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1. The first Merseyside Derby took place on 13th October 1894. What was the final score?
2. Out of these four former Liverpool players, which one has scored the more goals in the Merseyside Derby, both in league matches and in cup competitions? (Neville Southall might know.)
3. What do Nick Barmby, Peter Beardsley, Abel Xavier, Dave Hickson and Gary Ablett all have in common?
4. In which year did Everton and Liverpool share the FA Charity Shield, after Liverpool won the FA Cup and the title and Everton came second in the league and lost the FA Cup final?
5. Over the years, Everton and Liverpool have found themselves drawn against each other in the FA Cup. One such season was the 1990-91 season, when both teams played each other at Anfield in the fifth round, which ended in a draw. What was the score of the replay at Goodison Park?
6. The Merseyside Derby is notorious for racking up more red cards than many other Premier League fixtures. Which two players received a red card at Anfield in 1999 after a fight broke out between them?
7. In 2003, Liverpool was announced as the European Capital of Culture for 2008. How did both teams pay tribute to this in the 2006 Merseyside Derby at Anfield?
8. Everton and Liverpool played each other four times in the 2008-09 season.
9. Which Everton player caused a major controversy in October 2020 when he injured Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk, but was not sent off for it?
10. The Merseyside derby in February 2021 was a notable one for Everton, but why?
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