Games

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 June 29th, 2007 Games

    1 Chelsea, Leicester City, Burnley, Huddersfield Town (current). Whose career path?
    2 What nationality is Jean-Marc Bosman (he of the Bosman ruling fame)?
    3 Picture round: who’s this?
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz: Picture special June 15th, 2007 Games

    In a break from FFQ convention, we present a picture round special.
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz May 25th, 2007 Games

    1 Newcastle, Bolton, Aston Villa, Celtic, Leeds. Whose career path?

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz May 18th, 2007 Games

    1 Grêmio, Bayer Leverkusen, Roma, Juventus, Real Madrid (current). Whose career path?
    2 Which side have appeared in four FA Cup finals without ever lifting the trophy?
    3 Picture round. Who’s the juggler?
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz May 11th, 2007 Games

    Unlike Pies vs Lawro, the Fiendish Friday Quiz isn’t going anywhere this summer. It may take two weeks in Dubai but will return for pre-season training, full of optimism for the new season…
    1 Man Utd, West Ham, Stoke City, Norwich (current). Whose downward spiral?
    2 Who wears the unlucky No.13 shirt for Chelsea?
    3 Picture round. Who ‘dis?
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz May 4th, 2007 Games

    More pain for your football brain. Answers revealed after the click.
    1 Hellas Verona, Parma, AC Milan, Aston Villa (current). Whose career path?
    2 Which Premiership club was originally called St. Domingos FC?
    3 Picture round:
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz April 27th, 2007 Games

    1 Luton Town, Arsenal, West Ham, Wimbledon, Coventry, Celtic, West Brom (current). Whose career?
    2 Which Scottish team does comedian Billy Connolly support?
    3 Picture round. Who’s wearing shoulder pads?
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz April 20th, 2007 Games

    1 Barnet, Southampton, Fulham, Birmingham City. Whose career path?
    2 What nationality is Blackburn club captain Ryan Nelsen?
    3 Picture round. Who’s this?
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  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz April 13th, 2007 Games

    1 Spurs, Ipswich Town, Birmingham City, Wolves (current). Whose career? 2 Which team plays its home games at the Home Depot Center? 3 Picture round. Who’s this? 4 To the nearest 100, how many toilets are there in the new Wembley Stadium? 5 What was England’s 1990 World Cup song World In Motion originally called, […]

  • The Fiendish Easter Monday Quiz April 9th, 2007 Games

    A special bonus quiz to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, Alan Curbishley… (answers after Mr Click) 1 York City, Sheffield Wednesday, Leicester City, Preston North End, Leeds United (current). Whose career? 2 What position did the late Pope, John Paul II, play in his youth? 3 Picture round. Aw, ain’t he cute! […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz April 6th, 2007 Games

    So fiendish it will literally make you want to do a poo. Fact. (Answers after the click) 1 Chelsea, Leeds Utd, Stoke City, Reading (current). Whose career path? 2 Who was Reading manager before Steve Coppell (not counting caretaker boss Kevin Dillon)? 3 Picture round. Who can’t hear you? 4 Which Italian club was founded […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz March 30th, 2007 Games

    1 Wimbledon, Tottenham, Charlton, West Brom (current). Whose career path? 2 Pierluigi Collina and Marco Materazzi both support which Serie A club? 3 Picture round: who’s this? 4 Only one Middlesbrough player has featured in every one of their Premiership matches so far. Who? 5 Which ‘keeper will set a new Premiership clean sheets record […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz March 23rd, 2007 Games

    1 Trelleborg, Juventus, Djurgarden, Stade Rennais, Manchester City (current). Whose career?2 Only one nation has appeared in more European Championships than England. Which nation?3 Picture round. Who he? 4 Who is currently club captain of Blackburn Rovers?5 Which English league club (including the Premiership), has the fewest letters in its full name?6 The club crest […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz March 16th, 2007 Games

    1 Crewe Alexandra, Birmingham City, Crystal Palace, Coventry City (current). Whose career?2 I was born on 31 Dec 1960. I started my career as a midfielder, before moving into defence. My first professional club was Gillingham. I once scored 19 goals in a season for Man Utd. Who am I?3 Picture round. Who’s the snappy […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz March 9th, 2007 Games

