The 7th Big Arsenal Quiz for the NHS (Q&A)

Questions

History

1) Who are the only other team in English football league history to have ever gone an entire top division season unbeaten?
2) Who did Kanu score a 17-minute hattrick against in 1999?
3) What was special about Arsenal’s game against Manchester United on 31st January 2010? 
4) In what year were Arsenal ladies founded? 
5) At 172 matches, which players holds the record for consecutive first-team games for Arsenal?
6) In 1930, Arsenal and Leicester played in highest scoring draw in English football. What was the score?
7) How many games did Arsenal lose to Tottenham, between March 19, 2000 and October 31, 2009?
8) Who holds the record for most goals scored in a single season?
9) Who was the first player to score 100 goals for Arsenal?
10) In 2020, who were Arsenal’s last opponents before football was suspended due to the Covid19 pandemic?

2001/02 Double Winning Season

1) How many league goals did Thierry Henry score?
2) In 2001/02, what was the first trophy Arsenal won
3) Which England international did we sign on a free transfer that summer?
4) Which 2 French players made the most appearances for Arsenal in 2001/02?
5) Who was in goal for Tottenham when Lauren pea-rolled his late penalty past him?
6) Who did arsenal play in the FA Cup semi final? 
7) How many consecutive league games did we win at the end of the season? 
8) In what ground was the Champions Section?
9) Why was Jamie Carragher sent off vs us in the FA Cup 4th round game?
10) Who were our final league opponents of the season? 

Transfers

1) Who did we sell to Juventus in 2017?
2) Who did we sell to Barcelona in 2018?
3) Who did we sell David Seaman to in 2003? 
4) Who did we sell to West Ham United in 2007?
5) Who did we sell to Derby County in 1975? 
6) Who did we sell to Manchester United in 1981? 
7) Who did we sell Kieran Gibbs to in 2017?
8) Who did we sell to Juventus in 1980? 
9) Which 2 players did we sell to Barcelona in 2000?
10) Who did Graham Rix leave Arsenal for in 1988?

Autobiographies

1) Who wrote “How Not to Be a Professional Footballer”?
2) Tony Adams has 2 autobiographies, what are they called?
3) What did Alan Smith call his autobiography?
4) Whose autobiography is called “Theo Give Us A Ball”? 
5) What was the name of Eddie Hapgood’s autobiography?
6) “Lonely at the Top” was written about which player?
7) What is the name of Dennis Bergkamp’s autobiography?
8) Whose autobiography was “The Glory and the Grief”?
9) Who wrote “The Madness Is On The Pitch”?
10) Who wrote the introduction for Mesut Ozil’s autobiography “Gunning for Greatness”?

I also played for…

1) Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Roma, LA Galaxy, Derby County
2) Portsmouth, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, Benfica, Wimbledon
3) Tottenham, Portsmouth, Notts County, Newcastle
4) Lille, Newcastle United, Bordeaux, Saint-Étienne
5) Leeds United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Norwich City, Hull City
6) Corinthians, Celta Vigo, Barcelona, Manchester City
7) Caen, Marseille, Chelsea, Tottenham, Perth Glory
8) Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Dagenham & Redbridge, FC Cincinnati
9) Malmö FF, Benfica, Fiorentina, Valencia, Sunderland
10) West Ham, Coventry City

1970 / 71 Season:

  1. How many points did Arsenal end up with for the season?
  2. Who came 2nd in the league that season?
  3. Who was in goal for Tottenham the night we won the title at White Hart Lane? 
  4. Charlie George famously scored the winner in the FA Cup final’ but who scored Arsenal’s equaliser? 
  5. Which player originally claimed the equaliser, but did not actually touch the ball?
  6. Who did Arsenal lost 5-0 to in September?
  7. Ray Kennedy finished as Arsenal’s top scorer. How many league goals did he score?
  8. Arsenal needed a replay to win the FA Cup semi-final. What two grounds were used?
  9. Who was the only Welshman to play for Arsenal during the 70/71 season?
  10. How many times were Arsenal drawn at from home in the FA Cup?

Who is the only Arsenal player to have played for…

  1. Mexico
  2. Armenia
  3. Ukraine
  4. Estonia
  5. Austria
  6. Liberia
  7. Finland
  8. Serbia
  9. Algeria
  10. Lithuania

Songs / Chants

1) Who came from Senegal?
2) Who was the Englishman at Arsenal?
3) Who drinks Estrella and Paella? 
4)  Who got up and sung it again? 
5) Who we would we walk a million miles for one of his goals? 
6) Who did Mike Tyson run from? 
7) Who did we chant “TINA TINA TINA” at? 
8) 1 nil down, 2-1 up, who messed up Ian Rush’s record?
9) Who did she wear fishnet stockings and stilettos on her feet for? 
10) what do we think of Tottenham? 


