The 3rd Big Arsenal Quiz for the NHS (Q&A)

Questions

History

1) What was Arsenal tube station originally called?
2) What area of London did Dial Square played their first match on 11 December 1886 against Eastern Wanderers?
3) What season did we 1st play a European game?
4) What year was the East Stand officially opened?
5) We won the title in 1952/53 by goal adv, what was the winning margin?
6) The Busby babes last game in England was Vs us, what was the score?
7) After 53yrs the club changed its crest to the new cartoon one, what season did they start using it?
8) On November 14, 1934 Arsenal provide seven of England’s starting XI for a friendly Vs who?
9) Which Scottish team, until fairly recently held shares in The Arsenal?
10) Whose bust used to stand in the West Stand?

Transfers

1) Who joined Arsenal from Corinthians in 2001?
2) Who joined Arsenal from AC Milan in 1996?
3) Which 2 players joined Arsenal from Newcastle in 1976?
4) Which 2 players joined Arsenal from Stoke in 1988?
5) Who joined Arsenal from Celtic in 1983? 
6) Who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 1984?
7) Who joined Arsenal from Everton in 2001?
8) Who joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 1966?
9) Who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 1934?
10)Who joined Arsenal from Valencia in 2016?

Debuts

1) Which centre back scored on his Arsenal debut in the first game of the 2009-10 season?
2) Which player made his Arsenal debut in the 8-2 debacle against Manchester United in August 2011?
3) Patrick Vieira made his debut in September 1996 against Sheffield Wednesday, but who scored a hat-trick for Arsenal that day? 
4) In 1976, Bristol City’s Paul Cheesly scored the only goal of the game, upstaging which Arsenal strikers debut? 
5) In 2013 Arsenal scholar Alfred Mugabo made his full International debut despite not having played a first team game for Arsenal or any other team. Which country did he play for?
6) Aged 35 years and 7 days in December 1946, who is the oldest player to make his Arsenal debut?
7) Which player made his first team debut for Arsenal 15 years after playing his first game for Arsenal’s reserve team?
8) Graham Stack, Gael Clichy, Cesc Fabregas, Jerome Thomas, Ryan Smith, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie and John Spicer all made their debut in a League Cup game in 2003 against Rotherham that was decided on penalties. What was the score of the penalty shoot-out? 
9) What was special about the day 5 players made their Arsenal debut in an FA Cup game against Leyton in 1896?
10) In his first game in charge as Arsenal’s caretaker-manager, which player did Don Howe give his debut to? 

Goal Keepers

1) Who has the record for most clean sheets in a season?
2) Which keeper won titles for Arsenal in 3 different decades?
3) What two goal keepers have won the Premier League golden glove?
4) Jens Lehmann is Arsenal’s oldest Premier League player. How old was he is his final game?
5) Which keeper conceded the most goals in a single season? 
6) What was Petr Cech’s shirt number when he first joined Arsenal?
7) 3 goal keepers played 10 league games in the 2001/02 season. Which keeper played the least?
8) John Lukic had 2 spells at Arsenal, but who did he play for from 1990 – 1996?
9) What is Bob Wilson’s middle name?
10) What did Jack Kelsey rub on his gloves before every match to help the ball stick?

Scottish / Irish / Welsh players

1) Where was David O’leary born? 
2) who was born in Dublin on 13 February 1956?
3) Which Welsh man was born 26 December 1990 in Caerphilly?
4) which NI international player then coach was born in Belfast on 17 March 1949?
5) Which NI International once Mooned the North Bank? 
6) Which Ireland International scored 75 goals before moving to Manchester United?
7) Which Welsh keeper ran the club shop after retirement?
8) English born Bob Wilson won 2 caps for which nation?
9) What 6ft 3 defender was born on 25 November 1951 in Edinburgh?
10) what Glaswegian defender was born28 December 1939? 

