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1) Paul Breitner won the European Cup with which club?

2) Which of the following is true about Alexei Lalas's band 'The Gypsies'; a) They supported Counting Crows on tour, b) They supported The Spin Doctors on tour, c) They supported Hootie & the Blowfish on tour.

3) George Berry is probably most closely associated with Wolves, but which club did he actually make nearly twice as many appearances for?

4) Which bearded defender, currently playing in England, appeared in the 2004 Champions League final?

5) Who does Olof Mellberg currently play for?

6) How old was Socrates when he turned out for Garforth Town? (We'll give you three years either way.)

7) Name the teams Abel Xavier played for in England, in chronological order.

8) Which bearded German defender did Real Madrid sign in 2007?

9) Why did Daniele De Rossi call a press conference for the Italian media in the summer?

10) What's the first name of Bulgarian bearded defender Ivanov?

11) Which bearded defender had a fight with Zlatan Ibrahimovic at AC Milan that ended with the big Swede suffering a cracked rib?

12) Why might Ricky Villa have been particularly motivated to do well in the 1981 FA Cup final replay, in which he scored his famous goal against Manchester City?

13) Why was the usually clean-shaven Alan Cork sporting a massive beard in the 1993 FA Cup semi-final against Sheffield Wednesday?

14) Alex Song is one of how many children?

15) Where is Gennaro Gattuso currently playing?

16) Which bearded former Coventry defender was Kevin Keegan's first signing at Newcastle?

17) George Best signed permanently and played (in competitve games) for four British teams other than Manchester United - name them.

18) Name the actress who played Diane, the lady who Mark Renton makes sweet, sweet love to in the film 'Trainspotting', an act he compared to Archie Gemmill scoring against Holland in 1978.

19) Which national team did Andre Villas-Boas coach while aged just 21?

20) Peter Withe won the Division One title with two different clubs - name them.


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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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