SoccerFacts

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  1. Who went  unbeaten for 108 games between 1989 and 1994.
    ASEC Abidjan of Cote D'Ivoire
  2. Who was the first player red carded in a World Cup tournament on June 14, 1974.
    Carlos Caszely of Chile
  3. European Teams have reached the final of every World Cup except in
    1930 and 1950.
  4. Who was the first black professional soccer player. He was born in Ghana (then Gold Coast) and played for English League team Rotherham United in 1889.
    Goalkeeper Arthur Wharton
  5. How many red cards were shown during a 1993 game between Sportivo Ameliano and General Caballero in Paraguay.
    20 red cards
  6. In 1950 what team withdrew form the World Cup because FIFA refused to let their team play barefoot.
    India
  7. In 1954, how did Turkey knocke out Spain from  a World Cup qualifier
     by drawing straws. Blindfolded Italian boy Luigi Franco Gemma picked the straws to decide the winner.
  8. In 1957 with only 30 minutes remaining, What team won the game back from a 5-1 deficit to defeat Huddersfield Town 7-6
    Charlton Athletic
  9. In 1996 who paid for his teammates uniforms and expenses so that Liberia could enter the African Nations Cup.
    George Weah
  10. In 1997 what  Nigerian international broke his leg while celebrating a goal in his Chelsea debut during a preseason game.
    Celestine Babayaro
  11. when was The first televised game 
    was an Arsenal practice match at the Highbury ground in 1937.
  12. Who was fired by St. Mirren in 1978 for swearing at a lady.
    Sir Alex Ferguson
  13. Who appeared for Real Madrid in a 5-0 win over Barcelona and also Barcelona when they beat Real Madrid 5-0
    Michael Laudrup
  14. who  broke the arm of a spectator with one of his powerful shots.
    Luigi Riva
  15. In the 1938 World Cup semifinal, what  Italy's player shorts fell down as he was taking a penalty shot. He held his shorts up and calmly scored past Brazil's Valter.
    Guiseppe Meazza
  16. n 1998 what English referee  sent himself off after punching a player during a game in the Andover and District Sunday League.
    Martin Sylvester
  17. what Belgium wore a suit jacket, golfing plus fours and a red striped tie when he refereed the 1930 World Cup final.
    Jean Langenus
  18. who never received a booking in his 33 year long caree
    Sir Stanley Matthews
  19. Under Herbert Chapman, what club changes their name in order to appear at the top of the alphabetical list of old Division One clubs
     Arsenal 
  20. What team scored 149 own goals against champions AS Adema in 2002. They repeatedly scored own goals in protest of a refereeing decision in their previous game.
    Madagascan team Stade Olympique L'Emryne

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