Sports Quiz

July 5, 2008 at 11:54 am 3 comments

1. This striker started professional football at Dundee Utd and played 2 full seasons there. In 1975 he moved to Aston Villa  & scored 25 goals in the league to win the Golden Boot. The next year he won both the PFA Young Player of the Year and the PFA Player’s Player of the Year(which was next repeated by Cristiano Ronaldo in 06-07). Then he played for Wolves, Everton, WBA and retiring. He later moved into commentary work with famous statements like “Take a bow son, take a bow” and “You better open the top drawer, and pop it in”. Who?

2. His first professional club was St. Johnstone. He then moved to Sunderland and from there to Rangers where he had a very successful spell. In 15 years at Rangers he scored 355 goals in 418 games. Nicknamed “The Judge” who is he, currently the Asst Coach at Rangers?

3. He began his career as a reporter for Barnet Press and the Sheffield Morning Telegraph. He was then hired by the BBC and started presenting the Match of the Day. He is Britain’s favorite commentator and his popularity soared when BBC introduced the “Mini X” desktop toy. In Shevchenko’s first season at Chelsea, he said “Sheva can’t hit a barn door with a banjo for Chelsea”. Other things he says includes “That tackle was so hard, it hurt his entire family”. Who? (Ob, X is his name..)

4. Some of X’s most famous comments were made during the 1999 UCL final. Just before the first goal, he said “Can Man Utd score?? They always score.”. And again, just before the winner was scored, he said “As things stand, we’re going into extra time with the golden goal hanging like a massive shadow over this final, unless Ole Gunnar Solksjaer can conjure up another”. And of course, Solksjaer obliged.

Another memorable quote came in 2002, when 16 year Y scored against Arsenal to snap their unbeaten streak and X said “Remember the name. Y!!”. Y is now a very famous player in his own right. ID X and Y.

5. Connect qns 1-4.

6. This man was one of the finest bowlers of all time with the best bowling average among all bowlers who’ve taken more than 200 wickets. In a test match at Headingley against England, he took 7 wickets in the second innings despite a broken thumb and batted one handed through the match. He once said to David Boon, “David, if you don’t get out, I’m going to have to come around the wicket and kill you.” Who?

7. This game arose as a military game. It represents the 4 divisions of the army and strategy is the key. What game.

8. Harold Abrahams enters Cambridge in 1919 and completes the Trinity Great Court Run. Eric Liddell sees running as a way of glorifying God. At their first meeting, Liddell wishes Abrahams well and then defeats him in a race. Abrahams then hires a trainer to help him defeat Liddell. Anyway the two compete in the 1924 Paris Olympics, and Abrahams wins the 100m. Plot of which movie?

9. Liverpool, Man Utd, Arsenal, Porto, Real Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Marseille, Lyon, PSG, Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, PSV, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munchen. What’s common?

10. This was used for marking trees and cattle and ranch boundaries in America. However the Nelson Company promoted it as a sport. It really caught on when Sports Illustrated wrote an article about this in it’s June 1980 edition. What?


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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. nomkar007  |  July 9, 2008 at 1:26 am

    1 andy gray
    2 ally macoist
    3 john motson
    4 x- ?? Y- wayne rooney
    7 chess
    8 chariots of fire

  • 2. nomkar007  |  July 9, 2008 at 1:42 am

    sorry missed a few qs

    1 andy gray
    2 ally mcoist
    3 john motson
    4 clive tlydesley and wayne rooney
    5 the 2006 fifa game
    7 chess
    8 chariots of fire
    9 the g14 club group
    10 ice hockey

  • 3. bouncy13  |  July 20, 2008 at 5:23 pm

    The Answers

    1.Andy Gray
    2.Ally McCoist
    3.John Motson
    4.Clive Tyldesley
    5.It’s the FIFA series of games by EA Sports.
    6.Malcolm Marshall
    8.Chariots of Fire
    9.G-14 of European Football


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