Christmas Quiz

By Matthew Jones
Last updated : 01 December 2005

This Christmas, Tranmere Rovers Mad have decided to bring to you a 50 question Christmas quiz. There's no prize for winning, however, when I announce the winner, you will get your name mentioned (obviously).

Answer the 50 questions below, and send your answers back to matthewtrfc@msn. When sending your answers, leave the questions on. Also, please state your Name, Age, Area of Living and Club Supported when sending your answers back.

The closing date for sending your answers in is December 31st

Questions:

1. Who was the first player to score a hatrick in all four English divisions, the League Cup and the F.A. Cup?

2. There are five players in
England whose Forename begins with the same letter as their surname ends. Can you name them?

3. Which club plays at "Moss Rose"?

4. From which club did Wrexham sign striker Lee Trundle.

5. Who scored Manchester United's winning goal in their Champions League Final win over Bayern Munich in the 1998/99 season?

6. Which club is nicknamed "The tractor boys"?

7. How many clubs have won the Premier League?

8. Who holds the record for the longest throw-in recorded in football?

9. What is so unique about St. Johnstone FC's name?

10. How many consecutive Premiership appearances did David James make for
Liverpool in his record run which was broken by Frank Lampard in November 2005?

11. Which club is the only team in the Football League without any letters from the word Mackerel in?

12. What nationality is Everton midfielder Kevin Kilbane?

13. whose was the first stadium to become all-seater, and what was that stadium called?

14. Which two football league clubs moved to new grounds in the Summer of 2005?

15. Who is the oldest outfield player in the football league and who does he play for?

16. Who is the only player to play for
Liverpool, Everton, Manchester City and Manchester United?

17. Peter Crouch and James Beattie both moved to Merseyside from which club?

18. With which Welsh club did John Aldridge start his career?

19. Who is the Premiership's leading scorer of all time?

20. For which French club did Ronaldinho play?

21. Which team won the 1998/99 League Cup?

22. And who got sent off in that final?

23. Who is the youngest manager in the football league?

24. And which club does he manage?

25. In which City do Juventus play?

Tranmere Section:

1. What domestic trophy have Tranmere won which niether of their Merseyside rivals,
Liverpool and Everton have not?

2. Who is the only Tranmere player to score in a major cup final?

3. How many managers have Tranmere had since 2001?

4. Which team denied Tranmere a place in the 1994 league cup final?

5. Before
Lorraine Rogers, who was the Tranmere chairman?

6. What’s Tranmere's highest points total in one season?

7. What nationality is Tranmere's club captain Jason McAteer?

8. Who did Tranmere beat in the 2003/04 F.A. Cup First Round?

9. Which club in the football league do Tranmere have a 100% record over which no other team does?

10. How many loan signings have Tranmere had in the 2004/05 season by the closure of the loan window in November?

11. How many goals did Tranmere conceed to Bradford last season?

12. Which Premiership club has Tranmere player Delroy Facey played for?

13. If Tranmere had won in the F.A. Cup 5th Round in the 2001/02 season, along with Arsenal they would have been the only club in Britain to have reached the last three F.A. Cup Quarter finals. Which club knocked them out?

14. Who is Tranmere's leading goal scorer of all time?

15. How many league appearances did Kenny Irons make for Tranmere?

16. Against which club did Paul Brown make his debut?

17. Who was the last player Tranmere paid money to a club for?

18. From where did Tranmere sign John Achterberg?

19. Which seven Premiership clubs did Rovers beat over 1999-2001?
NB: Teams may not currently be in the Premiership.

20. Who was the first black player to represent Tranmere?

21. In what year did Tranmere win the Welsh Cup?

22. Who is Tranmere's most capped player?

23. The youngest player appearance for the club?

24. And the oldest?

25. What is Tranmere's highest Transfer Fee paid?



So there are your 50 questions. Don't forget to fill in all the information required and email your answers by 31st December 2005.

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