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Roker Report’s Brainbusters: Try our latest batch of Sunderland AFC themed quiz questions

Have a go at another fresh set of SAFC questions and share your score with your fellow fans!

Round 1: The Opponents – Vasas Budapest

Following England’s visit to Budapest on Thursday to play Hungary we focus on Sunderland’s 1973 European Cup Winners Cup tie against Vasas, with one point per correct answer up for grabs.

1. Sunderland progressed from the first-round tie, but what was the aggregate score?

2. Which Sunderland player scored in both legs of the tie?

3. In domestic games during the 1973-74 campaign Sunderland were only allowed to name one substitute – how many players were allowed on the bench in this competition?

4. Who played in goal for Sunderland during both legs of the tie?

5. Which member of the Sunderland team had a Hungarian father and was able to meet members of his family for the first time during the trip to Budapest?

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Need a clue for round 1, question 5?
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Round 2: Top 10 – The internationals

No game for Sunderland this weekend, so instead we’ve got ten questions on members of the squad that have been called up for international duty. There is a point on offer for each correct answer.

1. Although selected for England’s U20s squad, which country was Dennis Cirkin born in?

2. Which Academy of Light product, now at Leeds United, played alongside Cirkin at U17s level?

3. Which Burton Albion loanee, who had been heavily linked with Sunderland during the summer, has joined up with Callum Doyle in the latest England U19s squad?

4. Doyle’s only England U18s cap came against which other home nation?

5. Which Sunderland defender received a late call up to the senior Northern Ireland squad?

6. Corry Evans’ older brother has also played for Sunderland; what is his name?

7. How many other former Sunderland players were called up for Northern Ireland this time?

8. Who did Bailey Wright score his first senior international goal against?

9. Niall Huggins’ debut for Wales U21s against Albania saw him play alongside which other current member of Sunderland’s squad?

10. In which country are Huggins and his Wales team due to play on Tuesday afternoon?

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Corry Evans; one of several Sunderland players currently on international duty
Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images

Round 3: 3-4-3

Ten more questions the final round, with the first three questions worth one point each, the next four earning you two points per correct answer and the final three offering up three points a time (20 points in total).

1. What position does new arrival Thorben Hoffmann usually play?

2. Prior to his loan move from Union Berlin, which club was Leon Dajaku at?

3. Which player left Sunderland last week to join Rotherham United on loan?

4. Now that the summer transfer window has closed, how many of Sunderland’s first team squad are at the club on loan?

5. How many times did Bryan ‘Pop’ Robson join Sunderland as a player?

6. Which club did Paul Bracewell join in 1984 when he first left Sunderland?

7. Which former Sunderland loanee joined Queens Park Rangers over the summer having played for Burnley in the Premier League last season?

8. Who was chief football writer for the Sunderland Echo from 1978 to 1996?

9. What was the pen name of Bill Butterfield, the man he had replaced at the Echo?

10. In the last quiz we asked about Sunderland’s first ever league win, which was at West Bromwich Albion, but who was their first ever home league win against?

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Round 3 includes new boy Leon Dajaku
Photo by Ian Horrocks/Sunderland AFC via Getty Images


Round 1: The Opponents – Vasas Budapest

1. 3-0

2. Dennis Tueart

3. Four

4. Jimmy Montgomery

5. Vic Halom

Round 2: Top Ten – The internationals

1. Ireland

2. Sam Greenwood

3. Daniel Jebbison

4. Wales

5. Tom Flanagan

6. Jonny Evans

7. Two (Trevor Carson and Conor McLaughlin)

8. Saudi Arabia

9. Nathan Broadhead

10. Bulgaria

Round 3: 3-4-3

1. Goalkeeper

2. Bayern Munich

3. Will Grigg

4. Five

5. Three

6. Everton

7. Jimmy Dunne

8. Geoff Storey

9. Argus

10. Blackburn Rovers


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