The 6th Big Arsenal Quiz for the NHS (Q&A)

Questions

History

1) Which other club did David O’Leary play for?
2) What “first” did Arsene Wenger become after managing Arsenal to the 1997/98 title?
3) Jens Lehmann saved which Argentinian’s last minute penalty to see Arsenal qualify for the 2006 Champions League final?
4) What was special about the between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on 22 August 1964?
5) Who was the first Arsenal player to be sent off at The Emirates?
6) In 1966, only 4,554 people turned up to watch Arsenal play which club?
7) Who were Arsenal’s first opponents in the Premier League?
8) Manchester United v Arsenal set a league attendance record of 83,260, but what ground was the game played at?
9) In 2012, Arsenal beat Reading 7-5 in the League Cup, but what was the score at half-time?
10) Arsenal hold the record for most defeats in the League Cup Final. How many have they lost?

1989

1) What was the original date of the Liverpool away game?
2) Who wrote the book Fever Pitch?
3) What country did Arsenal go on a mid-season tour to?
4) Who did we beat 5-1 away on the opening game of the season?
5) Who scored more league goals, Michael Thomas or Brian Marwood?
6) 3 players started every league game. John Lukic and Nigel Winterburn were two. Who was the 3rd?
7) How many League goals did Alan smith score?
8) In all competitions that season how many times did we play Liverpool?
9) Who were the only 2 non-English players to play for Arsenal that season?
10) What is the next line to this famous Anfield 89 quote: “Aldridge is down, Barnes is down..”?

Transfers

1) Who did we sell to Juventus in 2005?
2) Who did we sell to Serge Gnabry to in 2016?
3) Who did we sell to West Ham United in 1998?
4) Which 2 players did we sell Manchester City in 2011?
5) Who did we sell to Manchester United in 1972?
6) Who did we sell Andy Cole to in 1992?
7) Who did we sell to Leeds United in 1992?
8) Who did we sell to Aberdeen in 1988?
9) Who did well sell Frank Mclintock to in 1973?
10) Who did Pat Rice leave Arsenal for in 1980?

Strikers

1) Who was the first Arsenal striker to finish as the leagues top scorer?
2) Ian Wright and Alan Smith finished top of the league scoring charts 3 times in 4 seasons. Which player finished top twice?
3) How many seasons did Thierry Henry finish top of the Premier League scoring charts?
4) Who did Ian Wright score a hat trick against to break Cliff Bastin’s all time Arsenal goal scoring record?
5) And who did Thierry Henry score against to break Ian Wright’s record?
6) Who was Arsene Wenger’s first Arsenal signing?
7) Which striker scored a reported 392 in 451 games for Arsenal, but is not in our top 10 scorers of all time?
8) Aged 17 years and 315 days, which striker became the youngest player to score a hat trick for Arsenal when bagging 3 against Wolverhampton Wanderers?
9) Which Greek central defender did Dennis Bergkamp leave in a spin in 2002?
10) Ted Drake, Ronnie Rooke, Alan Smith, Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie, Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang. Who is missing?

French Players

1) Patrick Vieira and Remi Garde were both signed for Arsenal prior to Arsene Wenger joining, but who made their debut first?
2) When Arsenal beat Inter Milan at the San Siro, how many goals did Thierry Henry score?
3) Arsenal players have been French Ligue 1 top scorer. Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud are 2. Who is the 3rd?
4) Which former Arsenal player joined Real Madrid in January 2009?
5) Mathieu Flamini has moved club 5 times in his career. How many times has he moved on a free transfer?
6) Which French-born player took a knuckle-duster to the North London Derby?
7) Which French goal keeper joined Arsenal in 2003 and left 6 months after failing to appear in any matches?
8) When England played France in 1999, Patrick Vieira, Nicolas Anelka and Emmanuel Petit all played for Les Blues. But which two future Arsenal players also played?
9) In 2005/06, Thierry Henry scored more goals than which Premier League club?
10) Nicolas Anelka, Robert Pires, Olivier Giroud and which other French player has scored for Arsenal in an FA Cup final?

