F365’s Opening Day Quiz – Answers

Date published: Monday 24th August 2015 12:11

F365's Opening Day Quiz - Answers

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?
Mark Robins
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.”
David Beckham
4) Who scored a hat-trick, including a last-minute winner, on the 1997-98 opening day to defeat Chelsea 3-2?
Dion Dublin
5) Which Chelsea new boy scored a screaming 30-yarder against West Ham on the opening day in 2000?
Mario Stanic
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?
Marlon Harewood
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?
Ruud van Nistelrooy & Louis Saha
10) Who scored a seven-minute hat-trick for Aston Villa when they beat Manchester City 4-2 in 2008?
Gabriel Agbonlahor
11) Swansea beat Man Utd 2-1 in Louis van Gaal’s first game in charge. Who neeted the opening goal?
Ki Sung-yeung
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?
Didier Drogba
14) Who were the opponents when Fabrizio Ravenelli 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?
Tim Howard and Eric Djemba-Djemba
17) Who netted the winner when Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 in Jose Mourinho’s first game in charge in 2004?
Eidur Gudjohnsen
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?
Reigning champions 20. Champions to be 14
20) Which of the following players have not scored an opening day hat-trick – Mick Quinn, Teddy Sheringham, Matt Le Tissier?
Teddy Sheringham

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