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Football At The Movies Quiz

A wee footie quiz for those inclined. See if you can finish top of the league. Good Luck. 10 Questions.

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Probably the definitive football hooligan movie, which 1988 film saw Gary Oldman play London realtor Bex, a middle-class family man who also leads a violent gang of soccer hooligans?

  • The Casuals
  • Anarchist Unt.
  • The Headhunters
  • The Firm

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On a lighter note, unfortunately all of Scotland's games are comedies, so here's an English one to be getting on with. Starring Ricky Tomlinson, what was it called?

  • Cloughie, the man they would not hire!
  • Mike Bassett, England Manager
  • Neil Lennon, Manager?
  • Turnip Head, the sequel

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Every second Saturday can be murder at Ibrox (we'll be there though dontcha worry 'bout that), but which 1939 murder movie featured the fictitious amateur side "The Trojans" and was set in London?

  • Murder on the Leyton Orient Express
  • The Upton Park Strangler
  • The Arsenal Stadium Mystery
  • The Highbury Conspiracy

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Sadly most "footie" movies concern violence. I digress, In which 1995 movie do four policemen go undercover to infiltrate a gang of football hooligans when one of them "turns native?"

  • The Football Factory
  • I.D.
  • This is England
  • Inter City Firm

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This 1997 movie is based on the book of the same name by Nick Hornby. It concerns the trials and tribulations of a fan during Arsenal's First Division championship-winning season in 1988-89?

  • Fever Pitch
  • The Match
  • Arsenal, My Part In Their Downfall
  • The Invincibles


Apart from Brian Clough this should have been Englands' manager. Who is he?

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  • Ron Manager
  • Roy Race
  • Neil Lennon
  • Mike Basset

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Our next movie is set in Sheffield and concerns a local lad who while playing for his pub team gets offered a trial at Sheffield Utd. (which goes pear shaped) It starred Sean Bean, What was it called?

  • The Return of the Prodigal
  • When Saturday Comes
  • The Boozers Club
  • Every Other Weekend

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This 1999 movie featured Robert Carlyle and was set in Manchester: A schoolboy leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup. Can you name the movie?

  • The Dream Debut
  • Billy's Boots
  • There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
  • The Substitute

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An American owner pressures manager Gordon McLeod (Ally McCoist) to come up with results in this Scottish footie flick. They just happen to beat Rangers, katykool will love this. What was the movie?

  • The Underdogs
  • Final Showdown
  • In The Big League
  • A Shot at Glory

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Our final movie is a biographical-comedy-drama. It concerns a young Jewish boy whose Bar Mitzvah falls on a certain day. Made in 2006, what was it called?

  • A Conflicting Dilemna
  • Sixty Six
  • To Go or Not To Go
  • The Match