I also played for…

1) Ajax, Inter Milan, West Bromwich Albion, Portsmouth –
2) Cannes, Manchester City, Istanbul Basksehir –
3) Atlético Mineiro, Panathinikos, Gremio –
4) Bolton Wanderers, Bournemouth, West Ham United – 
5) Pescara, Sampdoria –
6) Zenit Saint Petersburg, Kuban Krasnodar, Kairat – 
7) Fulham, Luton Town, Newcastle United, Djurgårdens IF –
8) Lorient, Freiburg, Charlton Athletic, Valencia –
9) Brondby, Hamburg, Herfølge Boldklub –
10) Auxerre, Marseille –

Invincibles

1) We only failed to beat 2 teams in the league that season- Man Utd was one team. Who was the other?
2) What position did Spurs finish that season?
3) Who was the only player to start all 38 league games? 
4) How many league goals did Thierry Henry score that season?
5) Martin Keown famously scraped his 10 league appearances to get his medal. How many league games did he start?
6) Which ex-Arsenal player scored against us in the last game of the season?  
7) Who scored in both league games vs Spurs that season?
8) How many league goals did we score vs Leeds that season?
9) Shirt numbers – add up the total shirt numbers of Kolo Toure, Edu and Patrick Vieira?
10) How many league points did we end up with?


 

Answers

History

1) What was Arsenal tube station originally called? Gillespie Road
2) What area of London did Dial Square played their first match on 11 December 1886 against Eastern Wanderers? Isle of Dogs
3) What season did we 1st play a European game? 1963–64 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
4) What year was the East Stand officially opened? 1936 (24th October)
5) We won the title in 1952/53 by goal adv, what was the winning margin? 0.099
6) The Busby Babes last game in England was Vs us, what was the score? We lost 5-4
7) After 53yrs the club changed its crest to the new cartoon one, what season did they start using it? 2002/03
8) On November 14, 1934 Arsenal provide seven of England’s starting XI for a friendly Vs who? Italy
9) Which Scottish team, until fairly recently held shares in The Arsenal? Glasgow Rangers
10) Whose bust used to stand in the west stand? Claude Waterlow Ferrier (was a Scottish architect who designed East and West stands, who sadly died before they were completed)

Transfers

1) Who joined Arsenal from Corinthians in 2001? Edu
2) Who joined Arsenal from AC Milan in 1996? Patrick Vieira
3) Which 2 players joined Arsenal from Newcastle in 1976? Malcolm Macdonald and Pat Howard
4) Which 2 players joined Arsenal from Stoke in 1988? Lee Dixon and Steve Bould
5) Who joined Arsenal from Celtic in 1983? Charlie Nicholas
6) Who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 1984? Steve Williams
7) Who joined Arsenal from Everton in 2001? Francis Jeffers
8) Who joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 1966? George Graham
9) Who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 1934? Ted Drake
10)Who joined Arsenal from Valencia in 2016? Shokdran Mustafi

Debuts

1) Which centre back scored on his Arsenal debut in the first game of the 2009-10 season? Thomas Vermaelen
2) Which player made his Arsenal debut in the 8-2 debacle against Manchester United in August 2011? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
3) Patrick Vieira made his debut in September 1996 against Sheffield Wednesday, but who scored a hat-trick for Arsenal that day? Ian Wright
4) In 1976, Bristol City’s Paul Cheesly scored the only goal of the game, upstaging which Arsenal strikers debut? Malcolm Macdonald
5) In 2013 Arsenal scholar Alfred Mugabo made his full International debut despite not having played a first team game for Arsenal or any other team. Which country did he play for? Rwanda
6) Aged 35 years and 7 days in December 1946, who is the oldest player to make his Arsenal debut? Ronnie Rooke
7) Which player made his first team debut for Arsenal 15 years after playing his first game for Arsenal’s reserve team? Charlie Buchan – He played four games for Arsenal’s reserves in 1909-10 but didn’t make his first team debut until signing from Sunderland in 1925.
8) Graham Stack, Gael Clichy, Cesc Fabregas, Jerome Thomas, Ryan Smith, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie and John Spicer all made their debut in a League Cup game in 2003 against Rotherham that was decided on penalties. What was the score of the penalty shoot-out? 9-8 to Arsenal.
9) What was special about the day 5 players made their Arsenal debut in an FA Cup game against Leyton in 1896? Arsenal played two first team games on the same day (the reserves beat Leyton 5-0 while the first team were hammered 0-8 at Loughborough)
10) In his first game in charge as Arsenal’s caretaker-manager, which player did Don Howe give his debut to? David Cork

