Ray Simpson / 4th July 2020

Try our 80s quiz -- part 2

Try our 80s quiz -- part 2

Questions set by Steve Rees

As part of our 80s celebrations, Steve Rees has set some brainteasers about DFC in that decade.

Here's his second quiz -- answers tomorrow.

  1. At the time the youngest ever manager of a professional football club, who was appointed Quakers’ boss in March, 1987?

 

  1. Apart from the answer to Question 11, Cyril Knowles and Brian Little, who were our other two managers of the 80s?

 

  1. Of all the Darlo players who turned out for the first team during the 80s, who was the only one to share his name with a species of bird? (He played between 1985 – 87)

 

  1. Who played in goal in Quakers’ magnificent FA Cup victory over Middlesbrough in 1985? Which top club signed him a year later?

 

  1. Which classy Quaker centre half (1983-86) used to clean David Hodgson’s boots when he was a Boro apprentice, until the new Boro manager, Malcolm Allison, released him?

 

  1. Which First Division club knocked us out of the League Cup, aka the Milk Cup, in the 1985/86 season?

 

  1. Kevan “Smudger” Smith played professional football for five clubs. Which were the other four?

 

  1. Which home match attracted Quakers’ highest League attendance of the 1980s – a crowd of 12,557?

 

  1. Who made his debut against Chesterfield in 1987 to become (up till then) Quakers’ youngest first team player?

 

  1. Who made his Darlo debut in the FA Cup tie against Halifax in 1989 whilst qualifying to become a physio?