The 5th Big Arsenal Quiz for the NHS (Q&A)

Questions

History
1) How many years did Arsenal call Highbury “home”?
2) What was ranked by arsenal.com as the greatest moment in Arsenal’s history?
3) Who scored the controversial winner against Sheffield United in the FA Cup in 1999 that triggered Arsene Wenger to offer a rematch?
4) Arsenal beat Tottenham in the 1987 League Cup Semi-Final. But what happened at half-time?
5) What club was Arsene Wenger managing before joining Arsenal?
6) What was special about Arsenal’s game against Sheffield United on 22nd January 1927?
7) Who captained Arsenal to FA Cup victory in 1950?
8) Arsenal hold the record for consecutive clean sheets in the Champions League. How many minutes did they go without conceding a goal?
9) What colour shirts did Arsenal wear in the 1950 FA Cup final?
10) Who scored the own goal against Ajax that saw Arsenal get knocked out of the 1972 European Cup?

1991
1) The 1991 team were almost invincible, who did they lose their only league game to?
2) How many points were we deducted after a brawl at Old Trafford?
3) How many goals did Arsenal concede?
4) Who was Arsenal’s top scorer in the 1990/91 season?
5) In 1990/91, which player score more league goals: Anders Limpar or Paul Merson ?
6) Who did we score 8 league goals against?
7) How many times did we win 1-nil ?
8) 4 players started every league game, but who was the only player to score?
9) Who only made 1 appearance as substitute, but went on to score 289 Career goals?
10) The 1990/91 squad was made up from players from 4 different countries – England, Ireland, Sweden were 3. Who was the 4th?

Midfielders
1) Which midfielder played 621 times for Arsenal, but never for his country?
2) In 1979, who became the first foreign player to win the PFA Players’ Player of the Year?
3) Which then Arsenal midfielder was part of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad?
4) In 1971, Arsenal paid a club record fee of £220,000 to Everton for which World Cup winning midfielder?
5) Michael Thomas famously scored the winner at Anfield 1989. But what side did he leave Arsenal for in 1991?
6) Which Arsenal midfielder became the first player for more than 100 years to win the FA Cup with two different teams in consecutive seasons?
7) Against Manchester City in 2005, which midfielder passed the ball to Thierry Henry from a penalty?
8) Which 16-year-old midfielder was Phillipe Senderos’ room mate when he first came to Arsenal?
9) How many goals did Anders Limpar score against Coventry in the 1990/91 season?
10) Which midfielder became the most expensive player in the world when he joined Arsenal in 1928?

African Players
1) Who was the first African player to play for Arsenal?
2) Who scored the first penalty-kick in the FA Cup final victory over Manchester United in 2005?
3) Which striker came off the bench to win the Champions League in 1995 and later joined Arsenal?
4) What club in Ivory Coast were Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Eboue and Gervinho all part of?
5) What does Armand Traoré, Marouane Chamakh & Ismaël Bennacer all have in common?
6) Which Arsenal striker is the cousin of George Weah?
7) Which French-Born Guinean international joined and left Arsenal in 1999 without scoring a goal?
8) Who was the Grandson of Libyan prime minister Mahmud al-Muntasir that played for Arsenal?
9) Which African player joined Arsenal on loan in 2005?
10) Which 2 players were named African Player of the Year whilst at Arsenal?

I also played for…
1) Cannes, AC Milan, Juventus, Inter Milan, Manchester City
2) Leicester City
3) Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund
4) Bordeaux, West Ham, Crystal Palace, Cardiff City
5) Celtic, Aberdeen, Clyde
6) Feyenoord, RKC Waalwijk, Rangers, Barcelona
7) Torpedo Lutsk, SKA Karpaty Lviv, Dynamo Kyiv, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Venta
8) Nottingham Forest, Manchester United, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley, Middlesborough
9) Birmingham City, Sunderland, Hull City, AIK
10) Dundee United, Manchester United, St Mirren

