Some very good performances in this round, perhaps likely given that it’s recent history. Another full house in this round as our leader bounced back!
The answers were:-
Q1. Name the managers of the 00’s. Bonus point for order. (13pts) Dave Jones, Glenn Hoddle, Gordon Strachan, Paul Sturrock, Steve Wigley, Twitchface, George Burley, Nigel Pearson, Jan Poortvliet, Mark Wotte & Alan Pardew.
In 2002/03, whose last minute goal kept the club in the FA Cup in Round 4? (1pt) Kevin Davies
Which full back didn’t miss a single league game from 2000-2002? (1pt) Wayne Bridge
Name the two strikers from the West Indies who had seasons as top scorer during the 00’s (2pts) Ricardo Fuller & Stern John
Often forgotten, Saints got to the FA Cup 1/4 final in 2004/05. Who knocked us out? (1pt) Manchester United
Who took over the number 7 shirt from Le God in 2002/03? (1pt) Andrei Kanchelskis
hat was Kelvin Davis’ first season at the club? (1pt) 2006/07
Best & Idiakez missed, but who scored in the 2007 Championship play off semi final penalty shootout? (3pts) Surman, Skacel & Rasiak
Which keeper signed in 2008 and stayed for a staggering 5 seasons? (1pt) Tommy Forecast
Who scored are only European goal of the decade? (1pt) Kevin Phillips
Who scored the first competitive goal of the Liebherr era? (1pt) Matthew Paterson
A huge 26 points on offer! Here is the updated leaderboard:-
Another tough round, but some impressive scores, well done to Lets B Avenue, the only person to score a maximum 3 points on question 1!
The answers were:-
The 1966 World Cup Winning Squad had one current Saint, and two who would represent them later. Who? (3pts) Terry Paine, Alan Ball & Jimmy Greaves (played for Saints in a pre-season friendly against Vancouver Whitecaps in 1980 and scored!)
Saints got promoted to the top flight for the first time ever (65/66) who else was promoted with them? (1pt) Manchester City
On a very wet and windy day in Oct 67 we lost 5-1 at The Dell to Leicester City. The scorer of their 5th goal was to play for us later in their career. Who was he? (1pt) Peter Shilton
Record goals in a game post war was our 9-3 win over Wolves in our promotion season. Amazingly we signed their keeper the next season. Who? (1pt) Dave MacLaren
What were the elevated area at the Milton Road End of The Dell where many youngsters cut their teeth watching the Saints, affectionately called? (1pt) The Chocolate Boxes
In 69/70 we played in Europe for the 1st time. What was the competition and who knocked us out? (2pts) (Inter Cities) Fairs Cup – Newcastle United
Ron Davies scored 43 goals in his debut season. Did he score more with his head or his feet? (1pt) Feet. He had 20 with his head and 19 with his feet going into the last game of the season. He scored 4 in that game, all with his feet.
In 1968 Martin Chivers was sold to Spurs for a record fee. Who was the striker we got as part of the deal? (1pt) Frank Saul
In 1966 A gangly teenage forward scored on his debut against Bristol City. Who? (1pt) Mick Channon
In our 1st ever top tier season, goals were the name of the game both for and against! Our 42 League games produced how many goals in total? 144, 156 or 166?(1pt) 166. 74 for, 92 against!
There 13 points up for grabs! Here is the updated leaderboard:-
Yet again we delve back to a time where I wasn’t even a future echo and so I call upon my learned friend @ericofarabia once more for the questions. Yet again he has delivered emphatically (if you are my age or young I guarantee you will learn something in this round!).
No, not Goalkeepers. Something a little different for this round.
For the first 5 questions, I will give you an event in Saints history and I want the song that was number one in the UK charts at that time. One point for the correct song title and one point for the correct artist name.
For the second 5 questions, I will give you a song and artist, I want you to name the moment in Saints history that occurred while that song was number one in the UK charts. Simple.
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:-
As I am still relatively young (not 40 yet so it counts as young) I have called upon another more worldly wise individual than me to provide the questions for the 70’s. Thanks to @ericofarabia (who also risks his position in the top 4) for providing the questions for this category!
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