Newcastle United Quiz Night – Results
Friday 3rd February in Melbourne
Thank you to everyone who came along to our first ever Newcastle United Quiz Night last Friday in the The Sherlock Holmes Inn.
A great time was had by all and in the process we raised $150 on the night for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation (please e-mail me at email@example.com if you want to make a donation before I send it off).
Congratulations to The Scottish Mags who won first prize of 2 Village Cinema Gold Class tickets.
Here are all the results and the quiz questions themselves for those of you who couldn’t make it. Hope to see for our next quiz.
1st: The Scottish Mags – 52.5 points
2nd: The Jizz Bots – 47.5
3rd: Amos FC – 40
4th: Sing In The Leazes – 28
5th: Kris The Barman – DNF
ROUND 1 – General Knowledge
- In what year was Newcastle United FC formed?
- How many top-flight League Championships have Newcastle won?
- Who holds the club’s all time record for most appearances?
- Which not so well known trophy did Newcastle win in 1983?
- Who is the club’s longest serving manager?
- What was the full name of Jackie Milburn?
- Who did Malcolm Macdonald score his first Newcastle United hat-trick against?
- Who took over the management of Newcastle after Sir Bobby Robson?
- Who did Newcastle beat 13-0 in 1946, to set a record for their biggest League victory?
- True or false, Kevin Keegan was born in County Durham?
ROUND 2 – Premier League Years
- Who were the opponents for Newcastle’s first ever Premier League game?
- In the Toon’s famous Howay 5-0 victory over Manchester United in October 1996, can you name all five goalscorers? 1 point for each goalscorer and a bonus point if you name them in the correct order.
- Alan Shearer scored his first Newcastle goal in his home debut back in August 1996, who were the opposition and for a bonus point which end of the ground did he score at?
- Of Alan Shearer’s record breaking 206 goals for Newcastle United, how many of those were in the league? I’ll give you ½ a point if you are within 10.
- Kevin Keegan and Sir Bobby Robson have ironically both won the same number of Premier League games whilst managing Newcastle United, how many is it?
- How many different permanent managers, not including caretaker managers, have Newcastle had since the start of the Premier League?
- How many goals did Mark Viduka score whilst at Newcastle?
- Name the player who first took over the number 9 shirt after Alan Shearer retired?
- Who was the Newcastle captain last season when we beat the mackems 5-1?
- What was Phillipe Albert’s squad number?
ROUND 3 – Cup Competitions
- How many FA Cup’s have Newcastle won?
- What year did Newcastle last win the FA Cup?
- What was the score when Newcastle lost the 1976 League Cup Final to Man City?
- Who was the last player to score for Newcastle United at Wembley?
- Excluding the Intertoto Cup, how many seasons has Newcastle played in a UEFA competition?
- Who were the opponents and what was the score in Newcastle’s first ever European game? 1 point for each.
- We all know who is Newcastle’s all-time leading goalscorer in Europe, but can you name who is second on that list? And for a bonus point how many goals does he have?
- Which player scored the only goal in the 1952 FA Cup Final victory over Arsenal?
- Which team did Newcastle United defeat to win the 1951 FA Cup Final?
- Who knocked Newcastle out of last season’s FA Cup?
ROUND 4 – Mike Ashley Era (July 2007 to present)
- What was the name of Mike Ashley’s first chairman?
- Who scored Newcastle’s first goal of the 2007/08 season at Bolton?
- What squad number did Alan Smith wear?
- In October 2009 the club was found quality of “constructive dismissal” of manager Kevin Keegan, how much compensation was the club forced to pay Keegan?
- Who scored the goal in Newcastle’s 1-0 defeat away to Aston Villa that sent us down to the Championship?
- From whom did Newcastle sign Spanish striker Xisco?
- What position did Newcastle finish in the Premier League last season?
- What nationality is Peter Lovenkrands?
- How many points did Newcastle accumulate when they won the Championship in 2009/2010?
- Who was the first signing under current manager Alan Pardew?
Name The Team Round
sunderland 1-4 Newcastle United
Competition: Premier League
Location: Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England
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Please note each dot represents one letter of the players’ surname.
Q1 – Name the player?
Q3 – Name the player?
Q2 – Name the player?