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Football Trivia Question of the Day May 2012
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31st May 2012:

Q: Which four current Football League clubs have never been promoted from the Fourth Flight of English Football?

A: Morecambe, Burton Albion, AFC Wimbledon and Fleetwood.
    Football League Club's Divisional Records 1888-89 to 2012-13

29th May 2012:

Q: Which three players scored 10 goals or more during the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League competition?

A: Lionel Messi (Barcelona, 14 goals), Mario Gómez (Bayern Munich, 12 goals) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 10 goals).
    UEFA European Cup & UEFA Champions League Top Goalscorers 1955-56 to 2011-12

28th May 2012:

Q: Who was the last player to score in every round of the FA Cup from 3rd Round to Final?

A: Chelsea's Peter Osgood in 1970.
    Chelsea FC Player of the Year 1967 - 2012

27th May 2012:

Q: Which of the 16 participating Countries at the Euro 2012 Finals doesn't have a single player included from its National League?

A: The Republic of Ireland, who's 23 footballers play in England (20), Russia, Scotland and the United States.
    UEFA European Football Championships 2012 Finals Competition.

26th May 2012:

Q: What was the highest score draw in a Top Flight English Football League game?

A: Leicester City 6-6 Arsenal in the old First Division on 21st April 1930. The highest score draw during the Premier League Era was 4-4.
    Football League Tables from 1919-20 to 1939-40.

25th May 2012:

Q: Which two footballers played in four different UEFA European Championship Tournaments but failed to win a gold medal?

A: Alessandro Del Piero (Italy - 1996, 2000, 2004 & 2008) and Edwin van der Sar (Netherlands - 1996, 2000, 2004 & 2008). Germany's Lothar Matthäus          (1980, 1984, 1988, 2000), Denmark's Peter Schmeichel (1988, 1992, 1996, 2000), The Netherlands' Aron Winter (1988, 1992, 1996, 2000) & France's         Lilian Thuram (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008) are the only other four players to have participated in four different UEFA European Football Championships,
    but they all won one gold medal each.
    European Football Championships Match Details 1960-2008

24th May 2012:

Q: Which two players included in squads for the Euro 2012 Finals play for clubs not affiliated with UEFA?

A: Ireland's Robbie Keane (Los Angeles Galaxy, United States) and Sweden's Christian Wilhelmsson (Al-Hilal, Saudi Arabia).
    UEFA European Football Championships 2012 Finals Competition

23rd May 2012:

Q: In which 2011-12 League season did Chelsea finish in 4th place on 44 points ahead of Arsenal in 13th place on 30 points?

A: The Ghanaian Glo Premier League.
    World Football Leagues: Ghana 1956 to 2011-12

22nd May 2012:

Q: Which four Swiss clubs have participated in the UEFA Champions League group stages?

A: Basel (2002–03, 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12), Grasshopper (1995–96, 1996–97), Thun (2005–06) and Zürich (2009–10).
    UEFA European Club Competition Stats 1955-56 to 2011-12

21st May 2012:

Q: Who is the only player to win three medals at the UEFA European Football Championships?

A: Rainer Bonhof with West Germany in 1972 (gold medal), 1976 (silver medal) and 1980 (gold medal).
    European Football Championships Finals  1960-2012

20th May 2012:

Q: Which two footballers from the United States have played in the Spanish La Liga?

A: Jozy Altidore (Villarreal CF, 2008-09) and Kasey Keller (Rayo Vallecano, 1999-2001).
    La Liga Foreign Players 1929 to 2011-12

19th May 2012:

Q: Which three members of Ireland's UEFA Euro 2012 Finals 23-man squad play their club football outside England?

A: Aiden McGeady (Spartak Moscow, Russia), Robbie Keane (Los Angeles Galaxy, United States) and Darren O'Dea (Celtic, Scotland).
    UEFA European Football Championships 2012 Finals Competition

18th May 2012:

Q: Who were the first British club team to lose a penalty shoot-out and what was the competition?

A: Hull City drew with Manchester United 1-1 after extra time in the Watney Cup Semi-Final on 5th August 1970 then lost the penalty shoot-out.
    Watney Cup 1970 to 1973

17th May 2012:

Q: Which of the seven ever-present Scottish Premier League clubs have used the least number of Foreign Players from 1998-2012?

A: Motherwell have used just 37 different Foreign Players during the past 14 seasons. By contrast, Rangers have used 98 during the same period.
    Scottish Premier League Foreign Players by Club & Country 1998-99 to 2011-12

16th May 2012:

Q: Which country had players who participated for the first time in the Premier League during season 2011-12?

