FOOTBALL - Today’s question: QUIZ - Which player scored his only international goal to date in Fabio Capello’s first match as England national team boss?
Today’s answer: Jermaine Jenas
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FOOTBALL - Today’s question: QUIZ - Which is the only country to have won two penalty shooutouts in the same FIFA World Cup?
Today’s answer: Argentina
Association quiz answer: Mario Kempes was born in 1954 in Argentina. His clubs included Valencia CF and River Plate. He was the top scorer at the 1978 FIFA World Cup.
FOOTBALL - Thomas Schaaf will step down at Werder Bremen following the 2012/2013 season, his 15th in succession at the club. When he embarked on the current campaign Schaaf broke the Bundesliga record of 14 consecutive seasons in charge of the same club. That record was held by Otto Rehhagel (1981-1995), remarkably enough also at Werder Bremen.
FOOTBALL - On Saturday, the penultimate matchday of the 2012/2013 Portuguese Liga Sagres season features the top two ranked teams, FC Porto and Benfica, who are both still undefeated, facing each other. Should this match be drawn, it becomes very likely that FC Porto complete an undefeated season and miss out on the championship. This has occurred once in the Portuguese top flight. In 1977/1978 undefeated Benfica came second.
FOOTBALL - Wigan Athletic have won the 2012/2013 FA Cup. They are still not safe from relegation in the Premier League. No top flight club has ever won the FA Cup final and been relegated in the same season.
FOOTBALL - Frank Lampard scored twicetoday to become the outright highest ever goalscorer in Chelsea’s history with 203 goals, moving one ahead of Bobby Tambling (202). Lampard scored his 164th and 165th PL goals – the outright-fourth most of any player in the PL era. Lampard scored his 12th and 13th PL goals against Aston Villa – more against them than any other team he has faced in his career.
FOOTBALL - Today’s question: QUIZ - Which country finished in fourth and third place respectively in its first two appearances at the FIFA World Cup?
Today’s answer: Austria
Association quiz answer: Giovanni Trapattoni, Johan Vonlanthen, Otto Baric, Thomas Linke and Austria can all be associated with Red Bull Salzburg.