Reckon you know your Glory?


Somewhere between the end of the regular season and the start of pre-season, there exists an altogether less well-known little window of time which we like to refer to as “quiz season”.

And that season is well and truly upon us!

So if you reckon you know a thing or two about Glory and in particular, the club’s links with the UK, why not have a crack at the dozen questions below?

Once you’re done and have checked your answers, don’t forget to note your rating and let us know via our social media platforms whether you ended up bathed in Glory or red, white and blue with embarrassment.

1) How tall is Glory’s English centre-back, Mark Beevers?

a) 1.93m
b) 1.92m
c) 1.91m

2) Which current EPL sides did Glory play pre-season friendlies against in 2009?

a) Wolverhampton Wanderers and Crystal Palace
b) Fulham and Wolverhampton Wanderers
c) Crystal Palace and Fulham

3) How many victories did English coach Steve McMahon oversee during his 15 games in charge of Glory in 2005?

a) 3
b) 4
c) 6

4) Which two English players have won the Men’s MGP Award?

a) Robbie Fowler and James Robinson
b) Stuart Young and Andy Todd
c) Andy Todd and Mark Beevers

5) Former Glory Head Coach Ron Smith was on the books of which London club in the 1960s?

a) Arsenal
b) West Ham United
c) Tottenham Hotspur

6) Ex-Glory skipper Jacob Burns made nearly 90 appearances for which Yorkshire club?

a) Leeds United
b) Barnsley
c) Sheffield United

7) How many goals did English defender Joseph Mills score during his two seasons in purple?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 0

8) Steven McGarry made more appearances for Glory than any other Scottish player to date, but in what year did he sign for the club?

a) 2008
b) 2009
c) 2010

9) Defender David Tarka left Glory in 2003 to sign for which English side?

a) Nottingham Forest
b) Leicester City
c) Ipswich Town

10) Which current Glory player was part of the Rotherham United team which won the 2018 EFL League One Play-Off Final at Wembley?

a) Mark Beevers
b) Ryan Williams
c) Aaron McEneff

11) Ex-Glory forward Daniel Sturridge began his career with which English club?

a) Birmingham City
b) Manchester City
c) Lincoln City

12) Ex-Glory Head Coach Ian Ferguson won how many Scottish Premier League titles during his playing days?

a) 10
b) 9
c) 8

Scroll down for answers and ratings…

1)c, 2)b, 3)a, 4)c, 5)c, 6)b, 7)a, 8)b, 9)a, 10)b, 11)b, 12)a


0-3 – Cruel Britannia! You’ve flopped worse than Boris Johnson’s hair!

4-7 – Middle England! Solid enough, but too much Yorkshire pudding and not enough gravy.

8-10 – God Save Our Gracious (quiz) King/Queen! Not even Harry and Megan could grumble about your performance – congrats!