Football quiz: stadiums of yore

Who flew The Nest? Who hosted the Spice Girls? Who was amused? More quizzes: sliding doors , globetrotters and La Liga in the 1990s Who are the only British club to have played home matches in a stadium that has also hosted gigs by U2, the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson and the Spice Girls as well as a World Student Games? Tottenham MK Dons West Ham Rotherham Whose old ground featured the "Chocolate Boxes" – the only uncovered upper-tier terracing in British football? Southampton Tottenham Brighton Sunderland Whose former ground derives its name from a 20-ton rock that may have been a place of worship for ancient druids? Brighton Barnet Swansea Southampton Which two bird-nicknamed clubs started life in the Football League at grounds called The Nest? Bristol City and Swindon Town Cardiff and Brighton Crystal Palace and Norwich City Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday In January 1990 Ramsline Halt, a single-platform railway station, was built at a cost of £26,000 next to Derby County's Baseball Ground. How many trains ever stopped there? Zero Four Several hundred Three a day ever since At which football ground would you have found “The Chicken Run”? Upton Park Maine Road Highbury Belle Vue There’s a small bronze sculpture in the middle of a housing estate marking the exact spot from which North Korea’s Pak Doo-ik struck his famous winner against Italy in the 1966 World Cup. On the site of which ground does it stand? Burnden Park White City Stadium Roker Park Ayresome Park Whose recently vacated old ground was very nearly called Percy Park when it opened in 1899? West Ham Manchester City Tottenham Arsenal Which club used to play at a ground known as The Kursaal, an amusement park on the town’s seafront? Southend United Portsmouth Southampton Plymouth Which stadium had a record crowd of 75,118 in 1933 but when it closed in 1997 a capacity of only 22,500? Christie Park Highbury Roker Park Elm Park 4 and above. Did you get a bit lost? 5 and above. That is a fine score. Well played 6 and above. That is a fine score. Well played 7 and above. That is a very impressive score. Well played 8 and above. That is an extremely impressive score. Well played 9 and above. That is an extremely impressive score. Well played 10 and above. That is an extremely impressive score. Well played 3 and above. Did you get a bit lost? 2 and above. Did you get a bit lost? 0 and above. Did you get a bit lost? 1 and above. Did you get a bit lost? Continue reading...

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