Another week of lockdown ends and thankfully, the football authorities have given no indication when Premier League football will return and rightly so – keeping people safe should be first on the agenda.
So, we enter week 2 of our quiz on our beloved blues, how did you do last week? Answers to last week’s quiz are at the bottom, so let’s get on with this week’s questions.
From which club did manager Mel Machin join the blues from?
Who scored City’s third goal in the 5-1 triumph of Manchester United in September 1989?
Paul Dickov became a blue legend in the 1999 play off final, but who scored the first goal of City’s comeback?
How long did Steve Coppell last as City manager?
Steve McMahon signed form Liverpool on Christmas Eve in 1991. How much did City pay the reds for the midfielder?
From which club did City sign striker Jo in 2008?
On which ground did City beat Ipswich Town 1-0 in the 1981 FA Cup semi-final?
Who scored City’s final goal of the 2010/11 season?
Which striker scored the first hat-trick when Manchester City hammered Huddersfield 10-1 in 1987?
Joey Barton was a bit of a character at City. What did he do to get himself a charge of bringing the game into disrepute and a £2k fine at Everton in September 2006?
Week 1 Answers
Here’s the answers to last week’s quiz:
Which City man scored twice during City’s 1-1 draw with Spurs in the 1981 FA Cup Final?
Tommy Hutchison – Scored the opener for the blues in the first half, then deflected a Spurs free kick in the second.
Which striker has played in both Manchester and Merseyside derbies and played for all four clubs?
Peter Beardsley – Played on match for United against City in the League Cup
Who scored an overhead kick in the 1976 League Cup Final?
Dennis Tueart – If you didn’t get that one, get yourself on YouTube and look it up
From which club did City sign Nigel de Jong in 2009?
Hamburger SV – Signed in January 2009, City would then play his old club in the Quarter Final of the UEFA Cup, which City lost
Who was sent off at White Hart Lane in an FA Cup reply in 2004 with City 3-0 down?
Joey Barton – Who Else?
In what year did City move into their Maine Road stadium?
1923 – A gypsy curse was alleged to have been put on the site before the blues moved in
Mark Hughes was sacked hours after a 4-3 victory over which team in December 2009?
Sunderland – who would later go on to be our bogey team for a while
Who was known as Le Sulk?
Nicolas Anelka – Scored often celebrated much less
Which striker transferred to Spurs for a fee of £1.7m in 1988?
Paul Stewart – City used the funds to strengthen their squad and win promotion the following season
Who scored the City’s first goal in the blues’ 3-1 League Cup win over Sunderland in 2014?
Jesus Navas – With City 2-1 up and Sunderland on the attack, City broke and Navas finished