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The Professor’s World Cup XI: England Heartbreak Quiz

| 28.06.2014

1. Which South American nation did England beat to set up their 1986 quarter final meeting with Argentina at the World Cup?


2. Can you name all of the goalscorers when England lost to Argentina at France ’98?


3. Paul Scholes has only scored one World Cup goal – who was it against?


4. Which three players missed penalties for England against Portugal at the 2006 World Cup?


5. Which two Portuguese players missed in the same shootout?


6. Wayne Rooney was sent off for a deliberate foul on which Portuguese player in 2006?


7. Which three players scored penalties for England against Germany at the 1990 World Cup?


8. Who did Andreas Brehme’s free-kick deflect in off against England for Germany’s goal in 1990?


9. Who was the last England manager that failed to guide the Three Lions to a World Cup?


10. Which English club connects Alf Ramsey and Bobby Robson?


11. How many times have Germany knocked England out of the World Cup?


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Jack Beresford

Jack Beresford is a content writer with over five years of experience in writing about sport and betting, including a two-year spell with Axonn Media. Contributes articles to HereIsTheCity and Lad Bible, while previous credits include Bwin, FTB Pro, Bleacher Report and the QBE rugby. Avid follower of tennis, rugby union, motorsport and football, Jack also writes about poker for Cardspiel.com alongside Guardian journalist Dominic Wells.