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I do not see it just yet. If this helps any, I consider an actual home for a team to be, say, a year, rather than the off game. For instance, I'd say Memorial Stadium was a home for the Bears, but Ryan Field in Evanston was not.

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Time for another one of these. This time, the answers are the twenty clubs contesting the Barclays Premier League for the 2009/10 season.

  1. Currently in their 18th Premiership season
  2. Never won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy
  3. Have been to multiple Cup Winners' Cup Finals
  4. Compete in the Merseyside Derby
  5. Once managed by Bobby Campbell
  6. Based in Greater Manchester
  7. Founded in 20th century
  8. Appeared in first color soccer television transmission in the UK
  9. Stadium hosted London Monarchs
  10. Have won championship of top four English divisions
  11. Have scored 1,000 goals in the Premiership
  12. Uniforms furnished by le coq sportif
  13. Current stadium seats at least 40,000
  14. Currently have a Scottish manager
  15. Have won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy
  16. Have won the UEFA Cup
  17. Currently wear red-and-white striped primary shirts
  18. Featured Robbie Fowler as a player
  19. Has permanent possession of a UEFA trophy
  20. Founding member of The Football League

Giving you all until Thursday at 11 PM. Remember - there's only one way to put them so that they're all true, and only one guess per person please!

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Okay, I think I have this figured out

1 Aston Villa

2 Fulham

3 Arsenal

4 Everton

5 Portsmouth

6 Wigan Athletic

7 Hull City

8 West Ham United

9 Chelsea

10 Burnley

11 Manchester United

12 Wolverhampton Wanderers

13 Sunderland

14 Birmingham City

15 Manchester City

16 Tottenham Hotspur

17 Stoke City

18 Blackburn Rovers

19 Liverpool

20 Bolton Wanderers

Assuming Wigan can be included in Greater Manchester

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Okay, I think I have this figured out

1 Aston Villa

2 Fulham

3 Arsenal

4 Everton

5 Portsmouth

6 Wigan Athletic

7 Hull City

8 West Ham United

9 Chelsea

10 Burnley

11 Manchester United

12 Wolverhampton Wanderers

13 Sunderland

14 Birmingham City

15 Manchester City

16 Tottenham Hotspur

17 Stoke City

18 Blackburn Rovers

19 Liverpool

20 Bolton Wanderers

Assuming Wigan can be included in Greater Manchester

This is not the correct solution.
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1 - Aston Villa

2 - Fulham

3 - Arsenal

4 - Everton

5 - Portsmouth

6 - Wigan Athletic

7 - Hull City

8 - West Ham United

9 - Tottenham Hotspur

10 - Burnley

11 - Manchester United

12 - Manchester City

13 - Sunderland

14 - Birmingham City

15 - Wolverhampton Wanderers

16 - Chelsea

17 - Stoke City

18 - Blackburn Rovers

19 - Liverpool

20 - Bolton Wanderers

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1 - Aston Villa

2 - Fulham

3 - Arsenal

4 - Everton

5 - Portsmouth

6 - Wigan Athletic

7 - Hull City

8 - West Ham United

9 - Tottenham Hotspur

10 - Burnley

11 - Manchester United

12 - Manchester City

13 - Sunderland

14 - Birmingham City

15 - Wolverhampton Wanderers

16 - Chelsea

17 - Stoke City

18 - Blackburn Rovers

19 - Liverpool

20 - Bolton Wanderers

This is not a fully correct answer either.
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Looks like no fully correct answers. Time to walk through it.

STEP 1

Isolate what answers can fit in what spots.

