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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 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:
EASY
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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

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

October 19th, 2007

1 Bolton Wanderers, Celtic, Everton, Sunderland, Everton (current). Whose career? 2 Tim Cahill’s younger brother Chris is the captain of which national football team? 3 The ‘Bushwackers’ hooligan firm are famously affiliated to which English club? 4 What links Gabriel Heinze, Ronaldinho, Jaj Jay Okocha, George Weah, Ossie Ardiles and Ray Wilkins? 5 Picture round. […]

The Tuesday Teaser

October 16th, 2007

It’s simple – guess the footballer from each set of devious picture clues. Lateral thinking is required. (If that makes no sense, check out last week’s Teaser to get the gist of it.) 1 2 3 Answers below…

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

October 12th, 2007

The FFQ usually consists of just six fiendish questions. However, I’m now expanding it to ten fiendish questions. Translation: It’s bigger and more fiendish than ever. Enjoy… 1 Banfield, River Plate, Feyenoord, Bologna, Inter (current). Whose career? 2 Which Premier League striker’s first name translates as ‘The king loves me’? 3 What relation is ‘Sir’ […]

The Tuesday Teaser

October 9th, 2007

I know that many of you love the Fiendish Friday Quiz, so I’ve decided to beef up the quiz content on Pies by introducing a Tuesday Teaser, which will appear, as if by magic, every Tuesday. Simply look at the three sets of photo clues and name the footballer each refers to (click each image […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

October 5th, 2007

1 Atlético Paranaense, Manchester United, Besiktas, Flamengo (current). Whose career? 2 At the 2002 World Cup, which coach gave each of his players a copy of Sun Tze’s The Art of War? 3 Picture round. Who’s the angry young manager? 4 During his playing career, in which position did Sven-Goran Eriksson play? 5 How many […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

September 28th, 2007

It’s that time of the week again, when Pies twists your brains into fiendish shapes… 1 Albacete Balompié, Real Zaragoza, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Valencia (current). Whose career path? 2 Which phantom-like Dutch star has the middle names ‘Rudolphus’ and ‘Antonius’? 3 Picture round. Which Premier League defender? 4 In which country was Germany striker Miroslav […]

The Fiendish Friday Quiz

September 21st, 2007

1 From which club did Arsenal sign right-back Bakary Sagna? 2 During his time at Arsenal, Ashley Cole was loaned out to which other London club? 3 Picture round. Who’s in close-up? 4 Before he became directly involved in football, Peter Kenyon was the chief executive of which sportswear firm? 5 LA Galaxy share their […]

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If you’re shouting names at your computer screen now, there’s a new football quiz that might be right up your street. It’s called Who The Chicken Hell Are You? (clever) and it’s thanks to the betting into folk at Chicken Dinner.
Frankly some of the chickeny quizes are easier than pulling a chav in KFC. We got 12 out of 12 in the “When We Were Young Category” where you supposed to guess who the player is from their youth team mug shot. That’s worryingly easy since we’ve only got two GCSEs and a certificate officially labeling us “special”. However the other categories, are more taxing, more fun, and frankly if someone doesn’t tell us who the top right bloke in the “receeding” section is soon we might burst.
Anyway if you like quizzes, get there now by clicking the word quiztastic. And don’t forget to let us know how you scored…

Fiendish Friday Quiz

August 31st, 2007

1 Nantes, Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Olympique Marseille, Juventus, Chelsea, Valencia (retired). Which former player’s career?
2 Diego Maradona has tattoos of which two 20th century icons?
3 Picture round: who’s this?
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The Fiendish Friday Quiz

August 24th, 2007

1 Tonnerre Yaoundé, Metz, Salernitana, Liverpool, West Ham United, Lens, Galatasaray (current). Whose career path?
2 Which French club did Zinedine Zidane start his career with?
3 Picture round: which club’s stadium (click to enlarge pic)?
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Okay, you obviously don’t need any other football quiz once you’ve tackled The Fiendish Friday Quiz on Pies, but for those of you who can’t wait until then, you may be interested to know that you can tackle (studs up) a history of football quiz on the UKTV History website. Click here to have a […]