Sir Tom Finney Quiz

The great Sir Tom Finney is a Preston and England legend. World renowned, and touted by many as one of the best footballing talents ever to play the game. Finney thrilled crowds during his time at Deepdale.

Do you think you know all there is to know about Sir Tom Finney? Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the Preston North End legend. This is definately the quiz for you.

Created by: Jamie Renton of The Score
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  1. Tom Finney made his Division One debut for Preston North End against which club?
  2. Tom Finney scooped the English Footballer of the year award twice, becoming the first player to achieve the feat on two occasions. But in which years did he win the award?
  3. Tom Finney and Stanley Matthews were both on the score sheet in a 10-0 away win for England in 1947. Who did England beat?
  4. A year later, England beat Italy 4-0 in Turin. How many of the four goals were scored by Finney?
  5. In 1957, North End manager Cliff Britton switched Finney from right-wing to centre forward. How many goals would Finney go on to score that season?
  6. Which club offered Tom Finney a huge £10,000 signing-on fee to join their ranks in 1952?
  7. In which year was Sir Tom Finney honoured with a knighthood?
  8. Who said: "Tom Finney would have been great in any team, in any match and in any age ... even if he had been wearing an overcoat"?
  9. What does Sir Tom Finney confess to be his biggest disappointment in the game?
  10. Which former North End player cut the ribbon to officially open the Sir Tom Finney exhibition on March 26?

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