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Sports quiz of the week: misses, nicknames, thieves and a circus act

Who can’t score? Who was worried? And who hit the spot?

Which of these football teams has not scored a goal in more than 600 minutes of action?

Bayern Munich

Barcelona

Real Madrid

Monaco

The circus troupe Cirque du Soleil are producing a new show about which athlete?

Tiger Woods

Rafa Nadal

Lionel Messi

Conor McGregor

Riyad Mahrez hit one of the worst penalties in Premier League history on Sunday. Which of these players never missed a penalty in the league?

Yaya Touré

Matt le Tissier

Thierry Henry

Danny Murphy

This trophy was stolen this week. Who did it belong to?

Thomas Bjorn

Geraint Thomas

Javi Gracia

Mo Farah

The last time England played Croatia, in the World Cup semi-final, there were 78,000 fans in the stadium. How many will attend their game on Friday night?

None

1,966

90,000

130,000

Why did Dulwich Hamlet goalkeeper Preston Edwards start panicking during a match this week?

Midway through the first half he realised he wasn’t wearing gloves

It was announced over the Tannoy that his car was going to be towed

He went out to play without wearing his contact lenses

He had his phone in his pocket and it started ringing

The Benin Football Federation has set up a committee to come up with a new nickname. What are they called at the minute?

The Bengaboys

The Squirrels

The Carpetmen

The Candy Stripes

Croatia have played one competitive match since the World Cup final. What was the score in that game?

They won 7-0

They lost 6-0

They drew 5-5

They won 4-2

Warrington will play in the Super League Grand Final on Saturday. How have their last two finals gone?

They lost them both to Wigan

They lost them both without scoring a point

They won them both by the same 40-0 scoreline

They lost them both to Leeds Rhinos

At which defunct stadium did Warrington win their last title, in 1955? (Clue: the final is taking place nearby this weekend)

Boleyn Ground

Highbury

Maine Road

Ninian Park

Italy played Ukraine this week. Which two Serie A title winners were in charge of the teams?

Antonio Conte and Andriy Voronin

Roberto Mancini and Andriy Shevchenko

Luigi Di Biagio and Serhiy Rebrov

Carlo Ancelotti and Ruslan Rotan

2 and above.

Ah well. At least you gave it a go. Have a great weekend

3 and above.

Ah well. At least you gave it a go. Have a great weekend

4 and above.

A decent performance. Have a great weekend

5 and above.

A fine performance. Have a great weekend

6 and above.

A fine performance. Have a great weekend

7 and above.

Fantastic work. Have a great weekend

8 and above.

Fantastic work. Have a great weekend

9 and above.

Fantastic work. Have a great weekend

10 and above.

Perfection. Have a great weekend

11 and above.

Perfection. Have a great weekend

0 and above.

Ah well. At least you gave it a go. Have a great weekend

1 and above.

Ah well. At least you gave it a go. Have a great weekend

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