York City Quiz - Pre 2004



Try these questions used in the branch's York City quizzes pre 2004.


Name the Year City

Moved to Bootham Crescent

Reached The FA Cup quarter finals for the first time.

Reached The FA Cup semi finals for the only time

Were promoted for the first time

Were relegated for the first time

Appointed Wilf McGuinness as manager

Appointed Denis Smith as manager

City beat Arsenal 1-0

Most recently reached Round 5 of The FA Cup

Made our first (and to date only) trip to Wembley

Numbers Game

How many times have we reached the FA Cup quarter finals

How many away league wins in our 1973/4 promotion season

How many away league wins in our 1954/5 FA Cup semi final season

How many metres above sea level is Bootham Crescent

Which was the first City shirt number to have 2 owners during the 2002/3 season

How many points did City win in our record breaking 1984 Championship winning season

How many minutes have we played Liverpool in Round 5 of the FA Cup

What figure was widely quoted as being Steve Agnew's weekly salary during his 3 year City contract

How much did City pay for Keith Walwyn

What was Denis Smith's annual salary when he heft City in 1987

Broken Bones

He was signed from Ayr, a former Manchester United junior, he retired when he failed to overcome a long term injury

Whose testimonial game was a 5-5 draw against "The Happy Wanderers"

Which former City keeper broke the pain barrier during Emley’s cup run which took them to a replay against West Ham

Who was signed from Burnley following a successful trial to demonstrate that he’d overcome previous injury problems, he retired a year later in 2001 through injury

Which ex England B player and former City captain had his contract terminated in acrimonious circumstances when failing to recover from injury in 2001

Which ex Halifax midfielder had his contract cancelled for medical reasons a few weeks later

Name the former City loan signing, he retired following an injury received whilst playing for Celtic

Who missed a League Cup game with Manchester United through an injury sustained the previous weekend

And name the wide man who missed the same game with a medium term injury.

Whose broken finger in July 2002 left City in a goalkeeping dilemma

Not A Lot Of People Know That

Name the current leading manager who was once on a shortlist of one for the Bradford City job, only to be pipped by Terry Dolan and then didn’t even get an interview when he applied for the City job

According to dressing room rumour, which apprentice tried on the boots of Eric Cantona prior to City's League Cup game with Manchester United at Bootham Crescent

How did K. Dalgleish upset Sir Alex Ferguson in York on a sunny October Saturday afternoon in 2001

Name Richard Cresswell's room mate when he made his England Under 21 debut.

Which 1983/4 City player had a dog called Yorkie

Which City keeper from the 1970s won a medal at Wembley in 1986 and was later a physio at clubs including Aston Villa and Derby County

Which former City keeper had a fanzine named after him at one of his previous clubs

Which of our former players had previously been flung over a car bonnet following a rather acrimonious European game in Italy

Which former City star was a member of the Halifax side that lost their league status in 2002

Which club played City in a friendly to mark official switch on of original floodlights in the 1950s

Wayne’s World - Round 1

As a schoolboy, Wayne won European honours with which club.

Wayne joined City in 1989 after a trial, which other basement club did Wayne have a trial with that season

Which manager signed Wayne for City

At the time, in which traditional South Yorkshire industry was Wayne working

Where did he made his full City debut

What shirt number did he wear that day

And who wore the Number 3 shirt

Against who did he score a spectacular thunderbolt goal live on Sky

Which of City’s 5 penalties did Wayne convert at Wembley

On October 25, how many candles will Wayne be blowing out

Wayne's World - Name His Teammates

Lance, a striker with a love – hate relationship, depending on whether you ask the fans or a former chairman

Clifford, no one’s Number One

Lyndon, Wayne’s partner for many seasons

Brian, he later played in a Scottish Cup Final

Laurence, England Under 15/16/ 17 caps and no a full England international caps

Wayne's World Left Back Rivals

When squad numbers were first introduced, he was our first Number 3

Signed from Manchester City, sold to Plymouth

Had a heart transplant operation after he left City

Booby Saxton’s captain

Born Singapore and a favourite of Alan Little, equally ineffective in Number 3 shirt as in any other shirt.

York City + - Pop Quiz

Which footballer appeared singing with two different groups in one edition of Top Of The Pops in 1982.

With which English league club did Rod Stewart have an unsuccessful trial in the 1960's

Who does Frank Sidebottom support

Who sang lead vocals on the B-side of York City's 1984 single

Who or what connects York City and Manchester City with the 2 Scottish groups The Proclaimers and The Jesus And Mary Chain.

When was Back Home a hit for the England World Cup squad

Which group helped England on their 1990 World Cup song

Which Liverpudlian group once turned down an opportunity to play on TV's The Tube because it would have meant missing a Tranmere fixture.

Who was "Head Over Heels In Love" in the 1970's.

Whose "Perfect Cousin" always beat them at subbuteo.

Which Division 1 club share their name with an early punk rock group.

Which club do both Chas And Dave and Phil Collins support.

Which singing superstar once had a trial with Real Madrid.

Which opera singer had a hit with a theme tune from the 1990 World Cup.

Who had the original hit with Fog On The Tyne, a song that Paul Gascoigne took back into the charts in 1990.

At which club was Elton John once chairman.

Name Mike Oldfield's hit which is also the name of a 2nd division team.

On which Yorkshire ground did The Happy Mondays and The Farm play a summer 1991 concert.

Which Division 4 ground staged a concert featuring some of the Midlands top pop groups a few weeks later.

What's the connection between this pop quiz and York City

Answers 2004 Quiz

Bootham Crescent