  1. Currently in their 18th Premiership season {Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur}
  2. Never won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy {Fulham, Hull City}
  3. Have been to multiple Cup Winners' Cup Finals {Arsenal, Chelsea, West Ham United}
  4. Compete in the Merseyside Derby {Everton, Liverpool}
  5. Once managed by Bobby Campbell {Chelsea, Fulham, Portsmouth}
  6. Based in Greater Manchester {Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City, Manchester United, Wigan Athletic}
  7. Founded in 20th century {Chelsea, Hull City, Wigan Athletic}
  8. Appeared in first color soccer television transmission in the UK {Liverpool, West Ham United}
  9. Stadium hosted London Monarchs {Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur}
  10. Have won championship of top four English divisions {Burnley, Wolverhampton Wanderers}
  11. Have scored 1,000 goals in the Premiership {Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United}
  12. Uniforms furnished by le coq sportif {Everton, Stoke City, Wolverhampton Wanderers}
  13. Current stadium seats at least 40,000 {Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Sunderland}
  14. Currently have a Scottish manager {Birmingham City, Everton, Manchester United}
  15. Have won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy {Wolverhampton Wanderers}
  16. Have won the UEFA Cup {Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur}
  17. Currently wear red-and-white striped primary shirts {Stoke City, Sunderland}
  18. Featured Robbie Fowler as a player {Blackburn Rovers, Liverpool, Manchester City}
  19. Has permanent possession of a UEFA trophy {Liverpool}
  20. Founding member of The Football League {Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Burnley, Everton, Stoke City, Wolverhampton Wanderers}

STEP 2

Portsmouth is an answer to Statement 5 only, thus it must go there.

Birmingham City is an answer to Statement 14 only, thus it must go there.

Wolverhampton Wanderers is the only answer to Statement 15, thus it must go there.

Liverpool is the only answer to Statement 19, thus it must go there.

STEP 3

After Fulham (2) was eliminated from Statement 5, its only remaining place was Statement 2, thus it must go there.

After Liverpool (2) was eliminated from Statement 4, only Everton was left, thus it must go there.

After Liverpool (2) was eliminated from Statement 8, only West Ham United was left, thus it must go there.

After Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) was eliminated from Statement 10, only Burnley was left, thus it must go there.

After Liverpool (2) was eliminated from Statement 16, only Tottenham Hotspur was left, thus it must go there.

STEP 4

After Hull City (3) was eliminated from Statement 2, its only remaining place was Statement 7, thus it must go there.

After Tottenham Hotspur (3) was eliminated from Statement 9, only Chelsea was left, thus it must go there.

After Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) and Everton (3) were eliminated from Statement 12, only Stoke City was left, thus it must go there.

STEP 5

After West Ham United (3) and Chelsea (4) were eliminated from Statement 3, only Arsenal was left, thus it must go there.

After Wigan Athletic (4) was eliminated from Statement 7, its only remaining place was Statement 6, thus it must go there.

After Stoke City (4) was eliminated from Statement 17, only Sunderland was left, thus it must go there.

STEP 6

After Liverpool (2), Chelsea (4), and Arsenal (5) were eliminated from Statement 11, only Manchester United was left, thus it must go there.

After Bolton Wanderers (5) was eliminated from Statement 6, its only remaining place was Statement 20, thus it must go there.

STEP 7

After Liverpool (2), Everton (3), Tottenham Hotspur (3), Chelsea (4), Arsenal (5), and Manchester United (6) were eliminated from Statement 1, only Aston Villa was left, thus it must go there.

After Blackburn Rovers (6) were eliminated from Statement 20, its only remaining place was Statement 18, thus it must go there.

STEP 8

After Liverpool (2), Everton (3), Chelsea (4), Arsenal (5), Sunderland (5), Manchester United (6), and Aston Villa (7) were eliminated from Statement 13, only Manchester City was left, thus it must go there.

