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

Monday, November 28, 2016

Family and friends have gathered to bid farewell one of Diss’s true characters - Des Tebble.

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Anglian Combination and Thurlow Nunn Leagues are guaranteed representation in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after the quarter-final draw was made.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

A student from Diss has just been called up by a national football team.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Harleston Town will be looking for revenge as well as the chance for some Norfolk Senior Cup glory this afternoon.

Most Read

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Ticket allocations for away supporters at Carrow Road cup ties may be reviewed after Norwich City came under fire from angry Leicester City fans.

Read more
06:30

This was an emphatic way to lift the storm clouds gathering over Norwich City’s Championship quest.

Read more
Alex Pritchard
Saturday, December 3, 2016

Norwich City hammered Brentford at Carrow Road to end a five-game losing run in the Championship.

Read more
Jonny Howson
09:26

Norwich City hammered Brentford at Carrow Road to return to winning ways in the Championship - if you missed the game then you can watch the highlights here.

Read more
Graham Dorrans
07:30

Brentford head coach Dean Smith admitted he was shocked by the manner of the Bees abject display.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 1°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

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

Newsletter Sign Up