1997/98 Double Winning Season
1) How many points did Arsenal win the league by?
2) Who scored Arsenal’s final goal of the season?
3) Dennis Bergkamp was 1st, 2nd and 3rd in BBC Match of the Day’s goal of the month competition after a hattrick against Leicester City – but what was the final score?
4) What two players scored the goals in Arsenal’s 2-0 FA Cup final win over Newcastle?
5) Why did our away match vs Wimbledon have to be replayed?
6) With 16 league goals, who finished Arsenal’s top scorer in 1997/98?
7) Which First Division side took us to penalties in the 3rd round of the FA Cup?
8) Who knocked Arsenal out of the UEFA Cup?
9) Who scored both of Arsenal’s goals in the 2-0 league win over Chelsea?
10) How many FA Cup replays did Arsenal play?

Days of the week
1) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at Anfield in 1989?
2) Which day of the week did Arsenal beat Parma in the Cup Winners Cup Final in 1994?
3) Our first FA Cup Final in Cardiff was in 2001. What day of the week was it played on?
4) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the 1993 FA Cup?
5) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at Old Trafford in 2002?
6) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at White Hart Lane in 1971?
7) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at White Hart Lane in 2004?
8) What day of the week did we clinch the 1991 league title?
9) Who did Arsenal sign Brian Marwood from?
10) Which day of the week did the Arsenal players notoriously regularly go out all day drinking following training in the 90s?


Answers

History
1) How many years did Arsenal call Highbury “home”? 93
2) What was ranked by arsenal.com as the greatest moment in Arsenal’s history? The 49 game unbeaten run
3) Who scored the controversial winner against Sheffield United in the FA Cup in 1999 that triggered Arsene Wenger to offer a rematch? Marc Overmars
4) Arsenal beat Tottenham in the 1987 League Cup Semi-Final. But what happened at half-time? There was a tannoy announcements advising Spurs fans how to get hold of their Wembley tickets
5) What club was Arsene Wenger managing before joining Arsenal? Grampus Eight
6) What was special about Arsenal’s game against Sheffield United on 22nd January 1927? First ever English league match to be broadcast on the radio
7) Who captained Arsenal to FA Cup victory in 1950? Joe Mercer
8) Arsenal hold the record for consecutive clean sheets in the Champions League. How many minutes did they go without conceding a goal? 995 minutes
9) What colour shirts did Arsenal wear in the 1950 FA Cup final? Gold
10) Who scored the own goal against Ajax that saw Arsenal get knocked out of the 1972 European Cup? George Graham

1991
1) The 1991 team were almost invincible, who did they lose their only league game to? Chelsea
2) How many points were we deducted after a brawl at Old Trafford? 2
3) How many goals did Arsenal concede? 18
4) Who was Arsenal’s top scorer in the 1990/91 season? Alan Smith
5) In 1990/91, which player score more league goals: Anders Limpar or Paul Merson ? Anders Limpar 11; Paul Merson 13
6) Who did we score 8 league goals against? Coventry City (6-1 & 2-0)
7) How many times did we win 1-nil ? 5
8) 4 players started every league game, but who was the only player to score? Lee Dixon
9) Who only made 1 appearance as substitute, but went on to score 289 Career goals? Andy Cole
10) The 1990/91 squad was made up from players from 4 different countries – England, Ireland, Sweden were 3. Who was the 4th? Iceland – Sigurður Jónsson 2apps

Midfielders
1) Which midfielder played 621 times for Arsenal, but never for his country? George Armstrong
2) In 1979, who became the first foreign player to win the PFA Players’ Player of the Year? Liam Brady
3) Which then Arsenal midfielder was part of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad? George Eastham
4) In 1971, Arsenal paid a club record fee of £220,000 to Everton for which World Cup winning midfielder? Alan Ball
5) Michael Thomas famously scored the winner at Anfield 1989. But what side did he leave Arsenal for in 1991? Liverpool
6) Which Arsenal midfielder became the first player for more than 100 years to win the FA Cup with two different teams in consecutive seasons? Brian Talbot
7) Against Manchester City in 2005, which midfielder passed the ball to Thierry Henry from a penalty? Robert Pires
8) Which 16-year-old midfielder was Phillipe Senderos’ room mate when he first came to Arsenal? Cesc Fabregas
9) How many goals did Anders Limpar score against Coventry in the 1990/91 season? 5
10) Which midfielder became the most expensive player in the world when he joined Arsenal in 1928? David Jack

