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The Potters' Premier League Debut

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The Potters Premier League Debut game quiz
"10 questions on Stoke City FC's return to top flight football and its first season in the FA Premier League."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. In which year did Stoke City gain promotion to the Premier League?
    2008
    2007
    2006
    2009


2. Upon promotion into the Premier League for the first time, for how many years had Stoke City been absent from the top flight of English football?
    23
    27
    18
    35


3. When they won promotion to the Premier League for the first time, which two other Championship teams also gained promotion to the Premier League?
    Burnley & Birmingham City
    Hull City & West Bromwich Albion
    Blackpool & Wolverhampton Wanderers
    Sunderland & Derby County


4. Who were trotted out as Stoke's first Premier League opponents?
    Middlesborough
    Arsenal
    Bolton Wanderers
    Aston Villa


5. What 'knee jerk' reaction was precipitated by Stoke's loss in their very first Premier League game?
    5 players were immediately dropped from the team
    A Bookmaker paid out early on bets that Stoke City would be relegated.
    The manager was immediately fired
    Half of the team's supporters returned their season tickets


6. Who scored Stoke City's first Premier League goal?
    Abdulaye Faye
    Dave Kitson
    Ricardo Fuller
    Liam Lawrence


7. Stoke's first Premier League win was achieved against which team?
    Aston Villa
    Arsenal
    Tottenham Hotspur
    Sunderland


8. Stoke lost only four times at the Britannia Stadium in their debut Premier league season. Which of the following was one of the teams who were unable to gun down the Potters at home?
    West Ham United
    Arsenal
    Manchester United
    Chelsea


9. Who scored the first Premier League goal at Stoke's Britannia Stadium home ground?
    John Carew (Aston Villa)
    Ricardo Fuller (Stoke City)
    Gretar Steinsson (Bolton Wanderers)
    Liam Lawrence (Stoke City)


10. Whose long throw, creating fear in opposing team defences, became a primary weapon in Stoke's debut season?
    Mamady Sidibe
    Rory Delap
    Danny Higginbotham
    Ryan Shawcross


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Compiled Aug 06 12