    What time is it? It’s Fiendish Time! (Answers after the click) 1 Bristol Rovers, Wigan Athletic, West Bromwich Albion (current). Whose career path?2 Which Englishman has scored the most Champions League goals this season?3 Picture round. Who ‘dis? 4 Which club won the last ever European Cup Winner’s Cup? (clue: the final was held at […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz March 2nd, 2007 Games

    1 QPR, Nottm Forest, Portsmouth, Southampton, WBA, West Ham (current). Which journeyman’s career?2 Who scored the opening goal for Man Utd when they beat Liverpool at Old Trafford earlier this season?3 Picture round. Who’s this?4 Which English league team did serial killer Harold Shipman support in his youth?5 Which current Middlesbrough player was born in […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz February 23rd, 2007 Games

    1 Corinthians, Arsenal, Celta Vigo, Barcelona (current). Whose career?2 Three Leicester City players were held by police on charges of sexual assault during a training camp in 2004. Name all three.3 Picture round. Who’s this, sporting a mini-mullet? 4 Who’s the youngest ever player to score in the Premiership?5 Kevin Keegan, Paul Bracewell, ________, Chris […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz February 16th, 2007 Games

    1 RC Strasbourg, Everton, RC Lens, Leeds Utd, AS Roma, Inter Milan (current). Whose career path?2 Who was the best man at David Beckham’s wedding?3 Picture round: Who’s the cat in the hat? 4 What do Old Carthusians, Derby County, Royal Engineers, Leeds United, Oxford University, Wimbledon and Portsmouth have in common?5 Who scored his […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz February 9th, 2007 Games

    1 Crewe Alexandra, West Brom, Leeds United, Sheffield United (current). Whose career?2 They used to play at the Manor Ground. Half a point for naming club and half a point for naming the new stadium.3 Picture round. Who is this? 4 Name the three non-English players in the all-time top 10 Premier League goalscorers.5 I […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz October 27th, 2006 Games

    1 Derby County, Blackburn Rovers, Coventry City, Everton (current). Whose career path?2 Which Premiership team does luvvie Kenneth Branagh support?3 Who is this?4 Which was the first British club to wear a shirt with a team sponsor?5 In the film Escape To Victory, what was the final score in the Allies v Nazi match? 6 […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz October 20th, 2006 Games

    My brain hurts (no, it does – I’ve got a bastard of a hangover). 1 Everton, West Ham, Aston Villa, Everton, Portsmouth, Sheffield Utd (current). Which player’s career path?2 Which English stadium makes a cameo appearance in Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ video?3 Who’s this Premiership midfielder? Aw, ain’t he cute. 4 Norwich City finished third in […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz October 13th, 2006 Games

    1 Grimbsy Town, Everton, Sunderland, Burnley, Reading (current). Which journeyman’s career path?2 Which England international starred in a McDonald’s TV advert aged 13?3 Who is this bubble blower? 4 Which European club plays its home games at the Wankdorf Stadium?5 Liverpool, Arsenal, Arsenal, Arsenal, Chelsea, ______ (2006/7)? Complete the sequence.6 Brazil’s Nelson de Jesus Silva […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz October 6th, 2006 Games

    1 Blsany, Sparta Prague, Rennes, Chelsea (current). Whose career path?2 Who is this Premiership defender? 3 ‘Half my family is black and I feel close to their culture and their colour. I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins…’ Who said this?4 Which current Premiership manager […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz September 29th, 2006 Games

    It’s that time again. Stop what you’re doing and have a good hard think… 1 Who was the first East German to play for the unified German national side?2 Only one player has appeared for Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool and Everton. Who?3 In the film Spinal Tap, ‘lukewarm’ bassist Derek Smalls wears an English […]

  • The Fiendish Friday Quiz September 22nd, 2006 Games

    You know the drill… 1 Only one current Premiership player has won the club grand slam of Champions League, Uefa Cup, FA Cup and Premiership. Who?2 Who’s the cry baby (see pic, below)?3 Upton Park is actually just the nickname of West Ham’s ground. What’s the official name?4 Dundee United, Derby County, Blackburn Rovers, West […]