The Premier League by HoH

Champion(s):

DuffyM

LuceroM
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Quiz Description

Answer the following questions about the top flight of English football, the Premier League.

Full Results:

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1 LuceroM 544 92 15
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1 DuffyM 544 92 15
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3 RalliP 315 80 15
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4 FlaxmanR 262 73 15
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5 FryedBetaKappa 231 65 15
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6 HancockA 161 57 15
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7 GuyR 123 50 00
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8 PolinskyL 115 42 00
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9 JordanG 92 34 15
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10 Commodore 77 26 00
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11 Vicun-YAH 54 19 15
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12 HightB 23 7 00
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12 Consigliari 23 7 00
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Questions:

For most of its history, the top flight of English football was known as the First Division. But in May of this year, the FA Premier League was formed as a separate legal entity and broke away from the Football League. They started play in August with the top nineteen clubs of the First Division from the season before, along with the three promoted clubs from the Second Division. Which year did this take place?

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1992

Three teams were relegated from the First Division in England the season before the formation of the Premier League, which meant that they were not part of the breakaway group in its inaugural season. One was just promoted back to the Football League in 2015 (the same year that their bitter rivals Watford was promoted to the Premier League, NBD). Another is the oldest professional football team in the world, but were relegated to League Two last year. And the other won promotion to the Premier League in 2012 via the play-offs and have been there since. Name any one of these three teams.

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Luton Town, Notts County, West Ham United

Brian Deane scored the first ever goal of the Premier League in a 2-1 win over Manchester United. Which club did he play for at that time? They play their home matches at Bramall Lane and counts Sean Bean as a supporter.

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Sheffield United

The Premier League has been sponsored by Barclays since 2001, hence its name as the Barclays (or Barclaycard) Premiership or Premier League for the last decade and a half. But before Barclays, who served as the league’s title sponsor?

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Carling

Four teams have been in the Premier League for its entire history but have failed to the win the league even once. Name all four teams.

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Aston Villa, Everton, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur

Arsene Wenger is by far the longest serving manager of any team in the Premier League right now. Who is the second longest?

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Brendan Rodgers

Among the players who are still playing in the Premier League, this Englishman has had the most career appearances in it. He moved from Brighton and Hove Albion to Aston Villa as a trainee, and initially played left fullback and centre-half, but later settled into the role of holding midfielder. Who is this?

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Gareth Barry

As of the end of last season, eight of the top ten goalscorers in Premier League history were English. Who are the two foreigners that occupied the other spots?

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Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie

Two current Premier League managers have also won the Premier League title as players. Name both of them. One did it with Manchester United, while the other did it with Blackburn Rovers.

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Mark Hughes, Tim Sherwood

The 2003-04 Arsenal side is known as the Invincibles because they did not lose a single game in the entire campaign. This was largely due to their stingy defense, which only allowed 26 goals the entire season. Who was their goalkeeper that year, who played in all 38 league matches?

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Jens Lehmann

The winner of last year’s Premier League title will play the winner of last year’s FA Cup. If they are the same team, last year’s Premier League runner-up will be their opponent. So defines what pre-season competition that is technically counted as a trophy, but is nothing more than a glorified friendly?

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FA Community Shield

Eric Cantona was one of the most flamboyant and mercurial talents the Premier League has ever seen. While he scored a number of fantastic goals, he might best be remembered for the “kung-fu kick” incident where he drop-kicked an opposing supporter when his Manchester United side visited this stadium in 1995. What is that stadium that still holds Premier League matches today?

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Selhurst Park