AC Milan v Arsenal – Football Quiz

Arsenal are preparing to face AC Milan in tomorrow’s Champions League round of 16 first leg. Ahead of the tie, see how you fare in our quiz on the two European giants. Just click the box beside the question to reveal the answer. We’ll give you the first one free…

[toggle_simple title=”Q. What was the score the last time the two club’s met in the Champions League?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. AC Milan 0-2 Arsenal (2008).[/toggle_simple]

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[toggle_simple title=”Q. How many times have AC Milan won the Champions League/European Cup?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. 7. 1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. What is the club’s nickname?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. i Rossoneri (The Red and Blacks).[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who was Milan manager for their most recent Champions League success?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Carlo Ancelotti. Milan defeated Liverpool 2-1 in Athens in 2007.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. AC Milan grew out of Internatzionale following an internal feud. True or false?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. False. Inter grew out of AC Milan in 1908.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. What kind of sports club was AC Milan originally founded as?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. A cricket club. It was set up by English ex-pats in 1899.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Under what circumstances would the club restore Paolo Maldini’s retired no.3 shirt?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. The club may restore if for either of Maldini’s sons.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who is the only other AC Milan player to have had his shirt no. retired?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Franco Baresi. No.6.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who has both scored and missed a decisive Champions League final penalty for Milan in a shootout?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Andriy Shevchenko. He scored the winning spot kick in Milan’s 3-2 triumph over Juventus in 2003 and missed the decisive penalty in the 3-2 shootout defeat against Liverpool in 2005. [/toggle_simple]



[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who managed Arsenal to their last major European trophy?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. George Graham. He led the Gunners to the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1995, beating Parma 1-0 in the final.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who scored the last Premier League goal at Highbury?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Thierry Henry. He netted a hat-trick in Arsenal’s 4-2 defeat of Wigan Athletic on the final day of the 05/06 campaign.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Who scored the first Premier League goal at the Emirates?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Olof Mellberg. He opened the scoring for Aston Villa in a 1-1 draw in 2006.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q .What Arsenal legend has been involved with all three of the club’s doubles of 1971, 1998 and 2002?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A.Pat Rice. He was a player in 70/71 and Assistant Manager for the successes of 97/98 and 01/02.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Where was the club formed?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Woolwich.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. What was the club’s original name?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. Dial Square FC. It was set up by workers at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich in 1886.[/toggle_simple]

[toggle_simple title=”Q. Longest-serving and most successful Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recently had a statue erected in his honour outside the Emirates Stadium. True or false?” width=”Width of toggle box”]A. False. Arsenal recently unveiled statues of former manager Herbert Chapman and former captains Thierry Henry and Tony Adams.[/toggle_simple]


How did you do?

0-7 correct – You clearly need to watch more football.

7-15 correct – You clearly watch a lot of footy and should continue to do so.