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Professor’s XI: Liverpool v Manchester United Quiz answers

| 15.03.2015

After a long spell on the sidelines, the Professor has returned with another of his fabled football quizzes.

This week’s effort is shaping up to be a classic too with all of the questions involving both Manchester United and Liverpool.

So get ready to test your wits on all things soccer about Ladbrokes’ very own accumulator king.

1. Which Manchester United great has made the most appearances in games between the Red Devils and Liverpool?

Ryan Giggs

2. In which year did Liverpool and Manchester United last meet in a cup final?


3. List the trophies won by Liverpool under Gerard Houllier as part of a supposed treble in 2001

The League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup

4. When Liverpool lost to Manchester United in the 1996 FA Cup final what colours made up the kit worn by the former?

Green and white

5. Who landed in hot water after vigorously celebrating a late winner from John O’Shea in a game between Manchester United and Liverpool?

Gary Neville

6. How many penalties were awarded in games between Liverpool and Manchester United last season?


7. A combined total of three Americans have played for one of either Manchester United or Liverpool – can you name them?

John Spector, Tim Howard and Brad Friedel

8. Who was the last Englishman to take charge of a team in a game between Liverpool and Manchester United?

Phil Thompson

9. Just five of the Manchester United team that started against Liverpool at Anfield last season are due to return this weekend – can you name them?

Robin Van Persie, Ashley Young, Michael Carrick, Phil Jones and David de Gea

10. In which of the three domestic competitions do Liverpool boast a superior head-to-head record in games against Manchester United?

The League Cup

11. I was better known for my time in Spain where I won a La Liga and UEFA Cup double before moving to Liverpool. I was the first Brazilian to be signed by the Reds and though I did not do a lot at Anfield, my highlight remains a goal in a 4-1 win over Manchester United – who am I?

Fabio Aurelio

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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.