English Football Quiz
Test your knowledge on English Soccer, by answering the following questions. Have fun!
English football: Question 1
How many Premier League titles did David Beckham win while at Manchester United?
English football: Question 2
When was the Premier League founded?
English football: Question 3
Which English soccer referee made history by taking charge of 2010 UEFA Champions League Final and 2010 FIFA World Cup Final?
a. Mike Dean
b. Chris Foy
c. Howard Webb
d. Martin Atkinson
English football: Question 4
Liverpool Football Club won a treble in 2000-01 season, which among the following cups didn't they win?
a. Carling Cup
b. UEFA Cup
c. FA Cup
d. League Cup
English football: Question 5
Which country did England beat in the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final?
a. West Germany
English football: Question 6
Who among the following players has scored the most goals for England football national team?
a. Michael Owen
b. Wayne Rooney
c. Alan Shearer
d. Bobby Charlton
English football: Question 7
What is the nationality of Sven Goran Eriksson, who managed the England national football team from 2001 to 2006?
English football: Question 8
How many times has Tottenham Hotspurs won the FA Cup (in 2011)?
English football: Question 9
What playing position does Phil Jagielka play in Everton Football Club?
English football: Question 10
Which year did Arsene Wenger started managing Arsenal Football Club?
Answers to the England soccer quiz:
England soccer: Answer 1
David Beckham spent more than 10 years in Manchester United, making 265 appearances and scoring 62 goals. Beckham won six Premier League titles while at United, the first one being in 1995. During his stay at United, he also won 1 UEFA Champions League, 2 FA Cups, 4 FA Community Shields, 1 Intercontinental Cup, and one FA Youth Cup.
England soccer: Answer 2
Premier League was formed on February 20, 1992, after clubs in the Football League First Division decided to break away from the Football League, which was originally founded in 1888. Premier league is ranked as the first in the UEFA coefficients of leagues based on European competitions. Since the Premier League was incepted in 1992, only four clubs have won the title. These clubs are: Arsenal, 3 times; Blackburn Rovers, 1 time; Chelsea, 3 times; and Manchester United, 12 times.
England soccer: Answer 3
Howard Webb has officiated some of the world's highest profile football matches including UEFA Champions League Final And FIFA World Cup Final. Webb was announced as the referee to officiate the 2010 champions league on 20th May 2010. The final match was between Bayern Munich and Inter Milan. Inter Milan won the match 2-0. Earlier on, in February 2010, FIFA had confirmed Webb as a referee for the year's World Cup. It was on July 8, 2010 that FIFA announced that Webb would be the referee for the final match between Spain and the Netherlands. The tournament was held in South Africa
England soccer: Answer 4
Liverpool FC has won 2 trebles, the first one being in 1983-84 season when they won the League, League Cup and European Cup. During the 2000-01 season, they won the second treble in their history by winning the FA Cup, League Cup and the UEFA Cup.
England soccer: Answer 5
England hosted the eighth staging of FIFA World Cup in 1966. This was the same year that England won its first World Cup in history by beating West Germany 4-2 in the final. The final was played at London's Wembley Stadium and was attended by 98,000 people. At the end of 90 minutes both teams had scored 2 goals each, so the match went for extra time. England added two more goals in the extra time and therefore defeated Germany, 4-2 to be crowned the champions of the world.
England soccer: Answer 6
Bobby who is a former English soccer player, has scored the most goals for England. During his 106 caps for his national football team, Bobby scored 49 goals. He is closely followed by Gary Lineker who played for England since 1984 to 1992 scoring 48 goals.
England soccer: Answer 7
Sven Goran Eriksson is a Swedish football manager, who also boasts as the first manager to win league and cup doubles in 3 different countries. As a manager for England football national team, Eriksson won 40 matches, drew in 17, and lost 10.
England soccer: Answer 8
Tottenham who plays in the Premier League has won a total of 8 FA Cups, the first one being in 1901. They have finished as the runners up of the same cup only once .
England soccer: Answer 9
Philip Nikodem Jagielka is a English footballer who plays for Everton in the Premier League. Jagielka plays in central defense in Everton.
England soccer: Answer 10
Arsene Wenger who is a former soccer player, is a French football manager who currently manages Arsenal in the Premier League. He joined Arsenal from Nagoya Grampus Eight football club in 1996. Since joining Arsenal, he has won 4 FA cups, 3 FA Premier Leagues, and 4 Community Shields.