Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. London
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    10 Jan '05 19:16
    there are at least 17 teams in the english league which have second names that arnt united, town or city...name them. you cant use the same second name twice.

    ill start you off with blackburn rovers
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    Arsenal
  4. London
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    10 Jan '05 19:20
    Originally posted by piderman
    Arsenal
    lol sorry i forgot to say that you cant have teams like arsenal that only have one name. next team...wolverhampton wanderers
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    10 Jan '05 20:202 edits
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    there are at least 17 teams in the english league which have second names that arnt united, town or city...name them. you cant use the same second name twice.

    ill start you off with blackburn rovers
    Off the top of my head:

    Tottenham Hotspur
    Aston Villa
    Crystal Palace
    West Bromwich Albion
    Charlton Athletic
    Stockport County
    Nottingham Forest
    Plymouth Argyle
    Rushden & Diamonds
    Queens Park Rangers
    Sheffield Wednesday
    West Ham United (third word as united?! - does that count? 😉)

    plus Crewe Alexandra, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Blackburn Rovers, as mentioned above. Not quite 17, alas.

    *thinks*
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    10 Jan '05 20:23
    Originally posted by piderman
    Arsenal
    Without wishing to hijack the thread, Arsenal is an interesting one: Am I right in thinking that it is the only club in the football league whose name doesn't contain any geographic reference to the club's location?
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    10 Jan '05 20:42
    I remember this question being posed and running as a secondary theme through an episode of "The Detectives" some moons ago!
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    10 Jan '05 21:40
    Originally posted by mmhare
    I remember this question being posed and running as a secondary theme through an episode of "The Detectives" some moons ago!
    Was that the one with Jasper Carrott?! Heh 🙂
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  11. London
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    11 Jan '05 17:411 edit
    Originally posted by T1000
    Off the top of my head:

    Tottenham Hotspur
    Aston Villa
    Crystal Palace
    West Bromwich Albion
    Charlton Athletic
    Stockport County
    Nottingham Forest
    Plymouth Argyle
    Rushden & Diamonds
    Queens Park Rangers
    Sheffield Wednesday
    West Ham U ...[text shortened]... kburn Rovers, as mentioned above. Not quite 17, alas.

    *thinks*
    what about MK DONS and AFC wimbledon?

    lol west ham doesnt count!
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    11 Jan '05 17:42
    also name three teams whose names begin and end with the same letter.
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    11 Jan '05 17:521 edit
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    also name three teams whose names begin and end with the same letter.
    Northampton
    Liverpool
    Aston Villa
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    11 Jan '05 18:07
    Originally posted by Freddie2004
    what about MK DONS and AFC wimbledon?

    lol west ham doesnt count!
    Oh aye, good call re: MK Dons.

    AFC Wimbledon aren't a League club though, non?
  15. London
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    11 Jan '05 20:33
    Originally posted by T1000
    Oh aye, good call re: MK Dons.

    AFC Wimbledon aren't a League club though, non?
    yea i think your right about the wimbledon thing! good call. there are definatly some more teams though!

    fred
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