West Bromwich Albion - And now for something completely different...
UK time is: 13:44:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

And now for something completely different...

This isn't the pub team or Sunday league side facing a crucial fixture: it`s a match pitching some of the greatest intellects against each other, a match that will try to answer the really big questions… perhaps some of the biggest of all: Was Socrates' goal off that diving header from Archimedes really offside, as Karl Marx claimed - and was Confucius out of order to give Nietzsche that red card for arguing 'he had no free will'?

Inspired by the famous 1972 Monty Python sketch, and with the full backing of the surviving Pythons, a tribute/replay between 'Greeks' and 'Germans' in London is being held this year.

By supporting this tongue-in-cheek re-staging of the original sketch, you will be supporting the 'Four Rs' campaign in aid of the theme of 'More reasoning and creative thinking for our children'.

Comedians Mark Steel, Tony Hawks, Arthur Smith and Ariane Sherine, as well as assorted footballers, sorry, philosophers! AC Grayling, Julian Baggini, Nigel Warburton, Simon Glendinning, Angie Hobbs, Dr Stephen Law and Mark Vernon are already warming up on the touchlines to take part, as are other academics from London and Oxford. Other confirmed supporters include so far sociologist and Radio 4 'Thinking Allowed` presenter Laurie Taylor, the BBC`s John Humphrys, footballing legend Gary Lineker, educationalist and author Anthony Seldon.

The Match is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 9th May 2010 at Wingate & Finchley`s Harry Abrahams Stadium in North London for what is set to be a fantastic day of sporting and Monty Python-influenced comedy action.

We`d love it if you could come along and cheer us on. Follow the link here. Play up Philosophers!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Craig Coggle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 8 2010

Time: 2:03PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Burton & Day Depart (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Daniels Makes Wigan Move (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Young Goalkeeper Heads Out On Loan (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Berahino Fitness Boost (Wednesday June 24 2015)

McClean Move Now Official (Tuesday June 23 2015)

More Albion Links - 18/6/15 (Thursday June 18 2015)

Berahino Injury Blow (Thursday June 18 2015)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

List All Vital Baggies Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Hammers Looking to be Top-Dogs!
» West Ham : 01/07/2015 12:59:01
Done Deal: Vydra Agrees Watford Stay
» Watford : 01/07/2015 12:57:01
Hang On In There Alex
» West Ham : 01/07/2015 12:57:01
Tomkins to Captain Hammers against FC Lusitans
» West Ham : 01/07/2015 12:56:00
Chelsea Miss Out on Douglas Costa
» Chelsea : 01/07/2015 12:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Arsenal MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Myhill 47%
Dawson 4%
McAuley 7%
Olsson 0%
Lescott 2%
Fletcher 9%
Yacob 2%
Morrison 2%
McManaman 19%
Berahino 2%
Brunt 0%
Sub - Anichebe 2%
Sub - Gardner 0%
Sub - Baird 4%