Football Quiz Questions About Firsts

Who in 2012, became the first player to score in four FA Cup Finals?

  • Didier Drogba

Name the first African player to lose in a European Cup Final.

  • Bruce Grobbelaar

Name the first African player to win the Premier League.

  • Christopher Wreh

Who was the first African player to win the European Player of the Year award?

  • George Weah

Which nation became the first from Africa to reach a World Cup?

  • Egypt

Who was the first player outside the UK to win Manchester United's player of the season award?

  • Eric Cantona

Name the thirteen nations who participated at the first ever World Cup in 1930.

  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Romania
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Yugoslavia

Who was the first non European to win the Ballon d'Or? Also name the year and the club he played for at the time.

  • 1995
  • AC Milan
  • George Weah

M - The first winners of the Premier League. Identify the team.

  • Manchester United

H - The first team who Brian Clough managed. Identify the team.

  • Hartlepool United

I was born in 1986 and I am a goalkeeper. I won the Premier League four years after my first club had won it for the first time. I played for my country at the 2018 World Cup. Who am I?

  • Kasper Schmeichel

Who was the first Brazilian to play in English league football?

  • Mirandinha

In 2012, which players became the first African to score 100 Premier League goals?

  • Didier Drogba

In the first ever Premier League season (1992-1993), there were 14 stadiums which hosted matches which had an 'O' in their name. Name them.

  • Ayresome Park
  • Boundary Park
  • Carrow Road
  • City Ground
  • Elland Road
  • Ewood Park
  • Goodison Park
  • Highfield Road
  • Hillsborough
  • Loftus Road
  • Maine Road
  • Old Trafford
  • Portman Road
  • Stamford Bridge

Cristiano Ronaldo was the first Portuguese player to score a Premier League hat-trick. Name the second player.

  • Diogo Jota

In the first season of the Premier League (1992-1993) who was the highest scoring foreign player?

  • Eric Cantona

In 2019, Joel Matip became the third player capped by Cameroon to win the Champions League. Name the first two.

  • Geremi
  • Samuel Eto'o

Who in the 1990s became the first captain to lift the FA Cup for the third time?

  • Bryan Robson

Eight teams with an 'M' in their name played in the first ever Premier League season (1992-1993). Name them.

  • Manchester City
  • Manchester United
  • Middlesbrough
  • Nottingham Forest
  • Oldham Athletic
  • Southampton
  • Tottenham Hotspur
  • Wimbledon

Oleksandr Zinchenko became the second Ukranian player to win the Premier League. Name the first.

  • Oleh Luzhny