African Players
1) Who was the first African player to play for Arsenal? Daniel Le Roux (South African; 1957/58)
2) Who scored the first penalty-kick in the FA Cup final victory over Manchester United in 2005? Lauren
3) Which striker came off the bench to win the Champions League in 1995 and later joined Arsenal? Kanu
4) What club in Ivory Coast were Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Eboue and Gervinho all part of? ASEC Mimosas
5) What does Armand Traoré, Marouane Chamakh & Ismaël Bennacer all have in common? They all played for France U19
6) Which Arsenal striker is the cousin of George Weah? Christopher Wreh
7) Which French-Born Guinean international joined and left Arsenal in 1999 without scoring a goal? Kaba Diawara
8) Who was the Grandson of Libyan prime minister Mahmud al-Muntasir that played for Arsenal? Jehad Muntasser
9) Which African player joined Arsenal on loan in 2005? Alex Song (joined permanently in 2006)
10) Which 2 players were named African Player of the Year whilst at Arsenal? Kanu & Emmanuel Adebayor

I also played for…
1) Cannes, AC Milan, Juventus, Inter Milan, Manchester City – Patrick Vieira
2) Leicester City – Alan Smith
3) Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund – Tomas Rosicky
4) Bordeaux, West Ham, Crystal Palace, Cardiff City – Marouane Chamakh
5) Celtic, Aberdeen, Clyde – Charlie Nicholas
6) Feyenoord, RKC Waalwijk, Rangers, Barcelona – Giovanni van Bronckhorst
7) Torpedo Lutsk, SKA Karpaty Lviv, Dynamo Kyiv, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Venta – Oleg Luzhny
8) Nottingham Forest, Manchester United, Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley, Middlesborough – Viv Anderson
9) Birmingham City, Sunderland, Hull City, AIK – Sebastian Larsson
10) Dundee United, Manchester United, St Mirren – Ian Ure

1997/98 Double Winning Season
1) How many points did Arsenal win the league by? 1
2) Who scored Arsenal’s final goal of the season? Tony Adams
3) Dennis Bergkamp was 1st, 2nd and 3rd in BBC Match of the Day’s goal of the month competition after a hattrick against Leicester City – but what was the final score? 3-3
4) What two players scored the goals in Arsenal’s 2-0 FA Cup final win over Newcastle? Nicolas Anelka and Marc Overmars
5) Why did our away match vs Wimbledon have to be replayed? Floodlight failure in the 2nd half of the original game
6) With 16 league goals, who finished Arsenal’s top scorer in 1997/98? Dennis Bergkamp
7) Which First Division side took us to penalties in the 3rd round of the FA Cup? Port Vale
8) Who knocked Arsenal out of the UEFA Cup? PAOK
9) Who scored both of Arsenal’s goals in the 2-0 league win over Chelsea? Stephen Hughes
10) How many FA Cup replays did Arsenal play? 3 (Port Vale, Crystal Palace, West Ham United)

Days of the week
1) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at Anfield in 1989? Friday
2) Which day of the week did Arsenal beat Parma in the Cup Winners Cup Final in 1994? Wednesday
3) Our first FA Cup Final in Cardiff was in 2001. What day of the week was it played on? Saturday
4) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the 1993 FA Cup? Thursday (in a replay against Sheffield Wednesday)
5) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at Old Trafford in 2002? Wednesday
6) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at White Hart Lane in 1971? Monday
7) Which day of the week did Arsenal win the league at White Hart Lane in 2004? Sunday
8) What day of the week did we clinch the 1991 league title? Monday
9) Who did Arsenal sign Brian Marwood from? Sheffield Wednesday
10) Which day of the week did the Arsenal players notoriously regularly go out all day drinking following training in the 90s? Tuesday (The Tuesday club)

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