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Opta Quiz: Premier League Players Across the Last Three Decades


Tired of your friends recycling the same old football trivia questions from years gone by? Think you have a football knowledge base that’s the envy of all your mates? Confident of tackling the hardest of football quiz challenges?

It’s time to test your credentials with the latest Opta football quiz!

By: Matt Furniss

There are 40 different players to have made Premier League appearances across each of the 2000s, the 2010s and the 2020s.

We have set you a challenge to name as many of those 40 different players as you can in the space of 15 minutes. It’s been made a little easier for you by giving you the list of clubs that they have played for in the competition since 2000.

How many do you think you can guess correctly in 15 minutes?


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