Arsenal Times
The Answers to Celine Dion's Amazing Arsenal Quiz
By Celine Dion
December 25 2011

  So were you Marouane Chamakh, or an Arsenal know it all? Or will you confess it was you who hacked into Celine’s computer? Anyway the waiting is over the answers are now out and appear below the list of original questions. Scoring is as follows:   Award yourself one point for the correct answer to an entire question, i.e. if a question comprises three answers, you have to answer all of them to get the point.   

The questions - answers below

1) Arsenals 3-1 Victory at the Dell in 1989 and our 2002 3-1 Win in Roma in the Champions League. What links these events, other than the same scorelines?

2) What unusual and short lived change to the Highbury pitch set up greeted Arsenal fans at the first game of the 2005 season v Newcastle?

3) When Arsenal lost to Lens 1-0 at Wembley in 1998 who in the Lens side would later score a crucial goal in a Champions League Final?

4) Where was Tony Adams imprisoned for drink driving in 1991?

5) And against whose reserve team was his comeback game?

6) When Arsenal beat Liverpool 2-1 in the 1971 F A Cup final,  who were the four Scottish Arsenal players to take part

7) And who were Liverpool’s two non-English players, both famous names.

8) Name three post war Arsenal players whose names are also areas of London.

9) Arsenal were drawn against Leeds three times in the FA Cup during the 1990s. How many matches, in all, took place?

10) What does Dennis Bergkamp list as his favourite chocolates?

11) How many matches did Arsenal play at Villa Park in the 1988-89 season     

12) And in the same season, against whom did Brian Marwood make his England Debut?

13) Where did we sign Brian from?

14)  Robert Pires is only French because of his birthplace. Where was he born, and what nationalities were his parents?

15) We signed Robert from Marseille, but which French club did he play at for a longer period?

16) Two of the 1985 Arsenal squad have now sadly died. Who?

17) Before the Clock End executive boxes were built at Highbury in 1988, the executive suite could be found where?

18) What embarrassing event befell Arsenal in the first league game of the 1976 Season?

19) And how did we contribute to the deciding day of the league title trophy in 1981?

20) What controversial defeat did Arsenal suffer 2 games before they clinched the 1971 league title. Why was it controversial?

21) Who scored the winning goal in George Grahams’ first competitive game in charge of Arsenal?

22) What is Arsenal’s aggregate score over Villareal in Champions League fixtures?

23) How many goals, not counting pre-season tournaments, has Alan Smith scored at Wembley for Arsenal?

24) And how many has Tony Adams?

25) What was unusual about Arsenals’ attacking line up against Fiorentina away in the 1999 season?

26) Which famous footballing brother was hacked down by Willie Young in the 1980 FA Cup Final?

27) Whose own goal saw Arsenal knocked out of the 1972 Champions Cup?

28) Arsenal played two unsuccessful league cup finals at the end of the 1960’s. Who scored our only goal in either of these two games?

29) What team did he later manage to FA Cup success at the same ground?

30) Ian Wright scored a hat trick in his first league game for Arsenal. What was unusual about our kit that day?

31) Who did he actually score his first competitive Arsenal goal against?

32) How many goals has Wrighty scored in Cup finals? Who is the only player ahead of him?

33) Arsenal beat Sheffield Wednesday 7-1 at the end of the 1992 season. The score was 1-1 with 20 minutes to go. Who had scored our first goal?

34) In which country was Marouane Chamakh born?

35) George Grahams first season at Arsenal incorporated a long unbeaten run. Where did this run end?

36) His second Arsenal season also incorporated a long unbeaten run, who ended this?

37) Against whom did Ray Parlour make his debut, and what was his major contribution to the game?

38) In which year did Herbert Chapman die and what did he die of?

39) What was Arsenal tube station called before it was called Arsenal Tube Station?

40) The 2002 FA Cup final was known for two magnificent goals from Ray Parlour and Freddie Llungberg but who had a goal narrowly disallowed prior to this?

41) What do John Lukic, Ashley Cole, and Kevin Richardson have in common with Eric Cantona?

42) David Hillier was so bad at football that he now works as what?

43) Aaron Ramsey, Kevin Campbell, Tony Woodcock. What links them?

44) Who scored the first competitive goal in front of the rebuilt North bank in 1993?

45) Nigel Winterburn began his Arsenal career playing as a replacement for whom?

46) During the 1990-91 title season Arsenal were unexpectedly annihilated 6-2 at home by Manchester United in the league cup. Who scored a hat trick for United.

47) At which club did George Graham FINISH his FOOTBALLING career?

48) Viv Anderson, Brian Talbot, William Gallas, what links them?

49) Eduardo, Tomas Rosicky, and Nicholas Anelka. What scoring feat do they have in common.

50) How much is a pint of lager currently at the Emirates Stadium?




1)   The club wore away shirts but home shorts due to a colour clash with the home teams kit

2)   Black goal nets

3)   Vladimir Smicer

4)   Chelmsford Prison

5)   Reading

6)   Bob Wilson, Frank McLintock, George Graham, Eddie Kelly

7)   Steve Heighway, John Toshack

8)   Martin Hayes, Danny Clapton, Stan Charlton, George Eastham (East Ham)

9)   Seven

10)  M&Ms

11)  Three. There was the Mercantile Credit League centenary final, the League Cup 3rd replay with Liverpool, and the league game with Villa

12)  Saudi Arabia

13)  Sheffield Wednesday

14)  Riems, his parents are Spanish and Portugese

15)  Metz

16)  David Rocastle and Tommy Caton

17)  The middle of the West Upper Stand

18)  They lost 1-0 at home to newly promoted Bristol City

19)  We lost 2-0 to Aston Villa to confirm their league title victory

20)  They lost 1-0 away to Leeds to a hotly disputed offside goal

21)  Charlie Nicholas, 1-0 v Man United

22)  5-1

23)  Two

24)  Two as well

25)   It contained Dennis Bergkamp, who had travelled to Florence by car

26)   Paul Allen

27)   George Graham

28)   Bobby Gould

29)   Wimbledon

30)   We wore yellow shorts instead of the standard blue

31)   Leicester City

32)   Four. Ian Rush

33)   Alan Smith

34)   France

35)   Man United

36)   Southampton

37)   Liverpool, he gave away a penalty for the opening goal

38)   1934, Pneumonia

39)   Gillespie Road

40)   Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

41)   They have won league titles with two different clubs

42)   A fireman

43)   They have all played for Nottingham Forest as well as Arsenal

44)   Mick Quinn

45)   Viv Anderson (trick question, Graham played him at right back for half a season)

46)   Lee Sharpe

47)   Crystal Palace

48)   They have all made Cup Final appearances AGAINST Arsenal

49)   Scored against Arsenal whilst playing for other teams

50)   £3.90