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Can You Ace the Trickiest Gareth Southgate Quiz?

How much do you know about the England men's team boss and all-round legend Gareth Southgate? Take the quiz and find out!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  June 8th 2024

Gareth Southgate has been the cool, calm and collected boss of the England men's football team and has taken the squad to great heights and it's only a matter of time before they win a big trophy. How much do you know about this London-born leader? Let's find out!

1/10 A baby holding a football in a big stadium

Where was Gareth born?

2/10 A football player waiting in a stadium tunnel

At which club did he begin his professional career?

3/10 A football manager

Which club did he go on to manage after finishing his playing career?

4/10 Gareth Southgate

In which year did he become the senior England team manager?

5/10 A football fan singing on a sofa, with a robot in the background

Which pop group gave him a shout out in their single Whole Again in time for the 2018 World Cup?

6/10 A young man in an England cap

How many caps did Gareth earn playing for England?

7/10 Aston Villa FC badge

How many league appearances did he make for Aston Villa?

8/10 A man with a bag on his head eats a slice of pizza
Pizza Hut

After missing a crucial penalty for England, Gareth appeared in a Pizza Hut advert. True or false?

9/10 Gareth Southgate OBE

In which year did he receive an OBE?

10/10 Gareth Southgate next to a pile of Beano comics

Gareth is 6 feet tall. How many Beanos would you need to stack to get the same height?

Result: Oh no

Oh no! This score is more disastrous than when Gareth missed an England penalty against Germany in the semi-final at Euro 96. Have another go and we'll forget about this attempt!

Result: Good try

Good try. You know some facts about Gareth Southgate but not enough to get a high score. Why not have another go?

Result: Great work

Great work! You know a fair bit when it comes to all things Gareth Southgate – but you just missed out on a perfect score. Why not have another go?

Result: Wow

Wow! You got a perfect score. The only way you could have achieved this is if you were Gareth himself. Well done!