Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Who famously said 'You don't win anything with kids' of Manchester United in 1995, in the season during which they won the Double, the FA Cup and League Champions?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
9. 2 FA Cups, 4 League Cups and 3 European Cups.
Allan Nielsen. With a lovely header into the corner of the net in the final few minutes of the match. He then moved from Spurs to Watford after a short loan spell with Wolverhampton Wanderers
Punching a player. It was Robbie Savage he hit, because he'd been fouling everybody all game and Edinburgh finally got fed up with it after a particularly blatant foul on him by Savage and turned round and punched him in the face.
2. Both of them featuring a Glasgow club: in 1988 when Rangers beat Aberdeen 5-3 (3-3 draw), and in 1995 when Raith Rovers beat Celtic 6-5 (2-2 draw).
0. And they've never finished in the top 2 of any division either. They are also one of only seven clubs in England to have never supplied a full international for any country.
|FA Cup 1998, 4th Round: Stevenage Borough v Newcastle United: the Premier Club were humbled by non-league amateurs, Stevenage Borough in a spectacular 1-1 draw. Who scored what would have been the winning goal for Stevenage, had it not been 'incorrectly' ruled off-side?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
Guiliano Grazioli . The closest Stevenage had to a high profile foreign signing, Guiliano was born in London in 1975.. Interestingly, one of Newcastle goals in the replay probably never crossed the line but was given by the ref; ignoring his linesman. Newcastle won the replay 2-1.
|FA Cup 1998, 4th Round: what was manager Kenny Dalglish's reaction when his multi-million pound Newcastle United team were humbled by non-league amateurs Stevenage Borough (101 draw)?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
All of these (Refused to allow his players to swap shirts, Blamed it on the pitch quality, Left the stadium without a word). Some players defied Kenny by swapping shirts with the opposition, as is traditional in big games.
Newcastle United own the replay 2-1.
1. In 1986, beating QPR 3-0.
1927. They beat Arsenal 1-0. In 1925, they lost 1-0 in the final to Sheffield United.
Celtic and Hibernian. And the score was 6-1 to Celtic.
1972. Celtic v Hibernian 6-1.
|In 1990, Aberdeen played Celtic in the Scottish FA Cup final and, even after extra-time, neither side was able to get a goal. How many penalties were scored in the shoot-out?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
17. Nine of them were by Aberdeen, winning them the Cup.
3 . 3-2 to Rangers in the end. This was before someone had the sensible idea of using penalties to decide a draw.
1-1. And Clyde won the replay 1-0.
4. 1930: Uruguay v Argentina 4-2
1978 : Argentina v Netherlands 3-1 aet
1986 : Argentina v West Germany 3-2
1990 : West Germnay v Argentina 1-0
And they only failed to qualify for the last 16 once, in 1970.
|On the eight occasions that Tottenham Hotspur won the FA Cup during the 20th century, how many times had it been in a year ending in 1 (eg. 1961, 2001, etc)?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
5. FA Cup winners: 1901, 1921, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1981, 1982, 1991.
|1960 FA Cup, Blackburn Rovers v Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-3 : after this win Wolves had lost the FA Cup final as many times as they've won it. How many times had they won it?||League Cup, FA Cup & World Cup
4. Winners: 1893, 1908, 1949, 1960.
Runners-up: 1889, 1896, 1921, 1939.
Rotherham United. Aston Villa lost 0-2 and then won the next leg 3-0 aet. They lost to Birmingham City two years later (4-1 on aggregate), in the 1963 final.
3 . Milk Cup 1982-1986: Liverpool won three in a row, 1982-83-84.
0-0. And 1-0 after extra time to Forest.
2-0. Back then, Bolton were actually quite good. They wn the FA Cup three times during the 1920s -- 1923, 1926 and 1929.
|Since the League Cup competition began, how many finals have gone to replays?||League Cup Finals
5. The five are 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984 and 1997. The 1977 Final had to be replayed twice, with Villa finally beating Everton 3-2 after drawing 0-0 and then 1-1.
|The Worthington Cup (or Worthless Cup depending on who you support) began life in 1998-99. So far the final has never been won by more than one goal. Who scored Leicester City's winner in the 2000 final?||League Cup Finals
Matt Elliott. Matt Elliott scored both goals in Leicester's 2-1 win over Tranmere. The other Worthington Cup Finals were 1998-99 Spurs 1-0 over Leicester and 2000-01 Liverpool 1-1 with Birmingham (Liverpool winning 5-4 on penalties).
|1992-93 to 1997-98 saw the League Cup become the Coca-Cola Cup. During that time all finals were played between Premiership teams. True or False?||League Cup Finals
False . All but two finals were played between Premiership sides. The two exceptions were 1994-95 when Bolton (Div 1) lost 2-1 to Liverpool (Prem), and 1997-98 when Middlesbrough (Div 1) lost 2-0 to Chelsea (Prem).
|The Rumbelows Cup lasted just two seasons, 1990-91 and 1991-92. Manchester United played in both finals: True or False?||League Cup Finals
True . Man United lost 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday in 1990-91, but then beat Nottingham Forest 1-0 (goal from Brian McClair) in 1991-92.
|Between 1986-87 and 1989-90, the League Cup was known as the Littlewoods Cup. Again there were three different winners, Arsenal once, Luton Town once, but which club won it twice?||League Cup Finals
Nottingham Forest. Forest beat Luton Town 3-1 in 1988-89, and then beat Oldham Athletic 1-0 the following season.
|The League Cup has had many different names. Between 1981-82 and 1985-86 it was known as the Milk Cup. In this time there were only three different winners, Liverpool, Norwich City and which other club?||League Cup Finals
|True or False: when Manchester United won the cup in 1992, it was also their first final appearance?||League Cup Finals
False . Previously Man Utd had lost in 1983 to Liverpool (2-1) and in 1991 to Sheffield Wednesday (1-0).