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York City Quiz 2016

MAY 2016 - A tie break and penalty shoot out saw Andy Naylor beat Derek Feasby after both scored 36 points. Joel Stern was third with 28 points.

QUESTIONS ONLY

Round 1: Family Matters: There’s a family connection in each question. One point for the surname and extra points for each first name (max 30 points).

  1. He managed City’s Wembley double winning side, his father played in all 4 divisions for Northampton
  2. One of City’s Wembley double winners, his father was a European Cup winner
  3. Father and son who played up front for City in the 1970s and 1980s
  4. Striking brothers of the 1980s with Italian parentage
  5. Centre back father and son of the last 25 years who both played for City
  6. Legendary City striker of the 1960s and early 1970s. His grandson is now at Blackpool, formerly of Hull and Tranmere
  7. City reserve striker of the 1960s, his son was an England international and grandson plays for Leicester (and has played against City for Hartlepool)
  8. A City and Welsh Under 23 keeper of the 1960s, he later managed 2 Premier League sides and saw his son play in goal for Spurs and England
  9. 2015/6 season City midfielder. His father was a midfielder and is now a coach, formerly with Burton and now at Birmingham.
  10. City midfielder in the Bird / Ward days, his brother was a title winner with Everton and full England international

Round 2: The First Time: Which came first? One point for the earlier event, an extra point if you name the year (or one year either side) (max 20 points).

  1. A) YCS POY trophy presented in a south London hotel
    B) YCS POY trophy presented on the pitch at Watford
  2. A) City gain promotion for the first time
    B) City reach the FA Cup semi final
  3. A) David Longhurst Stand opened
    B) Main Stand extended down to touch line level, replacing old the standing enclosure
  4. A) Denis Smith joins City
    B) Keith Walwyn joins City
  5. A) Liverpool visit Bootham Crescent for the first time
    B) Manchester United visit Bootham Crescent for the first time
  6. A) Shakin Stevens stars in a rock n roll revival concert at Bootham Crescent
    B) First Yorkshire Evening Press hosted Bonfire Night fireworks display
  7. A) City play at West Ham’s Upton Park for the first time
    B) City play at Wembley for the first time
  8. A) City’s first trip to play on The Isle Of Wight
    B) City’s first trip to play in Dublin
  9. A) City’s first visit to Canvey Island
    B) City’s first visit to St Albans
  10. A) City’s record win (9-1 v Southport)
    B) City’s record defeat (12-0 Chester)

Round 3: The Numbers Game: 2 points for each correct number. Numbers are in ascending order (max 20 points).

  1. Number of seasons that City have reached the semi final of the FA Cup
  2. Number of times Nigel Pepper was sent off when playing against Darlington during the 1990/1 season
  3. Number of times City have played at Wembley
  4. Number of consecutive league games City kept a clean sheet in autumn 1973 thereby equalling a long standing Football League record
  5. Most away wins in a league season
  6. The most clean sheets in a league season
  7. Number of successive penalties scored by both teams in City’s FA Trophy penalty shoot out success against Kidderminster in February 2009
  8. Highest numbered shirt ever worn by a City player
  9. Most points City have gained in a season
  10. Number of City appearances made by Barry Jackson, City’s record appearance holder

Tie Break

What’s the biggest crowd to see a City game during the 2015/6 season

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Round 1: Family Matters: There’s a family connection in each question. One point for the surname and extra points for each first name (max 30 points).

  1. He managed City’s Wembley double winning side, his father played in all 4 divisions for Northampton
  2. One of City’s Wembley double winners, his father was a European Cup winner
  3. Father and son who played up front for City in the 1970s and 1980s
  4. Striking brothers of the 1980s with Italian parentage
  5. Centre back father and son of the last 25 years who both played for City
  6. Legendary City striker of the 1960s and early 1970s. His grandson is now at Blackpool, formerly of Hull and Tranmere
  7. City reserve striker of the 1960s, his son was an England international and grandson plays for Leicester (and has played against City for Hartlepool)
  8. A City and Welsh Under 23 keeper of the 1960s, he later managed 2 Premier League sides and saw his son play in goal for Spurs and England
  9. 2015/6 season City midfielder. His father was a midfielder and is now a coach, formerly with Burton and now at Birmingham.
  10. City midfielder in the Bird / Ward days, his brother was a title winner with Everton and full England international

Answers: 1. Mills. Gary & Roly (Roland); 2. Blair. Matt & Andy; 3. Butler. Ian & Martin; 4. Gabbiadini. Marco & Ricardo; 5. Swan. Peter & George; 6. Aimson. Paul & Will; 7. Barmby. Jeff, Nick & Jack; 8. Walker. Mike & Ian; 9. Summerfield. Luke & Kevin; 10. Reid. Shaun & Peter

Round 2: The First Time: Which came first? One point for the earlier event, an extra point if you name the year (or one year either side) (max 20 points).

  1. A) YCS POY trophy presented in a south London hotel
    B) YCS POY trophy presented on the pitch at Watford
  2. A) City gain promotion for the first time
    B) City reach the FA Cup semi final
  3. A) David Longhurst Stand opened
    B) Main Stand extended down to touch line level, replacing old the standing enclosure
  4. A) Denis Smith joins City
    B) Keith Walwyn joins City
  5. A) Liverpool visit Bootham Crescent for the first time
    B) Manchester United visit Bootham Crescent for the first time
  6. A) Shakin Stevens stars in a rock n roll revival concert at Bootham Crescent
    B) First Yorkshire Evening Press hosted Bonfire Night fireworks display
  7. A) City play at West Ham’s Upton Park for the first time
    B) City play at Wembley for the first time
  8. A) City’s first trip to play on The Isle Of Wight
    B) City’s first trip to play in Dublin
  9. A) City’s first visit to Canvey Island
    B) City’s first visit to St Albans
  10. A) City’s record win (9-1 v Southport)
    B) City’s record defeat (12-0 Chester)

Answers: 1. B) 1997 (Andy Mc) / 1999 (Cresswell); 2. B) 1955 / 1958; 3. A) 1991 / 1994; 4. B) 1981 / 1982; 5. B) 1974 (MU) / 1975 (L); 6. A) 1979 / 1982; 7. B) 1993 / 1999; 8. B) 1955 / 1992; 9. A) 2005 / 2006; 10. B) 1936 / 1957

Round 3: The Numbers Game: 2 points for each correct number. Numbers are in ascending order (max 20 points).

  1. Number of seasons that City have reached the semi final of the FA Cup
  2. Number of times Nigel Pepper was sent off when playing against Darlington during the 1990/1 season
  3. Number of times City have played at Wembley
  4. Number of consecutive league games City kept a clean sheet in autumn 1973 thereby equaling a long standing Football League record
  5. Most away wins in a league season
  6. The most clean sheets in a league season
  7. Number of successive penalties scored by both teams in City’s FA Trophy penalty shoot out success against Kidderminster in February 2009
  8. Highest numbered shirt ever worn by a City player
  9. Most points City have gained in a season
  10. Number of City appearances made by Barry Jackson, City’s record appearance holder

Answers: 1. 1; 2. 3; 3. 5; 4. 11; 5. 13 (1983/4 & 2006/7); 6. 22 (2013/4); 7. 25; 8. 39 (Hyde); 9. 101; 10. 539

Tie Break

What’s the biggest crowd to see a City game during the 2015/6 season

Answers: 13,616 (Portsmouth 24/11/2015)

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