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The Hardest Premier League Quiz You'll Take Today

There are 50 questions, and it's pretty tough. Lace up those boots.

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All answers and statistics are correct to the time of publishing.

  1. 1. We'll start with an easy one – who is the Premier League's all-time leading goalscorer?

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    Bryn Lennon / Getty
    Michael Owen
    Bryn Lennon / Getty
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    Matt Dunham / AP
    Thierry Henry
    Matt Dunham / AP
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    John Super / AP
    Wayne Rooney
    John Super / AP
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    Clive Mason / Getty
    Andy Cole
    Clive Mason / Getty
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    Ross Kinnaird / Getty
    Alan Shearer
    Ross Kinnaird / Getty
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    Tim Hales / AP
    Frank Lampard
    Tim Hales / AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Alan Shearer.

    The Blackburn and Newcastle legend recorded a whopping 260 Premier League goals.

  2. 2. But who's scored the most own goals?

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    Simon Dawson / AP
    Richard Dunne
    Simon Dawson / AP
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    Clint Hughes / AP
    Rio Ferdinand
    Clint Hughes / AP
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    Scott Heppell / AP
    Wes Brown
    Scott Heppell / AP
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    Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP
    Zat Knight
    Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP
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    Ben Radford / Getty
    Neil Ruddock
    Ben Radford / Getty
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    Scott Heppell / AP
    Titus Bramble
    Scott Heppell / AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Richard Dunne!

    The QPR defender has somehow managed to put through his own net 10 times.

  3. 3. How many teams were involved in the Premier League's first ever season in 1992/93?

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    18
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    20
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    22
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    24
  4. 4. How did the top four look at the end of that season?

    Shaun Botterill / Getty
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    1. Manchester United, 2. Arsenal, 3. Nottingham Forest, 4. Liverpool
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    1. Manchester United, 2. Aston Villa, 3. Norwich City, 4. Blackburn Rovers
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    1. Manchester United, 2. Liverpool, 3. Blackburn Rovers, 4. Sheffield Wednesday
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    1. Blackburn Rovers, 2. Manchester United, 3. Aston Villa, 4. Chelsea
  5. 5. The highest ever Premier League attendance was at Old Trafford in March 2007, but who were Man Utd playing?

    Scott Heppell / AP
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    Arsenal
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    Blackburn Rovers
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    Liverpool
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    Chelsea
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Blackburn Rovers!

    76,098 people officially went to watch the game.

  6. 6. Which of these goalkeepers has NOT scored a Premier League goal?

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    John Gichigi / Getty
    Ed de Goey
    John Gichigi / Getty
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    Matt Dunham / Ap
    Brad Friedel
    Matt Dunham / Ap
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    Armando Frankham / AP
    Paul Robinson
    Armando Frankham / AP
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    Alastair Grant / AP
    Tim Howard
    Alastair Grant / AP
  7. 7. Which team embarrassingly recorded the fewest points ever in a Premier League season?

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    Oldham Athletic
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    Ipswich Town
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    Barnsley
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    Derby County
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    Sunderland
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    Swindon Town
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It was Derby!

    They managed just 11 points in the 2007/08 season, winning only once.

  8. 8. Three players jointly hold the unwanted record for the most red cards (8) – Richard Dunne, Duncan Ferguson, and who?

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    Gary M. Prior / Getty
    Roy Keane
    Gary M. Prior / Getty
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    Craig Prentis / Stringer / Getty
    Patrick Vieira
    Craig Prentis / Stringer / Getty
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    Scott Heavey / Getty
    Joey Barton
    Scott Heavey / Getty
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    Mike Hewitt / Getty
    Vinnie Jones
    Mike Hewitt / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Patrick Vieira!

    Roy Keane is just behind on seven, while Vinnie Jones and Joey Barton (currently) both have six.

  9. 9. Which player has won the most Premier League player of the month awards?

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    Paulo Duarte / AP
    Cristiano Ronaldo
    Paulo Duarte / AP
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    Jon Super / AP
    Robin van Persie
    Jon Super / AP
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    Clint Hughes / AP
    Steven Gerrard
    Clint Hughes / AP
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    Sang Tan / AP
    Gareth Bale
    Sang Tan / AP
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    Via Tom Hevezi / AP
    Dennis Bergkamp
    Via Tom Hevezi / AP
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    Nam Y. Huh / AP
    Ryan Giggs
    Nam Y. Huh / AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Steven Gerrard!

    He's won six so far, but is off to LA Galaxy at the end of the season.

  10. 10. Newcastle were famously relegated on the last day of the 2008/09 season, but who went down with them?

    Michael Steele / Getty
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    Middlesbrough and West Bromwich Albion
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    Bolton Wanderers and Middlesbrough
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    Blackburn Rovers and West Bromwich Albion
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    Bolton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers
  11. 11. OK, let's see how well you remember some faces. Who's this former Man City player?

    Tom Shaw / Getty
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    Shaun Goater
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    Kiki Musampa
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    Trevor Sinclair
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    Paulo Wanchope
  12. 12. What about this former West Ham man?

