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The Hideously Garish (But Also Quite Beautiful) Goalkeeper Kit Quiz

Oh god, that's disgusting... but also beautiful... but also totally disgusting.

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  1. 1. We'll start with this grey(ish) monstrosity/thing of absolute beauty. Name the club and the keeper...

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    Mark Bosnich
    Mark Bosnich
    David Seaman
    David Seaman
    Pavel Srnicek
    Pavel Srnicek
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David Seaman

    It was David Seaman's Arsenal kit in 1994 - the peak era of bad/amazing goalkeeper kits.

    David Seaman
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  2. 2. Okay, how about this heinously ugly, but also quite fetching, goalkeeper kit?

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    Joe Hart
    Joe Hart
    Shay Given
    Shay Given
    David Marshall
    David Marshall
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Joe Hart

    It was Joe Hart's England kit for Euro 2012... sadly it turned out to be a false dawn for garish football kits.

    Joe Hart
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  3. 3. This is a tough one... you know the drill.

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    Jan Mucha
    Jan Mucha
    Allan McGregor
    Allan McGregor
    Brad Guzan
    Brad Guzan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jan Mucha

    Jan Mucha beautifully models this garish piece of football art while on pre-season duty with Everton in 2011.

    Jan Mucha
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  4. 4. What is the meaning of this piece of '90s avant garde kit design? Name the club and keeper...

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    Tim Flowers
    Tim Flowers
    Nigel Martyn
    Nigel Martyn
    Ian Walker
    Ian Walker
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ian Walker

    This beauty belonged to Ian Walker, and was worn during the 1994/95 season for Spurs.

    Ian Walker
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  5. 5. This fine specimen was worn by David Seaman, but to which tournament?

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    Euro 96
    World Cup 98
    Euro 2000
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Euro 96

    Of course!

    Euro 96
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  6. 6. Purple tortoise shell was, er, all the rage back then, name the keeper and the club...

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    David James
    David James
    David James
    David James
    David James
    David James
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David James

    Imagine pulling that kit on every weekend, that'd be amazing/awful.

    David James
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  7. 7. What a kit. But who wore it?

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    Tony Norman
    Tony Norman
    Mark Schwarzer
    Mark Schwarzer
    Shaka Hislop
    Shaka Hislop
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Shaka Hislop

    It was the kit worn by Shaka Hislop and Pavel Srnicek in those in the heady days of the '90s.

    Shaka Hislop
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  8. 8. The kit, the Mitre ball, the Sondico gloves - the image is perfect, but which club and keeper does this kit belong to?

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    Ludek Miklosko
    Ludek Miklosko
    Nigel Spink
    Nigel Spink
    David Preece
    David Preece
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nigel Spink

    This breathtakingly beautiful/sinfully ugly kit was worn by Nigel Spink for Villa in 1995.

    Nigel Spink
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  9. 9. A new era of bad/unbelievably brilliant goalkeeper kits was ushered in at the start of the millennium, but can you place this one?

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    Paul Robinson
    Paul Robinson
    Tim Krul
    Tim Krul
    David Seaman
    David Seaman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David Seaman

    This was the last garish kit worn by David Seaman, back in 2002 - when he had *that* ponytail.

    David Seaman
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  10. 10. Find a kid who grew up in the '90s who DIDN'T own this kit... go on, find one. Anyway...

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    Peter Schmeichel
    Peter Schmeichel
    Erik Thorstvedt
    Erik Thorstvedt
    Ed de Goey
    Ed de Goey
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Peter Schmeichel

    What. A. Kit.

    Peter Schmeichel
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  11. 11. What strange witchcraft is this?

    David Preece
    David Preece
    Matt Clarke
    Matt Clarke
    Kevin Pressman
    Kevin Pressman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    David Preece

    Yup, this kit actually existed. David tells us it's still in his wardrobe, and that not even the moths want anything to do with it.

    David Preece
  12. 12. A classic of the garish genre, but which keeper and country does it belong to?

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    Rene Higuita
    Rene Higuita
    Jorge Campos
    Jorge Campos
    Pablo Cavallero
    Pablo Cavallero
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jorge Campos

    Mexico keeper Jorge Campos was famed for wearing daringly garish kits, but this one is his most famous fashion calamity/victory.

    Jorge Campos
  13. 13. AHH, CAN'T STOP LOOKING AT IT...

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    Pavel Srnicek
    Pavel Srnicek
    Mark Bosnich
    Mark Bosnich
    Ed de Goey
    Ed de Goey
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pavel Srnicek

    What a kit. What a keeper. What a haircut.

    Pavel Srnicek
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  14. 14. ...and finally, this absolute beauty/stinker.

    Bruce Grobbelaar
    Bruce Grobbelaar
    Tim Flowers
    Tim Flowers
    Nigel Martyn
    Nigel Martyn
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Tim Flowers

    It looks like a broken kaleidoscope...

    Tim Flowers
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The Hideously Garish (But Also Quite Beautiful) Goalkeeper Kit Quiz

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