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Quiz about Footy Transfers
Quiz about Footy Transfers

Footy Transfers Trivia Quiz


About transfers from around Europe. Should be fairly easy.

A multiple-choice quiz by FURQ. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
FURQ
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
46,154
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
1637
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1. Gus Poyet has signed for Spurs in 2001 from Chelsea, but from which club did Chelsea buy him? Hint

Real Mallorca
Real Zaragoza
Real Sociedad
Real Madrid

2. In 1999 Spurs bought Ben Thatcher from Wimbledon. Which club did Wimbledon sign him from?

Answer: (One Word)
3. Which club did Celtic buy Alan Stubbs from, before selling him to Everton? Hint

Blackburn Rovers
Bolton Wanderers
Birmingham City
Bradford City

4. John Hartson has played in the Premiership for Arsenal, West Ham United, Wimbledon and Coventry City. Which club did Arsenal sign him from originally?

Answer: (Two Words)
5. In the mid 1990s Arsenal manager Bruce Rioch bought Dennis Bergkamp from which club? Hint

AC Milan
Ajax
Inter Milan
PSV Eindhoven

6. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink played for Chelsea in the 2000-01 season but his first English club was Leeds United. Which club did Leeds Buy him from in 1997 ?

Answer: (One Word)
7. In 1999 Peter Schmeichel left Manchester United and joined Sporting Lisbon. Which club did Manchester United buy him from in the early 1990s? Hint

Feyenoord
Brondby
Anderlecht
IFK Gothenberg

8. Fillipo Inzaghi joined AC Milan from Juventus before the 2001-02 season. Which club did Juventus originally buy him from?

Answer: (One Word)
9. Manchester United signed Juan Sebastian Veron in 2001 from Lazio. Which club did Lazio sign him from? Hint

Boca Juniors
Sampdoria
River Plate
Parma

10. Real Madrid signed Zinedine from Juventus for a world record 45 million before the 2001-02 season. Which club did Juventus buy him from?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Gus Poyet has signed for Spurs in 2001 from Chelsea, but from which club did Chelsea buy him?

Answer: Real Zaragoza

Gus Poyet was a Uruguayan footballer who played as a midfielder. He had a successful career playing for various clubs in Europe, including Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. In 2001, Poyet was signed by Spurs from Chelsea, but Chelsea had originally bought him from Real Zaragoza. Real Zaragoza is a Spanish football club based in Zaragoza, Spain, and has a long history of producing talented footballers. Poyet's transfer from Real Zaragoza to Chelsea was a significant move for him, as it allowed him to play in the English Premier League for the first time in his career.
2. In 1999 Spurs bought Ben Thatcher from Wimbledon. Which club did Wimbledon sign him from?

Answer: Millwall

Thatcher began his professional career at Millwall, where he played for six years before being signed by Wimbledon in 1996. He played for Wimbledon for three seasons before being bought by Spurs in 1999. Thatcher was known for his tough tackling and physical play on the pitch, earning him a reputation as a no-nonsense defender.

Despite his aggressive style, he was also a skilled and versatile player, capable of playing both left-back and center-back positions.
3. Which club did Celtic buy Alan Stubbs from, before selling him to Everton?

Answer: Bolton Wanderers

Alan Stubbs was bought by Celtic from Bolton Wanderers before being sold to Everton. Stubbs played for Celtic for two seasons, during which he won the Scottish Premier League twice and the Scottish Cup once. His move to Everton was for a fee of 4 million, making him the most expensive defender in British football at the time. Stubbs went on to have a successful career at Everton, making over 200 appearances for the club and helping them reach the FA Cup final in 2009.
4. John Hartson has played in the Premiership for Arsenal, West Ham United, Wimbledon and Coventry City. Which club did Arsenal sign him from originally?

Answer: Luton Town

John Hartson was originally signed by Arsenal from Luton Town in 1995 for a fee of 2.5 million. During his time at Arsenal, Hartson scored 14 goals in 54 appearances before being sold to West Ham United in 1997. Despite his short stint at Arsenal, Hartson went on to have a successful career in the Premiership, scoring a total of 88 goals in 221 appearances for various clubs.
5. In the mid 1990s Arsenal manager Bruce Rioch bought Dennis Bergkamp from which club?

Answer: Inter Milan

Dennis Bergkamp was bought by Arsenal manager Bruce Rioch from Inter Milan in the mid 1990s. Bergkamp went on to become one of Arsenal's greatest ever players, scoring 120 goals in 423 appearances for the club. He was known for his incredible technical ability and vision on the pitch, and was a key part of Arsenal's success in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Interestingly, Bergkamp was afraid of flying and would often travel to away games by car or train, which led to him missing some important matches throughout his career.
6. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink played for Chelsea in the 2000-01 season but his first English club was Leeds United. Which club did Leeds Buy him from in 1997 ?

Answer: Boavista

Leeds United bought Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink from Boavista in 1997. Interestingly, Hasselbaink was born in Suriname and began his professional career in the Netherlands before making his way to England. He had a successful career in the Premier League, scoring a total of 127 goals for Leeds United, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, and Charlton Athletic. Hasselbaink was known for his powerful right foot and his ability to score from free kicks.
7. In 1999 Peter Schmeichel left Manchester United and joined Sporting Lisbon. Which club did Manchester United buy him from in the early 1990s?

Answer: Brondby

Peter Schmeichel was a Danish goalkeeper who played for Manchester United in the 1990s. He was known for his commanding presence in the box and his ability to make crucial saves. Before joining Manchester United, Schmeichel played for Brondby, a Danish football club based in the Copenhagen suburb of Brondbyvester.

He was signed by Manchester United in 1991 for a fee of 505,000, which was a record for a goalkeeper at the time. Schmeichel went on to win five Premier League titles, three FA Cups, and the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United before leaving for Sporting Lisbon in 1999.
8. Fillipo Inzaghi joined AC Milan from Juventus before the 2001-02 season. Which club did Juventus originally buy him from?

Answer: Atalanta

Inzaghi was a prolific goal scorer for AC Milan, scoring 73 goals in 149 appearances during his time with the club. However, before joining Milan, he had a successful stint with Juventus, where he won two Serie A titles and reached the Champions League final. Juventus originally bought Inzaghi from Atalanta, where he had also been a prolific scorer, netting 24 goals in 57 appearances.

Inzaghi's success at both Atalanta and Juventus paved the way for his move to AC Milan, where he continued to impress on the field.
9. Manchester United signed Juan Sebastian Veron in 2001 from Lazio. Which club did Lazio sign him from?

Answer: Parma

Veron was a highly sought-after midfielder in the early 2000s, and his transfer to Manchester United was a big deal at the time. However, before he played for Lazio, he actually started his career in Argentina with Estudiantes. He then moved to Boca Juniors before making his way to Europe, where he played for several clubs including Parma, the team Lazio signed him from. Veron's time at Manchester United was short-lived, but he went on to have a successful career in Europe and South America.
10. Real Madrid signed Zinedine from Juventus for a world record 45 million before the 2001-02 season. Which club did Juventus buy him from?

Answer: Bordeaux

Zinedine Zidane, one of the greatest football players of all time, was signed by Real Madrid for a world record fee of 45 million from Juventus. However, before joining Juventus, Zidane played for Bordeaux, a French club where he began his professional career. Zidane's transfer to Real Madrid proved to be a great success as he helped the team win numerous domestic and international titles, including three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles from 2016 to 2018.
Source: Author FURQ

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