Big Saints Quiz: The answers

By SFC Media Sat 07 Oct Saints Foundation
Photo by Matt Watson

Here are all the answers for you from the 2017 Big Saints Quiz...

ROUND ONE: Saints history

1. Who was Southampton's substitute for the 1976 FA Cup final? Hugh Fisher

2. Who became Saints’ record signing when he joined the club for £1 million in December 1990? Alan McLoughlin

3. Who was Saints' Player of the Season in the 2004/05 season? Peter Crouch

4. Derek Statham signed from which club in 1987? West Brom

5. Saints played at which stadium from 1887-1896? Antelope Ground

6. Which company sponsored Saints in the 1983/84 season? Air Florida

7. Which player holds the record for scoring the most amount of goals in a season? Derek Reeves (44 in 1959/60)

8. Who won the Saints Player of the Season award in both the 1991/92 and 1992/93 seasons? Tim Flowers

9. When Saints beat Wolves 6-0 at Molineux in 2007, who scored a hat-trick? Marek Saganowski

10. Which current Huddersfield Town defender made his league debut for Saints in 2004? Martin Cranie

11. In February 1941, Saints played a ‘home’ game against Brentford at which stadium? Fratton Park

12. Which former Saint is the current head coach of North Carolina FC in the North American Soccer League? Colin Clarke

ROUND TWO: Matt Le Tissier

1. Which Football league Club did Matt Le Tissier have a trial for at the age of 15 before signing YTS forms for Southampton? Oxford United

2. Against which team did Matt Le Tissier score his first ever league hat-trick? Leicester City

3. Which European legend confessed that Matt Le Tissier was his childhood hero and he was ‘obsessed with his goals’? Xavi

4. Which former French manager, who also managed in the Premier League, tried to convince Matt Le Tissier to play for France, despite him not being eligible? Gerard Houllier

5. In 64 appearances, how many goals did Matt Le Tissier score while Alan Ball was the manager at Southampton? 45

6. Which professional club did Matt Le Tissier’s father Marcus have a trial for? Arsenal

7. During season 1989/90, Matt Le Tissier scored two hat-tricks, against which teams? Norwich and Wimbledon

8. Which manager handed Matt Le Tissier his first England cap, on 9th March 1994? Terry Venables

9. Against which team did Matt Le Tissier make his final competitive appearance for Southampton, at St Mary’s Stadium on 30th January 2002, as a late substitute? West Ham

10. In what year was Matt Le Tissier’s autobiography 'Taking Le Tiss' originally published in hardback? 2009

How many can you get?

1. Dale Stephens

2. Jan-Paul Saeijs

3. Eric Nixon

4. Lee Molyneux

5. Ian Pearce

6. Yoann Folly

7. Duncan Spedding

8. Phil Warner

9. Sergei Gotsmanov

10. Phil Kite

11. Forbes Phillipson-Masters

12. Lew Chatterley

13. Pat Earles

14. Filip Djuričic

15. Ryan Doble

16. Jacob Mellis

17. Tomáš Pekhart

18. Chris Lucketti

19. Peter Whiston

20. Michael Gilkes

ROUND FOUR: Charlie Austin

1. What trade was Charlie Austin undertaking whilst playing non-league football? Brick laying

2. Which professional club was Charlie Austin released from as a youth player at the age of 14? Reading

3. Which non-league club did Charlie Austin play for during the 2008/09 season? Poole Town

4. Which south coast club tried to sign Charlie Austin during the pre-season of 2009/10 after a successful two week trial, however were unable to do so due to a transfer embargo? Bournemouth

5. Which manager signed Charlie Austin for Swindon Town in September 2009? Danny Wilson

6. What was the reported transfer fee that Southampton signed Charlie Austin for? £4m

7. What shirt number was Charlie Austin wearing when he scored the winning goal for Southampton at Old Trafford on his Southampton debut? 28

8. Against which team did Charlie Austin score his first Premier League goal for Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium, in September 2016? Swansea

9. Against which team in the 2016/17 season did Charlie Austin score two goals at St Mary’s Stadium during Southampton’s Europa League campaign? Sparta Praha

10. Which former Saints player did Charlie Austin form a strike partnership with while they both played for Burnley during the 2011/12 season? Jay Rodriguez

ROUND FIVE: The last five years

1. Maya Yoshida signed for Saints from which club in 2012? VVV Venlo

2. Manolo Gabbiadini made his professional debut for which Italian team in 2010? Atalanta

3. Who scored both of Saints' goals in the 2-1 win at Newcastle in January 2015? Eljero Elia

4. What squad number does Josh Sims wear? 39

5. Cédric was born in which country? Germany

6. Which defender made his debut away at Middlesborough in May 2017? Martín Cáceres

7. Saints finished on how many Premier League points in the 2016/17 season? 46

8. Who scored Saints’ first goal after promotion back to the Premier League in 2012? Rickie Lambert

9. Who was Saints' Player of the Season in the 2012/13 season? Morgan Schneiderlin

10. What was the name of the Norweigan defender who signed in January 2013, but never made an appearance for the club? Vegard Forren

11. Shane Long signed for Saints from which club? Hull

12. Who was Saints’ top goalscorer in the 2013/14 season? Jay Rodriguez

ROUND SIX: The current squad

1. Romeu: Since joining Southampton, how many goals have I scored? 3

2. Davis: Against what club did I make my Southampton debut in August 2012? Manchester City

3. Stephens: What was my shirt number during Southampton’s 2016/17 Season? 24

4. Ward-Prowse: How old was I when I joined the Southampton academy? 8

5. Long: In what year did I join Southampton FC? 2014

6. Romeu: In what season did I win the Fans' Player of the Season award? 2016/17

7. Davis: In what minute did I score against Crystal Palace during my 200th appearance for Southampton last month? Sixth minute

8. Stephens: Against what club did I make my Premier League debut with Southampton, in January 2017? Everton

9. Ward-Prowse: In what month and year did I make my first-team debut for Southampton? October 2011

10. Long: Who played the final pass to me before I scored the winning goal in the EFL Cup Semi-Final? Josh Sims

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