Hi all….had a number of answers back for the quiz and we will be announcing 2 winners picked out of the draw with most correct answers and those who have researched the answers. Prize will follow 🙂 It was a great response from everyone and thanks to Craig for compiling the questions and reading out the questions. Hope you enjoyed it and we will be looking to do something similar again. Please see answers below: How well did you do?

  • What is our 3 -5 year old training called? – little green dragons


  • What league do our open age teams play in – Lanc AM League


  • What are the names of our much appreciated kitchen staff? – Collete, Georgia & Jasmine


  • How many pitches are there on the Pavilion? – 6


  • Who are the club Welfare Officers – Collette Howarth/Rob Mcloughlin


  • What year did the Premier League start? – 1992


  • What year was the first official international football match  played? – 1872


  • When was the first FIFA World Cup inaugurated? –  1930


  • Who was the first sponsor of the Premier League? – Carling


  • In what season did Roman Abramovich take over Chelsea? – 2003/04


  • Who scored the first ‘perfect hat-trick’ (left foot, right foot, and header) in the Premier League? – Jimmy Floyd Hasselbank


  • Who was the first English manager to win Premier League Manager of the Year award? – Harry Redknapp


  • Who achieved the first World Cup hat-trick? – Bert Patenaude


  • What was significant about Mario Balotelli’s ONLY assist in the Premier League for Manchester City – It was for Sergio Aguero’s title-winning goal vs QPR


  • How much did Sporting Lisbon receive for the transfer of 17 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo? – £12 million, a record fee at the time for a player of his age.


  • Scotland had appeared eight times at the World Cup finals; how many times have they made it past the group stage? – None


  • Which country hosted the first Football World Cup? – Uruguay


  • Which player won the World Cup Young Player award in 2018? – Kylian Mbappe


  • What is the full address of Moss Bank Junior Football Club? – 436 Church Road, Bolton BL1 5RP


  • What year was Moss Bank Junior Football Club formed – 2006


  • Who is the U10s Head of Age Group ?- Stuart Round
  • Moss Bank Junior Football Club had the honour of being nominated and won which award from the Lancashire FA in December 2020? – Club of the Year


  • Kevin Phillips won the Golden Boot in 1999/2000, who was the next English player to do so? – Harry Kane


  • Name the current MBJFC Youth Council Leader and Deputy Leader – first names only  please- Xander T, Tyler W


  • In 1986, defender Alvin Martin scored a hat-trick in an 8-1 victory over Newcastle. What was so peculiar about his achievement? – He scored against three different goalkeepers


  • How many Ballon d’Or awards has Lionel Messi won? – Six


  • Which premier league player scored four goals in 12 minutes after coming on as a sub versus Nottingham Forest? – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


  • With 170 caps to her name, which player has made the most appearances for the England women’s national team? – Fara Williams


  • Which Sheffield United striker scored the first goal ever in the Premier League ? – Brian Deane


  • Who was Paul Merson talking about when he said: “I could win the league with Olympiacos. They’ve won it 107 times and it’s only been going 106 years. Why has it always got to be a foreign manager? What does he know about the Premier League?” – Marco Silva


  • Name the only three players that have, in individual premier league games, scored, provided an assist and scored an own goal  – Wayne Rooney, Gareth Bale & Kevin Davies.


  • Which former premier league player holdS the title of missing the most penalties, but also the title of scoring the most? – Alan Shearer, missed 11 – scored 56


  • Which three players shared the Premier League Golden Boot in 2018-19? – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane


  • What was the name of the Sutton United goalkeeping coach fined for eating a pie during his side’s game with Arsenal? – Wayne Shaw


Football Quotes:


Whose famous footballing quotes include – name the person that said these famous quotes


  • We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass – Brian Clough


  • “That’s a fantastic penalty, but he’ll be gutted it went wide.” Michael Owen


  • “I don’t want Rooney to leave these shores but if he does, I think he’ll go abroad.” –  Ian Wright


  • “When they don’t score, they hardly ever win.” Michael Owen


  • “Will Chelsea qualify with ease? I think they will, but it won’t be easy.” Jamie Redknapp


  • “That’s exactly how you head a ball… you use your head.” Ray Wilkins


  • “Didier Drogba’s just a big loveable lump. Graham Norton seemed to get inside him last night.” Clive Tyldesley

True or False Round

Mark Hughes once played for Wales and Bayern Munich in the same day – TRUE

-Hughes had just signed for Bayern and was due to play for Wales against Czechoslovakia in Prague in a Euro ’88 qualifier. “I had dinner with Uli Hoeness (Bayern Manager) who asked me what time the Wales match was,” he said. “I told him it was around midday and he said: ‘That’s OK then, you can play in the evening as well.’” Hoeness watched the game and then flew him to the Bayern game on the other side of the Czech border where Borussia Monchengladbach were the opponents. “We actually flew over the ground and missed the first half, but I got there at the start of the second half.” Bayern won.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has played for six clubs that have won the Champions League, but he has never actually won the trophy himself – TRUE – The striker has been at Ajax, Barcelona, Inter, Juventus, Milan and now Man United.

Juan Mata has been substituted more times than any other premier league player – FALSE – Ryan Giggs (134 times)

Only two players born after the Premier League began have scored premier league hat tricks – FALSE = 3 have, Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku

The only person born before 1960 to score a Premier League hat-trick is Gordon Strachan – TRUE

Picture round

Name the three players point for each player correctly named- neymar jr, ronaldo, messi

Name the mash up of two players, point for each player correctly named 1 – Salah/Vardy

Name the mash up of two players, point for each player correctly named 2 – Kane/Van Dijk

Name the two players in the edited photo, point for each player correctly named – Rooney/Ibrahimović

Name the Coaches, point for each correctly named – distorted images x 5

Name as many coaches as possible = point for each named

Name the clubs dogs – point for each

Badge mash up – each image is a mash up of four club badges – not all premier league, other UK leagues and european. Point each for each correctly identify badge making up each image





What happens next?

  1. Substitute stops the ball from going out and the referee gives a penalty kick.
  2. Player runs up with stuttered run up for penenka only for the keeper to save it.
  3. Moss Bank Vets
  4. Kyle Derbyshire and John Halliwell – U9s Whites
  5. Player turns to celebrate but ball is stuck in the mud and another player follows up to score.


      1. Which famous English knockout competition is also the oldest cup tournament in the world? – FA Cup
      2. How many teams are there in the English Premier League? – 20
      3. What do footballers wear beneath their socks to protect their ankles and lower legs from injury? – Shin pads
      4. How many points does an English Premier League team get if they win the match? – 3
      5. Which football team are nicknamed The Gunners? – Arsenal
      6. What is the name of the football stadium where England play home matches? – Wembley Stadium
      7. What word is used to describe a match between two local rival teams? – A Derby
      8. Sheffield has two football clubs, which one of these club sounds like a day of the week? – Sheffield Wednesday
      9. What sort of animal is on both the England and Scotland football badges?  – :Lion