Monday, 26 December 2011

Christmas Quiz 2011

Merry Christmas to all my readers. Hope you enjoy the annual quiz



1.      Which stadium did the Sky Blues visit for the first time earlier this season?
2.      Richard Keogh has played every minute of every league game for the Sky Blues this season, but which other player has also done so?
3.      Who scored City’s goal in the League Cup defeat at Bury?
4.      Two City players have received red cards this season. Gael Bigirimana  is one, who is the other?
5.      Which former City loanee appeared for Reading at the Ricoh Arena?
6.      Which City player made his club debut as a sub at Selhurst Park this season?
7.      Which club has attracted the biggest crowd to the Ricoh Arena this season?
8.      Two opposing players have scored twice in the same game against the Sky Blues. Darius Henderson (Millwall) is one, who is the other?
9.      From which club did Chris Dunn join Coventry in the summer?
10.  Which club failed to win at City again this season and haven’t done so since 1937?


  1. …coached City’s Youth team to the FA Youth Cup final in 1970?
  2. was laid low with a ruptured testicle last week?
  3. …managed Shamrock Rovers to the Europa Cup group stages this season?
  4. won a gold medal for Football at the 2000 Olympic Games?
  5. … is the manager of Scottish club Cowdenbeath?
  6. …helped LA Galaxy win the MLS Cup recently?
  7. is currently playing at full-back for Oxford United?
  8. …had his biography ‘Through Adversity to Great Heights’ published this year?
  9. …is a musician who accompanied Ocean Colour Scene at a concert at the University of East Anglia earlier this year?
  10. …spent last season at Yeovil and is now vice-captain at Bristol Rovers?


  1. Who did JH succeed as manager of Coventry City?
  2. Which two London clubs did JH play for?
  3. Who, in January 1962, was JH’s first signing for the club?
  4. From which club did JH sign Terry Bly in the summer of 1962?
  5. What personal event in JH’s life occurred in January 1962?
  6. Who was JH’s assistant manager for most of his time at City?
  7. Which club did City beat on the final day of the 1966-67 season to clinch the Second Division championship?
  8. In 1963 which City player scored a hat-trick on his debut against Halifax Town?
  9. In 1964-65 City were beaten in the quarter finals of the League Cup by First Division Leicester City. What was the score?
  10. Why did City wear red striped shirts in their away game at Cardiff in 1965?


  1. ..were Singers FC formed?
  2. ..did City join the Football League?
  3. ..did City have a record crowd of 19,000 for an FA Cup quarter final against Everton?
  4. ..did Highfield Road become an all-seater stadium?
  5. ..did Highfield Road close and the club moved to the Ricoh?
  6. ..did Jimmy Hill leave as chairman?
  7. ..did Dion Dublin score a hat-trick against Chelsea?
  8. ..did Ron Atkinson take over from Phil Neal as manager?
  9. ..did Danny Thomas become City’s second England international?
  10. ..did Dennis Wise sign for the Sky Blues?

5.            MANAGERS & Coaches

1.      Which former Coventry City manager is currently managing Port Vale?
2.      Which current Premiership manager almost joined City as a player in a part exchange with Mick Ferguson in 1979?
3.      Which former Coventry City coach was recently sacked as assistant manager at Rochdale?
4.      Which City manager allegedly resigned in the toilets at Loftus Road?
5.      Which former Coventry City manager had a brother Peter who played for England?
6.      Which Coventry City boss manager as a player, was the first ever Premiership player sent off in 1992?
7.      Who is the former City coach currently a first-team manager in the Premiership?
8.      Which former Coventry City manager was recently inducted into the Scottish Football Museum’s Hall of Fame?
9.      Which former Coventry City manager was recently appointed manager of Northampton Town?
10.  Which former Coventry City manager is currently manager of FC Copenhagen?

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