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Ted Drake: Quiz


Question 1: Upon Drake's arrival at Chelsea, he made a series of sweeping changes, doing much to rid the club of its previous amateurish, ________ image.
LondonMusic hallIslingtonMusic hall songs

Question 2: The Second World War curtailed Drake's career, although he served in the ________ as well as turning out for Arsenal in wartime games.
British ArmyLuftwaffeBritish Armed ForcesRoyal Air Force

Question 3: In June 1931, he was persuaded by ________ to join Southampton, then playing in Division Two.
George KayJimmy McIntyreDave BassettGraeme Souness

Question 4: As a player, he first played for Southampton but made his name playing for Arsenal in the 1930s, winning two league titles and an ________, as well as five caps for England.
FA Cup Semi-finalsFA Cup2009–10 FA Cup2008–09 FA Cup

Question 5: The following season, 1935-36 Drake scored seven in a single match against Aston Villa at ________ on 14 December 1935, a club record that also still stands.
Old TraffordVilla ParkHillsborough StadiumSt James' Park

Question 6: Born in ________, Drake started playing at Winchester City, whilst continuing to work as a gas-meter reader.
Kingston upon HullBrighton and HovePortsmouthSouthampton

Question 7: He was also a ________, but only ever played sparingly for Hampshire.
Bat-and-ball gamesIndoor cricketOlympic GamesCricket

Question 8: He discarded the club's Chelsea pensioner crest and with it the Pensioners ________, and insisted a new one be adopted.

Question 9: After only one full season, his bravery and skill attracted the attention of Arsenal's ________, who tried to persuade Drake to move to North London.
Neil WarnockNorthampton Town F.C.Herbert ChapmanLeslie Knighton

Question 10: He made his debut for Hampshire in 1931 and shared a vital stand of 86 with ________ against Glamorgan.
Donald BradmanW. G. GraceGeoffrey BoycottPhil Mead


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