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Databases SQL Basics Finding the Data You Want Filtering by Dates

Phillip Blake
Phillip Blake
1,182 Points

Problem while trying to filter by Dates

We're back in the sports team database. There's a results table with the columns id, home_team, home_score, away_team, away_score and played_on .

Find all the matches in the results table where "Hessle" was playing away as the away team and if they played on or after October 1st 2015. Date format is "YYYY-MM-DD".

Is there a question or can you post your SQL?

Phillip Blake
Phillip Blake
1,182 Points

SELECT id, home_team, home_score, away_team, away_score, played_on FROM results WHERE away_team = "Hessle" AND played_on >= "2015-10-01";

1 Answer

I've seen this happen before. Even though you selected all columns and your code is correct the challenge for some reason wants you to use select *. The following will pass:

SELECT * FROM results WHERE away_team = "Hessle" AND played_on >= "2015-10-01" 
Phillip Blake
Phillip Blake
1,182 Points

Thank you! I though you could not use the SELECT * with other conditions.