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And off straight away with #596.........which is a person


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I had that last one Frown is this person alive?


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Unlucky Adam

Yes - still alive and kicking


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Born before 1st Jan 1973?


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Born before 1st Jan 1973?



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Q) Is person British


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?



Just because you're paranoid, it doesn't mean they're not out to get you.


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Did they play any professional football in the 1980s?


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Did they play any professional football in the 1980s?



Not as far as I can see, no


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Are we looking for a woman?


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Speak for yourself Tongue

No wimmin here


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Missing a couple of replies here, Paddy... 6 & 7. But that won't stop me! Has this guy ever been capped in a full international?


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Q) Is person British


Not British


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?


That would probably be a yes


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Missing a couple of replies here, Paddy... 6 & 7. But that won't stop me! Has this guy ever been capped in a full international?



No, he hasn't..........despite what one version of wiki would have you believe


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African?


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Nope


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A European bloke?


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Did they play any professional football in the 1980s?



Not as far as I can see, no



Did they play pro football at all?


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Q) Is he currently in his Fifties, (age wise)


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A European bloke?



Yep


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Did they play any professional football in the 1980s?



Not as far as I can see, no



Did they play pro football at all?



Yes, a professional footballer


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Q) Is he currently in his Fifties, (age wise)



No he's not, Chris


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A European bloke?



Yep

From a Eurozone country?


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Yep

From a Eurozone country?


Another yes


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Is he either Irish, Dutch or Belgian?


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Is he either Irish, Dutch or Belgian?



One of those, yes


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Irish?


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G)Brendan Bradley


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Irish?



Not this time


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.........so not The Great Man Sly


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Any double letters in his surname?


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?


That would probably be a yes


Q) Was this in a specific game


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Yes

Got a shot lined up Mr Stone?


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That would probably be a yes


Q) Was this in a specific game



Another yes


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Yes

Got a shot lined up Mr Stone?



Not yet - all I've done is eliminate a few names like Van der Elst but not many more, he's probably called van Hoouuvvengaardooffendonckken.


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Yes

Got a shot lined up Mr Stone?



Not yet - all I've done is eliminate a few names like Van der Elst but not many more, he's probably called van Hoouuvvengaardooffendonckken.



You'll never know how close that is - unless that's your guess of course Tongue


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Belgian?


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Did our man ever play for an English club?


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Belgian?



Yes


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Did our man ever play for an English club?



No, he didn't


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Surname beginning S-Z?


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Surname beginning S-Z?



Nope, A-R


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Ever won a championship with Anderlecht?


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No, he didn't


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Is he over the age of 59?


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?


That would probably be a yes


Q) Was this in a specific game



Another yes


Q) Was the contribution that he made in this game something that he would have been proud of


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Is he over the age of 59?

Nope


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Known for one match/incident/achievement in particular?


That would probably be a yes


Q) Was this in a specific game




Another yes


Q) Was the contribution that he made in this game something that he would have been proud of

Nothing to be ashamed or embarrassed about so possibly yes


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Surname beginning S-Z?



Nope, A-R



A-G?


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If surname is A-G is it A-C?

If not A-G is it H-L?


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Nope, A-R



A-G?

Nope, so H-R


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No again, so M-R


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G: Harold Meyssen


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Not him


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First letter of surname M/N?


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Yep


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OK - recap time

We're looking for a living Belgian footballer born before Jan 1st 1973 but not over the age of 59, nor currently in his fifties who didn't play professionally in the 1980's as far as I can determine.

His surname begins with with M or N but its not Harold Meyssen but the surname does have a double letter in it; plus he's not called van Hoouuvvengaardooffendonckken

He's mainly remembered for one match/incident in particular and the incident would not embarrass him - whether or not he's proud of it would be a moot point but probably yes and it did happen in a specific game

He didn't win a championship with Anderlecht and, despite what wiki might tell you, he didn't win a senior cap for Belgium - I've double checked all the match line-ups and he didn't play. Neither did he play for an English club.

As in some previous quizzes, I will need the reason he's known as well as just his name in case that's just a random lucky stab. I know, as if...........Wink


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Was the specific game a match between two Belgian clubs?


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Yes, it was


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Did he ever play for Club or Cercle Bruges?


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G) Jan Moons who became the 1st player to use an earpiece to receive pitchside instructions in a match between Genk and Bruges in 2004


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Did he ever play for Club or Cercle Bruges?



Not as far as I can see


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G) Jan Moons who became the 1st player to use an earpiece to receive pitchside instructions in a match between Genk and Bruges in 2004



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

Shot, Chris. Wiki claims he played for Belgium but I checked all the games and found him as an unused sub on seven occasions without ever getting the nod to come on.
I don't know if what he did was subsequently outlawed but I'm not aware of it happening since.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/...football/3413733.stm