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Quiz about The Celtic Football Club
Quiz about The Celtic Football Club

The Celtic Football Club Trivia Quiz


Some occasionally tough questions about the glorious Celtic FC.

A multiple-choice quiz by Bazalinhio. Estimated time: 9 mins.
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Author
Bazalinhio
Time
9 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
88,958
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Very Difficult
Avg Score
9 / 25
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1467
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. OK, an easy one to begin. Which Celtic manager signed Lubo Moravcik? Hint

John Barnes
Wim Jansen
Martin O' Neill
Dr. Josef Venglos

2. Who was Martin O'Neill's first signing for Celtic? Hint

Neil Lennon
Chris Sutton
Joos Valgaeren
Henrik Larsson

3. Which English manager sold Olivier Tebily to Celtic and then, in 2002, bought him back from Celtic?

Answer: (Two Words)
4. After Martin O'Neill took over at Celtic, who were the first team to take a point from Celtic Park? Hint

Aberdeen
Dundee
Rangers
Hibernian

5. After Martin O'Neill took over at Celtic, who were the first SPL team to avoid defeat against Celtic? Hint

Rangers
Dundee
Hibernian
Aberdeen

6. In Martin O'Neill's first cup final (CIS Cup) Larsson scored a hat-trick to sink Kilmarnock, but which Celtic player was sent off in the match?

Answer: (Two Words)
7. Who scored Celtic's first goal in European competition under Martin O'Neill? Hint

Chris Sutton
Tommy Johnson
Henrik Larsson
Lubo Moravcik

8. Who scored Celtic's first Scottish Cup goal under Martin O'Neill? Hint

Joos Valgaeren
Henrik Larsson
Jackie McNamara
Ramon Vega

9. The manager who brought Henrik Larsson to Celtic also signed which one of the following players for Celtic? Hint

Alan Stubbs
Craig Burley
Paul Lambert
Darren Jackson

10. Dr. Josef Venglos' first competitive match as Celtic manager was a Champions' League qualifier at Celtic Park against which team? Hint

Croatia Zagreb
Dinamo Batumi
Inter Cabletel
St. Patricks

11. In Dr. Josef Venglos' first domestic match, who scored a hat-trick? Hint

Henrik Larsson
Darren Jackson
Harald Brattbakk
Craig Burley

12. In Dr. Venglos' second league game, Celtic were awarded three penalties at Pittodrie. All three were taken by different players. Whose penalty hit the post?

Answer: (Surname or both names)
13. In season 1995/1996, where did Celtic play their home league games? Hint

Celtic Park
Murrayfield
Hampden Park
Wembley

14. Henrik Larsson scored his 100th league goal for Celtic against which club? Hint

Kilmarnock
Livingston
Rangers
St. Johnstone

15. In which year did Celtic make their second appearance in a European Cup Final? Hint

1967
1969
1970
1972

16. True or False, Tommy Burns won his first "Old Firm" game as manager?

True
False

17. Pierre Van Hooijdonk never scored against Rangers at Celtic Park?

True
False

18. On the 21st of November, 1998, Celtic scored how many goals?

Answer: (One Word or the number)
19. Alan Thompson scored on his Celtic debut against which side?

Answer: (Two words or I will accept one)
20. Celtic ended a run of 6 trophyless years by beating Airdrie in the 1995 Scottish Cup Final. Van Hooijdonk scored the goal, but who played in goal for Celtic that day?

Answer: (Surname or both names)
21. John Barnes' first defeat as Celtic manager came in a 2-1 defeat at Tannadice in August 1999. Who scored Celtic's goal that day? Hint

Henrik Larsson
Eyal Berkovic
Mark Viduka
Mark Burchill

22. Lou Macari's first game as Celtic manager ended in a 2-0 defeat to which club? Hint

Rangers
Sporting Lisbon
Hamburg
Neuchatel Xamax

23. Henrik Larsson's first Champions League goal for Celtic came against which team? Hint

Hibernian
Aberdeen
Rangers
Juventus

24. August 27th, 2000. Celtic 6-2 Rangers. In the last minute Sutton scored his 2nd from a cross from the left. Who provided the cross? Hint

Bobby Petta
Stephane Mahe
Lubo Moravcik
Tom Boyd

25. Stilian Petrov's return from his broken leg in September 2001 saw him score 4 goals in 5 games, all from free kicks. Against which team did the third of these goals come?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. OK, an easy one to begin. Which Celtic manager signed Lubo Moravcik?

Answer: Dr. Josef Venglos

Venglos took Lubo to the 1990 World Cup as part of the Czechoslovakia squad then, at the tender age of 33, brought him to Paradise.
2. Who was Martin O'Neill's first signing for Celtic?

Answer: Chris Sutton

I'm sure if Martin had everything his own way it would have been Lennon, but Peter Taylor wouldn't let him leave Leicester. Sutton arrived for 6 million from Chelsea and has been a big player for Celtic ever since.
3. Which English manager sold Olivier Tebily to Celtic and then, in 2002, bought him back from Celtic?

