So, you think you now 1950s football?

Here’s your chance to test your sporting knowledge in Clive Hardy’s 1950s football quiz.

It’s fun to play along while so many of us are staying at home through the coronavirus lockdown.

Many of the questions in our nostalgia quizzes come from Clive Hardy’s Around Manchester books on the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Each features more than 300 unmissable pictures from the M.E.N. archive.

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Which team won the 1951-52, 1955-56 and 1956-57 First Division Titles?

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Which Third Division North side knocked FA Cup holders Blackpool out of the 1953-54 competition?

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On 15 November 1950, at the age of 38 years and two months, which player made his England debut in a game against Wales?

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Which non-League side reached Round Four of the 1953-54 FA Cup competition, having knocked out Millwall and Stockport County, only to lose 2-4 to Bolton Wanderers?

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On 18 December 1954, during a game against Chelsea, what happened to Leicester's defenders Stan Milburn and Jack Froggatt?

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During the 1950s, which founder member of the Football League was relegated to the Third Division North for the first time in their history?

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Which player scored with his very first kick of the ball on his international debut for Wales?

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Between which two clubs did the first ever transfer of a player-manager take place in December 1951?

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Which West Ham United player was famed in 1958 for his crew-cut hair style?

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During the 1950s, which team established what was then the record for the most FA Cup wins?

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