburn Rovers (46 points from 28 games).


    West Ham United Premier League Record 1993-94 to 2018-19.
  • 26th May 2019:
    Q: Which one of the 55 UEFA Members doesn’t send its Clubs to the Champions League?
     

    A: Liechtenstein​ as it doesn’t run a National League competition.


    UEFA Champions League Results & Statistics 2018-19.
  • 25th May 2019:
    Q: Which five players scored more than 70 Premier League Goals for Arsenal?
     

    A: Thierry Henry​ (175), Ian Wright (104), Robin van Persie (96), Dennis Bergkamp (87) and Olivier Giroud (73).


    Arsenal FC Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 24th May 2019:
    Q: Which six Managers from Argentina & Germany won the UEFA European Cup or Champions League?
     

    A: Luis Carniglia​ (Argentina & Real Madrid 1958 & 1959), Helenio Herrera (Argentina & Inter Milan 1964 & 1965), Udo Lattek (Germany & Bayern Munich 1974), Dettmar Cramer (Germany & Bayern Munich 1975 & 1976), Ottmar Hitzfeld (Germany & Borussia Dortmund 1997 & Bayern Munich 2001), Jupp Heynckes (Germany & Real Madrid 1998 & Bayern Munich 2013).


    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Winning Managers 1955-56 to 2018-19.
  • 23rd May 2019:
    Q: Which five Englishmen had the most Premier League Goals & Assists this season?
     

    A: Raheem Sterling​ (26 Manchester City), Callum Wilson (23 AFC Bournemouth), Jamie Vardy (22 Leicester City), Harry Kane (21 Tottenham Hotspur) and Marcus Rashford (16 Manchester United).


    Premier League Players’ Goals & Assists 2018-19.
  • 22nd May 2019:
    Q: Which six players scored the most Premier League Goals for Aston Villa?
     

    A: Gabby Agbonlahor​ (73), Dwight Yorke (60), Dion Dublin (48), Juan Pablo Angel (44), Christian Benteke (42) and Gareth Barry (41).


    Aston Villa FC Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2014-15.
  • 21st May 2019:
    Q: Which eight players made over 200 Premier League Appearances for Newcastle United?
     

    A: Shay Given​(354), Alan Shearer (303), Shola Ameobi (294), Rob Lee (267), Nolberto Solano (230), Gary Speed (213), Fabricio Coloccini (211) and Aaron Hughes (205).


    Newcastle United Premier League Appearances 1993-94 to 2018-19.
  • 20th May 2019:
    Q: Which four countries have won the UEFA Under-21 Championship once each?
     

    A: Yugoslavia (1978), France (1988), Czech Republic (2002) and Sweden (2015).


    UEFA Under-21 Championships 1978 to Italy 2019.
  • 19th May 2019:
    Q: Which five venues outside Wembley have hosted the most FA Charity Shield matches?
     

    A: Stamford Bridge​ (11 times), Highbury (7 times), Millennium Stadium (6 times), Old Trafford (6 times) and White Hart Lane (6 times).


    FA Charity & Community Shield 1908 to 2019.
  • 18th May 2019:
    Q: Which five Italian Managers won the FA Cup?
     

    A: Gianluca Vialli ​(Chelsea 2000), Carlo Ancelotti (Chelsea 2010), Roberto Mancini (Manchester City 2011), Roberto di Matteo (Chelsea 2012) and Antonio Conte (Chelsea 2018).


    FA Cup Winning Managers 1871-72 to 2018-19.
  • 17th May 2019:
    Q: How many times has the “Double” of FA Cup & Top Flight League Title been achieved?
     

    A: Eleven Times: Preston North End (1889), Aston Villa (1897), Tottenham Hotspur (1961), Arsenal (1971), Liverpool (1986), Manchester United (1994), Manchester United (1996), Arsenal (1998), Manchester United (1999), Arsenal (2002) and Chelsea (2010).


    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2018-19.
  • 16th May 2019:
    Q: Which four Premier League Manager of the Season Award Winners never won the League Title?
     

    A: George Burley​ (Ipswich Town 2000-01), Harry Redknapp (Tottenham Hotspur 2009-10), Alan Pardew (Newcastle United 2011-12) and Tony Pulis (Crystal Palace 2013-14).


    Premier League Manager of the Season Awards.
  • 15th May 2019:
    Q: How many FA Cup Finals were contested between Clubs from London & Manchester?
     

    A: Nine: 1979 Arsenal v Manchester United, 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City, 1990 Manchester United v Crystal Palace, 1994 Manchester United v Chelsea, 2004 Manchester United v Millwall, 2005 Arsenal v Manchester United, 2007 Chelsea v Manchester United, 2016 Manchester United v Crystal Palace and 2018 Chelsea v Manchester United.


    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2018-19.
  • 14th May 2019:
    Q: Which five players scored UEFA Champions League Semi-Final Hat-Tricks?
     

    A: Alessandro Del Piero​ (1998 Juventus 4-1 AS Monaco), Ivica Olić (2010 Bayern Munich 3-0 Olympique Marseille), Robert Lewandowski (2013 Borussia Dortmund 4-1 Real Madrid, 4 goals), Cristiano Ronaldo (2017 Real Madrid 3-0 Atlético Madrid) and Lucas Moura (2019 Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 Ajax) .


