Tottenham Hotspur FC Trivia Quiz

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club have been around since 1882, which means a LOT of history and...if you know your history, you're sure to get most of these right. Guess as many as you can in the time provided.
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Year the club was founded
1882
Original Club President
John Ripsher
Original colour of the player jerseys
Navy Blue
Club which Spurs played in their first competitive match in 1885
St Albans
First full time Manager, appointed in 1898
Frank Brettell
Former Brewery often associated with Spurs
Charringtons
League which Spurs won to secure their first trophy
Southern League
Year Spurs first won the FA Cup
1901
Club that Spurs beat in their first FA Cup win
Sheffield United
Player-manager who guided Spurs to their first FA Cup win
John Cameron
Spurs inside forward born in Folkestone who was killed during World War One
Walter Tull
Captain of the team in the 1921 FA Cup Final
Arthur Grimsdell
Club emblem since 1921
Cockerel
Type of Locomotive Steam Engine that was named after the club in 1937
LNER B17 Class
Future England Manager who played right-back for Spurs in the 1950s
Sir Alf Ramsey
Famous Spurs terrace song that begins: "we are the Spurs Supporters and we love to watch them play..."
McNamara's Band
Tactic devised by Spurs Manager Arthur Rowe
Push and Run
Player signed for a then-record £30,000 fee in 1954
Danny Blanchflower
Score by which Spurs beat Everton in Bill Nicholson's first game as Manager
10-4
Left Half and Sweeper signed by Nicholson from Hearts
Dave Mackay
Club which Spurs beat in the 1961 FA Cup Final
Leicester City
Finish this old Nicholson adage: "When not in possession..."
Get into position
Club which beat Spurs in the European Cup Semi-Final in 1962
Benfica
Spurs all-time top goalscorer with 266 club goals
Jimmy Greaves
Dutch city where Spurs won the Cup-Winner's Cup in 1963
Rotterdam
Scottish Inside forward nicknamed "The Ghost"
John White
Future Spurs Manager who played under Nicholson as a Midfielder
Terry Venables
Trophy that Bill Nicholson won twice during his tenure as Manager
Football League Cup
Football ground where Spurs lifted the 1972 UEFA Cup
White Hart Lane
Former Arsenal player who succeeded Nicholson as Manager
Terry Neill
Year Spurs were relegated after 27 years in the First Division
1977
Manager who signed two Argentinian World Cup stars in 1978
Keith Burkinshaw
Team Captain for the 1981 and 1982 FA Cup Finals
Steve Perryman
Player who scored the winning goal in the 1981 FA Cup Final
Ricardo Villa
Chairman of Spurs during the 1980s
Irving Scholar
Spurs became the first football club to do this in 1983
Float on the Stock Exchange
Player who equalised in the 84th minute of the 1984 UEFA Cup Final to take the tie to penalties...
Graham Roberts
...and the Goalkeeper who saved Anderlecht's penalty to win the 1984 UEFA Cup
Tony Parks
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David Pleat left this club to manage Spurs in 1986
Luton Town
Club which beat Spurs in the 1987 FA Cup Final
Coventry City
Player bought by Spurs for a national record transfer fee of £2 million in 1988
Paul Gascoigne
Nottingham Forest player who scored the winning (own) goal that won Spurs the 1991 FA Cup
Des Walker
When Manager, Ossie Ardiles had a short-lived five strong strikeforce. Famous Five #1
Teddy Sheringham
Famous Five #2
Darren Anderton
Famous Five #3
Nick Barmby
Famous Five #4
Jurgen Klinsmann
Famous Five #5
Ilie Dumitrescu
What Christian Gross held up at the press conference announcing him as manager
Underground ticket
Player whose diving header won Spurs the 1999 League Cup
Allan Nielsen
Player who won both Player of the Year awards in 1999
David Ginola
Club that Spurs signed Sergei Rebrov from for £11 million
Dynamo Kiev
Club that beat Spurs in the 2002 League Cup Final
Blackburn Rovers
Sporting Director under Jacques Santini who later moved to Chelsea
Frank Arnesen
Foodstuff that allegedly struck down 10 players on the final day of the season in 2006, costing Spurs a Champions League place
Lasagne
Year that Spurs bought Gareth Bale from Southampton
2007
Club landmark celebrated in 2007
125th Anniversary
Captain of the 2008 League Cup-winning squad...
Ledley King
...and the defender who scored the deciding goal in that game
Jonathan Woodgate
Club against which Spurs recorded a 9-1 win in 2009
Wigan Athletic
6ft 7in player who started his career as a trainee at Spurs and returned to the club in 2009
Peter Crouch
Club that Spurs beat away in 2010 to secure a Champions League place
Manchester City
Club against which Gareth Bale scored a spectacular hat trick in the Champions League Group Stage
Inter Milan
Player who joined the 100 goals club for Spurs in 2011
Jermain Defoe
Enfield hamlet where Spurs have their new Training Centre
Bulls Cross
Number of players bought by Spurs in the 2013 close season
7
Player nicknamed "The Beast"
Sandro Raniere
Algerian Academy player who had 13 first team appearances under Tim Sherwood
Nabil Bentaleb
Danish midfielder who won the Spurs Fan's Player of the Year in 2014
Christian Eriksen
French international Captain who plays in goal for Spurs
Hugo Lloris
South Korean player signed for £22 million in the 2015 close season
Son Heung-min
Hat-trick hero in the 2019 Champions League Semi-Final against Ajax
Lucas Moura
In February 2020, this striker became the club's second highest all-time goalscorer
Harry Kane
Capacity of the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium (to the nearest thousand)
63,000
Name of the micro-brewery in the new Tottenham stadium
Beavertown
Lastly, what Danny Blanchflower always said the game was about
Glory
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Level 74
May 23, 2014
Great Stuff. Very tough. I got 32, but looking at the answers I shuld have got closer to 40.
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Level 43
May 23, 2014
Glad you liked it. :-)
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Level 7
Sep 28, 2014
I thought I knew my club:) 22 points:)