The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Trelleborg, Juventus, Djurgarden, Stade Rennais, Manchester City (current). Whose career?
2 Only one nation has appeared in more European Championships than England. Which nation?
3 Picture round. Who he?
4 Who is currently club captain of Blackburn Rovers?
5 Which English league club (including the Premiership), has the fewest letters in its full name?
6 The club crest challenge:
Click below to be enlightened…


Andreas Isaakson
2 Germany
3 Martin O'Neill
4 Ryan Nelson
5 Bury
6 River Plate of Argentina

I predict that somewhere out there in the blogosphere, one or more Pies readers will score a maximum six out of six…

March 23, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (8)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Crewe Alexandra, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, Coventry City (current). Whose career?
2 I was born on 31 Dec 1960. I started my career as a midfielder, before moving into defence. My first professional club was Gillingham. I once scored 19 goals in a season for Man Utd. Who am I?
3 Picture round. Who's the snappy dresser?
4 Which Premiership star has an accidental double-barreled name, thanks to a mistake at the Registry Office?
5 Fashion designer Daniel Hechter once designed the kit for which French club? (Clue: he was once their chairman too.)
6 The club crest challenge:

Answers after the click…

1 Dele 'Pele' Adebola
2 Steve Bruce
3 Guti
4 Colin Kazim-Richards - he was meant to be called Colin-Kazim Richards.
5 Paris Saint-Germain
6 New England Revolution

Quite tough this week, I think. How did you fare?

March 16, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (10)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

What time is it? It's Fiendish Time! (Answers after the click)

1 Bristol Rovers, Wigan Athletic, West Bromwich Albion (current). Whose career path?
2 Which Englishman has scored the most Champions League goals this season?
3 Picture round. Who 'dis?
4 Which club won the last ever European Cup Winner's Cup? (clue: the final was held at Villa Park, in 1999)
5 Which English team does the rock group Kaiser Chiefs support?
6 The club crest challenge:



Nathan 'Duke' Ellington
2 Peter Crouch
3 Hossam Ghaly
4 Lazio
5 Leeds United
6 Queen of the South

Anyone get six out of six? Mad props if you did.

March 9, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (8)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 QPR, Nottm Forest, Portsmouth, Southampton, WBA, West Ham (current). Which journeyman's career?
2 Who scored the opening goal for Man Utd when they beat Liverpool at Old Trafford earlier this season?
3 Picture round. Who's this?
4 Which English league team did serial killer Harold Shipman support in his youth?
5 Which current Middlesbrough player was born in Mozambique?
6 The club crest challenge:
Answers after the click…

The answers be here…

Nigel Quashie, aka Mr Relegation
2 Paul Scholes
3 Luis Boa Morte
4 Notts County
5 Abel Xavier
6 Benfica

So how was it for you?

March 2, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (9)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Corinthians, Arsenal, Celta Vigo, Barcelona (current). Whose career?
2 Three Leicester City players were held by police on charges of sexual assault during a training camp in 2004. Name all three.
3 Picture round. Who's this, sporting a mini-mullet?
4 Who's the youngest ever player to score in the Premiership?
5 Kevin Keegan, Paul Bracewell, ________, Chris Coleman. Fill in the gap.
6 The club crest challenge:


2 Frank Sinclair, Paul Dickov and Keith Gillespie
3 Oleguer Presas (Barcelona defender)
4 James Vaughan, Everton striker. He scored against Crystal Palace in 2005, aged just 16 years and 271 days
5 Jean Tigana – the sequence lists recent managers of Fulham
6 Valencia

Quite a tough quiz this week - anyone get the lot? If so, I don't believe you.

February 23, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (11)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 RC Strasbourg, Everton, RC Lens, Leeds Utd, AS Roma, Inter Milan (current). Whose career path?
2 Who was the best man at David Beckham's wedding?
3 Picture round: Who's the cat in the hat?
4 What do Old Carthusians, Derby County, Royal Engineers, Leeds United, Oxford University, Wimbledon and Portsmouth have in common?
5 Who scored his only goal in English football for Chelsea against Liverpool in 2000?
6 The club crest challenge:

Answers below…


Olivier Dacourt
2 Gary Neville (bet he made a great speech)
3 Steven Pressley
4 They have all won the FA Cup on just one occasion.
5 Pierluigi Casiraghi
6 Ajax

Scores on the doors – anyone get full marks?

February 16, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (4)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Crewe Alexandra, West Brom, Leeds United, Sheffield United (current). Whose career?
2 They used to play at the Manor Ground. Half a point for naming club and half a point for naming the new stadium.
3 Picture round. Who is this?

4 Name the three non-English players in the all-time top 10 Premier League goalscorers.
5 I was born in Dakar, Senegal, on 15 May, 1981. I have played in Italy, France and England. I have five caps for my country. Who am I?
6 Which club's crest looks a lot like this?


Click below for the answers.


1 Rob Hulse
2 Oxford United and the Kassam Stadium
3 Ex-Chelsea and Stoke striker Mark Stein
4 Thierry Henry, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Dwight Yorke.
5 Patrice Evra
6 Accrington Stanley

How did you get on this week?

February 9, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (2)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Viking, Everton, Besiktas, Sunderland, Fredrikstad, Charlton Athletic (current). Whose career?
2 Which Premiership manager's middle name is 'Cornelis'?
3 Picture round. Who dis (click to enlarge)?
4 Which Chelsea star currently wears the unlucky No.13 shirt?
5 Which Premiership side started life as St. Domingo FC?
6 The club crest challenge:

Answers below:


Thomas Myhre
2 Martin Jol
3 Martin Jol (again - sneaky)
4 Michael Ballack
5 Everton
6 PSV Eindhoven

If anyone got full marks, bloody well done, cause that was a tough one.

February 2, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (3)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 AS Monaco, Bordeaux, Fulham, Ipswich Town (current). Whose career path?
2 Who scored the first ever goal in the Premiership?
3 Picture round. Who's this then?
4 Who presented Match of the Day before Des Lynam?
5 Who scored a hat-trick in the 2004 FA Cup final?
6 The club crest challenge:
Answers below…


Sylvain Legwinski
2 Brian Deane
3 Emmanuel Adebayor
4 Jimmy Hill
5 Ruud van Nistelrooy
6 Chicago Fire

So, the scores on the doors please…

January 26, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (7)

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

1 Birmingham City, Stoke City, Birmingham City, West Bromwich Albion, Fulham, Sheffield Utd, Derby County (current). Whose playing career?
2 Remarkably, Pele played for just two clubs during his long and distinguished playing career. Half a point for naming each.
3 Picture round: Another shoddy lookalike. Who's this supposed to be (click to enlarge)?
4 In the 2001 football movie 'A Shot at Glory', Hollywood actor Robert Duvall starred alongside which famous British footballer?
5 Still on the subject of football movies, who played the role of Captain Robert Hatch in 'Escape to Victory'?
6 The club crest challenge:
Answers after the click…


Paul Peschisolido
2 Santos and New York Cosmos
3 Vinnie Jones
4 Ally McCoist
5 Sylvester Stallone
6 Dundee United

Well done if you got 'em all.

January 19, 2007 in Quiz | Permalink | Comments (5)