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The Year That Was

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Worldwide Football
The Year That Was game quiz
"Each of the following questions will list a number of events that took place in a certain year of the football world. Good luck!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Leeds United won the old Division One title, Burnley won the old Division Four title, and Denmark won the European Championships. Which year ties all three together?
    1993
    1991
    1994
    1992


2. Eric Cantona attacks a Crystal Palace supporter, Blackburn Rovers win the Premiership title, and Everton win the FA Cup. Which year was this?
    1993
    1995
    1994
    1992


3. Peter Shilton pulls on an England shirt for the 100th time, Marco van Basten becomes European Footballer of the Year, and Wimbledon win the FA Cup. Which year is it?
    1990
    1988
    1992
    1986


4. 96 football supporters lose their lives at Hillsborough, Arsenal win the League title in the last game of the season, and Liverpool win the FA Cup. Which year was this?
    1987
    1990
    1989
    1988


5. A player named Brown scores in the World Cup final, Gary Lineker signs for Barcelona, and Sir Alex Ferguson becomes manager of Manchester United. Which year connects all three of these?
    1982
    1986
    1990
    1994


6. Which year saw Teddy Sheringham win his first professional trophy, Wigan Athletic move out of Springfield Park, and Thierry Henry sign for Arsenal?
    1999
    2000
    1998
    1997


7. Ian Wright becomes Arsenal's all-time leading goalscorer, Eric Cantona retires from the game, and Ronaldo signs for Inter Milan. Which year was this?
    1995
    1993
    1999
    1997


8. In which year did Wayne Rooney become England's youngest ever player, Southampton reach the FA Cup final, and Yeovil Town gain entry into the Football League?
    2003
    2004
    2002
    2001


9. Neil Webb becomes England's 1000th international player, Coventry City win the FA Cup, and Everton become League champions for the ninth time. Which year connects all three of these?
    1987
    1988
    1986
    1985


10. England appoint Sven-Göran Eriksson as national team coach, FA Cup winning goalkeeper Les Sealey dies, and Fulham are promoted to the Premier League. Which year was this?
    2001
    2002
    2000
    1999


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