Answers

History

1) Who are the only other team in English football league history to have ever gone an entire top division season unbeaten? Preston North End
2) Who did Kanu score a 17-minute hattrick against in 1999? Chelsea
3) What was special about Arsenal’s game against Manchester United on 31st January 2010? It was the first match to be broadcast on television in 3D
4) In what year were Arsenal ladies founded? 1987
5) At 172 matches, which players holds the record for consecutive first-team games for Arsenal? Tom Parker
6) In 1930, Arsenal and Leicester played in highest scoring draw in English football. What was the score? 6-6
7) How many games did Arsenal lose to Tottenham, between March 19, 2000 and October 31, 2009? 0 (20 games unbeaten)
8) Who holds the record for most goals scored in a single season? Ted Drake (44)
9) Who was the first player to score 100 goals for Arsenal? Jimmy Brain
10) In 2020, who were Arsenal’s last opponents before football was suspended due to the Covid19 pandemic? West Ham United (Arsenal won 1-0)

 

2001/02 Double Winning Season

1) How many league goals did Thierry Henry score? 24
2) In 2001/02, what was the first trophy Arsenal won? FA Cup
3) Which England international did we sign on a free transfer that summer? Sol Campbell
4) Which 2 French players made the most appearances for Arsenal in 2001/02? Patrick Vieira and Sylvain Wiltord
5) Who was in goal for Tottenham when Lauren pea-rolled his late penalty past him? Kasey Keller
6) Who did arsenal play in the FA Cup semi final? Middlesbrough
7) How many consecutive league games did we win at the end of the season? 13
8) In what ground was the Champions Section? Old Trafford
9) Why was Jamie Carragher sent off vs us in the FA Cup 4th round game? He threw a coin into the crowd
10) Who were our final league opponents of the season? Everton

Transfers

1) Who did we sell to Juventus in 2017? Wojciech Szczęsny
2) Who did we sell to Barcelona in 2018? Marcus McGuane
3) Who did we sell David Seaman to in 2003? Manchester City
4) Who did we sell to West Ham United in 2007? Freddie Ljungberg
5) Who did we sell to Derby County in 1975? Charlie George
6) Who did we sell to Manchester United in 1981? Frank Stapleton
7) Who did we sell Kieran Gibbs to in 2017? West Bromwich Albion
8) Who did we sell to Juventus in 1980? Liam Brady
9) Which 2 players did we sell to Barcelona in 2000? Marc Overmars & Emmanuel Petit
10) Who did Graham Rix leave Arsenal for in 1988? Caen

Autobiographies

1) Who wrote “How Not to Be a Professional Footballer”? Paul Merson
2) Tony Adams has 2 autobiographies, what are they called? Addicted & Sober
3) What did Alan Smith call his autobiography? Heads Up
4) Whose autobiography is called “Theo Give Us A Ball”? Theo Foley
5) What was the name of Eddie Hapgood’s autobiography?  Football Ambassador
6) “Lonely at the Top” was written about which player? Thierry Henry
7) What is the name of Dennis Bergkamp’s autobiography? Stillness and Speed
8) Whose autobiography was “The Glory and the Grief”? George Graham
9) Who wrote “The Madness Is On The Pitch”? Jens Lehmann
10) Who wrote the introduction for Mesut Ozil’s autobiography “Gunning for Greatness”? Jose Mourinho

I also played for…

1) Crystal Palace, Chelsea, Roma, LA Galaxy, Derby County – Ashley Cole
2) Portsmouth, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, Benfica, Wimbledon – Michael Thomas
3) Tottenham, Portsmouth, Notts County, Newcastle – Sol Campbell
4) Lille, Newcastle United, Bordeaux, Saint-Étienne – Mathieu Debuchy
5) Leeds United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Norwich City, Hull City – David Rocastle
6) Corinthians, Celta Vigo, Manchester City – Silvinho
7) Caen, Marseille, Chelsea, Tottenham, Perth Glory – William Gallas
8) Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Millwall, Dagenham & Redbridge, FC Cincinnati – Justin Hoyte
9) Malmö FF, Benfica, Fiorentina, Valencia, Sunderland – Stefan Schwarz
10) West Ham, Coventry City – Stewart Robson

1970 / 71 Season:

  1. How many points did Arsenal end up with for the season? 65
  2. Who came 2nd in the league that season? Leeds United
  3. Who was in goal for Tottenham the night we won the title at White Hart Lane? Pat Jennings
  4. Charlie George famously scored the winner in the FA Cup final’ but who scored Arsenal’s equaliser? Eddie Kelly
  5. Which player originally claimed the equaliser, but did not actually touch the ball? George Graham
  6. Who did Arsenal lost 5-0 to in September? Stoke City
  7. Ray Kennedy finished as Arsenal’s top scorer. How many league goals did he score? 19
  8. Arsenal needed a replay to win the FA Cup semi-final. What two grounds were used? Hillsborough Stadium & Villa Park
  9. Who was the only Welshman to play for Arsenal during the 70/71 season? John Roberts
  10. How many times were Arsenal drawn at from home in the FA Cup? 0

Who is the only Arsenal player to have played for…

  1. Mexico – Carlos Vela
  2. Armenia – Henrikh Mkhitaryan
  3. Ukraine – Oleg Luzhny
  4. Estonia – Mart Poom
  5. Austria – Alex Mallinger
  6. Liberia – Christpoher Wreh
  7. Finland – Glen Kamara
  8. Serbia – Vladimir Petrovic
  9. Algeria – Ismaël Bennacer
  10. Lithuania – Tomas Danilvecius

Songs / Chants

1) Who came from Senegal? Patrick Vieira
2) Who was the Englishman at Arsenal ? Theo Walcott
3) Who drinks Estrella and Paella? Dani Ceballos
4)  Who got up and sung it again? Paddy
5) Who we would we walk a million miles for one of his goals? Jon Sammuels
6) Who did Mike Tyson run from? Paul Davis
7) Who did we chant “TINA TINA TINA” at? Peter Shilton
8) 1 nil down, 2-1 up, who messed up Ian Rush’s record? Charlie Nicholas
9) Who did she wear fishnet stockings and stilettos on her feet for? David Pleat
10) what do we think of Tottenham? Shit

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