Search

Test your Euro soccer knowledge

16:38 01 June 2012

As the 2012 European Football Championships approach, why not try this fun quiz?

1) Who were the inaugural winners of the European Championship in 1960?

2) Whose chipped penalty helped Czechoslovakia to a shoot-out victory over West Germany in the 1976 final?

3) Which city hosted the final of the 1988 European Championship, which featured a spectacular volleyed goal by Holland’s Marco van Basten?

4) Which country did Denmark replace in the 1992 finals in Sweden?

5) Who is the top scorer overall in the finals of the European Championship, with nine in total?

6) Which were the first finals to feature 16 teams, rather than eight?

7) Who netted the winning goal in the final of Euro 2000 which made France continental champions as well as world champions?

8) Name the two teams who featured in the first and last matches of Euro 2004.

9) Who scored the first and last goals at Euro 2008?

10) Which team scored the most goals en route to qualification for Euro 2012, with 37?

• Answers

1. The Soviet Union

2. Antonin Panenka

3. Munich

4. Yugoslavia

5. Michel Platini

6. Euro 96 in England

7. David Trezeguet

8. Greece and Portugal

9. Vaclav Sverkos (Czech Republic) and Fernando Torres (Spain)

10. Holland

0 comments

Other Diss sport

00:24

Fakenham Town booked their place in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after beating Diss Town 2-1 in a replayed quarter-final last night.

Yesterday, 16:54
The Diss Otters team, 10 of whom have been selected for Norfolk.

Ten swimmers from Diss Otters were rewarded for excellent results at this year’s county championships by being selected for Norfolk in the upcoming Tri-Counties gala at the UEA on March 5.

Yesterday, 16:52
Victoria Southward keeps her drive going through a tight Amazons pack for Wymondham Ladies. Picture by Simon Ballard.

It has been a quick turnaround for Wymondham Wasps and Woodbridge Amazons. Just three weeks after their first encounter of the season, Amazons were the visitors to Tutles Lane where they were beaten 34-5.

Yesterday, 16:46

Diss Vixens U13s and 15s travelled to Crusaders not only for a highly anticipated series of matches, but to offer new players the opportunity to play in competitive matches.

Most Read

Mon, 06:00
Cameron Jerome headed Norwich City level with Burton players claiming he handled the ball in diverting home Steven Whittaker's miscue. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Arrogance and stupidity. Alex Neil’s post-match words were aimed squarely at a Norwich City collective with a Championship deficiency.

Read more
Premier League
Mon, 14:18
Norwich City slipped up again on the road in the Championship at Burton Albion. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s slender play-off hopes suffered another blow against Championship strugglers Burton Albion.

Read more
Alex Neil
Mon, 15:02
Tempers flare between Burton's Tom Flanagan and Cameron Jerome. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

After another ‘pitch-war’ defeat for Norwich City, Michael Bailey offers six more lectures for the Canaries to digest following their Burton Albion loss.

Read more
Mon, 07:34
Norwich City manager Alex Neil pulled no punches after his side's Burton defeat. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Cut out the stupid mistakes, warned Alex Neil, or risk a Championship derby defeat to bitter rivals Ipswich Town.

Read more
Ipswich Town
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Sophie McKinna finished second at the British Indoor Athletics Team Trials. Picture: PA

The 22-year-old’s throw of 16.74m was only enough to see her finish runner up to Rachel Wallader, whose 17.43m effort saw her improve on her own stadium record. Adele Nicoll came third with 15.93m.

Read more
Germany

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 8°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Diss Mercury e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter