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Roy Bentley: Quiz


Question 1: Having scored 150 goals in 367 appearances, Bentley is currently joint third in Chelsea's all-time goalscorers list, level with ________.
Peter OsgoodBobby MoorePeter BonettiAllan Clarke (footballer)

Question 2: Bentley served in the ________ during the Second World War and afterwards briefly played for both Bristol City and Bristol Rovers before signing for Newcastle United in 1946.
HMS Ark Royal (R07)HMS Ocean (L12)HMS Illustrious (R06)Royal Navy

Question 3: After another semi-final loss in 1952, again to Arsenal, ________ arrived as Chelsea's new manager.
Kerry DixonTed DrakeKevin KeeganJoe Smith (footballer born 1889)

Question 4: He was with the club for less than two years, but formed a key part of one of the most impressive forward lines of the era, alongside ________, Len Shackleton and Charlie Wayman.
Bobby RobsonTom FinneyAlf RamseyJackie Milburn

Question 5: He reached an ________ semi-final with the club in the 1946–47 season, but they were beaten 4-0 by eventual winners Charlton Athletic.
2009–10 FA CupFA Cup Semi-finalsFA Cup2008–09 FA Cup

Question 6: He arrived at Chelsea as a replacement for ________ - who, coincidentally, also moved to Chelsea in search of a cure for lung trouble - and was initially compared unfavourably with his predecessor.
Gary LinekerKevin KeeganTommy LawtonIan Rush

Question 7: He made his debut against Sweden and played for his country at the ________, including the infamous 1-0 defeat to the USA.
1950 FIFA World Cup squads1982 FIFA World CupFIFA World Cup goalscorers1950 FIFA World Cup

Question 8: During his time at Chelsea, he was picked for the London XI in the ________.
1968–69 Inter-Cities Fairs CupInter-Cities Fairs Cup1955–58 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup1961–62 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup

Question 9: In January 1948, Bentley signed for ________ side Chelsea for £12,500, partially because he had been advised by his doctor that a move south would be a remedy for the lung problems he occasionally suffered from.


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