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Last Updated: Wednesday, 15 December, 2004, 11:08 GMT
Focus the Mind
Shaun Wallace
Shaun Wallace is the first black champion of Mastermind
On Saturday's Football Focus John Motson went head-to-head with Mastermind champion Shaun Wallace.

Shaun and Motty answered questions sent in by viewers, and after a thrilling contest, Motty's five correct answers saw him named the first (and probably last) Focus the Mind champion.

Thanks to all the viewers who sent in questions - below are the brain teasers put to Motty and Shaun, plus the best of the rest that we didn't have time for on the show.

Scroll down for the answers!


1 Which team is the most recent to win the FA Cup final with a team composed entirely of English players?
Jess from Warwick

2 Who was the first England player to win 100 caps?
Dave Crompton, Wigan

3 Who is the only outfield player to win England caps whilst playing for 5 different club sides?
Jenny Green, Gateshead

4 What unexpected incident happened in both the 1946 and 1947 FA Cup final?
Sue, Bognor

5 What was the name of the ref who famously sent off United's Kevin Moran in the 1985 final (the first player ever sent off in an FA Cup final)?
Josh, Reading


1 Who are the only post-war team to win the FA Cup without a single Englishman in their side?
Roy in Bolton

2 Who was the 1000th player to win a cap for England?
Chris, Brighton

3 Which current Premiership side at one time had seven past, present and future England captains in the same team, and in which year?
Les, Wrexham

4 Who was the first player to wear white boots in the FA Cup final?
Pete, Glasgow

5 Which team became the first club finishing bottom of the Football League in the previous season to knock out the reigning league champions?
Ali, Skegness


1 Who was the first team to win the FA Cup?
Anleeb Raja

2 How many goals have been scored in FA Cup finals since 1970?
Sarah, Cambridge

3 Two sets of brothers have played in FA Cup finals for Manchester United - who are they?
Dom, York

4 Which team won the FA Cup three times in the 1880s?
Gordon Russell, Cambridge

5 Sunderland did it in '79, Villa did it in '81 - who did it in '80?
Richard Smart

Highlight the text below to reveal the answers:


1 West Ham. Beat Fulham in 1975.
2 Billy Wright
3 Dave Watson - Sunderland, Manchester City, Werder Bremen, Southampton and Stoke.
4 The ball burst.
5 Peter Willis


1 Liverpool (1986)
2 Neil Webb
3 Southampton (Mick Channon, Alan Ball, Kevin Keegan, Mick Mills, Peter Shilton, Dave Watson and Mark Wright) in 1982.
4 John Barnes, for 1996 Liverpool. They didn't help - Liverpool lost 1-0 to Man Utd.
5 Wrexham. In the third round in 1992, they beat Arsenal 2-1.


1 Wanderers (Morton Peto Betts scored the only goal in the 1-0 win over Royal Engineers).
2 103
3 Brian and Jimmy Greenhof (1977) and Phil and Gary Neville (1996 and 1999)
4 Blackburn Rovers (1884, '85 and '86)
5 Trevor Brooking. Alan Sunderland won the FA Cup for Arsenal in 1979 by scoring the winning goal, Ricky Villa did so for Tottenham Hotspur in 1981, and Trevor Brooking did so for West Ham United in 1980.

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