Football quiz: FA Cup final underdogs

16 May 2019 11:58
Watford finished 48 points behind Manchester City in the league but previous finalists have overcome bigger challengesDuring Wimbledon’s famous 1-0 victory over Liverpool in 1988, Dave Beasant became the first goalkeeper to do what in an FA Cup final?Make an assistSave a penaltyGet sent offCome off injuredWho scored the decisive goal when Wigan Athletic beat Manchester City 1-0 in the 2013 final?Ben WatsonCallum McManamanShaun MaloneyJames McCarthyWest Ham were in the Second Division when they beat Arsenal in the 1980 final and they remain the last side from outside the top flight to have won the Cup. How many teams from outside the top flight have reached the final since?OneTwoThreeFourSouthampton were in the second tier when they beat Manchester United the final. What was the year?1968197219761980Sunderland finished sixth in the Second Division in the 1972-73 season. They also won the FA Cup, shocking the holders in the final. Who did they beat?ArsenalLiverpoolLeeds UnitedNewcastle UnitedCardiff City are the last side from outside the top flight to reach the Cup final. They were beaten 1-0 by Portsmouth, which makes Harry Redknapp the last manager to win the FA Cup as a player and manager. the oldest FA Cup-winning manager. the last English manager to win the FA Cup. the only English manager to have won the Cup with two clubsArsenal went into the 2014 final as strong favourites but needed extra-time to beat Hull City. What made the game particularly difficult for Arsenal?They had a man sent off after 20 minutesThey were 2-0 down after eight minutesThey were forced into making three substitutes in the first half after an injury crisisThey had two goals wrongly ruled out for offsideManchester United needed extra time to overcome Crystal Palace in 2016. Who was in charge of Palace and attracted considerable attention for his dance moves after they took the lead?Tony PulisAlan PardewRoy HodgsonSam AllardyceDespite finishing 13 places and 38 points behind Manchester United in the 1994-95 season, which team beat them in the FA Cup final?EvertonAston VillaCoventry CityWest Ham UnitedIpswich Town were underdogs when they beat Arsenal in the 1978 final. What happened to Roger Osborne while he celebrated his goal?He lost his shortsHe pulled a muscle and limped around the pitch for the remaining 15 minutesHe got a nosebleed that did not stop for 45 minutesHe fainted and had to be substitutedTottenham beat second-tier QPR in the 1982 final but only after a last-minute winner. two fortuitous penalties. a replay. a penalty shootoutWhich side has made the most appearance in finals without lifting the trophy? Their most recent final was in 1969 – the same season they were relegated from the First Division.Birmingham CityBrighton & Hove Albion Leicester CityLuton Town1 and above.Oh dear. You were knocked out in the first round2 and above.Oh dear. You were knocked out in the third round3 and above.Are you concentrating on the league this season?4 and above.Are you concentrating on the league this season?5 and above.Are you concentrating on the league this season?7 and above.Are you concentrating on the league this season?6 and above.Are you concentrating on the league this season?8 and above.You had a good run, but lost in the quarter-finals9 and above.You had a good run, but lost in the quarter-finals10 and above.You had a great run, but lost in the semi-finals11 and above.You came close, but lost in the final0 and above.Oh dear. You were knocked out in the first round12 and above.Underdog? You are the big dog of FA Cup quizzes Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian