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And this London team, originally from Woolwich and now based at the Emirates, has won it a record 13 timesArsenal
98.5%
England is the home of football - and the home of the world's oldest knockout competition, named what?The FA Cup
96.6%
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?Manchester United
96.6%
... fast-forward almost 150 years, and Manchester City won the 2019 final. Who, pictured above, scored the last two goals?Raheem Sterling
96.2%
... and which legendary manager - not English himself - led them to that title (and 12 others)?Alex Ferguson
95%
Their all-time top scorer opened his account against North Macedonia in 2003, scoring 53 in all during his time at Everton and Manchester UnitedWayne Rooney
93.5%
At national level, England hosted and won the World Cup in which year?1966
93.5%
Whose career is this? Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Stoke City... and England?Michael Owen
91.2%
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The competition proved so successful that eventually it spawned how many divisions - the number which remain today in the full senior league?Four
89.7%
Everyone remembers Geoff Hurst's hat-trick in that final - but who, pictured, captained the Three Lions that day?Bobby Moore
84.7%
... 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?Oxford United
82.8%
... but by 1990 he'd lifted his first piece of silverware, against Crystal Palace, who play at which pictured stadium seen above?Selhurst Park
74%
And finally... thinking back to 1966, the World Cup trophy was actually stolen, before being miraculously rediscovered by whom (or what)?Pickles, a dog
70.2%
League football came many years after knockout football began. Which Northern club won the first edition of the Football League in 1889?Preston North End
58.8%
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 1981Bob Paisley
56.1%
... but they weren't the first winners. Which now-defunct club lifted the first trophy in 1871?Wanderers
27.1%

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