The Spurs quiz on Tottenham England players – Spurs players who played for England at full international level. You will be able to name immediately some legendary Spurs players who were England internationals.
I will give you the initials of 11 Tottenham players, past and present, who are England internationals. There will be a question about each of the players and the answers can be found on the link at the question. There are so many class players to choose from – just look at the list of substitutes. I hope you enjoy the quiz.
You get one point for the player’s name and 1 for answering each question correctly.
Quiz: The Tottenham England Players
GK: R C
1. Name the three goalkeepers Tottenham had used in the season prior to signing this England international. Answer
RB: K W
2. Against which team did he make his full international debut for England when he was named ‘Man of the match’? Answer
CD: M N
3. This centre half, was inadvertently involved in a situation which resulted in a row between Danny Blanchflower and manager Jimmy Anderson which resulted in Blanchflower stepping down as captain. Blanchflower had moved the defender forward in search of a goal late in the 1956 FA Cup semi-final. The move had worked in the previous round but not against Manchester City and Anderson was furious. Which team had Spurs beaten in the previous round of the FA Cup? Answer
CD: L K
4. Injury greatly restricted his appearances for both Spurs and England. Against which team did he make his last international appearance? Answer
LB: C K
5. The full back made only 4 appearances for England, but from which club did Tottenham sign him? Answer
RW: D A
6. Against which team did this England international make his Tottenham debut? Answer
CM: G H
7. His England debut brought him an assist and a goal with a stunning strike, against which team? Answer
CM: P G
8. In the build-up to the 1990 World Cup Finals in Italy, he wasn’t certain of his place in the England squad. A goal and three assists in a pre-tournament friendly at Wembley secured his place in the team. Which team did England play in that game? Answer
L W: C W
9. He scored two goals on his league debut for Tottenham in August, 1985. Against which team did he make his Spurs debut? Answer
S: J G
10. He scored many memorable goals for Tottenham and England. One unforgettable goal was at White Hart Lane against Leicester City. Who was in goal for Leicester that day? Answer
S: M C
11. The striker moved to Switzerland on leaving Spurs. Which Swiss team did he sign for? Answer
Subs: Paul Robinson, Alf Ramsey, Graham Roberts, Scott Parker, Bobbby Smith, Teddy Sheringham, Gary Lineker
The answers can be found at the links in the question.
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