2000-09. A decade in football. (ANSWERS)


Here are the answers from the quiz that I set the other day, thanks for Alex Smith for entering, and getting 8 and 1/2 questions right, two with the help of a minor faux pais from me. Finally, Happy New Year to all from Touchline Views, best wishes for the year ahead!

2009
Who scored the fastest goal in FA Cup Final history? Louis Saha (Everton) 25 seconds

2008
Who were the losing semi-finalists at Euro 2008? Turkey and Russia

2007
Which three players were sent off in stoppage time at the end of the Carling Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal? Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Adebayor (Arsenal) and John Mikel Obi (Chelsea)

2006
Which club were stripped of the Italian Serie A title because of a match fixing scandal? Juventus

2005
Who scored Liverpool’s equaliser as they came back from 3-0 down to AC Milan in the Champions League Final? Xabi Alonso

2004
Who scored his 100th goal for Manchester United in a 4-3 win over Everton in February? Ruud Van Nistelrooy

2003
Who became the youngest England international when he made his debut against Australia at Upton Park aged just 17 years and 111 days in February? Wayne Rooney

2002
At the World Cup, who was called to Saipan as a replacement for Roy Keane following his dramatic departure? Colin Healy

2001
Which club did Sven Goran Eriksson leave to become manager of England? Lazio

2000
Who scored the last international goal at the old Wembley Stadium? Dietmar Hamann

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