I also played for…

1) Monaco, Barcelona & Chelsea (2 players)
2) Manchester City, Sunderland, BEC Tero Sasana
3) Osasuna, Malaga, Real Sociedad
4) FC Seoul, Monaco, Celta Vigo, Watford, Al-Shabab
5) Wolverhampton Wanderers, Ipswich Town, Derry City
6) Lille, Villarreal, Cartagena
7) Lyon, Strasbourg
8) Atlético Nacional, Nice, Napoli
9) Portsmouth, Bristol Rovers, Barnet
10) Liverpool, Swansea City, Hartlepool United, Pezoporikos

Songs / Chants

1) What did she wear?
2) Who had no care hair, but we didn’t care?
3) If Perry Goves was number 1, number 2, number 3 and number 4, who was number 7?
4) When I went down the Lane the other night, who did I tell Spurs fans was the new Ian Wright?
5) Who came from Borehamwood, but weren’t no good ?
6) Who was the biggest Willie in the land?
7) Who is our Frenchman, our number 9?
8) Who was blond and quick?
9) Who did my old man buy an old Ford Sierra from?
10) In 1892 what was reported as the 1st ever Arsenal song?


Answer

History

1) Which other club did David O’Leary play for? Leeds United
2) What “first” did Arsene Wenger become after managing Arsenal to the 1997/98 title? First non-British manager to win the English top division
3) Jens Lehmann saved which Argentinian’s last minute penalty to see Arsenal qualify for the 2006 Champions League final? Juan Roman Riquelme
4) What was special about the between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on 22 August 1964? It was the first game to be shown on Match of the Day
5) Who was the first Arsenal player to be sent off at The Emirates? Phillipe Senderos
6) In 1966, only 4,554 people turned up to watch Arsenal play which club? Leeds United
7) Who were Arsenal’s first opponents in the Premier League? Norwich City (lost 4-2)
8) Manchester United v Arsenal set a league attendance record of 83,260, but what ground was the game played at? Maine Road
9) In 2012, Arsenal beat Reading 7-5 in the League Cup, but what was the score at half-time? Reading 4 – 1 Arsenal
10) Arsenal hold the record for most defeats in the League Cup Final. How many have they lost? 6

1989

1) What was the original date of the Liverpool away game? 23rd April 1989
2) Who wrote the book Fever Pitch? Nick Hornby
3) What country did Arsenal go on a mid-season tour to? Bermuda
4) Who did we beat 5-1 away on the opening game of the season? Wimbledon
5) Who scored more league goals, Michael Thomas or Brian Marwood? Thomas 6, Marwood 7
6) 3 players started every league game. John Lukic and Nigel Winterburn were two. Who was the 3rd? David Rocastle
7) How many League goals did Alan smith score? 23
8) In all competitions that season how many times did we play Liverpool ? 5 (3 league cup games)
9) Who were the only 2 non-English players to play for Arsenal that season? David O’Leary and Niall Quinn
10) What is the next line to this famous Anfield 89 quote: “Aldridge is down, Barnes is down..”? “Dalglish just stands there”

Transfers

1) Who did we sell to Juventus in 2005? Patrick Vieira
2) Who did we sell to Serge Gnabry to in 2016? Werder Bremen
3) Who did we sell to West Ham United in 1998? Ian Wright
4) Which 2 players did we sell Manchester City in 2011? Samir Nasri & Gael Clichy
5) Who did we sell to Manchester United in 1972? George Graham
6) Who did we sell Andy Cole to in 1992? Bristol City
7) Who did we sell to Leeds United in 1992? David Rocastle
8) Who did we sell to Aberdeen in 1988? Charlie Nicholas
9) Who did well sell Frank Mclintock to in 1973? Queens Park Rangers
10) Who did Pat Rice leave Arsenal for in 1980? Watford