    UEFA Champions League Hat-Tricks 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 13th May 2019:
    Q: Which four Colombians had Premier League Goals or Assists in 2018-19?
     

    A: Jefferson Lerma​ (2 AFC Bournemouth), Davinson Sánchez (2 Tottenham Hotspur), Yerry Mina (1 Everton) and José Izquierdo (1 Brighton & Hove Albion).


    Premier League Players’ Goals & Assists 2018-19.
  • 12th May 2019:
    Q: Which six Clubs have won the Uruguayan Primera División Title more than once?
     

    A: CURCC / Peñarol​ (50 times), Nacional (46 times), Montevideo Wanderers (4 times), Defensor Sporting (4 times), Danubio (4 times) and River Plate FC (4 times).


    World Football Leagues: Uruguay.
  • 11th May 2019:
    Q: Which six players have won the most caps for Scotland?
     

    A: Kenny Dalglish (102, 1971-1986), Jim Leighton (91, 1982-1998), Darren Fletcher (80, 2003-2017), Alex MacLeish (77, 1980-1993), Paul MacStay (76, 1983-1997) and Tom Boyd (72, 1990-2001).


    Scottish International Football Team Players 1872 to 2019.
  • 10th May 2019:
    Q: Which six Clubs have won the Mexican Liga MX the most times?
     

    A: Club América (13 times), C.D. Guadalajara (12 times), Deportivo Toluca F.C. (10 times), Cruz Azul (8 times), Club Universidad Nacional (7 times) and Club León (7 times).


    World Football Leagues: Mexico.
  • 9th May 2019:
    Q: Which was the first UEFA Cup Final to be played as a single game?
     

    A: 1997-98 UEFA Cup Final Inter Milan 3-0 SS Lazio played in Paris.


    UEFA Cup Finals 1971-72 to 2008-09 & Europa League Finals 2009-10 to 2018-19.
  • 8th May 2019:
    Q: Who were Liverpool’s five UEFA European Cup & Champions League Winning Captains?
     

    A: Emlyn Hughes (1977 Liverpool 3-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach), Emlyn Hughes (1978 Liverpool 1-0 Club Brugge), Phil Thompson (1981 Liverpool 1-0 Real Madrid), Graeme Souness (1984 Liverpool 1-1 AS Roma) and Steven Gerrard (2005 Liverpool 3-3 AC Milan).


    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Finals 1956 to 2018.
  • 7th May 2019:
    Q: Which five Norwegians won UEFA Champions League Medals?
     

    A: Steinar Pedersen​ (Borussia Dortmund 1997), Henning Berg (Manchester United 1999), Ole Gunnar Solskjær (Manchester United 1999), Ronny Johnsen (Manchester United 1999) and John Arne Riise (Liverpool 2005).


    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Medal Winners from 1956 to 2018.
  • 6th May 2019:
    Q: Which six players were the last to win England caps with Leicester City?
     

    A: Ben Chilwell​ (6 caps 2018-19), Harry Maguire (18 caps 2017-19), Danny Drinkwater (3 caps 2016), Jamie Vardy (26 caps 2015-18), Ian Walker (1 cap 2004) and Emile Heskey (5 caps 1999-2000).


    England Players by Club Affiliation 1872-2019.
  • 5th May 2019:
    Q: Which five players wore Watford’s number seven shirt in the Premier League?
     

    A: Michel Ngonge​ (1999-2000), Damien Francis (2006-07), José Manuel Jurado (2015-16), Nordin Amrabat (2016-17) and Gerard Deulofeu (2017-19).


    Watford FC Premier League Players’ Squad Numbers 1999-2000 to 2018-19.
  • 4th May 2019:
    Q: How many Clubs have done the “Double” of FA Cup & FA Youth Cup in the same season?
     

    A: Five Clubs: Arsenal (1971), Everton (1984), Coventry City (1987), Liverpool (2006) and Chelsea (2010 & 2012).


    FA Youth Cup (Under-18) Finals 1952-53 to 2018-19.
  • 3rd May 2019:
    Q: Which six players have scored 30 or more Premier League Goals with Everton FC?
     

    A: Romelu Lukaku​ (68), Duncan Ferguson (60), Tim Cahill (56), Kevin Campbell (45), Leon Osman (44) and David Unsworth (33).


    Everton FC Premier League Goalscorers 1992-93 to 2018-19.
  • 2nd May 2019:
    Q: Which six Nation’s Managers won the UEFA Cup or Europa League once each?
     

    A: Scotland (Bill Shankly with Liverpool 1973), Belgium (Paul Van Himst with Anderlecht 1983), Turkey (Fatih Terim with Galatasaray 2000), France (Gérard Houllier with Liverpool 2001), Russia (Valery Gazzaev with CSKA Moscow 2005) and Romania (Mircea Lucescu with Shakhtar Donetsk 2009), .


    UEFA Cup & Europa League Winning Managers.
  • 1st May 2019:
    Q: Which four Managers won the UEFA Champions League with FC Barcelona?
     

    A: Johan Cruijff​ (1992), Frank Rijkaard (2006), Josep Guardiola (2009 & 2011) and Luis Enrique (2015).


    UEFA European Cup & Champions League Winning Managers.
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