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Safely back indoors after a hair-raising skate down the M6/M5 - we're off. Like Tesco burgers Laugh


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Any snow connection?



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A person, club or ground?


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Any snow connection?



Definitely not


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A person, club or ground?



Yes, one of those


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Q) Still in existence


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I can't say with certainty so have another...............


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Okey-Dokey........A male person


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Okey-Dokey........A male person



Off and running. Like my Tesco burger - have I used that one already ? Tongue


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Bugger you Paddy. I was looking for footballers who had died on a train...

Is this person best known for things outside football?


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Has this person ever conducted an interview, or been interviewed, on TV?


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Bugger you Paddy. I was looking for footballers who had died on a train...

Is this person best known for things outside football?



Sorry Michael Cool

Not known outside football I wouldn't have thought


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Not as far as I'm aware


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Surname A-L?


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Yes


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Surname A-F?


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Nope, so G-L it is


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Is his first language English?


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British?


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Did he ever play league football in England?


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Q) Would this guy be at least 75 years old if still alive


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Nope


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British?



Nope


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No he didn't


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Under 75 Chris


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Ever capped at full international level?


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That's a no Michael.


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From the southern hemisphere?


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Nope- the norf.


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Surname G,H.I ?


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From a UEFA affiliated country?


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Yes


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From a UEFA affiliated country?



Yes


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A UEFA country with a Mediterranean coastline?


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Now, let me have a good long think about this Tongue

Yes


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Q) Don't think this has been established, so are we looking for a Non Player


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Good narrower Chris. I can't see any evidence of this person being a player


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from one of France ,Spain or Italy?


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from one of France ,Spain or Italy?



Yes


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?



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Yes


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Yes



Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


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Yes



Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............


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Surname H?


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Nope


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A referee or linesman?


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A referee or linesman?



Neither of those CT.


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Yes



Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............


Thought I had it, only to find after extensive googling the chap was AfricanPirate

Q) Connected to a knockout match in the finals of a World Cup Tournament (i.e not group or qualifier)


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Yes



Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............


Thought I had it, only to find after extensive googling the chap was AfricanPirate

Q) Connected to a knockout match in the finals of a World Cup Tournament (i.e not group or qualifier)



Not a Finals match Chris


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Was the match an away fixture for either one of the home nations or the Republic of Ireland?


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Was the match an away fixture for either one of the home nations or the Republic of Ireland?



None of our lot involved Paul


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Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............


Thought I had it, only to find after extensive googling the chap was AfricanPirate

Q) Connected to a knockout match in the finals of a World Cup Tournament (i.e not group or qualifier)


Not a Finals match Chris


Connected to a WC Qualifier for 1982 WC or later?



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Connected to a World Cup Finals/qualifier match?


Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............


Thought I had it, only to find after extensive googling the chap was AfricanPirate

Q) Connected to a knockout match in the finals of a World Cup Tournament (i.e not group or qualifier)


Not a Finals match Chris


Connected to a WC Qualifier for 1982 WC or later?



Earlier than 1982 Ropey


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Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............



Thanks for the confidence... completely unfounded though.

Qualifier for WC 70/74/78?


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Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............



Thanks for the confidence... completely unfounded though.

Qualifier for WC 70/74/78?



None of the above


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Yes Michael.

I sense you have an idea..............



Thanks for the confidence... completely unfounded though.

Qualifier for WC 70/74/78?



None of the above


French?


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G) Luigi Franco Gemma

Lots were drawn when Turkey and Spain tied in their 1954 Qualifying group and he pulled Turkeys name out of the hat to qualify for the Finals


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French?



Not French


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G) Luigi Franco Gemma

Lots were drawn when Turkey and Spain tied in their 1954 Qualifying group and he pulled Turkeys name out of the hat to qualify for the Finals



BACK OF THE NET!!!!!!!!!!!!

That's the chap - the 14 year-old son of a stadium employee in Rome where Spain and Turkey couldn't be separated after tying their two-team WC qualification group, Spain winning 4-1 in Madrid and Turkey winning the return 1-0 in Istanbul - no aggregate score applying in those days. So a play-off was held in Rome three days after the Istanbul match and it finished 2-2 after extra-time. The lad was blindfolded and drew Turkey's straw from the lot.





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