Big Saints Quiz: The questions

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

Saints Foundation held its 2017 Big Saints Quiz this week... and here are all the questions for you to try!

ROUND ONE: Saints history

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

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

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

4. Derek Statham signed from which club in 1987?

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

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

7. Which player holds the record for scoring the most amount of goals in a season?

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

How many can you get?

ROUND FOUR: Charlie Austin

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

ROUND FIVE: The last five years

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

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

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

4. What squad number does Josh Sims wear?

5. Cédric was born in which country?

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

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

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

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

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

11. Shane Long signed for Saints from which club?

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

ROUND SIX: The current squad.

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