Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Trivia question

Since the Champions League returned last night, I have a question for you.

Which Brit has played a part in every Champions League Final since the tournament was restructured in 1992?
Best of luck.

18 comments:

Scottish Unionist 25 February 2009 at 09:32  

Ryan Giggs?

And if I'm right, how can you call yourself a self-respecting ScotNat and not refer to him as Welsh? ;-)

Scottish Unionist 25 February 2009 at 09:39  

Or could you be referring to Clive Tydlesley?

Malc 25 February 2009 at 10:40  

Neither is correct I'm afraid SU. And who said anything about self-respecting?!

Scottish Unionist 25 February 2009 at 10:50  

I'll stick to politics in future!

Sam 25 February 2009 at 11:44  

I was thinking a commentator like Tydlesley as well. But actually, is it a play on words?

The Champions League song? I had to look this up but I was thinking it was composed by a Brit. Turns out it was an adaptation of Handel's Zadok the Priest, adapted by...

Tony Britten

I'll be gutted if I'm wrong!

Malc 25 February 2009 at 12:05  

Damn Sam. I was really hoping it would take a bit longer than that.

Tony Britten is the answer.

Of course, he has played a part in every Champions League match not just the final. But it makes it a better question...

Jeff 25 February 2009 at 15:00  

So it's definitely not Darren Fletcher then?

Scottish Unionist 25 February 2009 at 15:09  

Final? D'oh, I didn't even read the question properly! Anyway, well done Sam!

Richard Thomson 25 February 2009 at 15:20  

Better one for you - who were the last twins to appear together in a Champions League final?

Malc 25 February 2009 at 15:44  

I don't know if they were the last ones, but Frank & Ronald De Boer won the Champions League with Ajax in 1995.

There must be more recent ones?

Richard Thomson 25 February 2009 at 15:50  

Yes, it's more recent than 1995.

Malc 25 February 2009 at 15:56  

The Cheeky Girls?

Just kidding, I'll have a think.

Richard Thomson 25 February 2009 at 16:03  

Strange as it may seem, you're on the right lines...

Malc 25 February 2009 at 16:07  

The Proclaimers in 2002?

Richard Thomson 25 February 2009 at 16:17  

Yep - well done!

Most people cycle through the Charltons, the Nevilles and the de Boers before giving up... not many consider the off the field possibilities :-)

Malc 25 February 2009 at 16:18  

Given the nature of my original enquiry, I'd've been an idiot not to get it.

Sam 25 February 2009 at 19:31  

I don't get it! Proclaimers is the band presumably, but what did they do? Wikipedia says the 2002 final was at Hampden Park. I'm getting a horrible feeling that they performed prior to the game? Come on, the whole of Europe watching & you inflict the Proclaimers on them! That's not fair!

Malc 25 February 2009 at 21:13  

Sam - I'm pretty sure thats right. Craig & Charlie Reid are the Proclaimers. They probably did 500 miles.

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