Sports Quiz Part 1: Football

Leeds United's former head coach Dave Hockaday. (Picture: Tony Johnson)
Leeds United's former head coach Dave Hockaday. (Picture: Tony Johnson)
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Try your luck with these questions on football in part one of our annual quiz.

Answers at the bottom of the page.

Yorkshire football

1: Name the four Premier League clubs Sheffield United knocked out of the FA & League Cups in 2014.

2: Which Belgian team knocked Hull City out of the Europa League qualifiers?

3: What was the score at half-time in the League Cup tie that Sheffield Wednesday lost 7-0 to Manchester City?

4: How many penalties did Adam Collin save in Rotherham United’s League One play-off final shoot-out victory over Leyton Orient?

5: Which team scored in the very last minute of the 2013-14 season to stay in the Championship and condemn Doncaster Rovers to the drop?

6: How many games did both Dave Hockaday and Darko Milanic manage Leeds United for this season?

7: Who knocked FC Halifax Town out of the Conference play-offs?

8: Which striker started the year at Hull and ended it at Peterborough, via a stay at Bradford?

9: How many managerial changes were made by Yorkshire’s clubs in 2014?

10: Name them.

World football

1: Who won the best young player award at this summer’s World Cup finals?

2: Why was Xherdan Shaqiri’s hat-trick in Switzerland’s 3-0 World Cup finals victory over Hondurus so unique?

3: How many European nations reached the last 16?

4: Why did physiotherapist Gary Lewin become famous in the World Cup?

5: Which player scored three goals in three finals group games for a nation who did not qualify for the knock-out stages.

6: How many England caps did Steven Gerrard win in his international career?

7: And how many caps did Frank Lampard pick up in his international career with England?

8: Where will the 2014-15 Champions League final be held?

9: And where will this season’s Europa League final be staged?

10: Who beat Benfica on penalties to win last season’s Europa League final?

Answers (don’t peak now)

Yorkshire football: 1 Aston Villa, Fulham, West Ham United & Southampton; 2 Lokeren; 3 0-0; 4 Two; 5 Birmingham City; 6 Six; 7 Cambridge United; 8 Aaron Mclean; 9 Five; 10 Leeds (3) - Brian McDermott, Dave Hockaday & Darko Milanic sacked. Huddersfield (1) - Mark Robins quit. York (1) - Nigel Worthington quit.

International football: 1 Paul Pogba (France); 2 It was the first left-footed hat-trick in finals history; 3 Six; 4 He was injured celebrating an England goal; 5 Enner Valencia (Ecuador); 6 114; 7 106; 8 Olympiastadion, Berlin; 9 Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw; 10 Seville.