Welcome to our non-professional football quiz (if you are saying to yourself “isn’t everything you do ‘non-professional?” then you’ve lost a point straight away)
It’s a short quiz on the origins of various professional footballers and other celebrities who played the beautiful game at ‘proper’ football grounds before they went off and made their millions in the Premier League and whatnot
It’s just for fun, and of course there are a couple of ‘work’ related questions in there, but if you like it feel free to forward it on to a friend or colleague (maybe if you don’t like it then send it to someone you don’t like that much)
You’ve got 15 seconds for each question from the moment you click the button below:
Well done, you know your grassroots football.
Scroll down to see the answers and check out our page on how you can advertise to the nation’s grassroot footballers here.
I’m sorry that’s not quite good enough, but thanks for playing.
Check out where you went wrong by scrolling down below, and remember you can find out more about our network of posters in clubhouses and changing rooms here.
#1. Which youth grassroots club, based at Wanstead Flats (one of our venues, pictured above), produced Premier League stars such as Jermaine Defoe, Sol Campbell, John Terry and Ledley King?
Check out the list of players that came through the Senrab ranks on their Wikipedia page here. Quite ridiculous.
#2. Before Jamie Vardy started having a party at Leicester, which non-league club did he play for?
Did you know? Leicester paid Fleetwood £1m back in 2012, a record fee for a non-league player.
#3. How many footballers in a usual week see our 400+ A3 changing room posters?
#4. At which of our hundreds of grassroots football venues was this amazing Nike ad (featuring Eric Cantona, Ian Wright, David Seaman, Robbie Fowler and others) filmed at?
Yes, of course it was. Here’s the ad in full if you fancy watching it:
#5. How many A3 posters do we have in grassroots sports venues across the country?
964 is a lot of posters, with an average monthly OTS of more than 700,000.
#6. Who are the three clubs to have won both the FA Cup and the FA Amateur Cup?
The FA Amateur Cup was replaced by the FA Vase in 1974 but the most recent double was completed by Wimbledon FC (now MK Dons). In 1963 they won the FA Amateur Cup when in the Isthmian League and then who can forget the famous 1988 FA Cup Final win over Liverpool and this early tackle from Vinnie Jones on Steve McMahon:
#7. How many grassroots clubs are there in the country?