In conclusion:

  1. Currently in their 18th Premiership season: Aston Villa
  2. Never won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy: Fulham
  3. Have been to multiple Cup Winners' Cup Finals: Arsenal
  4. Compete in the Merseyside Derby: Everton
  5. Once managed by Bobby Campbell: Portsmouth
  6. Based in Greater Manchester: Wigan Athletic
  7. Founded in 20th century: Hull City
  8. Appeared in first color soccer television transmission in the UK: West Ham United
  9. Stadium hosted London Monarchs: Chelsea
  10. Have won championship of top four English divisions: Burnley
  11. Have scored 1,000 goals in the Premiership: Manchester United
  12. Uniforms furnished by le coq sportif: Stoke City
  13. Current stadium seats at least 40,000: Manchester City
  14. Currently have a Scottish manager Birmingham City
  15. Have won FA Cup, League Cup, League Trophy: Wolverhampton Wanderers
  16. Have won the UEFA Cup: Tottenham Hotspur
  17. Currently wear red-and-white striped primary shirts: Sunderland
  18. Featured Robbie Fowler as a player: Blackburn Rovers
  19. Has permanent possession of a UEFA trophy: Liverpool
  20. Founding member of The Football League: Bolton Wanderers

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If interested, here's one for the 16 National League teams:

-- Hasn't finished in last place in their division since the strike of 1994

-- Hasn't been to the playoffs since the strike of 1994

-- Hasn't won the wild card since the strike of 1994

-- Hasn't been to the World Series since the strike of 1994

-- Has only reached the World Series once in franchise history

-- Finished a season with the best record overall in MLB but never played a playoff game that year

-- Has reached the playoffs in 4 or more consecutive years in the modern era (1900-present)

-- Has 2 World Series titles and 0 division titles

-- Has never had a pitcher throw a no-hitter

-- Hasn't been no-hit in the last 40 years (1969-present)

-- Franchise has never had a player win a league MVP Award

-- Franchise has never had a pitcher win a league Cy Young Award

-- Franchise has never had a player win a league Rookie of the Year Award

-- Gave up less than 20 home runs to Barry Bonds

-- Was never shut out by Greg Maddux

-- Has beaten Nolan Ryan 15 or more times

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-- Hasn't finished in last place in their division since the strike of 1994: St. Louis

-- Hasn't been to the playoffs since the strike of 1994: Pittsburgh

-- Hasn't won the wild card since the strike of 1994: Philadelphia

-- Hasn't been to the World Series since the strike of 1994: Milwaukee

-- Has only reached the World Series once in franchise history: Houston

-- Finished a season with the best record overall in MLB but never played a playoff game that year: Cincinnati

-- Has reached the playoffs in 4 or more consecutive years in the modern era (1900-present): Atlanta

-- Has 2 World Series titles and 0 division titles: Florida

-- Has never had a pitcher throw a no-hitter: San Diego

-- Hasn't been no-hit in the last 40 years (1969-present): Chicago

-- Franchise has never had a player win a league MVP Award: Washington

-- Franchise has never had a pitcher win a league Cy Young Award: Colorado

-- Franchise has never had a player win a league Rookie of the Year Award: Arizona

-- Gave up less than 20 home runs to Barry Bonds: San Francisco

-- Was never shut out by Greg Maddux: New York

-- Has beaten Nolan Ryan 15 or more times: Los Angeles

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Okay, I think it's time for another one of these. Your answers this time are the 16 teams in the American Football Conference.

  1. Played home games in Texas
  2. Featured Bruce Coslet as head coach
  3. Home stadium has retractable roof
  4. Drafted a QB in first round of '83 draft
  5. At least one Andre Rison TD reception
  6. Played home games in L.A. Coliseum
  7. Played regular season game in Canada
  8. Won every game in a season (including playoffs)
  9. Won at least two Super Bowls
  10. Featured John Madden as head coach
  11. Have worn orange jerseys
  12. Share stadium with FBS team
  13. Play on artificial turf at home
  14. Won NFL title pre-merger
  15. Victimized by Phil Luckett on Thanksgiving
  16. Played in the Heidi Game

Now, each clue might apply to more than one team, but there's only one way to fit them all in. Only one guess per person, please. Setting the deadline 96 hours from now, good luck!

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