    Mark Thompson / Getty
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    Christian Dailly
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    Ian Pearce
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    Paul Kitson
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    Steve Lomas
  13. 13. Bit trickier – who's this ex-Coventry player?

    Phil Cole / Getty
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    Darren Huckerby
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    Noel Whelan
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    Gary Breen
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    Eoin Jess
  14. 14. Which of these is former QPR striker Kevin Gallen?

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    Clive Mason / Getty
    Clive Mason / Getty
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    Clive Brunskill / Getty
    Clive Brunskill / Getty
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    Clive Brunskill / Getty
    Clive Brunskill / Getty
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    Ker Robertson / Getty
    Ker Robertson / Getty
  15. 15. Who's this former Chelsea man?

    Ben Radford / Getty
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    Jesper Grønkjær
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    Mikael Forssell
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    Mario Stanić
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    Jiří Jarošík
  16. 16. Do you know which of these is ex-Tottenham player Teemu Tainio?

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    Clive Mason / Getty
    Clive Mason / Getty
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    Jamie McDonald / Getty
    Jamie McDonald / Getty
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    Phil Cole / Getty
    Phil Cole / Getty
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  17. 17. Who's this ex-Everton man?

    Ross Kinnaird / Getty
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    Richard Gough
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    Scott Gemmill
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    Tomasz Radzinski
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    Michael Ball
  18. 18. And this Southampton stalwart?

    Jim Watson / Getty
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    Jo Tessem
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    Claus Lundekvam
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    Egil Østenstad
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    Marian Pahars
  19. 19. Which of these is Henrik Pedersen?

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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Alex Livesey / Getty
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    Stu Forster / Getty
    Stu Forster / Getty
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    Gary M. Prior / Getty
    Gary M. Prior / Getty
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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Alex Livesey / Getty
  20. 20. Last one of these, who's this Leeds player going in for a tackle?

    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
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    Michael Duberry
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    Bruno Ribeiro
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    Olivier Dacourt
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    Lucas Radebe
  21. 21. It's time for a few shirt sponsor questions – who had this logo on their shirts in 1994/95?

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    Everton
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    Nottingham Forest
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    Crystal Palace
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    Sheffield Wednesday
  22. 22. Who had this on their shirts in 2005/06?

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    Bolton Wanderers
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    Middlesbrough
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    Portsmouth
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    Fulham
  23. 23. Who sponsored Tottenham in 1992/93?

    Mike Hewitt / Getty
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    Holsten
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    Hewlett Packard
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    Admiral
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    Draper Tools
  24. 24. Who had this sponsor in 2001/02?

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    Fulham
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    Leicester City
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    Ipswich Town
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    Leeds United
  25. 25. Who sponsored Portsmouth in 2007/08?

    Jamie McDonald / Getty?
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    Ty
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    Jobsite
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    Oki
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    F&C Investments
  26. 26. Now for the head-to-head round – which of these players has scored more Premier League goals?

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    Richard Lewis / AP
    Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
    Richard Lewis / AP
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    Paul White / AP
    Robbie Keane
    Paul White / AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Hasselbaink!

    But only by one goal – he notched 127 in his career, while Keane scored 126.

  27. 27. Who has more yellow cards?

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    Alastair Grant / AP
    Scott Parker
    Alastair Grant / AP
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    Alastair Grant / AP
    Kevin Nolan
    Alastair Grant / AP
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    Wrong!

    It's Scott Parker!

    He's been booked 92 times, while Kevin Nolan is on 83.

  28. 28. Which of these two has more Premier League assists?

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    Antonio Calanni / AP
    Paul Scholes
    Antonio Calanni / AP
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    Rui Vieira / AP
    Peter Crouch
    Rui Vieira / AP
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    Wrong!

    It's Crouchy!

    Yep, amazingly Peter Crouch has racked up 53 Premier League assists – that's eight more that Scholes managed.

  29. 29. Which of these goal machines has more Premier League hat-tricks?

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    Shaun Botterill / Getty
    Ian Wright
    Shaun Botterill / Getty
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    Clint Hughes / AP
    Luis Suarez
    Clint Hughes / AP
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    Wrong!

    It's Suarez!

    He has six to Ian Wright's five.

  30. 30. Who was younger when they scored their first Premier League goal?

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    Jon Super / AP
    Danny Welbeck
    Jon Super / AP
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    Bogdan Maran / AP
    Raheem Sterling
    Bogdan Maran / AP
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Raheem Sterling!

    But only by 38 days. He was 17 years and 317 days old when he opened his account against Reading.

  31. 31. Let's take things up a notch – which of these teams has more all-time points?

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    Manchester City
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    Newcastle United
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    Aston Villa
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    Southampton
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    Wrong!

    It's Villa!

    They're on 1,200. Newcastle have 1142, City are on 1012, and Southampton have 740.

  32. 32. Which of these players has scored for the most clubs?

