England v Argentina - WWC Pub Ammo

Footy Quiz (see bottom of page for answers)

1. Which nation knocked England out of the 2015 World Cup in the semi-finals?

2. Who scored England’s first goal at the current World Cup?

3. England forward Ellen White has just joined Manchester City for next season - which WSL club is she moving from?

4. How many people tuned in to watch the opening Group D match between England and Scotland on BBC1? (A) 6 million (B) 8 million (C) 10 million

5. Who was England manager the last time they faced Argentina at a World Cup in 2007?

Classic Clips

England beat Argentina’s noisy neighbours Brazil comfortably earlier this year, a side who routinely walk all over Los Albicelestes.

Who likes honking great misses? Here's one from Argentina star Sole Jaimes. Oh mate...

Did You Know?

  • Midfield veteran Jill Scott scored a screamer the last time these countries met at the 2007 World Cup in China when the Lionesses won 6-1. She's the only surviving member of that squad to make it here to France.
  • Both sides have one member of Lyon's Champions League-winning squad - Los Albicelestes striker Soledad Jaimes and England right-back Lucy Bronze.
  • The South Americans have lost their last three encounters with European opposition by an aggregate score of 2-23, shipping no fewer than six goals each time.
  • Before this tournament, Argentina had lost all of their previous six World Cup games. They snaffled their first ever point when they held Japan to a 0-0 draw in their opening game.
  • The Lionesses have only lost three of their past 16 World Cup matches.

Quiz Answers

1. Japan

2. Nikita Parris

3. Birmingham City

4. (A) - 6 million

5. Hope Powell