QUIZ: The fiendishly difficult Gooner Arsenal quiz - quotes

Know your Arsenal from your elbow? Then why not take our fiendishly difficult Gunners quiz. Today it's all about quotes...

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Why not take our fiendishly difficult Gooner Arsenal quiz and test your knowledge of the Gunners. Today it's about quotes...

Take our fiendishly difficult Gooner Arsenal quiz and test your knowledge of the club. Today it's all about 'quotes' on our grand old club...

QUESTION 1)

Which Arsenal legend said: "I liked a fight and always stood up for myself. That’s how I was brought up. Coming from Holloway you learn from the pram to nut people that pick on you.” 

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QUESTION 2) 

Who said in 2001: “There is no chance of Sol leaving for Arsenal. He is a Spurs fan and there is not a hope in hell of him playing in an Arsenal shirt.” 

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QUESTION 3) 

Which Manchester United player said: "When you beat The Arsenal they are a good three points"?

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QUESTION 4) 

Which Dutch striker said of the Gunners: "Arsenal are the most beautiful club in England. At Man City and Chelsea they will never have that class and style."

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QUESTION 5)

Who said: “It’s one-nil to the Arsenal. That’s the way we like it.” 

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QUESTION 6)

Who said: “When you start supporting a football club, you don’t support it because of the trophies, or a player, or history, you support it because you found yourself somewhere there…you found a place where you belong.” 

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QUESTION 7) 

Which former Arsenal defender who once played a match with a broken jaw said: "First man into a tackle never gets hurt."

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QUESTION 8)

Who said after watching Dennis Bergkamp score a goal against his team: "I started clapping myself... until I realised that I was Sunderland's manager."

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QUESTION 9)

Herbert Chapman is said to have signed Arsenal target David Jack after plying the directors of Bolton with booze while instructing the barman to serve him only water during the negotiations. Which Gunners man was also in on the act and what was said to the barman?

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QUESTION 10)

Which former Arsenal striker said: "The club is so superbly run. They say a swan serenely glides across the water and underneath it is paddling like mad. At Arsenal they don't even have to paddle; they just glide." 

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QUESTION 11)

Who said: "The communist model does not work economically, we all realised that, but the capitalist model in the modern world also looks to be unsustainable...." 

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12) RANDOM QUESTION:

What is the only London tube station that doesn’t contain any letters that appear in the word ‘mackerel’?

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TUESDAY’S QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

QUESTION 1)

Arsenal played Brixton Rangers in a friendly on March 10, 1887. What was the score?

9-3

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QUESTION 2)

What were the respective scores when Arsenal played the Royal Artillery on March, 30, 1889 and Scots Guards on April 22, 1889?

9-0. 7-2.

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QUESTION 3)

Between September and November 1889 Arsenal notched ten or more goals in a match three times. They beat Spurs 10-1 in a friendly on September 21, 1889. But who were the other emphatic victories against and what were the scores?

11-0 vs Lyndhurst (FA Cup), October 5, 1889;

10-1 vs West Kent (Kent Senior Cup), November 9, 1889

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QUESTION 4)

Arsenal pipped Manchester United to second place and promotion to Division One at the end of the 1903/04 season. But who finished a point ahead of the Gunners to win the Second Division title?

Preston

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QUESTION 5)

Who served as manager and secretary the 1903/04 season?

Harry Bradshaw

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QUESTION 6)

Who was manager – and secretary – when the Gunners last got relegated from the top division of English football at the end of the 1912/13 season?

George Morrell

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QUESTION 7)

What was the name of the Arsenal goalkeeper who was killed in action during the Battle of the Somme, awarded the Military Medal after last being seen running towards the enemy at full speed in no man’s land while firing his gun in an attack on the enemy lines, and whose name is engraved, along with so many, on the Thiepval Memorial.

Lance Corporal Leigh ‘Dick’ Roose MM

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QUESTION 8)

What was the name of the Scotsman who appeared for Woolwich Arsenal during the 1908/09 season as a striker, who joined the army in 1915 and served with the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders. He was killed in action in Mesopotamia on April 21,1917 at the age of 29. His body was never recovered and his name is recorded on the Basra War Memorial, near Nasiriyah in Iraq

James Maxwell

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QUESTION 9)

On 19 February 1916, an Arsenal defender, who had been working 16 hour shifts in the Royal Arsenal Ordnance Factory since the start of the war, went to watch the London Combination game against Reading. Upon arriving at the ground he decided he wanted to play and persuaded colleagues to let him appear in the starting XI. Sadly, with an hour of the match gone, he walked off the pitch before collapsing in the dressing room, dying from a burst blood vessel. He was buried in his Arsenal shirt at the age of 33.

Bob Benson.

NB) Arsenal organized a benefit match to raise funds for his widow. The match was played on May 6, 1916. As a sign of respect the wartime London Combination league fielded a team called ‘Rest of London Combination’ to play the Gunners. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.

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QUESTION 10)

Who did Arsenal play in a friendly four days after VE Day 1945?

Maidenhead United (a), 1-1, May 12, 1945

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QUESTION 11)

Seven points on offer, a point for each if you can name the Arsenal bench when Arsene Wenger’s side lost 3-0 at Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the League Cup in 2015?

Walcott, Bennacer, Bielik. Unused subs: Macey, Monreal, Gabriel, Sheaf

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12) RANDOM QUESTION

Which is the only English club that doesn’t contain any letters that appear in the word ‘mackerel’?

Swindon Town

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Wednesday's answers wil be revealed on Thursday, with more fiendishly difficult questions to come...

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