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This trivia question comes from BomBom and surrounds Blackburn Rovers and World Cup Winners.

So here is the question:
"Rovers have had how many world cup winners play for them? Who are they and when did their respective country win the trophy with them in the team?"

If the winner wishes to contribute anything to the site, maybe a trivia question of their own, an article or poll maybe this can be arranged? I'll contact them, if they don't contact me first!

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The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 18 2007

Time: 1:00AM

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Clearly Roy Wegerle isn't one of these, just wanted to use his image! With the question this time coming from BomBom at least he can't add to his three straight correct answers :)
Hughes Da Man
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18/02/2007 01:02:00

Spoilsport LOL who says I can't answer? MWHAHAHAHAHA
BomBom
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18/02/2007 19:50:00

I haven't a scooby!
bmb
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18/02/2007 20:43:00

Osvaldo for 1 1976? Argentina..........?
govtpros
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18/02/2007 22:05:00

Keith Newton Original England squad list for 66 world cup. However did not end up going
govtpros
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18/02/2007 22:20:00

Dino Baggio was a runner up in 1994????? clutchin at straws now!
govtpros
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18/02/2007 22:41:00

John Connelly 1966 England
govtpros
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18/02/2007 23:22:00

Osvaldo 1978 Argentina, John Connelly 1966 England (Winners) Newton in the 66 England Squad of 28, didn't make final 22. Dino Baggio finalist, however he didn't win??????????????????????????
govtpros
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18/02/2007 23:38:00

Youri Djorkaeff.... France 1998........ thats 3?
govtpros
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19/02/2007 00:02:00

Ossie in 78 correct, and Djorkaeff in 98 also correct. These were the two I came up with when BomBom suggest the question, not bragging (much!) but I got it pretty quickly :) I'm not certain, but I was told (sounds stupid to me!) that only playing members got winners medals back in the days of '66? If true this would rule Connelly out wouldn't it, if not then it is in fact three as you say and not two.
Hughes Da Man
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19/02/2007 00:26:00

hey hughesy, 3 ex-world cup winners sounds better than 2....lol
govtpros
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19/02/2007 01:20:00

you gotta feel for Connelly and Newton, so so close!!!! 'It's a worthers original moment for those boys'
govtpros
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19/02/2007 01:24:00

4 ex World Cup winners sounds even better! I think it was a case of players having to play some many games or being part of the Final XI so they did miss out, sadly remains at 2 I think... unless their are others?!?!
Hughes Da Man
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19/02/2007 09:41:00

Florent Sinama-Pongolle U-17 World Cup winner France 2001
govtpros
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19/02/2007 11:19:00

Give us a clue is this just Senior Mens World Cup?
govtpros
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19/02/2007 11:22:00

Under-17 is pushing it too far isn't it. As far as I know and can make out the two you got (and I got!) are the only two, sorry meant to publish an article saying so!!!
Hughes Da Man
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19/02/2007 14:03:00

There are obscure football questions and there are Blackburn Rovers questions!
sandgroanun
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19/02/2007 20:35:00

Hey sandgroanun this was a good question, got people thinking anyway :)
Hughes Da Man
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20/02/2007 00:28:00

 

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