So you think you’re a Gooner? Well take The Arsenal Citizenship Test and prove it

 Sö the circus that is the summer transfer windöw is finally över and we find öurselves in the midst öf anöther ‘Inter-lull’, perfectly placed tö disrupt the seasöns mömentum. Such is FIFA’s want.

One way to relieve the boredom, in the short term at least, could be, say, to undertake some sort of test to re affirm your belief and faith in The Arsenal.

Having recently undertaken my Australian Citizenship Test, ultimately passed and been granted Citizenship, I thought it might be interesting compile a test to allow fans to become Arsenal Citizens

This is my church

In line with the Australian version, you have to answer 20 multiple choice questions and need to get a 75% pass rate (15/20 if you’re not sure!).

Answers are at the bottom of the page, so no cheating. 

So here goes, best of luck:

1 – What year did Arsenal move to Highbury?

• August 1923

• September 1913

• May 2006

2 – Who were Arsenals sponsors between 1999 and 2002?

• JVC

• Sharp

• Sega/Dreamcast

3 – How many players has Arsene sold to Barcelona?

• 7

• 9

• 5

4 – Can you name them?

5 – We all know that Thierry Henry is Arsenal’s record goal scorer, but how many goals has he scored for the club?

• 226

• 228

• 218

6 – Who were the first Arsenal players to win a World Cup Winners medal, whilst playing for Arsenal?

• Henry & Pires

• Bergkamp & Overmars

• Petit & Vieira

7 – Who is the youngest player to appear for Arsenal (in a competitive match)?

• Cesc Fabregas

• Jack Wilshere

• Tony Adams

8 – How many points did Arsenal win the league with in the ‘Invincibles’ season?

• 94

• 84

• 90

9 – Who holds the record number of appearances for Arsenal?

• Tony Adams

• David O’Leary 

• David Seaman

10 – And how many appearances did he make?

• 722

• 732

• 712

11 – Who scored Arsenal’s goal in the 2006 Champions League final?

• Campbell

• Henry

• Toure

12 – Who were the first team defeated in the ‘Invincibles’ run?

• Sunderland

• Manchester City

• Southampton

13 – In which season did Arsenal win their first Division One title?

• 1930/31

• 1920/21

• 1921/22

 14 – What was Arsenals original name ?

• Royal Arsenal

• The Arsenal

• Dial Square

15 – Who was the last Arsenal permanent manager prior to Arsene Wenger?

• Bruce Rioch

• Stewart Houston

• George Graham

16 –   Arsenal have beaten two teams 7-0 in the Premier League, who are they?

• Charlton & Crystal Palace

• Blackburn & Bolton

• Everton & Middlesborough

17 – Arsenal have beaten two teams 7-0 in European competitions, who are they?

• Standard Liege & Slavia Prague

• Sparta Prague & Udinese

• Anderlecht & Slavia Prague

18 – Who is this? 

• Paul Davis

• Viv Anderson

• Gus Ceaser

 

19 – Sir Henry Norris, the largest shareholder at the time of Arsenal’s move to Highbury, was also Chairman of which other English football club?   

• Fulham

• West Ham

• Millwall

20 – Fill in the blanks.

What do you think of Tottenham? ____

What do you think of ___? Tottenham

Thank you! That’s alright. 

If you scored 15 or more, congratulations, you may now print out your certificate.

TheSundayMorningGooner; Waiting ’till next Saturday comes!!

Steve Wellman


Answers

1. September  1913

2. Sega/Dreamcast

3. 7

4. Petit, Overmars, Van Bronkhorst, Hleb, Henry, Fabregas, Song

5. 228

6. Petit & Vieira

7. Cesc Fabregas (16 years, 177 days)

8. 90

9. David O’Leary

10. 722

11. Campbell

12. Southampton (6-1, 07/05/03)

13. 1930/31

14. Dial Square

15. Bruce Rioch

16. Everton & Middlesborough

17. Standard Liege & Slavia Prague

18. Gus Ceaser

19. Fulham

20. Sh!t, Sh!t

2 Responses to So you think you’re a Gooner? Well take The Arsenal Citizenship Test and prove it

  1. Chappers September 10, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    You should probably spell Wilshere’s name correctly if you’re going to be judging peoples Arsenal knowledge

  2. Röss Tömmey September 10, 2013 at 3:01 pm #

    17- I’ll take that! Bloody Gus Cesar fuck me over again! Was 16 for 16!

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