Football Quiz Questions About 1960s

Name the eight nations who reached the 1966 World Cup quarter finals.

  • Argentina
  • England
  • Hungary
  • North Korea
  • Portugal
  • Soviet Union
  • Uruguay
  • West Germany

Name the League Cup winners from 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996 and 2006.

  • Aston Villa
  • Manchester City
  • Manchester United
  • Oxford United
  • West Bromwich Albion

I was a striker who was born in 1966 and I won 17 caps for England and scored 149 Premier League goals. I also played abroad. Who am I?

  • Les Ferdinand

Name the FA Cup winners from the following years.... 1966, 1976, 1986 and 1996.

  • Everton
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester United
  • Southampton

During my career I was a striker. I was born in 1961 and made 73 appearances for my country. I played in Italy, Australia and England. I won five league titles, three FA Cups and two European Cups. Who am I?

  • Ian Rush

Which Asian country has qualified for the World Cup on two occasions, once in 1966 and the other in 2010?

  • North Korea

Who is the only person born before 1960 to score a Premier League hat-trick?

  • Gordon Strachan

L - One club man who was born in 1968.

  • Matt Le Tissier

Outside of London, six stadiums were used at the 1966 World Cup. Name them.

  • Ayresome Park
  • Goodison Park
  • Hillsborough
  • Old Trafford
  • Roker Park
  • Villa Park

Name the Argentinian who was sent off against England in the 1966 World Cup quarter final.

  • Antonio Rattin

I was born in Felling in December 1960 and played as a winger/attacking midfielder. In the 1980s, I was part of two England squads for major tournaments and in 1989, I left England to move abroad. Who am I and who did I join?

  • Chris Waddle
  • Marseille

In the 1961-62 season, which London club spent its only season in top flight football?

  • Leyton Orient

Eight teams won the FA Cup in the 1960's. Name them.

  • Everton
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester City
  • Manchester United
  • Tottenham Hotspur
  • West Bromwich Albion
  • West Ham United
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers

Who was the youngest member of England's 1966 World Cup squad?

  • Alan Ball

Which two members of England's 1966 World Cup squad had won over fifty caps at the start of the tournament?

  • Bobby Charlton
  • Jimmy Greaves

I was born in East Germany in 1968 and I made my Premier League debut in 1994. I played for two clubs in the Premier League, scoring 29 goals. Between 2011 and 2018, I managed four clubs in England. Who am I and who are the four clubs I managed?

  • Brentford
  • Fleetwood Town
  • Leeds United
  • Uwe Rosler
  • Wigan Athletic

I was born in 1968 and was a forward during my twenty three year playing career. I moved to Scotland in 1996 before playing for three English clubs. I then returned home to finish my career. After retiring in 2008, I later managed in England. Who am I?

  • Paolo Di Canio

Which countries hosted the following World Cups.... 1938, 1962, 1970, 1982 and 2006?

  • Chile
  • France
  • Germany
  • Mexico
  • Spain

In 1968, who became the youngest ever player to win the European Footballer of the Year?

  • George Best

I was born in Kent, England in 1965 and was a centre half by trade. I started and ended my career at Middlesbrough. I won 22 international caps, four Premier League titles and three FA Cups. Who am I?

  • Gary Pallister