Sports quiz of the week: birthdays, baguettes, broken records and a baby

Who turned 160? Who was pelted? And who is too dedicated to his team?

Which football club – the oldest in the world – celebrated its 160th birthday this week?


Huddersfield Town

Sheffield FC

Nottingham Forest

How many players from the Premier League were selected in Fifa’s World XI this week?





Who said: "They threw everything at me. There were baguettes, orange juice, Coca-Cola. I could have had lunch. This is not football, it’s not the way to go. It’s like going to a restaurant and hitting the chef with a knife and fork"?

Mark Noble

Slaven Bilic

Leonardo Bonucci


Ellyse Perry, who played for Australia against England this week (and was the player of the series in the last Women’s Ashes in 2015) made her international cricket debut aged 16. Which other feat did she achieve before turning 17?

She was awarded a degree from Harvard

She made her debut for Australia’s women’s football team

She won Australia’s Got Talent as a dancer

She sold an app to Facebook for $500m

Sergio Agüero scored his 177th goal for Manchester City against Burnley to join Eric Brook as the club's all-time top goalscorer. Which of these players is not an all-time top goalscorer for a Premier League club?

Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Frank Lampard (Chelsea)

Alan Shearer (Newcastle)

Ian Wright (Arsenal)

Who was talking about whom when he said: “Every time we win a European title, he sends me the same message: ‘Congratulations for the European title you have won with my players’"?

Pep Guardiola talking about Frank Rijkaard

Florentino Perez talking about Daniel Levy

Zinedine Zidane about Paul Clement

José Mourinho about Louis van Gaal

Eddie Nketiah scored twice for Arsenal against Norwich City in the League Cup on Tuesday night. What was special about his brace?

He became the club’s youngest goalscorer of all time

He only had two touches in the game

He became the first player born after Arsène Wenger was appointed Arsenal manager to score for the club

He became the first Arsenal player to score on his debut in the Wenger reign

Who said: “I dedicate 99% of my lifetime to try to make you happy. Looking at what happened today, it is not easy”?

Ronald Koeman

Craig Shakespeare

Jürgen Klopp

Arsène Wenger

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins was not able to join his team-mates for a meeting so took part via FaceTime. Where was he at the time?


Doing punditry on TV

With his wife, who was giving birth at the time

At his previous club, having not yet signed a contract with the Redskins

Rugby union's first World Cup was held in 1987. When was the first Rugby League World Cup?





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