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1. When Dorothy Gale arrives in Munchkinland to a heroine's welcome she is told that she must "Follow the Yellow Brick Road". Elton John adapted this advice for the title of his 1971 number one album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road". Which English football club has Sir Elton served as a director, as a chairman and as a president?
2. Dorothy sets off along the Yellow Brick Road, and at first her only company is her faithful dog Toto. In the movie, Toto is a cairn terrier. Which Yorkshire football team are nicknamed 'The Terriers'?
3. Dorothy meets up with two of her companions, the scarecrow and the tin man. Both of them want to accompany her to the Emerald City to see if the Wizard of Oz will grant them a wish. The tin man of course is desperate for a heart. In which Scottish city could he certainly have found 'Hearts'?
4. As Dorothy and her new friends enter the forest, they are particularly worried about lions and tigers and bears, oh my! There are certainly plenty of Lions to be found in British sport. Which one of these is not known as 'The Lions'?
5. Tigers are less well represented than lions in British sport, so Dorothy needn't have worried about them quite so much. The big exception of course is Leicester Tigers, one of the most successful English rugby union teams. So which colours do Leicester Tigers play in?
6. Bears was the last of the trio of animals which Dorothy and her friends were most concerned with. Which English cricket team are known as 'The Bears'?
7. Dorothy and her group of request-seekers are on their way to find The Wizard of Oz. The amazing Australian cricketer Shane Warne was often called the wizard of leg-spin, as he could seemingly make most batsmen fall under his spell. Warne might not exactly be The Wizard of Oz, but could certainly be called, 'the wizard from Aus'.
Which English cricket side did Shane Warne play for between the years 2000 - 2007?
8. Those pesky flying monkeys belonging to the wicked witch cause Dorothy and her friends some real problems on their journeys. Residents of a northeastern English town might have lent a hand, especially as they are known as 'The Monkey Hangers'. Which town is this?
9. When Dorothy and her companions arrived at The Emerald City, many strange things happen to them. The horse which pulls their carriage is certainly "a horse of a different color", quite literally. Horses which have won The Grand National often have a colour in their names. These include Ascetic's Silver, Golden Miller, and Royal Tan. However, the most common colour to be found is red. Which of these 'red' horses have never won The Grand National?
10. "There's no place like home" says Dorothy as she attempts to get back to Kansas. For many sports fans, there's no place like their favourite team's home ground. However, which of these rugby union teams have no official home ground?
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