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Sports quiz of the week: losers, maths and environmentally friendly shirts

Who stopped short? Who walked out? Who keeps going?

Liverpool have lost their last four league games at Anfield. When was their last run of four straight defeats at home in the league?

The 1920s

The 1940s

The 1960s

The 1980s

Wayne Pivac has announced his line-up for Wales’ match against England in the Six Nations on Saturday. How many caps have the 15 Wales players won between them going into the game?

54

99

723

902

What is unusual about the League Two table going into the weekend’s fixtures?

The top five clubs have the same number of points

The top eight teams are all in alphabetical order

The leaders are one point above the team in second, who are one point above the team in third, who are one point above the team in fourth, who are one point above the team in fifth, who are one point above the team in sixth, who are one point above the team in seventh, who are one point above the team in eighth, who are one point above the team in ninth, who are one point above the team in 10th

The newly promoted clubs make up the top three, and the three clubs who were relegated into the division make the up the bottom three

Forest Green Rovers will be wearing a new shirt when they play Colchester in League Two on Saturday. What are the shirts made from?

Pineapples

Recycled plastic bottles and used coffee grounds

Seaweed

The shirts they released last year but didn’t sell (the club has just added a new sponsor’s logo)

Jordan Brown beat six-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Welsh Open final. What odds could you get on Brown to lift the trophy at the start of the tournament?

45-1

250-1

500-1

750-1

Neil Lennon has left his job at Celtic. How many times has Lennon won the league title with the club (as a player and manager)?

Four

Six

Eight

Ten

Novak Djokovic won the 18th grand slam of his career at the Australian Open, guaranteeing that he will keep his place at No 1 in the world rankings. For how many weeks of his career has Djokovic been world No 1?

199

252

311

400

Jill Scott won her 150th international cap this week when she played for England in their 6-0 win over Northern Ireland. Who is the only footballer to have won more England caps than Scott?

Fara Williams

Karen Carney

Alex Scott

Peter Shilton

Which city would you have to visit to see Joey Barton and Nigel Pearson lead their teams out on home soil?

Birmingham

Dundee

Nottingham

Bristol

Dillian Whyte is preparing for his rematch against Alexander Povetkin, the heavyweight who knocked him out when they fought last summer. In which British overseas territory is the rematch being held?

Falkland Islands

Bermuda

Gibraltar

Cayman Islands

Alfredo Morelos passed up an opportunity to score for Rangers in their Europa League match against Royal Antwerp. Morelos was on the right wing with only one defender between him and the goal when he stopped in his tracks and walked away from the ball. Why did he not continue?

A Royal Antwerp substitute, who was warming up on the sideline shouted ‘you’re offside’ and Morelos believed him

Morelos thought he heard the referee’s whistle but it was a the sound of a drone above him that was carrying a TV camera

One of the Antwerp players pulled up with an injury

He started his career at Antwerp and said he “could not face the idea of scoring against them”

2 and above.

Not bad. Have a good weekend

3 and above.

Not bad. Have a good weekend

4 and above.

Good work. Have a good weekend

5 and above.

Good work. Have a good weekend

6 and above.

Good work. Have a good weekend

7 and above.

Great work. Have a good weekend

8 and above.

Great work. Have a good weekend

9 and above.

Great work. Have a good weekend

10 and above.

Great work. Have a good weekend

11 and above.

Great work. Have a good weekend

0 and above.

Oh dear. Have a good weekend

1 and above.

Oh dear. Have a good weekend

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