Our first ever full house correct answers in this round and it was achieved twice!
The answers were:-
After a feisty encounter at The Dell, seeing Liverpool lose 1-0 and take a bit of a battering, what name did the legendary Bill Shankley give us? (1pt) Alehouse Brawlers
71/72 saw us suffer 2 of our heaviest away defeats at Everton and Leeds. What were the scores? (2 pts) 8-0 & 7-0
73/74 season. What were we the 1st Division 1 club to achieve? (1pt) Relegated third from bottom.
In the 74/75 season we reached, but lost the final of which competition to Newcastle? (1pt) Texaco Cup
Which teams did we beat in our winning FA Cup Run? Bonus pt for correct order. (7pts) Aston Villa, Blackpool, WBA, Bradford City, Crystal Palace & Manchester United.
Which 3 players were dropped for the away game at Pompey for over indulging after their semi final victory 3 day previously? Who was the young midfielder drafted in for his debut and bossed the game? (4pts) Peter Osgood, Jim McCalliog & Jim Steele. Steve Williams made his debut.
Our best ever Home season was in 75/76 P21 W18 D2 L1 …if only our away form wasn’t crap we’d have made promotion to go with The Cup win!! Which team beat us at The Dell? (1pt) Nottingham Forest
Who stepped up from the reserves in our 77/78 promotion season run in and scored 7 goals in 8 starts and 2 subs appearances? (1pt) Tony Funnell
Who did Lawrie sign in 78 as our 1st Overseas International import? (1pt) Ivan Golac
Who scored in 11 consecutive home games between Aug – Dec 79, netting 11 times including 2 hat tricks, yet failed to score in any of the 13 away games over the same period? (1pt) Phil Boyer
There were 20 points up for grabs! Here is the updated leaderboard:-