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Games: All the latest release, trailers and news about the beautiful game in it’s pixelated form, with a regular nod to classic football gaming thrown in for good measure. From FIFA and PES all the way back to the glory days of ‘Ally McCoist: Director of Football’.

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

April 25th, 2008

1. Career path ASEC Abidjan, Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiakos, AS Monaco, Barcelona (current) 2. Multiple choice Which of these clubs has Fabio Capello not managed? a) Juventus, b) AC Milan, c) Roma, d) Parma 3. Picture round Who’s got chest control? 4. Team-mates Mido, Frank Stapleton, Benni McCarthy and Jan Molby have all played for […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

April 18th, 2008

1. Career path Schalke 04, AC Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal (current) 2. Multiple choice Who did Liverpool defeat to win their first European Cup, in 1977? a) Malmo, b) Inter Milan, c) Borussia Monchengladbach, d) Club Brugge 3. Picture round Who’s this? 4. Team-mates Johnny Rep, Romario, Mario Kempes, Patrick Kluivert and Didier Deschamps have […]

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It is a big weekend of sport coming up. Not only is it the FA Cup semi-finals but the Grand National is also taking place. A lot of footballing figures take more than a passing interest in the gee-gees. So we are going Through The Stable Keyhole to find out who has invested their football wages in a nag. Who owns a horse like this? Readers, it’s over to you.

Fiendish Friday Quiz

February 29th, 2008

1. Career path
Viking, Manchester United, Viking, Groningen, Fulham
2. True or false
The first English side to win the European Cup Winners’ Cup was West Ham United.
3. Picture round
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The Tuesday Teaser

February 19th, 2008

Three footballers, each one represented by a set of photo clues. Guess who they are (answers after the click). Lateral thinking required… 1. 2. 3.

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

February 15th, 2008

1. Career path Wimbledon, Norwich City, Wigan Athletic, Watford (current) 2. True or false? Tomas Brolin has played as a goalkeeper in Swedish non-league football 3. Picture round Who’s been listening to Wham? 4. Team-mates Ray Wilkins, George Weah, Jay Jay Okocha, Gabriel Heinze and David Ginola have all played for which club? 5. The […]

The Tuesday Teaser

February 12th, 2008

Three footballers, each one represented by a set of photo clues. Guess who they are (answers after the click). Lateral thinking required… 1. 2. 3.

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

February 8th, 2008

Another set of six devilishly difficult football questions, devised by your handsome quizmaster – that’s me btw. 1. Career path Tonnerre Yaoundé, Metz, Salernitana, Liverpool, West Ham, Lens, Galatasaray (current) 2. True or false? The 1994 World Cup is the highest-attended sporting event in United States history. 3. Picture round Who’s kissing the trophy? 4. […]

The Tuesday Teaser

February 5th, 2008

Three footballers, each one crudely represented by a set of photo clues. Guess who they are (answers after the click)… 1. 2. 3. Answers after the click…

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

February 1st, 2008

1. Career path Piacenza, S.C. Leffe, Hellas Verona, Piacenza, Parma, Atalanta, Juventus, AC Milan (current) 2. True or false? Chelsea’s stadium, Stamford Bridge, is not located in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea 3. Picture round Who’s having a laugh? 4. Team-mates Dan Petrescu, Mark Hughes, Kevin Keegan and Eyal Berkovic have all played […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

January 25th, 2008

1. Career path Seven Stars, Ajax Cape Town, Ajax, Celta Vigo, Porto, Blackburn Rovers (current)? 2. True or false? David Beckham once played for Preston North End? 3. Picture round Who’s with his WAG? 4. Team-mates Karel Poborsky, Stefan Schwarz, Claudio Caniggia, Pierre Van Hooijdonk and Rui Costa have all played for which club? 5. […]

The Tuesday Teaser

January 22nd, 2008

It’s back! Three footballers, each one crudely represented by a set of photo clues. Guess who they are (answers after the click)… 1. 2. 3.

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

January 18th, 2008

1. Career path Rangers, Coventry City, Dundee Utd, Hearts, Celtic (current)? 2. True or false? Kevin ‘The Messiah’ Keegan’s first name is actually Joseph. 3. Picture round Who can’t hear you? (Click to enlarge) 4. Team-mates Enzo Scifo, Roberto Carlos, Gabriel Batistuta, Mikael Silvestre and Robbie Keane have all played for which club? 5. The […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

January 11th, 2008

1. Career path Perugia, Glasgow Rangers, Salernitana, AC Milan (current)? 2. True or false? Ryan Giggs has been mentioned in an episode of The Simpsons. 3. Picture round Who’s the boy wonder? (click to enlarge) 4. Team-mates Ray Houghton, Iain Dowie, Tomas Brolin and Mikael Forssell all played for which club? 5. The fixture Which […]

BRISTOL CITY to beat Middlesbrough City are tough to beat at home and ‘Boro have no form right now. This looks like the most obvious ‘upset’ of the third round. Not that it would be a massive upset, mind. SPURS vs READING to be goal CRAZY! You want goals? You got ‘em with this fixture, […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

January 4th, 2008

Welcome to the first FFQ of 2008. Slightly new format for the quiz, cause we like to keep things fresh at Pies. Can you answer all six of these teasers?
Career path Coventry City, Vasco da Gama, LA Galaxy (current)?
True or false? Gazza’s pop single ‘Fog on the Tyne’ reached No.1 in the charts.

The Festive Fiendish Friday Quiz

December 21st, 2007

Welcome to the Pies’ Festive Fiendish Friday Quiz. It’s a bumper edition, with more fiendishly difficult questions than ever to keep you occupied as you count down the hours before you get to leave work for the Christmas break… 1 Slavia Prague, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Aston Villa (current). Whose career? 2 Which English team […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

December 14th, 2007

1 SC Braga, Benfica, Chelsea, Lyon, Juventus (current). Whose career?
2 Blackburn’s Christopher Samba plays for which international team?
3 Which is the smallest stadium (in terms of capacity) in the Premier League?
4 Georgi Kinkladze, John Harkes, Fabrizio Ravanelli, Archie Gemmill, Peter Shilton: what links them?
5 Picture round. Who’s this?
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The Tuesday Teaser

December 11th, 2007

Guess the three footballers from each set of picture clues (click to enlarge)… EASY MEDIUM HARD

1 Hartlepool United, Liverpool, West Ham, Sheffield United, Everton, Sunderland, West Ham, Millwall, Coventry City, Luton Town (current). Whose career? 2 Only two players have scored for both Liverpool and Everton in the Merseyside derby. David Johnson and who else? 3 Sports Minister Richard Caborn supports which English club? 4 At what stage of the […]

The Tuesday Teaser

December 4th, 2007

Guess the three footballers from each set of picture clues:
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1 Crystal Palace, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace (current). Whose career? 2 Who played for England at least once every year for 15 consecutive years, a record for any England player? 3 Who were the first English team to win a European trophy since the Heysel disaster in 1985? 4 What do Lucas Neill, Sam Allardyce, […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

October 26th, 2007

1 Partizan, Aston Villa, Real Zaragoza, Parma AC, Osasuna, Toronto FC (currently there on trial). Whose career? 2 Benelucky was the official mascot at which major football tournament? 3 What links Tomas Brolin, Hidetoshi Nakata, Tino Asprilla, Hernan Crespo, Lilian Thuram and Hristo Stoichkov? 4 Just one Scottish player was named in Pele’s ’100 Greatest […]

The Tuesday Teaser

October 23rd, 2007

I hope you’re getting the hang of this by now. If not, then check out the previous weeks’ Teasers. EASY MEDIUM HARD