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  Monday, 7 October, 2002, 10:09 GMT 11:09 UK
The name game


The third of our sporting connections series takes us from Tore Andre Flo to Trevor Benjamin in six steps.

Those Britons aged over 30 may remember Floella Benjamin as the bubbly presenter from TV's Play School.

But what about suggestions for next week's link: David GOLD - Mark FISH?

HAVE YOUR SAY

FLO-BENJAMIN


Tore Andre Flo
Has three names, like...

Lawrence Llewellyn-Bowen
Who has long flowing hair very similar to that of ex-West Ham midfield general...

Ian Bishop
Who has exactly the same name as the former West Indian fast-bowler...

Ian Bishop
Who played in the same West Indies side as...

Viv Richards
Who is a man with a girl's name, like...

Dion Dublin
Who is comfortable playing in defence or attack, just like Leicester City's...

Matt Elliott
Who was Leicester club captain when they signed striker...

Trevor Benjamin.


Thanks for all your Flo-Benjamin alternatives - here's a selection of the best:

Paul Donlan, UK:

Tore Andre Flo
Shares his name with...

Flo-Jo
Nickname of Florence Griffith-Joyner, the American athlete educated at...

UCLA
The institution also attended by Robert Englund, scary Freddy...

Mel Gibson
Nice gongs, Mel
Kruger
Which is a South African National...

Park
The surname of Nick, creator of the unforgettable Chicken Run starring Mel...

Gibson
Which is a type of guitar, as is a...

Taylor
Who was the Leicester manager who signed...

Trevor Benjamin.


Barnaby Bailey, Braintree, England

Tore Andre Flo
A recent signing at Sunderland, which rhymes with...

Alice in Wonderland
The popular story in which there is a...

Mad Hatter
With the Hatters also being...

Luton Town
The team supported by the late, great...

Eric Morecambe
Who famously performed on television with the singer...

Shirley Bassey
Whose name sounds uncannily like that of...

Dave Bassett
The director of football at Leicester City, home of, wait for it...

Trevor Benjamin.


Ben, UK

Tore Andre Flo
Shares a name (as well as blonde hair and Scandanavian origin) with...

Jostein Flo
Formerly of...

Sheffield United
Who are a team that play in the Steel City, as do...

Sheffield Wednesday
Who once made it to the League Cup and FA Cup final in the same year with...

Carlton Palmer
As a fixture in the team, who is a former favourite of big-chinned TV pundit...

Jimmy Hill
Who has a voice of monotonic irritation on a par with...

Trevor Francis
Who shares his name with the aforementioned...

Trevor Benjamin.


Paul Baker, London, England

Tore Andre Flo
Plays at the Stadium of Light, which is also the name of the home ground of...

Benfica
Who have a striker called Nuno Gomes, who used to play for...

Julie Andrews
Big in Birmingham
Fiorentina
Who play in the city where Leonardo Da Vinci lived, the man who painted...

The Mona Lisa
Which shares its name with Lisa Minelli, who has starred in musicals like...

Julie Andrews
Whose name is like the home of Birmingham City, who have a player called...

Robbie Savage
Who played in the same Leicester team as...

Trevor Benjamin.


Remember, next week's link is from GOLD to FISH.

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