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Can you name the answers to these football (soccer) questions where all answers have to do with England?

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England is the home of football - and the home of the world's oldest knockout competition, named what?
And this London team, originally from Woolwich and now based at the Emirates, has won it a record 13 times
... but they weren't the first winners. Which now-defunct club lifted the first trophy in 1871?
... fast-forward almost 150 years, and Manchester City won the 2019 final. Who, pictured above, scored the last two goals?
League football came many years after knockout football began. Which Northern club won the first edition of the Football League in 1889?
The competition proved so successful that eventually it spawned how many divisions - the number which remain today in the full senior league?
The Football League was displaced as the pinnacle of English football by the creation of the Premier League in 1992. Who won the first edition of that?
... and which legendary manager - not English himself - led them to that title (and 12 others)?
... yet he endured a rocky first few years at the club. In fact he even lost his first game in charge - against which club in a University town, whose logo is seen above?
... but by 1990 he'd lifted his first piece of silverware, against Crystal Palace, who play at which pictured stadium seen above?
Who's the most successful English manager? He spent his playing career at Liverpool before managing them for nine years, winning the European Cup three times, the last time in 1981
At national level, England hosted and won the World Cup in which year?
Everyone remembers Geoff Hurst's hat-trick in that final - but who, pictured, captained the Three Lions that day?
Their all-time top scorer opened his account against North Macedonia in 2003, scoring 53 in all during his time at Everton and Manchester United
Whose career is this? Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City... and England?
And finally... thinking back to 1966, the World Cup trophy was actually stolen, before being miraculously rediscovered by whom (or what)?

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