Monday, 10 August 2015

Post-AGM CFC Quiz Questions

Chelsea FanCast celebrating their win with the trophy!

Post-AGM CFC Quiz Questions

Want to challenge your CFC knowledge? Then have a go at the questions composed by our quiz master, Chelsea journalist Dan Levene.

The quiz itself took place after the AGM of Sunday 9th August at the Finborough Arms and congratulations go to the winning team The Chelsea FanCast, made up of David Chidgey, Martin Wickham and Dan Silver who took home a £100 bar tab and a signed Chelsea shirt!

For a list of the the answers, please see this page.


Old Round

1 – Who is the oldest man ever to play for Chelsea?

2 – Why are there no newspaper headlines in the archives from the morning after Chelsea's first Football League Championship win in 1955?

3 – Who was the first Chelsea player to play for England?

4 – When an estimated 100k crammed into Stamford Bridge on 13 November 1945, who was the opposition?

5 – When Dave Beasant injured himself in 1993, what was the unlikely implement used?

6 – When Stamford Bridge opened, what was the name of its local Tube station?

7 – Which old timer spent a time, while on Chelsea's books, partnering a youthful and yet-to-hit-the-big time Peter Beardsley up-front for Carlisle United?

8 – In Chelsea's first championship season they beat Leicester City 3-1 at Stamford Bridge. Two of the goals came from Eric Parsons and John McNicol, but what was unique about the third?

9 – Where, and against whom, did Chelsea play their first FA Cup final in 1915?

10 – In 1978, Chelsea lost a manager because the club allegedly refused to buy him a car. In 1990, they lost a captain because the club allegedly redfused to buy him a house. Who were these two men?

New Round

11 - Who is Chelsea's youngest ever goalscorer?

12 – In May 2007, Jose Mourinho was arrested and cautioned by police over a row involving the immigration status of his dog. What was the name of that dog?

13 – Why was Everton goalkeeper Richard Wright withdrawn at the last minute from a 2006 FA Cup 4th round replay at Stamford Bridge?

14 – In 2004/05 Chelsea set a record for the lowest number of goals conceded in a top flight league campaign. How many?

15 – What are the names of John Terry's twins?

16 – Of yesterday's Chelsea matchday squad to face Swansea City, four were entitled to vote in the 2015 UK General Election. Which four?

17 – What is the name of the FA Cup winning Chelsea Ladies manager?

18 – And what is the full name of the current Chelsea (men's) first team manager?

19 – Jesper Gronjaer was a Danish international, but where exactly was he born?

20 – Chelsea have only ever had three goalkeepers sent off in the PL. Thibaut Courtois yesterday – and which two others?

Borrowed Round

21 – On 9th April 1997, Chelsea had to play in borrowed colours. Whose kit & what colours?

22 – How many players do Chelsea presently have out on loan?

23 – While on-loan to Portsmouth, what did Glen Johnson 'borrow' that got him in trouble?

24 – From where did Chelsea obtain the aggregate that went on to form the cinder terracing mounds that were the original base of Stamford Bridge?

25 – Who did Roman Abramovich 'borrow' from his homeland in 2009?

26 – Patrick Bamford has made 79 league appearances while on-loan from Chelsea, scoring 43 goals. Which four clubs have taken him on-loan?

27 – Chelsea only signed one player in the summer of 2002 – they thought on-loan, but it later transpired on a full contract. Biggleswade United legend Enrique De Lucas scored only one goal for the Blues – against who?

28 – Who is the only Chelsea player to be allowed to play against his parent club in a competitive match while on loan to another team?

29 – An alternative ground was required for the Besiktas v Chelsea Champions League group stages match in December 2003. Where, and why?

30 – Which not-so-prolofic Chelsea striker is the record overseas goalscorer in the Bundesliga, 17 of those goals scored while on loan from the Blues.

Blue Round

31 – We all know blue is the colour, but it used to be a different sort of blue. Who's blue and why?

32 – Who wrote Blue Is The Colour?

33 – Which Conservative politician, supposedly a Chelsea fan, claimed on expenses a £949 trip to see the 2012 Champions League final in Munich?

34 – When Chelsea won the FA Cup in 1997, it was soundtracked by 'Blue Day'. Who sang it?

35 – Who said, after leaving the club: “I would come back and cut the grass if they asked me. My blood is blue.”?

36 – France's 1998 victorious World Cup squad, Les Bleu, contained four men who would at some stage play for Chelsea. Name them.

37 – Who was the first manager, first club captain and first goalscorer for the Blues?

38 – In the 90s Chelsea built a strong link with the Italy. How many of the 'Azzuri' played for Chelsea in the 1997 FA Cup final?

39 – Which Chelsea player, signed from the Blues of Birmingham, went on to score for club and country before qualifying as a lawyer?

40 – Which former red, then a Blue described St George's Day 1955 as: “The happiest day of my life.”?

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