Strikers

1) Who was the first Arsenal striker to finish as the leagues top scorer? Ted Drake (1934/35)
2) Ian Wright and Alan Smith finished top of the league scoring charts 3 times in 4 seasons. Which player finished top twice? Alan Smith (1988/89 & 1990/91)
3) How many seasons did Thierry Henry finish top of the Premier League scoring charts? 4
4) Who did Ian Wright score a hat trick against to break Cliff Bastin’s all time Arsenal goal scoring record? Bolton Wanderers
5) And who did Thierry Henry score against to break Ian Wright’s record? Sparta Prague
6) Who was Arsene Wenger’s first Arsenal signing? Nicolas Anelka
7) Which striker scored a reported 392 in 451 games for Arsenal, but is not in our top 10 scorers of all time? Reg Lewis (276 of his goals came in unofficial games during World War II)
8) Aged 17 years and 315 days, which striker became the youngest player to score a hat trick for Arsenal when bagging 3 against Wolverhampton Wanderers? John Radford
9) Which Greek central defender did Dennis Bergkamp leave in a spin in 2002? Nikos Dabizas
10) Ted Drake, Ronnie Rooke, Alan Smith, Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie, Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang. Who is missing? Malcolm Macdonald (Arsenal players to finish league top scorer)

French Players

1) Patrick Vieira and Remi Garde were both signed for Arsenal prior to Arsene Wenger joining, but who made their debut first? Patrick Vieira
2) When Arsenal beat Inter Milan at the San Siro, how many goals did Thierry Henry score? 2
3) Arsenal players have been French Ligue 1 top scorer. Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud are 2. Who is the 3rd? Sylvain Wiltord
4) Which former Arsenal player joined Real Madrid in January 2009? Lassana Diarra
5) Mathieu Flamini has moved club 5 times in his career. How many times has he moved on a free transfer? 5
6) Which French-born player took a knuckle-duster to the North London Derby? Armand Traore
7) Which French goal keeper joined Arsenal in 2003 and left 6 months after failing to appear in any matches? Guillaume Warmuz
8) When England played France in 1999, Patrick Vieira, Nicolas Anelka and Emmanuel Petit all played for Les Blues. But which two future Arsenal players also played? Sylvain Wiltord and Robert Pires
9) In 2005/06, Thierry Henry scored more goals than which Premier League club? Sunderland
10) Nicolas Anelka, Rlbert Pires, Olivier Giroud and which other French player has scored for Arsenal in an FA Cup final? Laurent Koscielny

I also played for…

1) Monaco, Barcelona, Chelsea (2 players) – Emmanuel Petit & Cesc Fabregas
2) Manchester City, Sunderland, BEC Tero Sasana – Niall Quinn
3) Osasuna, Malaga, Real Sociedad – Nacho Monreal
4) FC Seoul, Monaco, Celta Vigo, Watford, Al-Shabab – Park Chu-young
5) Wolverhampton Wanderers, Ipswich Town, Derry City – Alan Sunderland
6) Lille, Villarreal, Cartagena – Pascal Cygan
7) Lyon, Strasbourg – Remi Garde
8) Atlético Nacional, Nice, Napoli – David Ospina
9) Portsmouth, Bristol Rovers, Barnet – David Hillier
10) Liverpool, Swansea City, Hartlepool United, Pezoporikos – Ray Kennedy

Songs / Chants

1) What did she wear? A yellow ribbon
2) Who had no care hair, but we didn’t care ? Steve Bould
3) If Perry Goves was number 1, number 2, number 3 and number 4, who was number 7? Liam Brady
4) When I went down the Lane the other night, who did I tell Spurs fans was the new Ian Wright? Thierry Henry
5) Who came from Borehamwood, but weren’t no good? Tim Sherwood
6) Who was the biggest Willie in the land? Willie Young
7) Who is our Frenchman, our number 9? Alexandre Lacazette
8) Who was blond and quick? Emmanuel Petit
9) Who did my old man buy an old Ford Sierra from? Patrick Vieira
10) In 1892 what was reported as the 1st ever Arsenal song? tr ra ra boom de ay, the arsenals won today

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