The quiz is back with a mixed format and with an increased ‘difficulty’ level. Hope you guys can crack it as well as enjoy it. All the best.
‘A‘ has an MBE attached to his name. He has played many league matches in England and in fact, holds a particular record which is only bettered by Peter Shilton. He has never played in the highest tier of English Football. A career spanning 26 years, he had played in all league grounds except the White Hart Lane. He never played for the national team. Identify ‘A’.
‘B‘ ended his club’s 71-year wait for the league trophy (top division, now known as the Premier League). Their nearest competitor that season was Ipswich Town and Liverpool, though finished 5th in the league, lifted two other trophies. Identify the manager ‘B’.
A crazy season. Captain spends 8 weeks in prison for drink-driving. Two points deducted for a brawl with a major rival. Yet, just one loss and an incredible defensive record. A league win, second under the same manager. Which season of English Football is being referred to? (‘C‘)
Question 4 & 5:
The deadly combination of ‘D‘ and ‘E‘, scoring more than 50 league goals and earning their side a league title after an incredible 81 years, was an unique achievement for the club. Their nearest rival failed to win on the final day and thereby lost the title. Identify ‘D’ and ‘E’.
Question 6 & 7:
Identify the occasion (‘F‘) and the player (‘G‘) sitting in the bottom row, fourth from left.
Though ‘H‘ scored 31 goals that season, his team finished 5th in the league, 15 points below the league-leaders. A fantastic goal-scorer during the 90’s, he represented Spain 22 times. He retired from the scene after the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He had played two years in a top Spanish club.
Identify the legendary football stadium. Hint: Many famous ‘rock’ concerts have taken place here over the years. (‘I‘)