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Is Frankie Dettori really an Arsenal super fan?

| 22.03.2016

Earlier this week the legendary Frankie Dettori was welcomed to the Ladbrokes team as our new ambassador.

What the racing icon doesn’t know about his sport could be written on a postage stamp but is the self-proclaimed Arsenal super fan as knowledgeable about his chosen football club?

The Italian professed his love for all things Gunners in an interview with Arsenal Fan TV but not before the Ladbrokes News team put him through his paces with an Arsenal quiz.

Read on to see how Frankie fared and if he deserves the title Super Fan…

Ladbrokes News: Who has made the most appearances of all time for Arsenal?
Frankie Dettori: I’m going to guess here and say Tony Adams

LN: What year was Arsene Wenger appointed Arsenal Manager?
FD: He’s been there for around 20 years now so I’ll say 1996

LN: Who scored more goals for Arsenal – Bergkamp or Van Persie?
FD: I’ll say Van Persie

LN: How many FA Cups have Arsenal won?
FD: I know it’s a lot – Is it 12?

LN: How many games did the Invincibles go undefeated?
FD: Ah this one I know – it was 49.

LN: Who is the youngest ever player to play for Arsenal’s first team?
FD: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

LN: Which club did Ian Wright join after leaving Arsenal?
FD: West Ham

LN:  Who scored for Arsenal in their 2-1 loss to Barcelona in the 2006 Champions League Final?
FD: Sol Campbell

LN: Which player has scored the most goals in the North London Derby?
FD: Pass

LN: Can you name the two Italians who’ve made a first team appearance for Arsenal?
FD: One is a goalkeeper is it Vito Mannone? I don’t know the other one – is that bad?

Frankie’s Score – 6.5/10

How did you get on? See below for the correct answers…

  • 1. David O’Leary (772)
  • 2. 1996
  • 3. Van Persie 137 ( Bergkamp 120)
  • 4. 12
  • 5. 49
  • 6. Jack Wilshere
  • 7. West Ham
  • 8. Sol Campbell
  • 9. Emmanuel Adebayor
  • 10. Vito Mannone and Arturo Lupoli

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.



James Curtis

After studying for a degree in journalism and gaining his NCTJ, James contributed to a wide range of papers, online publications and broadcasters including the South London Press, Press Association and Sky Sports News before joining the Ladbrokes News team.