Football Quiz Questions About Debuts

In this year, an England World Cup winner resigned as a manager, a Liverpool legend left the club for the second time, and a future Manchester United central defender made his debut.Identify the year and three individuals.

  • 1996
  • Alan Ball
  • Ian Rush
  • Rio Ferdinand

Which English goalkeeper made his World Cup debut at the age of 39?

  • David James

Put the following players in order based on when they made their full debuts for England.... Ashley Cole, David Seaman, Teddy Sheringham, John Terry, Gareth Southgate & David Batty.

  • 1. David Seaman
  • 2. David Batty
  • 3. Teddy Sheringham
  • 4. Gareth Southgate
  • 5. Ashley Cole
  • 6. John Terry

I started off at my home town club before moving to London. I have won two England caps and I was signed by a Premier League club in 2012 but have yet to make my Premier League debut for them. Who am I?

  • Richard Wright

Which player who made his Premier League debut in 1994, played in six League Cup finals for three different clubs?

  • Emile Heskey

Which two times Premier League winner made his full international debut in 1996, by replacing his father as a substitute?

  • Eidur Gudjohnsen

Which nation made their European Championship debut at Euro 2012?

  • Ukraine

I made my England debut in 1995 but I only went on to win three caps. I started my professional career in London before moving onto the Midlands and Merseyside. Having played in an FA Cup Final in the 1990s, I later finished my career abroad at the age of 30. Who am I?

  • Stan Collymore

Who won promotion to the Premier League via the Championship Play off Final in 2000 and then made his England debut later in the same year?

  • Richard Wright

I was born in 1963 and was a league winner on two occasions. I made my debut for England in 1983 and won my last cap in 1995. During my career, I played for four clubs. I was also part of two England World Cup squads. Who am I?

  • John Barnes

Five foreign players have scored twenty or more goals in their Premier League debut season. Name them.

  • Diego Costa
  • Fernando Torres
  • Jurgen Klinsmann
  • Ruud van Nistelrooy
  • Sergio Aguero

When David Beckham made his full debut for England, who was the manager?

  • Glenn Hoddle

Which three nations made their World Cup debuts at the Italia 90?

  • Costa Rica
  • Republic of Ireland
  • United Arab Emirates

Who made his World Cup debut at the age of 39 at the 2010 World Cup, becoming the oldest ever World Cup debutant?

  • David James

When Fred made his debut for Manchester United in 2018, he became the seventh Brazilian to have played for them. Name the previous six.

  • Anderson
  • Andreas Pereira
  • Fabio da Silva
  • Kleberson
  • Rafael da Silva
  • Rodrigo Possebon