Special Sub-Topic: Fabulous Football
|Who was the first ever European player of the year?|
Stanley Mathews. Stanley Matthews won the title in 1956 while playing for Blackpool. The first world player of the year award went to Lothar Matthaus, who was playing for Inter Milan at the time.
|When Republic of Ireland played Spain in the 2002 World Cup, Ian Harte missed a penalty. Who put the follow up wide?|
Kevin Kilbane. Kilbane missed the follow up but Robbie Keane netted in the 90th minute to level the score at 1-1, only for Ireland to lose in the penalty shoot out.
|Who was the first team to lose two consecutive FA Cup finals?|
Old Etonians. All these teams reached the FA Cup final when it was played at the Kennington Oval, London, but Old Etonians lost two in a row in 1875 and 1876, both after replays. They won the cup in 1879 and 1992.
|Which of the following scored the most goals for Wolverhampton Wanderers?|
Steve Bull. Stevie Bull hit the back of the net 306 times for Wolves in 561 games.
|Who scored the winning goal when Arsenal beat Liverpool in the 2002 Community Shield?|
Gilberto Silva. This game is the traditional 'curtain raiser' to the new season and is usually played between the league champions and the FA Cup winners. However, as Arsenal had won both, second placed Liverpool played in the game which Arsenal won 1-0.
|Who scored Germany's 90th minute equaliser in the 1966 World Cup final against England?|
Wolfgang Weber. Weber scored the goal that took the match in to extra time, but England won the match 4-2.
|Where did Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Ade Akinbiyi from?|
Bristol City. Akinbiyi played for Wolves between September 1999 and July 2000, before signing for Leicester City.
|How many league goals did Andy Cole score For Manchester United?|
94. Cole played for United between 1994-2001, and left to join Blackburn Rovers.
|Which player ended Luc Nilis' career?|
Richard Wright. Luc Nilis had only been with Aston Villa a few months when Ipswich Town's goalkeeper, Richard Wright clattered into him causing the end of his career.
|Who did David Beckham score his first England goal against?|
Colombia. Beckham curled a fantastic effort into the Columbia net to put England 2-0 up and as good as put them through to the 2nd round of the World Cup.
|Which goalkeeper has the most goals to his name in world football?|
Jose Luis Chilavert. Jose Luis Chilavert has more than ten goals to his name.He is Paraguay's free kick and penalty taker.
|When Republic of Irland played Spain in the 2002 World cup Ian Harte missed a penalty.Who put the follow up wide?|
Kevin Kilbane. Kilbane missed the follow up but Robbie Keane netted in the 90th minute only to go out in a penalty shoot out.
|Was Ronaldo voted World player of the year once?|
n. Ronaldo was actually voted World player of the year twice.
|Who did Wolves sign Ade Akinbiyi from?|
Bristol City. Ade Akenbiyi was Wolves record transfer at 3 and a half million pounds.
|Who's jaw did Dennis Wise brake?|
Callum Davidson. This incident led to the sacking of Dennis Wise from Leicester City.
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