Football Quiz Questions About Midfielders

Which midfielder won his first four caps for England whilst playing for four different club sides?

  • Scott Parker

I'm not English but played in Scotland. I was a midfielder and I also played for Walsall. Nowadays I am managing in a league in Europe. I never won an International cap and only made 1 league appearance in my native country. Who am I?

  • Roberto Martinez

I was a midfielder who played for three English teams, one Scottish team and I scored in an FA Cup Final. I also played in three matches at Italia 90. Who am I?

  • Stuart McCall

'Sign up goal ace' - A midfielder who broke the British transfer record. Identify the anagram.

  • Paul Gascoigne

'Truth as loath am' - A midfielder who won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in the 1990s. Identify the anagram.

  • Lothar Matthaus

In this year, a player who would be sold for a future World transfer record was born, a midfielder moved across the Pennines, and a Scottish international scored in the FA Cup Final. Name the three players and year.

  • 1989
  • Gareth Bale
  • Gordon Strachan
  • Stuart McCall

In this year, a famous English midfielder retired from playing, with 53 England caps to his name, a team in blue won the FA Cup, a Geordie was the top goalscorer in the Premier League and a Scouser was top goalscorer in what was known as Division One at the time. Name the year, three players and the FA Cup winning team.

  • 1995
  • Alan Shearer
  • Everton
  • Glenn Hoddle
  • John Aldridge

In this year, Liverpool signed a goalkeper who ended up winning 53 international caps, Arsenal signed a midfielder who was a current European Championship winner and a Frenchman scored a hat-trick in the Charity Shield. Identify the year and the three players.

  • 1992
  • David James
  • Eric Cantona
  • John Jensen

I was born in Birmingham in 1974 and I played for five clubs in the Premier League as a defensive midfielder. I won forty caps for the Republic of Ireland. I was relegated for the first three Premier League clubs I played for. Who am I?

  • Lee Carsley

I was born in 1969. As a player I was a midfielder, who only played for two clubs, both in my home country. I won five league titles, all with the same club, starting in 1994-1995 and then won three more as manager, with the same club, starting in 2011-2012. I was also a Champions League winner as a player. I have since moved abroad and enjoyed more success as a maanger. Who am I?

  • Antonio Conte

I was born in 1956. By trade I was a midfielder. My first three clubs all won the Champions League in 2007, 2008 and 2012. I won 84 caps for my country between 1979 and 1986. I have played and managed in the Premier League. Who am I?

  • Ray Wilkins

I was born in June 1978 and during my career as a midfielder, I scored goals for three Premier League clubs. I played for my country at three World Cups and I won the Premier League three times during my career as well as four FA Cups. Who am I?

  • Frank Lampard

I was a midfielder who was born in 1964. My honours included an English title (pre Premier League), a League Cup and a UEFA Cup. I played for my country at Euro 96 but missed the 1998 World Cup through injury. I played for three clubs in England beginning with the letter 'L'. Who am I?

  • Gary McAllister

I was a midfielder who was born 1976. I was a Premier League winner in the 1990s before moving north to Merseyside. I never won a full international cap for my country. I retired in 2009 in League One. Who am I?

  • Stephen Hughes

I was born in 1983 and my main position is an attacking midfielder. I played in the Premier League for two years between 2010 and 2012. I have also played in Holland, Germany and Spain. I made 109 appearances for my country, one of them was in a World Cup Final. Who am I?

  • Rafael van der Vaart

In this year, a Romanian joined Sheffield Wednesday, an English midfielder went back to London after two years away, a European Cup winning goalkeeper ended a 13 year association to move south and the longest serving manager in England at the time went "home". Name the year and four individuals in question.

  • 1994
  • Bruce Grobbelaar
  • Dan Petrescu
  • David Rocastle
  • Joe Royle

"Lone 'n' linen" - A midfielder who played in the Premier League and won multiple honours in Scotland as a player and a manager. Identify the player from the anagram and clues.

  • Neil Lennon

I am a midfielder who was born in 1986 and played for two clubs in the Premier League. I have also played in Spain, Turkey and Russia. I was selected for my country for their 2018 World Cup squad. Who am I?

  • Manuel Fernandes

I was born in Scotland in 1970. A midfielder by trade, I made by Premier League debut in 1992 and played for three different clubs in the Premier League upto 2001. I then returned to Scotland to finish my career. In September 2018, I moved back to England as a manager. Who am I?

  • David Hopkin

I was born in 1986 and I am a midfielder. I played in England between 2011 and 2014 and then again between 2015 and 2018. I played in the 2016 FA Cup Final. I also played for my country at Euro 2012, Euro 2016 and the 2014 World Cup. Who am I?

  • Yohan Cabaye