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Rules1. Team size <=22. Written prelim of 20 odd questions followed by final round.3. Star marked questions will be used in case of ties.4. Please name your category, your names and a contact number on your answer sheets.5. And remember, kids,…
1*The club started wearing white jerseys at the timeof its inception. It is believed that during a carnivala piece of red ribbon from a cart was taken bysome members of the club. Later they wanted toadd some colour to the white jersey so they addedthis red ribbon diagonally across the jersey. Theofficial flag of this club follows the same as that ofthis T-shirt. The most common flag used is thehorizontal tri-band white-red-white. Which club?
2A tale says there was a shop calledMother Noblett`s X Shop very nearY, In the shop she used to sell Zmints on match days, and a girlwould throw free Z Sweets into thecrowd. X/Y/Z?
3One of the main points on the agenda of theFIFA executive body’s monthly meeting inMarch, ahead of goal line technology, was thebanning of Xs. "We want a debate over the Xand whether it could be dangerous," a FIFAspokesman said. "There may be a safety issue.”"Theyve all gone soft," "I dont know how theydo it and focus on the game, its weird. Thatsthe way the games gone”-Roy Keane on thesubject. X?
5Sam Weller Widdowson was an Englishsportsman of the Victorian era. He playedcricket for Nottinghamshire and associationfootball for Nottingham Forest and alsoplayed once for the England national footballteam, against Scotland in 1880. Widdowson isalso credited with inventing football__________ in 1874. Initially the concept wasridiculed but it soon caught on with otherplayers, and ___________ are now requiredby the Laws of the Game.
6*Someone had this to say about X: “We will not missX. His technique is average, he lacks the speed andskill to take the ball past opponents, and ninetypercent of his distribution either goes backwards orsideways. He wasnt a header of the ball and herarely passed the ball more than three metres.Younger players will arrive who will cause X to beforgotten.” His opinion, however, differed from thatof Zidane’s who had to say this about the wholesituation: “Why put another layer of gold paint onthe Bentley when you are losing the entire engine?”Put Fundae.
8X played football and was first chosen to playunder-14 football at age 12. He was chosen toplay for Warwickshire. His football career wasmarked by a number of injuries, causing him toremark later in life, "Perhaps I was doomed whenit came to football". In mid-1984, X had a trialwith Rangers, the club he supported as a boy. Heseriously injured his knee, smashing the cartilageduring training. X continued to train and play onthe injured knee, tearing a cruciateligament during a squash game. He never fullyrecovered from the double injury. How is X morecommonly known?
9 Connect:• Bernd Schuster• Luis Enrique• Robert Prosinecki• Gheorghe Hagi
11In the 1962 semi-final against hosts Chile, X scored twicetime in a 4-2 victory, but the occasion was to be markedby controversy. X was sent from the field late on, alongwith Chile forward Honorino Landa. "Okay, I was sent off,"he said afterwards. "All afternoon I am kicked. There is alimit to the time when a man must be a man. When I waskicked I struck back. I had been roughly treated and spaton. My legs were bruised and bleeding. Finally I put myfoot up. Unhappily, it landed in the stomach of [Eladio]Rojas. Afterwards we met as good friends because weknow the heat of a great game clouds minds. "TancredoNeves, Prime Minister of X’s country, sent FIFA atelegraph appealing for leniency. Incredibly, FIFA agreedand X was allowed to play the final. X?
12X: "At no time did I see Y because I was focusedonly on the ball. Actually, when I think backabout it, it was not good at all. Of course thereferee should have shown a red card for thefoul. That is obvious." The incident left X fearingfor his safety."I had the feeling that there werepeople who wanted to harm me," he said. "Ivebeen public enemy number one on manyoccasions. Honestly, people treated me like a warcriminal. It was an unpleasant sensation."
13* Founded in 1997 at Navy Pier, on the anniversary of the Great Fire, X immediately tapped into the diverse ethnicmakeup of the city. The team brought in Polish players Piotr Nowak, Jerzy Podbrozny, and Roman Kosecki; the MexicanJorge Campos; and the Czech Lubos Kubik. While all showed their talent while playing for X that first year, American players (Zach Thornton, Chris Armas, C.J. Brown) provedmost integral to the X’s continued success. Under the clubsfirst head coach, Bob Bradley – and against all expectation –the team completed the double in its first competitive year, beating D.C. United in the 1998 MLS Cup Final, and defeating the Columbus Crew to win the 1998 U.S. Open Cup a week later.
15 Dzudovic, a player for Spartak Nalchik,told the Daily Star: "I will speak for X if heappeals."I dont think it was fair [thepunishment]. He just was not thinking inthat moment and after that he realisedwhat he had done. He realisedimmediately what he had done and heapologised to me. I had a slight swellingafter the game but I didnt have a bruise."Give X.
16X was originally chosen as hosts by FIFA in June1974. However the X authorities declared inNovember 1982 that they could not afford to hostthe World Cup under the terms that FIFAdemanded because of economic concerns. Y wasselected as the replacement hosts, beating thebids of Canada, and the United States. Give X andY.
17Thierry Henry paid tribute to Xs contribution toBarcelonas win after the game, saying, "Peoplealways talk about Ronaldinho, Etoo, Giuly andeverything, but I didnt see them today, I saw X. Hecame on, he changed the game, that is what killedthe game. Sometimes you talk about Ronaldinhoand Etoo and people like that; you need to talkabout the proper footballer who made thedifference, and that was X tonight." Indeed hisability to give Barcelona the cutting edge requiredto overcome Arsenal was noted by the internationalpress. X?
19*Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (May 23,1892 – March 1, 1922), aka Little Duck,was a Spanish football striker whoplayed for Athletic Bilbao during the1910s and 1920s. He won four SpanishCups with Bilbao and a silver medalrepresenting Spain in the 1920Olympic games. How has he beenimmortalised in Spain?
20In Danny Boyle’s cult classicTrainspotting, after getting ratherintimate with a woman he’d met in anight club, Ewan McGregor’scharacter exclaims,”I haven’t felt thisgood since ____ ____ scored againstHolland in the 1978 World Cup.”