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Quiz about Early Years of the FAPL
Quiz about Early Years of the FAPL

Early Years of the FAPL Trivia Quiz


English Premiership: this quiz tests your memory from the 'early years' of the FA Premier League.

A multiple-choice quiz by Ridgeback. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Ridgeback
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
64,169
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1904
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Question 1 of 10
1. In which year did the FA Premier League begin? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Which club finished bottom of the table in the first season of the FA Premier League? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Teddy Sheringham ended up as the leading scorer in the 1992-93 season, but which two clubs did he play for during that period? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Which of the following clubs was NOT originally one of the 22 clubs in the FA Premier League's first ever season? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. At the end of the 1992-93 season, which London based club finished the highest in the table? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. He was the top scorer in the 1993-94 season and won the PFA young player of the year award. Who was that player? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Who were the runners up in 1993-94? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which two rival clubs were relegated together in the 1994-95 season? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Alan Shearer finished up as the top scorer with 34 goals in the 1994-95 season - but which imported player scored the most goals? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Who was manager of the year in 1994-95? Hint



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1. In which year did the FA Premier League begin?

Answer: 1992

Manchester United won the first Premiership title 1992-93, but it was their first league title for 26 years.
2. Which club finished bottom of the table in the first season of the FA Premier League?

Answer: Nottingham Forest

Forest finished below Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough, who also got relegated.
3. Teddy Sheringham ended up as the leading scorer in the 1992-93 season, but which two clubs did he play for during that period?

Answer: Tottenham Hotspur AND Nottingham Forest

Teddy scored 22, just ahead of his 2001 striking partner at Spurs, Les Ferdinand, who banged in 20 for QPR in the 1992-93 season.
4. Which of the following clubs was NOT originally one of the 22 clubs in the FA Premier League's first ever season?

Answer: Newcastle United

The original 22 were - Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Coventry City, Crystal Palace, Everton, Leeds United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Norwich City, Nottingham Forest, Oldham Athletic, Queens Park Rangers, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and Wimbledon, and newly promoted Ipswich Town, Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rovers.
5. At the end of the 1992-93 season, which London based club finished the highest in the table?

Answer: Queens Park Rangers

QPR finished 5th, Tottenham 8th, Arsenal 10th and Chelsea 11th. The other two London clubs Wimbledon and Crystal Palace finished 12th and 20th respectively.
6. He was the top scorer in the 1993-94 season and won the PFA young player of the year award. Who was that player?

Answer: Andy Cole

Cole scored 34, three ahead of Alan Shearer (31).
7. Who were the runners up in 1993-94?

Answer: Blackburn Rovers

Leeds finished 5th, West Ham 13th and Chelsea 14th. Manchester United were League Champions.
8. Which two rival clubs were relegated together in the 1994-95 season?

Answer: Norwich City AND Ipswich Town

Ipswich finished bottom with a paltry 27 points, Norwich had 43. The other team who were relegated was Leicester City.
9. Alan Shearer finished up as the top scorer with 34 goals in the 1994-95 season - but which imported player scored the most goals?

Answer: Jurgen Klinsmann

Klinsmann was the sixth top scorer with 20 goals - behind five British players, Shearer, Cole, Fowler, Ferdinand and Collymore. Klinsmann was awarded the footballer of the year award, the first foreigner to win the trophy.
10. Who was manager of the year in 1994-95?

Answer: Kenny Dalglish

Dalglish steered Blackburn Rovers to the Leaague Title in the same year.
Source: Author Ridgeback

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