Big Summer Quiz – Answers – The 80’s

For me this was the hardest round so far, but some very impressive scores!

The answers were:-

  1. Alan Shearer scored a hat-trick on his Saints debut in 1988 – who got the other goal in a 4-2 win? (1pt) Mark Blake
  2. FA Cup Winner Nick Holmes played his last game for Saints in which season? (1pt) 1986/87
  3. When Saints finished 2nd in 83/84, who else finished in the top 4? (3pts) Liverpool, Nottingham Forest, Man United
  4. In December 1984, our captain became disillusioned and asked for a transfer (sounds familiar) – Who was this? (1pt) Steve Williams
  5. Lawrie McMenemy left for Sunderland in 1985 – How many months did he last there? (1pt) 22 Months. He left just as they were about to be relegated to Division 3!
  6. Name the 3 players from the England 1982 World Cup squad who played for Saints at some point in the 1980s and which one was a current Saints player at the time? (4pts) Mick Mills, Peter Shilton and the current was Kevin Keegan
  7. Which year saw the first kit sponsor? And what were the kit sponsors for the 80’s in order? (5pts) 1980. Rank Xerox, Air Florida, Draper/Draper Tools
  8. Who were the 3 teams who knocked Saints out in our three European campaigns in the 80s? (3pts) Norrkopping, Sporting Lisbon, Hamburg
  9. Which 80s cult hero did we sell to Oxford in 1982 and then (for reasons unknown), re-sign in 1985 before finally selling to Millwall in 1987? (1pt) George Lawrence
  10. Who did Saints sign Colin Clarke from and how many goals did he get in his first season? (2pts) AFC Bournemouth, 22 goals!

So, there was a total of 21 points to be achieved, here is the updated leader board:-

Position Team 90’s Derby Day 80’s Total
1st thommo23 13 13 20 46
2nd Lets B Avenue N/A 8 20 28
FC GASH 9 8 11 28
ericofarabia 6 3 19 28
Saint Arrow 9 6 13 28
6th JackoSFC 6 7 13 26
7th Antineil 7 4 13 24
Team Dougal 11 N/A 13 24
9th Insert Joe Kinnear 4 6 12 22
AJE2016 9 3 10 22
11th Le God Squad 7 2 12 21
12th Tony Adams N/A N/A 19 19
13th Nile Ranger Stole My Bike 7 2 9 18
14th Andy Robinson 2 5 9 16
15th Duffer N/A N/A 13 13
16th Beige Brigade 12 N/A N/A 12
Terry Couzens 10 2 N/A 12
Smithy Saint 6 0 6 12
19th Maiidment 11 N/A N/A 11
20th Jason Dodd’s Corner N/A 1 9 10
21st Chris Garrett 9 N/A N/A 9
FC Farcelona 9 N/A N/A 9
Insert Witty Name Here 9 N/A N/A 9
Kinglsand Ultras 9 N/A N/A 9
Liebherr Wonderland 6 3 N/A 9
26th FC AD 8 N/A N/A 8
Mike the Leeds Saint 8 N/A N/A 8
Olympique Lemonade 8 N/A N/A 8
Simon Southampton 8 N/A N/A 8
Top Doggs 8 N/A N/A 8
L1Minus10 N/A 8 N/A 8
SFC Casuals N/A 8 N/A 8
Ian Brown 5 3 N/A 8
34th Joe Jenness 7 N/A N/A 7
Matty Earle 7 N/A N/A 7
Simon FCRubbish 7 N/A N/A 7
Nervous Pilchard 5 2 N/A 7
38th Jack 6 N/A N/A 6
Saint Andrew 6 N/A N/A 6
Sandy AFC 6 N/A N/A 6
Too Puel for School 6 N/A N/A 6
42nd I’m a Jinx 5 N/A N/A 5
Saint Christopher 3 2 N/A 5
44th Austin Rovers 4 N/A N/A 4
Davros United 4 N/A N/A 4
Scrotal Saints 4 N/A N/A 4
Sparks 4 N/A N/A 4
Tarlton Athletic 4 N/A N/A 4
Zippy N/A 4 N/A 4
Scrote City N/A N/A 4 4
51st Guly Dell Prados 3 N/A N/A 3
MZC 3 N/A N/A 3
Steve & Alex 3 N/A N/A 3
Team Chapel shhhh 3 N/A N/A 3
55th Easy Rider 2 N/A N/A 2
Kazzaroonie 2 N/A N/A 2
Rattley 2 N/A N/A 2
Rich74 2 N/A N/A 2
59th Claude Puels attacking flair 1 N/A N/A 1

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