Answer: Steve Bruce

Bruce has Tebily at Sheffield United and recently took him to Birmingham.
4. After Martin O'Neill took over at Celtic, who were the first team to take a point from Celtic Park?

Answer: Hibernian

Marc Libbra scored a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw after Mjallby had given Celtic the lead.
5. After Martin O'Neill took over at Celtic, who were the first SPL team to avoid defeat against Celtic?

Answer: Aberdeen

Robbie Winters gave the dons the lead but a newly bald Larsson levelled in the 1-1 draw at Pittodrie.
6. In Martin O'Neill's first cup final (CIS Cup) Larsson scored a hat-trick to sink Kilmarnock, but which Celtic player was sent off in the match?

Answer: Chris Sutton

A straight red, no booking. This came while the score was 1-0, then Henrik came into his own and won us the game.
7. Who scored Celtic's first goal in European competition under Martin O'Neill?

Answer: Lubo Moravcik

Lubo scored the first two goals in a 4-0 away victory over Jeunesse Esch in Luxembourg.
8. Who scored Celtic's first Scottish Cup goal under Martin O'Neill?

Answer: Joos Valgaeren

Joos scored in a 4-1 win away to Stranraer. Jackie McNamara and Lubo Moravcik also scored along with a Keith Knox own goal.
9. The manager who brought Henrik Larsson to Celtic also signed which one of the following players for Celtic?

Answer: Paul Lambert

Wim Jansen of course. Although Burley and Jackson also arrived at Celtic Park that season, both were signed by Jock Brown before the appointment of Jansen as manager.
10. Dr. Josef Venglos' first competitive match as Celtic manager was a Champions' League qualifier at Celtic Park against which team?

Answer: St. Patricks

The game was a dire 0-0 draw, but Celtic thankfully restored a bit of pride by winning the away leg 2-0. Thereafter, Croatia Zagreb hammered us.
11. In Dr. Josef Venglos' first domestic match, who scored a hat-trick?

Answer: Craig Burley

A 5-0 hammering of Dunfermline on flag day at Celtic Park.
12. In Dr. Venglos' second league game, Celtic were awarded three penalties at Pittodrie. All three were taken by different players. Whose penalty hit the post?

Answer: Simon Donnelly

Donnelly's penalty hit the post, Burley's spot kick was saved and eventually Henrik scored his. Of course we lost 3-2.
13. In season 1995/1996, where did Celtic play their home league games?

Answer: Celtic Park

The previous season, 1994/95, was when we played at Hampden.
14. Henrik Larsson scored his 100th league goal for Celtic against which club?

Answer: Livingston

A 3-2 victory on Boxing Day, 2001. He also netted his 101st league goal that day to win Celtic the match.
15. In which year did Celtic make their second appearance in a European Cup Final?

Answer: 1970

1970 saw an extra-time defeat at the hands of Feyenoord, Wim Jansen and all!
16. True or False, Tommy Burns won his first "Old Firm" game as manager?

Answer: True

2-0 at Ibrox. Collins and McStay scored the goals.
17. Pierre Van Hooijdonk never scored against Rangers at Celtic Park?

Answer: True

Pierre scored a couple at Hampden against Rangers and one at Ibrox, but none at Paradise.
18. On the 21st of November, 1998, Celtic scored how many goals?

Answer: 5

The 5-1 triumph over Rangers of course. Lubo...Lubo...Lubo...Lubo!
19. Alan Thompson scored on his Celtic debut against which side?

Answer: Raith Rovers

Thommo scored a back-heeler in the 4-0 CIS cup game
20. Celtic ended a run of 6 trophyless years by beating Airdrie in the 1995 Scottish Cup Final. Van Hooijdonk scored the goal, but who played in goal for Celtic that day?

Answer: Pat Bonner

Gordon Marshall had started the season in goal but was dropped by Tommy Burns for some poor performances.
21. John Barnes' first defeat as Celtic manager came in a 2-1 defeat at Tannadice in August 1999. Who scored Celtic's goal that day?

Answer: Eyal Berkovic

A very talented guy, no doubt about it. Shame about the work rate!
22. Lou Macari's first game as Celtic manager ended in a 2-0 defeat to which club?

Answer: Sporting Lisbon

Jorge Cadete scored both. Within 30 months he would be a Celt.
23. Henrik Larsson's first Champions League goal for Celtic came against which team?

Answer: Juventus

It was a controversial 3-2 defeat to Juventus.
24. August 27th, 2000. Celtic 6-2 Rangers. In the last minute Sutton scored his 2nd from a cross from the left. Who provided the cross?

Answer: Stephane Mahe

Petta sent Mahe clear down the left, he crossed and Sutton stretched out a leg to make it 6-2 to the 'tic.
25. Stilian Petrov's return from his broken leg in September 2001 saw him score 4 goals in 5 games, all from free kicks. Against which team did the third of these goals come?

Answer: Aberdeen

Petrov scored first against Dundee, then Juventus, then Aberdeen and he put the icing on his own cake by scoring at Ibrox.
Source: Author Bazalinhio

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