F365’s Transfer Records Quiz – Answers

Date published: Thursday 1st January 1970 12:00 -

F365's Transfer Records Quiz - Answers

1) Five of Arsenal’s six record signings are still at the club as of August 2015. Name them all for a point.
Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Calum Chambers, Danny Welbeck, Santi Cazorla.
2) Before this summer’s arrivals, who was Aston Villa’s most expensive current player?
Charles N’Zogbia.
3) Who is the only one of Bournemouth’s 12 most expensive signings not bought within the last three years?
Matt Tubbs.
4) Who was Chelsea’s record signing before Roman Abramovich took over the club in the summer of 2003, and where did the Blues sign him from?
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (from Atletico Madrid for £15m in 2000).
5) For how many years did Crystal Palace’s previous transfer record stand before Dwight Gayle was signed for £4.5million in 2013 (half a point), and who previously held it? (half a point)
The record was held for 15 years by Valerien Ismael.
6) Name the three players Everton have sold for fees above £20million.
Marouane Fellaini, Wayne Rooney, Joleon Lescott.
7) Which two current Championship managers are in Leicester’s top three record sales?
Neil Lennon and Gary Rowett.
8) Who was Liverpool’s first record transfer from outside the British Isles?
Craig Johnston.
9) Who was Manchester City’s record signing before Thaksin Shinawatra’s takeover in 2007?
Nicolas Anelka.
10) Of Manchester United’s eight most expensive signings, four remain at the club. Can you name the four who have since left?
Angel Di Maria, Dimitar Berbatov, Rio Ferdinand, Juan Sebastian Veron.
11) Newcastle’s £15million signing of Alan Shearer in 1996 was the first time an English side broke the world record transfer fee since which year?
12) Norwich’s three most expensive signings are still at the club as of August 2015. Name them.
Ricky van Wolfswinkel, Robbie Brady, Gary Hooper.
13) For which team does Southampton’s record signing Dani Osvaldo now play?
14) Stoke are one of six Premier League clubs who have broken their transfer record this summer after bagging Xherdan Shaqiri for £12million. Name the other five.
Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Manchester City, Watford, West Brom.
15) Sunderland’s fifth most expensive transfer ever is their largest ever sale. Who is he?
Darren Bent.
16) Who was Swansea’s record signing before their promotion to the Premier League?
Craig Beattie.
17) Which former Spurs record signing has held said title for the longest period of time during the Premier League era?
Sergei Rebrov (seven years).
18) Watford have made their three most expensive signings ever in the current transfer window. Name them.
Etienne Capoue, Jose Manuel Jurado and Steven Berghuis.
19) Which former West Brom record signing was crowned the final Spanish Player of the Year during a loan spell away from the Hawthorns before leaving the following summer?
Borja Valero.
20) What is the name of West Ham’s former record signing who is now without a club and has made only 80 league appearances across a nine-year career for 12 different clubs?
Savio Nsereko.

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