Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Are You A West Ham United Mastermind?

Last night on Sport Mastermind, civil servant Denise Hardy answered questions on the subject of 'West Ham United since 1945'; scoring 14 points (with two passes). Here are the questions she faced so see if you can beat her score. I've included the answers in the comments section attached to this post.

1) Who's goal in the last game of the 2006/07 season against Manchester United ensured West Ham United's survival in the Premiership?

2) With what letter did the surname of seven of the Hammers' 1964 cup winning side begin with?

3) Who did John Hartson kick in the face in an infamous training ground incident in October 1998?

4) At which ground did West Ham United meet Liverpool in the replay of the 1981 League Cup final?

5) Which striker, who once scored a record ten goals in a single game for Luton Town, was signed by the Hammers in December 1946?

6) Malcolm Allison's playing career at the top level was effectively ended following a bout of which illness?

7) What's unique about Alvin Martin's hat-trick in the Hammers' 8-1 victory over Newcastle in April 1986?

8) By what aggregate score were West Ham knocked out of the first round of the UEFA Cup in September 2006?

9) At the start of the 2001/02 season the Hammers paid £5 million for Don Hutchison plus a club record (at the time) £5.5 million for which player?

10) Who managed the club for the shortest time in West Ham United's history, lasting just 7 months?

11) Goalkeeper Jim Standen won winners medals in the '64 FA Cup and the Cup Winners' Cup the following year. With which county did he win the cricket county championship in those same years?

12) Who scored the only goal against Preston North End in the 2005 Championship Play-off final?

13) Which American finance company were West Ham's first shirt sponsors?

14) Who were West Ham's opponents in a 3rd round FA Cup tie in January 1974 when Bobby Moore made his last first team appearance for the club?

15) Who became the world's most expensive goalkeeper when he joined the Hammers from Queens Park Rangers in February 1979?

16) The terrace in front of the East Stand that was demolished in the summer of 1968 to make way for the new East Stand was known by what name?

1 comment:

Trilby said...

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