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    Ben Radford / Getty
    Les Ferdinand
    Ben Radford / Getty
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    Jamie McDonald / Getty
    Nicolas Anelka
    Jamie McDonald / Getty
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    Michael Regan / Getty
    Craig Bellamy
    Michael Regan / Getty
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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Marcus Bent
    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Craig Bellamy

    He's netted for SEVEN different clubs – Cardiff City, Liverpool, Manchester City, West Ham United, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United, and Coventry City. The rest have all scored for six.

  33. 33. Who's slotted in more Premier League penalties?

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    Sang Tan / AP
    Wayne Rooney
    Sang Tan / AP
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    Ben Radford / Getty
    Robbie Fowler
    Ben Radford / Getty
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    Paul Ellis / Getty
    Yakubu
    Paul Ellis / Getty
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    Ben Radford / Getty
    James Beattie
    Ben Radford / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Rooney!

    He's scored from the spot 25 times. Fowler and Yakubu both have 22, while Beattie scored 17.

  34. 34. Which referee has handed out the most red cards?

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    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
    Mike Dean
    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
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    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
    Phil Dowd
    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Phil Dowd!

    He's sent off 44 players in his time as a Premier League ref. Dean's seen off 38 players.

  35. 35. Which of these midfielders has hit the back of the net the most times?

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    Clive Mason / Getty
    Robert Pires
    Clive Mason / Getty
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    Matthew Lewis / Stringer / Getty
    Gary Speed
    Matthew Lewis / Stringer / Getty
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    Shaun Botterill / Getty
    David Beckham
    Shaun Botterill / Getty
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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Tim Cahill
    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Gary Speed!

    He managed 81 Premier League goals. Beckham and Pires both have 62 and Tim Cahill has 56.

  36. 36. OK, squad numbers – which does John Terry wear for Chelsea?

    Mike Regan / Getty
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    6
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    24
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    26
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    28
  37. 37. Who currently wears the No. 10 for Tottenham?

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    Harry Kane
    Scott Heppell
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    Erik Lamela
    Matt Dunham / AP
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    Emmanuel Adebayor
    Glyn Kirk / Stringer / Getty
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    Nacer Chadli
    Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP
  38. 38. What number does Sergio Agüero wear for Man City?

    Jon Super / AP
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    9
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    10
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    16
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    20
  39. 39. What number did Thierry Henry famously wear during his first spell at Arsenal?

    Jim Watson / Getty
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    8
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    10
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    12
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    14
  40. 40. Who is Liverpool's current No. 9?

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    Getty Images
    Christian Benteke
    Getty Images
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    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
    Daniel Sturridge
    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
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    Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty
    Fabio Borini
    Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno / Getty
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    Clive Rose / Getty
    Adam Lallana
    Clive Rose / Getty
  41. 41. You're nearly at the end! Who is the most expensive player in Premier League history?

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    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
    Fernando Torres
    Laurence Griffiths / Getty
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    Michael Regan / Getty
    Angel Di Maria
    Michael Regan / Getty
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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Yaya Toure
    Alex Livesey / Getty
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    Glyn Kirk / Stringer / Getty
    David Luiz
    Glyn Kirk / Stringer / Getty
  42. 42. Which team plays at the Liberty Stadium?

    Michael Steele / Getty
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    Stoke City
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    Hull City
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    West Bromwich Albion
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    Swansea City
  43. 43. What was Southampton's old stadium called before they moved into St Mary's?

    Mike Hewitt / Getty
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    The Dell
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    Boundary Park
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    Fratton Park
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    Maine Road
  44. 44. Which of these stadiums holds the most people?

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    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
    Anfield
    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
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    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
    Stamford Bridge
    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
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    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
    Stadium of Light
    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
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    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
    St James' Park
    Wikipedia / Creative Commons
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's St James' Park!

    Newcastle's ground holds 52,405 people.

  45. 45. Which of these teams has never played in the Premier League?

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    Oldham Athletic
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    Bristol City
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    Sheffield United
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    Watford
  46. 46. Wimbledon were the team everyone loved to hate before the club went under – which was their final season?

    Michael Cooper / Getty
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    2000/01
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    2001/02
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    2002/03
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    2003/04
  47. 47. Which former Premier League club is nicknamed The Latics?

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    Wigan Athletic
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    Charlton Athletic
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    Ipswich Town
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    Coventry City
  48. 48. Who is this man, who was Arsenal's first Premier League manager?

    David Rodgers / Getty
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    Pat Rice
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    George Graham
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    Charlie George
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    Stewart Houston
  49. 49. Four players have scored five Premier League goals in a match – Andy Cole, Alan Shearer, Dimitar Berbatov, and who?

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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Mark Viduka
    Alex Livesey / Getty
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    Paul Gilham / Getty
    Thierry Henry
    Paul Gilham / Getty
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    Alex Livesey / Getty
    Michael Owen
    Alex Livesey / Getty
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    Ryan Pierse / Getty
    Jermain Defoe
    Ryan Pierse / Getty
  50. 50. And finally, what was Peter Crouch's answer when he was asked what he would be if he wasn't a footballer?

    Shaun Botterill / Getty
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    A trapeze artist
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    A basketball player
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    A ladder
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    A virgin