The FA Cup by OBrienJ

Champion(s):

Sharpj


Runner(s)-Up:

LuceroM
Semper Ubi Sub Ubi


Quiz Description

The Football Association Challenge Cup: England's oldest football competition ... and now Alpaca Farm's newest quiz one.

Full Results:

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1 Sharpj 467 97 15
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2 LuceroM 410 91 15
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3 Rhea428 399 85 15
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4 gregariouschinchilla 392 79 15
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5 BillPennington 339 73 15
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6 scbantam 306 67 00
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7 ChengB 289 61 15
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8 MatherV 251 55 15
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9 Jockosaurus 248 50 15
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10 JCEurovision 206 44 15
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11 GriffithsM 198 38 15
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12 BednarczukJ 170 32 15
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13 HoH 113 26 00
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14 RonningD 87 17 15
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14 LastNamePam 87 17 00
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16 KleinJ 45 8 00
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17 Consigliari 0 2 00
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Questions:

What STADIUM hosted the FA Cup Final from 2001 to 2006, while Wembley Stadium was being rebuilt? This same stadium will host the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final.

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Millennium Stadium

What animal provides the nickname for the 1923 FA Cup Final, due to its prominent use by police to keep overcrowding fans away from the pitch? Both the ANIMAL and its COLOR are required in your answer.

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The "White Horse" Final

The FA Cup winner currently gets an automatic entry into what CONTINENTAL COMPETITION the following season, if that club doesn't finish at least 4th in the Premier League?

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UEFA Europa League

In the 1999 semi-final replay, what Manchester United PLAYER scored the game winning goal in a 2-1 win over Arsenal in extra time, keeping hope alive for United's eventual Treble that season?

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Ryan Giggs

Manchester United and Arsenal are also currently tied for the most times winning the FA Cup, with HOW MANY each?

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12

The FA Cup is open to any organized club, amateur or professional, in the first 10 levels of the English football pyramid. Within 5%, HOW MANY clubs entered the 2016-17 competition?

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736 ... (699-773)

Who were the last CLUB from outside the top division to win the FA Cup, doing so in 1980?

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West Ham United

American soccer's version of the FA Cup is the "US Open Cup," which has been contested annually since 1914 and is currently held by FC Dallas. This tournament is named in honor what former MLS and NFL team OWNER?

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Lamar Hunt

In March Madness, a lower seeded team that upsets a much higher seeded one is called a "Cinderella." In the FA Cup, what TWO WORD TERM is often used to describe a club from a lower division that defeats a higher division club?

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Giant Killer

What STADIUM hosted the 1989 semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, where 96 Liverpool fans died due to overcrowding in a spectator terrace?

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Hillsborough

To help ease congestion in match schedules late in the season, starting in 2016-17, matches in THIS ROUND of the FA Cup will no longer go to a replay if a match ends in a draw. From this round onward, matches level after 90 minutes will be decided "on the day" with extra time, and possibly penalties.

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Quarter-final ("Sixth Round Proper" or "Last Eight")

Name any ONE of the five COMPANIES that has been a corporate sponsor of the FA Cup. They include an airline, a beer, an energy company, an insurance company, and a now defunct betting house.

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Emirates, Budweiser, E.ON, AXA, Littlewoods