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Toffees Teasers: the 2010-11 season

15 questions on another of the Blues’ recent campaigns to ease your quarantine boredom

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Everton finished seventh in 2010-11
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With the suspension of Premier League football continuing until June 17 amid the coronavirus pandemic, it will still be another two weeks before Everton are back in action.

For every weekend since April that the suspension has been in place, we’ve been doing a quiz on each Everton season, going back one year at a time.

This week, it’s the penultimate quiz: the 2010-11 campaign, which saw the Blues recover from a poor start to the season to finish seventh under David Moyes.

So whether it’s to cure the self-isolation boredom and blues, or just to test your knowledge about how much you remember from 2010-11, here’s 15 questions to sink your teeth into:

(Correct answers found at bottom of page, so make sure to keep a note of all of your answers before then)


Questions

  1. Who was Everton’s most expensive signing of the 2010 summer transfer window, costing £1 million?

A. Jan Mucha

B. Jermaine Beckford

C. Magaye Gueye

D. Joao Silva

2. What colour was Everton’s rather striking away kit in 2010-11?

A. Pink

B. Yellow

C. Turquoise

D. Orange

3. Everton hosted another side called Everton in a pre-season friendly in August 2010. What country are this particular ‘other Everton’ from?

A. Argentina

B. Uruguay

C. Chile

D. Venezuela

4. In 2010-11 Everton recorded their worst to a season in a decade. How many points did they take from the first three league games?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

Everton v Newcastle United - Premier League Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

5. Everton came from 3-1 down to score twice in injury time and draw 3-3 with Manchester United in September 2010.

But who was through on goal when referee Martin Atkinson blew for full-time, missing out on the chance to win 4-3?

A. Yakubu

B. Mikel Arteta

C. Steven Pienaar

D. Phil Jagielka

6. Which side, then in League One, knocked Everton out of the League Cup on penalties in September 2010?

A. Bournemouth

B. Carlisle

C. Oldham

D. Brentford

7. Everton’s most recent derby victory remains the 2-0 win over Liverpool in October 2010, leaving the Reds in the relegation zone. Who was their manager that day?

A. Rafa Benitez

B. Roy Hodgson

C. Kenny Dalglish

D. Brendan Rodgers

8. In November 2010, Jermaine Beckford scored his first Everton goal with an injury-time stunner to rescue a draw at home to which team?

A. Bolton

B. Blackpool

C. Sunderland

D. Arsenal

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Everton v Bolton Wanderers - Goodison Park Photo by Nigel French/PA Images via Getty Images

9. Which current England international joined Everton on loan in January 2011, only to never make a first team appearance for the Blues?

A. Dele Alli

B. Danny Rose

C. Eric Dier

D. Jesse Lingard

10. How many goals did Louis Saha score for Everton in their 5-3 home win over Blackpool in February 2011?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

D. 5

11. Whose penalty secured a shootout victory for Everton at Chelsea in the FA Cup in February 2011?

A. Phil Jagielka

B. Mikel Arteta

C. John Heitinga

D. Phil Neville

12. Which then-Championship side then beat Everton at Goodison Park in the next round of the FA Cup?

A. Reading

B. Scunthorpe

C. Millwall

D. Leicester

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13. Which future Everton manager was reportedly sacked in the Goodison corridors after a final day 1-0 defeat to the Blues?

A. Roberto Martinez

B. Carlo Ancelotti

C. Sam Allardyce

D. Ronald Koeman

14. With ten goals, who was Everton’s joint-top scorer in 2010-11, along with Louis Saha?

A. Jermaine Beckford

B. Tim Cahill

C. Mikel Arteta

D. Marouane Fellaini

15. Who won Everton’s player of the season for 2010-11?

A. Seamus Coleman

B. Leighton Baines

C. Tim Howard

D. John Heitinga


Answers

  1. C (Gueye)
  2. A (Pink)
  3. C (Chile)
  4. B (3 points)
  5. D (Jagielka)
  6. D (Brentford)
  7. B (Hodgson)
  8. A (Bolton)
  9. C (Dier)
  10. C (4 goals)
  11. D (Neville)
  12. A (Reading)
  13. B (Ancelotti)
  14. A (Beckford)
  15. B (Baines)

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