Sports quiz of the week: leaders, vulgar gestures, misers and Shakespeare

first_img He made most of his appearances as a player for Walsall All five of them are topping their groups Tottenham are above Real Madrid at the top of their group as they have scored more away goals. Liverpool Share on Facebook Topics Share via Email Which two teams have won the same number of points, scored the same number of goals, and produced the same number of wins, draws and defeats this season in both their domestic leagues and in the Champions League? Which of the five English clubs in the Champions League is not leading their group? FC Turris midfielder Giovanni Liberti was given a five-match ban this week after he was found guilty of “urinating in the direction of the away section” and “making vulgar gestures while showing his genital organ”. How did the president of the Serie D club defend his player? He said Liberti had consumed “too many isotonic drinks – they are the real culprits” Sports quiz of the week He said Liberti was “just waving happily to his girlfriend in the crowd” Being a Trump voter You got… Share on Twitter Which athlete – who is worth around $400m – says he is too tightfisted to turn on data roaming on his phone, buy apps or pay to avoid adverts on music streaming sites? Roger Federer After his sacking, there are no English managers in the Premier League There are four: Eddie Howe, Sean Dyche, Roy Hodgson and Paul Clement. Shakespeare won 15 points from his first five games in the Premier League and then just 14 points in his next 16 games. A midfielder and goalkeeper to play for them in the FA Cup The tweet read: “Wanted. Keeper and midfielder. Must be able to play against Fleetwood Town in the FA Cup.” World Cup 2018 qualifiers Manchester United and Atlético Madrid Sport Reuse this content Sevilla and Liverpool A woman who had invaded the arena O’Sullivan continued to play while the woman entered the arena and ran around the table. Once he had the match tied up, he passed the cue to her so she could hit his shot on the black. She missed. Learning that he will play at White Hart Lane rather than Wembley next season Anthony Joshua won gold at the 2012 Olympics. How did his forthcoming opponent, Carlos Takam, fare when he took part in the 2004 Olympics? They advertised for an electrician who could fix their faulty floodlights at half-time An infamous airline bought up tickets for its staff but their flights were cancelled … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. 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Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Barcelona and Manchester City Share via Email Many away fans were two hours late due to a misprint in their local newspaper Someone to replace their departing dietician, who has moved on to set up a sweet shop Which of these statements about sacked Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare is not true? He said Liberti was drinking from a water fountain while tucking in his shirt It wasn’t the only five-match ban handed out to a Serie D player this week. Frattese player Francesco Ferrieri was banned for kicking, punching and slapping the Nardo masseur while the match was stopped for fighting in the stands between the two sets of supporters. Manchester United Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Zhang Yong in the English Open this week. Who played the final shot of the match? Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur They are both third in their domestic leagues, having played eight, won five, drawn two, lost one and scored 15; and they have both played three, won two, drawn one, lost none and scored seven goals in the Champions League. And they couldn’t be separated in their match at the Bernabéu this week, which finished 1-1. A translator for their new signing, Fernando Gago, who played in the 2014 World Cup final The referee He is the only English manager to have won his first four matches in the Premier League features Cork City were crowned League of Ireland champions on Tuesday night after a goalless draw against Derry City. The game was a sell out, so why was the stadium not full? Rory McIlroy Support The Guardian He was beaten in the final Missing two field goals in a defeat Myers missed the kicks on Sunday and was released on Monday. With no team to play for, presumably he will chill on Sunday. Share on Facebook He said Liberti was “drunk on the feeling of victory” and didn’t know what he was doing What job advert did Chorley FC post on Twitter this week? Local hero Roy Keane was in a local pub so a group of fans stayed put and watched it with him on TV instead He won more points in his first four league games than he did in his last 16 Chelsea Share on Messenger LeBron James LeBron admitted to being “the cheapest guy in the NBA” despite being one of the best paid players in the league’s history. He also won gold Submit answers Since you’re here… Share on Pinterest Being Mike Myers’ son Lionel Messi He lost his first and only bout When the 50-1 outsider was asked about facing Joshua in front of 80,000 fans in Cardiff, he said: “I don’t know if I’m excited stressed or confused.” One of the stands was closed as its roof had been blown down by Storm Ophelia Congratulations to Cork on their first league title in 12 years. Zhang Yong World Cup 2018 Share on WhatsApp Manchester City According to NFL kicker Jason Myers, what feels “great, dude” and “fucking awesome, man”? Share on LinkedIn Tottenham Hotspur Share on Twitter He has a 100% win rate as West Brom manager Ronnie O’Sullivan Challenge your friendslast_img

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