Goal Keepers

1) Who has the record for most clean sheets in a season? David Seaman (26 – 93/94)
2) Which keeper won titles for Arsenal in 3 different decades? George Swinton (1937/38, 1947/48, 1952/53)
3) What two goal keepers have won the Premier League golden glove? Wojciech Szczęsny & Petr Cech
4) Jens Lehmann is Arsenal’s oldest Premier League player. How old was he is his final game? 41-years-old
5) Which keeper conceded the most goals in a single season? Wojciech Szczęsny (57 – 11/12)
6) What was Petr Cech’s shirt number when he first joined Arsenal? 33
7) 3 goal keepers played 10 league games in the 2001/02 season. Which keeper played the least? Stuart Taylor (10)
8) John Lukic had 2 spells at Arsenal, but who did he play for from 1990 – 1996? Leeds United
9) What is Bob Wilson’s middle name? Primrose
10) What did Jack Kelsey rub on his gloves before every match to help the ball stick? Chewing gum

Scottish / Irish / Welsh players

1) Where was David O’leary born? Stoke Newington
2) who was born in Dublin on 13 February 1956? Liam Brady
3) Which Welsh man was born 26 December 1990 in Caerphilly? Aaron Ramsey
4) which NI international player then coach was born in Belfast on 17 March 1949? Pat Rice
5) Which NI International once Mooned the North Bank? Samuel Nelson
6) Which Ireland International scored 75 goals before moving to Manchester United? Frank Stapleton
7) Which Welsh keeper ran the club shop after retirement? Jack Kelsey
8) English born Bob Wilson won 2 caps for which nation? Scotland
9) What 6ft 3 defender was born on 25 November 1951 in Edinburgh? Willie Young
10) what Glaswegian defender was born28 December 1939? Frank Mclintock

I also played for…

1) Ajax, Inter Milan, West Bromwich Albion, Portsmouth – Kanu
2) Cannes, Manchester City, Istanbul Basksehir – Gael Clichy
3) Atlético Mineiro, Panathinikos, Gremio – Gilberto Silva
4) Bolton Wanderers, Bournemouth, West Ham United – Jack Wilshere
5) Pescara, Sampdoria – Lucas Torreira
6) Zenit Saint Petersburg, Kuban Krasnodar, Kairat – Andrey Arshavin
7) Fulham, Luton Town, Newcastle United, Djurgårdens IF – Malcolm Macdonald
8) Lorient, Freiburg, Charlton Athletic, Valencia – Francis Coquelin
9) Brondby, Hamburg, Herfølge Boldklub – John Jenson
10) Auxerre, Marseille – Abou Diaby

Invincibles

1) We only failed to beat 2 teams in the league that season- Man Utd was one team. Who was the other? Portsmouth
2) What position did Spurs finish that season? 14th
3) Who was the only player to start all 38 league games? Jens Lehmann
4) How many league goals did Thierry Henry score that season? 30
5) Martin Keown famously scraped his 10 league appearances to get his medal. How many league games did he start? 3
6) Which ex-Arsenal player scored against us in the last game of the season? Paul Dickov
7) Who scored in both league games vs Spurs that season? Robert Pires
8) How many league goals did we score vs Leeds that season? 9
9) Shirt numbers – add up the total shirt numbers of Kolo Toure, Edu and Patrick Vieira? = 28 + 17 + 4 = 49.
10) How many league points did we end up with? 90

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