A: Montenegro (Stefan Savić, Manchester City & Simon Vukčević, Blackburn Rovers).
    Premier League Foreign Players 1992-93 to 2011-12

15th May 2012:

Q: Who is the only Italian player to win an English Premier League medal?

A: Mario Balotelli with Manchester City in season 2011-12.
    Premier League Medal Winners 1992-93 to 2011-12

14th May 2012:

Q: Which Premier League club conceded the fewest penalties during season 2011-12?

A: Tottenham Hotspur conceded just the one penalty - Ledley King against Manchester City - during 2011-12.
    Premier League Penalty Statistics

13th May 2012:

Q: Which two Premier League goalkeepers kept a record 21 clean sheets in a season?

A: Petr Čech (Chelsea, 2004–05) and Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United, 2008–09).
    Premier League by Seasons 1992-93 to 2011-12

12th May 2012:

Q: Which Dutch manager has won the most UEFA major club competitions?

A: Johan Cruijff with 3 major trophies (European Cup 1991-92, Barcelona and Cup Winners' Cup 1986-87, Ajax & 1988-89, Barcelona).
    Major European Trophies Winning Managers 1955-56 to 2010-11

10th May 2012:

Q: Which 3 players have worn Real Madrid's number 7 shirt since the introduction of La Liga squad numbers in 1995-96?

A: Juan Eduardo Esnaider (1995-96), Raúl (1996-97 to 2009-10) and Cristiano Ronaldo (2010-11 to 2011-12).
    Real Madrid FC La Liga Player's Squad Numbers 1995-96 to 2011-12

9th May 2012:

Q: Which six footballers affiliated with Everton at the time have won the Premier League Player of the Month Award?

A: Duncan Ferguson (Feb 1995), Andrei Kanchelskis (Apr 1996), Kevin Campbell (Apr 1999), Andy Johnson (Sep 2006), Phil Jagielka (Feb 2009) and
    Nikica Jelavic (Apr 2012).
    Premier League Player of the Month Awards August 1994 to April 2012

8th May 2012:

Q: Who was the last Bolton Wanderers player to be the Top Flight's Highest Goalscorer for the season?

A: Frank Worthington with 24 First Division goals in season 1978-79.
    Top Flight Highest Goalscorers Season by Season 1888-89 to 2010-11

7th May 2012:

Q: Which three players affiliated with Reading FC at the time participated in FIFA World Cup Finals?

A: Bobby Convey & Marcus Hahnemann (both United States, 2006) and Adam Federici (Australia, 2010).
    Players from English Clubs at FIFA World Cup Finals 1950 to 2010

5th May 2012:

Q: Who were the youngest and oldest players to appear in an FA Cup Final?

A: Curtis Weston (for Millwall v Manchester United in 2004 at 17 years & 119 days) and Billy Hampson (for Newcastle United v Aston Villa in 1924
    at 41 years & 257 days).
    FA Cup Finals 1871-72 to 2011-12

4th May 2012:

Q: Which four players have worn the Chelsea number five shirt during the Premier League Era?

A: Erland Johnsen (1993-94 to 1995-96), Frank Leboeuf (1996-97 to 2000-01), Alexei Smertin (2004-05) and Michael Essien (2005-06 to 2011-12).
    Chelsea FC Player's Premier League Squad Numbers 1993-94 to 2011-12

3rd May 2012:

Q: Which seven Scottish clubs have reached major UEFA European competition Semi-Finals or better?

A: Celtic (7: 1 winners, 2 finalists, 4 semi-finals), Rangers (6: 1 winners, 3 finalists, 2 semi-finals), Aberdeen (2: 1 winners, 1 semi-finals),
    Dundee United (2: 1 finalists, 1 semi-final), Dundee (1 semi-final), Dunfermline Athletic (1 semi-final) and Hibernian (1 semi-final).
    British Clubs in UEFA Major Competitions Last 4 1955-56 to 2009-10

2nd May 2012:

Q: Which England National Team manager had the best winning percentage in competitive matches?

A: Sven-Goren Eriksson (2001-06) won 26 of the 38 competitive matches he was in charge for, giving him a winning percentage of 68.42%
    England Manager's Records & Statistics 1872-2012

1st May 2012:

Q: Which three players with English Top Flight clubs have scored the most goals in all competitions during a season?

A: William 'Dixie' Dean (Everton, 63 goals 1927-28), Clive Allen (Tottenham Hotspur, 49 goals 1986-87) and Ian Rush (Liverpool, 47 goals 1983-84).
    All-Time Top European Club Goalscorers

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