Sunday, 30 December 2012

Christmas Quiz 2012



1.      Who scored City’s only goal in the League Cup win at Dagenham & Redbridge?
2.      Which City player has scored in all three cup competitions?
3.      Who is the only opposing player to score two goals at the Ricoh?
4.      Which club has attracted the biggest crowd to the Ricoh?
5.      From which club did Stephen Elliott join Coventry in the summer?
6.      Which defender made his debut against Sheffield United in August?
7.      Who is the club’s only ever present in league games?
8.      In November which club won a game in Coventry for the first time?
9.      Which homegrown player made his debut in the League Cup win at Dagenham & Redbridge?
10.  Who is Mark Robins’ number two and first team coach?


1.      Is the nephew of a former British & European Amateur Boxing Champion?
2.      Was the youngest player to appear in a senior British Cup final in 2008?
3.      Was arrested in 2011 on suspicion of a betting fraud?
4.      Was in City’s Youth team squad in 2002-03?
5.      Appeared on the losing side in the 2000 League Cup final?
6.      Is the son of a former member of the Animals group?
7.      Has an elder brother playing for Sunderland?
8.      Was born the month that Coventry City won the FA Cup?
9.      Is the son of a former Welsh international player?
10.  Has the middle name Emery


  1. …was coach to the Congo National team until recently?
  2. is manager of the Northern Ireland national team?
  3. …is a forensic detective in Holland?
  4. plays in the back four for Bristol Rovers?
  5. …plays for AEK Athens in Greece?
  6. …was the last ex-City player to score against the Sky Blues?
  7. scored for City on his debut as a loanee from Aston Villa last season?
  8. …is manager of Chesterfield?
  9. …is the longest serving manager in League One (having been in charge for more than 4 years)
  10. …is manager of Falkirk?

4.      WHICH CLUB?

  1. …Won in Coventry for the first time since 1958 this season?
  2. …Play their home games at the Globe Arena?
  3. …Are nicknamed the Cherries?
  4. …Were the first opponents at the Ricoh Arena in 2005?
  5. …Are managed by former City coach Gary Mills?
  6. …Played their home games at Eton Park prior to 2005?
  7. …Other than Brentford are nicknamed the Bees?
  8. …Are managed by Cov Kid Graham Alexander?
  9. …Play their home games at St James Park?
  10. …Are nicknamed the Shrimpers?
 5.            MISCELLANY

  1. Who was the last Coventry City player to appear in the World Cup finals?
  2. Whose record for scoring in successive away games did David McGoldrick break this season?
  3. In 1966 why did several coachloads of City fans go to watch Northampton play Leeds in a First Division match?
  4. Who is the last player to score an away hattrick for the Sky Blues?
  5. Since relegation which City player holds the seasonal league goalscoring record?
  6. Who in 1995 became City’s oldest debutant, aged 38 years & 2 months?
  7. When the Sky Blues were relegated in 2001 which other two teams suffered the drop?
  8. Who scored Spurs’ goals against City in the last FA Cup meeting between the clubs?
  9. Who was Iain Dowie’s number two when he was appointed City boss in 2007?
  10. Who captained Spurs against the Sky Blues in the 1987 FA Cup final?

All of these players have made first team appearances for the club in the last 40 years.







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