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England v USA - Pub Ammo

Footy Quiz (see answers below)

1. Who were England playing in the 2015 World Cup semi-final when Laura Bassett scored that toe-curling injury-time own goal?

2. Which USA striker became only the second player in the history of the competition to score five goals in a match in their opening group game against Thailand?

3. How many Lionesses are there currently playing for US domestic franchises?

4. With the semi-finals and final being held in Lyon, name the two England stars who will be plying their trade in the city next season. 

5. USA star Megan Rapinoe, this week, had to respond to questions regarding her comments about whom? 

Classic Clips

Who else but Captain Fantastic to punt home an epic equaliser?

Last time the Lionesses were in the semi-finals it all ended in tears. Looking back, it's hard not to laugh. Ah...the beauty of hindsight.

The all-singing all-dancing USA going full USA and crushing poor old Thailand in such cold-hearted fashion.

Did You Know?

  • Alex Morgan and Ellen White are neck and neck for the golden boot with five goals each. But the American hasn’t scored since her 5-goal haul against Thailand in their first game.
  • England have the best defence in the tournament and haven’t conceded a goal in over six hours of gametime. 
  • USA have won their past two World Cup semi-finals by a 2-goal margin.
  • USA are the only side in the tournament to have every single one of their players playing their club football domestically in the States.
  • USWNT coach Jill Ellis was born in Portsmouth, UK, and grew up supporting Pompey and Manchester United.

Quiz Answers

1. Japan

2. Alex Morgan

3. 2 - Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign) & Rachel Daly (Houston Dash)

4. Nikita Parris and Lucy Bronze

5. Donald Trump - Rapinoe recieved a bad-mouthing by the perma-tanned President for snubbing his White House invitation