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Even as we get closer to having football on TV almost every night of the week, there is still the occasional evening spent waiting for the weekend’s Premier League fixtures to arrive. In the meantime, there are a few ways to keep entertained between matches. Think you know everything there is to know about the beautiful game? Here are five football quizzes from around the web to put your obscure knowledge to the test…
TalkSports’s Ultimate Euro 2016 Quiz
With Euro 2016 just around the corner, TalkSport have created a football quiz full of useless trivia to help get you in the mood for France next summer. Alternatively, save it until the tournament begins, and use it as a welcome distraction when the inevitable moment of England heartbreak comes. Who cares if we get knocked out of the group stages? At least you’ll have more trivia than everyone else.
The quiz masters at Sporcle are known for their fiendishly difficult quiz questions, many of which are set against the clock. If you’re sick of trying to remember all of the states in America and every single European capital city. Why not try out their English football clubs quiz. Have a go at naming all of the clubs which play professionally in England, see how many you get within the time limit, and send it onto your friends to see if they can beat your score.
BBC Sport Opening Day Quiz
The BBC are as good as it gets when it comes to sports journalism, and to get fans in the mood for the start of the new season, they put together a quiz dedicated to Premier League opening day trivia. In what is a true test for any serious Premier League fan, pit your wits against the most knowledgeable people in the game and try to remember all the drama that has unfolded on opening days over the last twenty years.
Bwin Retro Transfers Quiz
There’s nothing like a bit of nostalgia to help you remember just how good things used to be back in the day. When nostalgia and football combine, it’s possibly the greatest retro concoction possible; so good in fact, that the good people at Bwin have developed a Retro Transfer Quiz for you to test your knowledge on some of the most famous and infamous transfers of all time. You might not get any right, but at least it’ll remind you of a better time, when children would play care-free in the streets and Jurgen Klinsmann played for Tottenham Hotspur.
The Telegraph’s Big Quiz of 2014/15
For a look back at 2014/15, have a go at the Telegraph’s football quiz which takes you through the highs and lows of last season. From obscure one-season-wonders to managers getting the sack and unlikely goals, this quiz takes you through all the best trivia.