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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Nobes' Trivia 1: solutions

At the start of the month, Nobes set you three football trivia questions to get you thinking? Did you get the answers though? Here are the solutions:

Question 1 - Odd One Out

Which of these clubs is the odd one out, and why?

Barnet, Kidderminster, Macclesfield, Stevenage.

Solution: The odd one out are Barnet. All four clubs have been Conference champions twice, but the Bees are the only ones to have been promoted to the Football League on both occasions.

Question 2 - Hidden Link

What have the following clubs got in common?

Bristol City, Carlisle, Coventry, Exeter, Northampton, Norwich, Stockport.

Solution: All of the above clubs have a castle featured on their badge.

Question 3 - General

Accrington Stanley and Barnsley were the only teams to do this in the Football League last season. What?

Solution: These two were the only clubs who won as many games as they lost at home last season. Barnsley tasted both victory and defeat on eight occasions at Oakwell, while Accrington won 11 and lost 11 at home.

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