Special Sub-Topic: Arsenal 2005-06
|Cesc Fabregas was one of the great young players coming through at Arsenal. What country was the youngster from?|
Spain. Arsenal had an incredible academy of young players. The young Spaniard, Cesc Fabregas became the youngest player ever to score for Arsenal when the Gunners beat Wolves 5-1 in 2004-05.
|Thierry Henry set a new scoring record at Arsenal by hitting two goals against Sparta Prague. Exactly how many goals was needed to break the record?|
186. The flying Frenchman had just returned from injury when he beat Ian Wright's goalscoring record.
|Jose Antonio Reyes signed for Arsenal in January 2004. From which club was the talented left-footer signed?|
Sevilla. Reyes was a very talented youngster who could play on either wing, or up-front.
|Arsenal had never dreamed of doing well in European football. They didn't have a very tough group in 2005-06 in the Champions League, facing Ajax, Sparta Prague, and who else?|
FC Thun. The Swiss side were new to Champions League football, but gave the Gunners a hard time in their opening match. Arsenal scraped a narrow 1-0 win against the underdogs.
|Arsenal's London rivals Chelsea were heavy favourites to win the Premiership. What was the score when the two giants first met in the Premiership in the season?|
1-0 Chelsea. Didier Drogba scored the only goal of the game, leaving Arsenal with six points from three games.
|Arsenal signed Mart Poom as a back-up goalkeeper for Jens Lehmann and Manuel Almunia. From which club was he signed?|
Sunderland. Poom did not play in a game for Arsenal in the season. Many people think it was a waste of time signing him.
|Arsenal new-boy Alexander Hleb from ______ cost the team a hefty contract. |
Belarus. Hleb had been strong for Arsenal in centre midfield.
|Kolo Toure was a key player for Arsenal, playing at the heart of the defence. Which country is the big defender from?|
Ivory Coast. Kolo played along side Didier Drogba in the international squad. Kolo used to be a midfielder, but a move from midfield to defence proved a wise decision from Arsene Wenger.
|Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira was a legend at the Gunners. He moved to Serie A in Italy to play for Juventus. How many years did Patrick play for Arsenal?|
9. Patrick was actually born in Senegal, but played for France. He was the key player for Arsenal on countless occasions.
|Jens Lehmann was the Number 1 goalkeeper at Arsenal. From which club did the Gunners sign him?|
Borrusia Dortmund. Jens Lehmann was bought as a replacement for David Seaman. He had his ups and downs, but overall usually puts in a great performance for the Gunners.
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