F365’s Opening Day Quiz – Questions

Date published: Thursday 1st January 1970 12:00

F365's Opening Day Quiz - Questions

1) Who scored twice for Norwich as they recovered from 2-0 down to beat Arsenal 4-2 at Highbury on the opening day of the first Premier League season in 1992?
2) On which ground did Jurgen Klinsmann perform his dive celebration after scoring on his Spurs debut in 1994?
3) Who scored Manchester United’s consolation goal when they were beaten 3-1 at Aston Villa on the day in 1995 when Alan Hansen said: “You’ll never win anything with kids.”
4) Who scored a hat-trick, including a last-minute winner, on the 1997-98 opening day to defeat Chelsea 3-2?
5) Which Chelsea new boy scored a screaming 30-yard volley against West Ham on the opening day in 2000?
6) What was the score when Arsenal won at Everton on the opening day in 2009-10?
7) Who bagged a brace for Premier League new boys Blackpool when they won 4-0 at Wigan on the opening day in 2010?
8) Which newly-promoted side won 5-0 at Leicester on the opening day in 2001?
9) Which two Manchester United strikers scored twice as the Red Devils beat Fulham 3-2 on the opening weekend in 2001?
10) Who scored a seven-minute hat-trick for Aston Villa when they beat Manchester City 4-2 in 2008?
11) Swansea beat Man Utd 2-1 in Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge. Who neeted the opening goal?
12) What was the final score when David Beckham scored from the halfway line for Manchester United at Wimbledon in 1996?
13) Who scored a hat-trick for Chelsea when they thrashed West Brom 6-0 in 2010?
14) Who were the opponents when Fabrizio Ravanelli scored a debut hat-trick on the opening day in 1996?
15) Against which side did Swansea win 5-0 on the opening day in 2012?
16) Manchester United fielded three debutants in their 4-0 win over Bolton in 2003. Cristiano Ronaldo was one; can you name the other two?
17) Who netted the winner when Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 in Jose Mourinho’s first game in charge in 2004?
18) Alan Shearer scored how many goals on his Blackburn debut when they drew 3-3 at Crystal Palace on the opening day in 1992?
19) Who has won most opening-day fixtures – the reigning champions or the champions to be?
20) Which of the following players have not scored an opening-day hat-trick – Mick Quinn, Teddy Sheringham, Matt Le Tissier?
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