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Quiz about UK Football Team Anagrams 2
Quiz about UK Football Team Anagrams 2

UK Football Team Anagrams [2] Trivia Quiz


Another anagram word play on some great UK Football teams. You'll have all the letters and clues. I hope that you have fun with it. :)

A multiple-choice quiz by Nightmare. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
Nightmare
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
317,094
Updated
Jul 23 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. When this team began in the 1860s, they played at Highfield. Throughout their history, nobody has ever been able to determine WHY LEEDS FANS DEFIED them. The team won their first title in the 1902-03 season under manager Arthur Dickinson. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 2 of 10
2. Under manager Charlie Spencer, this club began in the 1930s and played at Springfield Park. With A GENITAL WITCH, the club did not have entry into the Football League until the 1978-79 season. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 3 of 10
3. This team was no TYBURN DECOY as they were one of the 12 founding teams in the Football League. They played at the Racecourse Ground under manager Harry Newbould, and had Steve Bloomer as their big goalscorer. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 4 of 10
4. This club was formed from a STRINGY WOMB in 1878 and played at Clee Park. They made it into the Football League in the 1892-93 season. Pat Glover once set a club record by scoring 180 career goals. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 5 of 10
5. The fans found this team with open arms, and the atmosphere YET IS ELECTRIC in 1884 at Victoria Park. The club made their first FA Cup finals appearance in 1949. In 2002, the club moved into Walkers Stadium. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 6 of 10
6. Like a COW WITH SPIN, this team danced into professional team status in 1936 under manager Mick O'Brien, after the club formed in 1878. Mick Mills made the most League appearances for this club also. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 7 of 10
7. With this club playing in the Football League for the first time in the 1920-21 season, they did it with the sounds of a RASCAL CAT YELP, as champions in Division Three under manager Edmund Goodman. Which team is this?

Answer: (Two Words only)
Question 8 of 10
8. This club was formed in 1866 and folded 15 seasons later. They were never known as FLETCHER SIDE, but did have 'town' and 'municipal' in their name once in their history. The club won a Division Three title in the 1930-31 season. Which team is this?

Answer: (One Word only)
Question 9 of 10
9. With no POLKA BLOC, this team was initially named the Victoria Football Club. They won their first FA Cup in 1953 with Jimmy Armfield on the field. The club finished second for the Division One trophy in the 1955-56 season. Which club is this?

Answer: (One word only)
Question 10 of 10
10. Like old SLY ABNER, Reverend Tiverton Preedy founded this club in 1888 before it was renamed in 1897. They defeated West Bromwich Albion in the 1912 FA Cup final, then won a Division Three title in the 1931-32 season. Which team is this?

Answer: (One Word only)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. When this team began in the 1860s, they played at Highfield. Throughout their history, nobody has ever been able to determine WHY LEEDS FANS DEFIED them. The team won their first title in the 1902-03 season under manager Arthur Dickinson. Which team is this?

Answer: Sheffield Wednesday

The club was formed in 1867, known only as "Wednesday". In 1929, the "Sheffield" was added to their name. Wednesday played at Highfield in their first two seasons in 1867-68. They also played at Myrtle Road, Sheaf House, and Olive Grove before moving into Hillsborough.
2. Under manager Charlie Spencer, this club began in the 1930s and played at Springfield Park. With A GENITAL WITCH, the club did not have entry into the Football League until the 1978-79 season. Which team is this?

Answer: Wigan Athletic

Wigan was formed in 1932. They played at Springfield for over 60 years before moving into JJB Stadium. Wigan was first promoted to the Premiership in the 2004-05 season.
3. This team was no TYBURN DECOY as they were one of the 12 founding teams in the Football League. They played at the Racecourse Ground under manager Harry Newbould, and had Steve Bloomer as their big goalscorer. Which team is this?

Answer: Derby County

Between 1892-1914, Bloomer scored just under 300 goals for the club with 292. After Racecourse Ground, the team played at the Baseball Ground for over 100 seasons before moving into Pride Park in 1997. Derby County took their first Division One crown in 1971-72, then again in 1974-75.
4. This club was formed from a STRINGY WOMB in 1878 and played at Clee Park. They made it into the Football League in the 1892-93 season. Pat Glover once set a club record by scoring 180 career goals. Which team is this?

Answer: Grimsby Town

The team won their first Division Two title in the 1900-01 season. Glover played for Grimsby Town from 1930-1939, long after H.N. Hickson became the club's first manager. In their first Football League season, they finished fourth of twelve teams.
5. The fans found this team with open arms, and the atmosphere YET IS ELECTRIC in 1884 at Victoria Park. The club made their first FA Cup finals appearance in 1949. In 2002, the club moved into Walkers Stadium. Which team is this?

Answer: Leicester City

Their first FA Cup finals resulted in being defeated by the Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1. Leicester City was first elected into the Football League in the 1894-95 season for a fourth place finish in Division Two.
6. Like a COW WITH SPIN, this team danced into professional team status in 1936 under manager Mick O'Brien, after the club formed in 1878. Mick Mills made the most League appearances for this club also. Which team is this?

Answer: Ipswich Town

Mills made 591 League appearances between 1966 and 1982. Ipswich won their first League Championship in the 1961-62 season. It was by three points over runner-up Burnley. Mick O'Brien was the club's first manager in the 1936-37 season, and manager Alf Ramsey was the first to have a statue standing at Portman Road in his honor.
7. With this club playing in the Football League for the first time in the 1920-21 season, they did it with the sounds of a RASCAL CAT YELP, as champions in Division Three under manager Edmund Goodman. Which team is this?

Answer: Crystal Palace

The club first played their home games at Crystal Palace. They went to the FA Cup final against Manchester United in 1990, but lost the replay 1-0. Palace were Division One champions in the 1993-94 season (second tier, now the Football League Championship).
8. This club was formed in 1866 and folded 15 seasons later. They were never known as FLETCHER SIDE, but did have 'town' and 'municipal' in their name once in their history. The club won a Division Three title in the 1930-31 season. Which team is this?

Answer: Chesterfield

Chesterfield Town was the name of the club in 1888, and Chesterfield Municipal in 1919. Chesterfield were infamously known for the Parsonage Affair, which resulted in George Parsonage being banned for life when they tried to sign him from Fulham in 1919.
9. With no POLKA BLOC, this team was initially named the Victoria Football Club. They won their first FA Cup in 1953 with Jimmy Armfield on the field. The club finished second for the Division One trophy in the 1955-56 season. Which club is this?

Answer: Blackpool

In 1887 when the club was formed, they had three names all in the same year. Victoria Football Club, Blackpool St. Johns, and Blackpool. They joined the Football League in 1896. Jimmy Armfield set a club record for playing in 568 games from 1952-1971. In the 1955-56 season, Blackpool finished second to Manchester United, 11 points behind.
10. Like old SLY ABNER, Reverend Tiverton Preedy founded this club in 1888 before it was renamed in 1897. They defeated West Bromwich Albion in the 1912 FA Cup final, then won a Division Three title in the 1931-32 season. Which team is this?

Answer: Barnsley

Barnsley was promoted to Premier League in 1996/97, then relegated 1997/98.
Source: Author Nightmare

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