The World Cup Play-Offs Quiz

We have 20 questions for you on the history of World Cup play-offs. How odd is it that Spain had to qualify via the play-offs just two tournaments ago?

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1) Which tournament did Wales reach after the first ever intercontinental qualifying play-off?

2) which team did they beat after all countries from Asia and Africa refused to play them (the opposition, not Wales)?

3) Who managed Scotland in their play-off victory over Australia in 1985?

4) Who had he replaced as manager after tragedy struck?

5) Argentina beat Australia in the World Cup play-offs for which tournament?

6) Who was the Australia coach who insisted that his side take their own drinking water when playing an Asian side in the play-offs for France 98?

7) Australia lost that game on away goals after a 2-2 draw in Melbourne. Who was their opposition?

8) Who was the Australia manager who finally ended their play-off hoodoo in 2005?

9) Who was the former Premiership striker who scored the final spot-kick to beat Uruguay in their shoot-out?

10) Which Premier League striker/attacking midfielder scored three of his four goals for Spain in the play-off for World Cup 2006 v Slovakia?

11) Which Turkish striker scored a hat-trick againstr Switzerland in their play-off victory in 2005?

12) Port Vale striker Chris Birchall helped which team to the 2006 World Cup with a goal against Bahrain in 2005?

13) Which tiny team beat the might of Russia on away goals in the play-offs for the 2010 World Cup?

14) Which side did Ricki Herbert coach to the 2010 World Cup after play-off victory?

15) Which former Swindon and Plymouth player scored the only goal of that play-off to beat Bahrain?

16) Who actually scored the goal that won France the play-off against Ireland in 2009?

17) Who was the French coach on that day?

18) Which country has lost to Croatia, Germany and Greece in World Cup play-offs?

19) Who beat Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2010 play-offs after coming second to Denmark in their group?

20) Which team in this year's European play-offs are bidding to reach their first tournament?

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