PA Sports Trivia (05/30/2022) | Borehamwood times

Phil Brown (Football) – Former Hull and Hyderabad manager who left Barrow at the end of the season, born 1959.

Ian Austin (cricket) – former Lancashire and England all-rounder, born 1966.

Thomas Hassler (soccer) – former German soccer player, born 1966.

Paul Grayson (Rugby Union) – former England fly-half and Northampton coach, born 1971.

Andy Farrell (Rugby Union) – former England and Saracens center currently coaching Ireland, previously captain of Rugby League of Great Britain and Wigan, born 1975.

Steven Gerrard (Football) – former Liverpool captain and England midfielder, current Aston Villa boss, born 1980.

James Simpson-Daniel (Rugby Union) – former Gloucester and England winger, born 1982.

Nikolay Bodurov (football) – former Bulgarian Fulham centre-back, born 1986.

Jonathan Fox (swimming) – Paralympian who won gold in the 100m S7 backstroke at the London 2012 Paralympics and holds multiple S7 world records, born 1991.

Cristian Garin (Tennis) – Chilean clay court specialist, born in 1996

Eddie Nketiah (football) – Arsenal forward, born in 1999.

Ben Cabango (football) – Swansea and Wales defender, born 2000.


1911: Ray Harroun wins the first Indianapolis 500 in a Marmon Wasp.

1971: Essex’s Keith Boyce set a John Player Sunday League record when he won eight Lancashire wickets for 26 runs.

1996: England footballers return from a Hong Kong tour amid allegations of a drunken attack that started at a club and continued on the flight home. Cathay Pacific airline reported £35,000 damage to its plane.

1999: Manchester City scored twice in the closing stages of the play-off final against Gillingham at Wembley to force extra time and subsequently won a penalty shoot-out that secured promotion to Division One.

2002: Former Great Britain international Karl Harrison took over as manager at Super League Salford on the same day the club suspended Bobbie Goulding over an alleged bankruptcy at the training ground.

2005: West Ham are promoted to the Premier League after beating Preston 1-0 in the Championship play-off final at the Millennium Stadium.

2006: Theo Walcott became England’s youngest international at age 17 years and 75 days in a 3-1 friendly win over Hungary at Old Trafford.

2007: Wales captain Ryan Giggs confirms his decision to retire from the national team.

2009: Chelsea beat Everton 2-1 to win the FA Cup final.

2011: Swansea beat Reading 4-2 to win the Championship play-off final and promotion to the Premier League.

2012: Brendan Rodgers told Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins he wanted to accept an offer to manage Liverpool. He was soon installed as the new boss at Anfield.

2013: Mark Hughes was appointed manager of Stoke six months after his sacking by QPR.

2015: Sir Alastair Cook became England’s all-time Test run scorer, beating mentor Graham Gooch’s 8,900 in the game against New Zealand. On the same day, Arsenal secured back-to-back FA Cup triumphs with a 4-0 win over Aston Villa at Wembley.

2016: Cook became the first Englishman and youngest ever to score 10,000 Test runs in England’s nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka.


Today (Monday, May 30)

SOCCER: MLS, Seattle Sounders vs. Charlotte FC – Freesports 0235.

TENNIS: French Open – Eurosport 1 0930, Eurosport 2 1100.

NETBALL: Superleague, Manchester Thunder v Loughborough Lightning – Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports Arena 1830.

BASEBALL: MLB, St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres – BT Sport 1 1900; Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros – BT Sport 2 2100.

Tomorrow (Tuesday, May 31)

SOCCER: Canadian Premier League, Edmonton FC vs Forge FC – BT Sport//ESPN 0200.

TENNIS: French Open – Eurosport 1 1030.

GOLF: Ladies European Tour, Mithra Belgian Ladies Open – Sky Sports Golf 1800.

CYCLING: Mercan’Tour Classic – Eurosport 2 1300.

BASEBALL: MLB, New York Yankees v Los Angeles Angels – BT Sport 2 0000 (Wed).


1. Fly-half Paddy Jackson started the weekend scoring points in the Gallagher Premiership this season, but which club does he play for?

2. Brenden Aaronson, new signing from Leeds United, plays for which country?

3. Ben Compton opens batting for which county championship team?

4. Pete Wild was named boss of League Two’s Barrow this week, but which National League team did he leave to take on the role?

5. Yes Morant is a point guard for which NBA franchise?

6. Alyssa Healy represents which national women’s cricket team?

7. Midfielder Boubacar Kamara will join Aston Villa from which Ligue 1 club on July 1?

8. Who was named Women’s Superliga Player of the Season?

9. In which city is the WACA a sports stadium?

10. Graeme Storm plays what sport?

1. London Irish; 2. The United States; 3. Kent; 4. Halifax FC; 5. Memphis grizzly bears; 6. Australia; 7.Marseille; 8. Sam Kerr; 9. Perth, Australia; 10. Golfing.

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