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The Professor’s XI: Take on the Ladbrokes’ new A-League Quiz!

| 16.11.2014

1. Which player connects Atletico Madrid, Celtic and Sydney FC?

Juninho Paulista


2. Which player, previous of Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea, signed for Perth Glory in 2013?

William Gallas


3. In a clip that proved a viral sensation, which Serbian former Liverpool flop was described as “one of the best players in the world” by a character on Neighbours?

Milan Jovanovic – who was described as such by Andrew Robinson, son of business magnate Paul Robinson.


4. Can you name the live show finalist on the 2014 edition of the X Factor that also had a short-lived career in Australian soccer?

Jake Quickenden


5. Emile Heskey played for two seasons at Newcastle Jets but how many goals did he score in the A-League? Was it under 10, over 10 or 10 exactly?



6. Former New Zealand Knights star Scot Gemmill played in the Premier League with which two English clubs?

Everton and Nottingham Forest


7. Melbourne Victory veteran Archie Thompson was part of the Australia team that set the wordl record for the most goals scored in an international match after the Socceroos beat American Samoa 31-0 – how many did he score?



8. How many red cards has Kevin Muscat received during his time in the A League as a player?



9. Which Brazilian World Cup winner, ex-Barcelona forward and former Adelaide United star holds the record for being the oldest player to feature in the A League?



10. How many World Cup winners have played in the A-League?

Four – David Villa, Alessandro Del Piero, Juninho Paulista and Romario.


11. Western Sydney Warriors boss Tony Popovic is best remembered for playing at which London club?

Crystal Palace

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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.