Vital Football

Latest WBA News

And now for something completely different...

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!



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

Writer:Craig Coggle
Date:Thursday April 8 2010
Time: 2:03PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

West Brom Linked With Madrid Striker?

It's being reported that head coach Tony Pulis is looking at Atletico Madrid's Borja Baston as a headline signing this summer.

Paris Saint-Germain Friendly Announced

West Bromwich Albion have today confirmed a prestigious friendly tie with French Ligue 1 Champions Paris Saint-Germain today.

Field Pens Pro West Brom Contract

Youngster Sam Field has today agreed his first professional contract at West Bromwich Albion - hot on the heels of fellow youngster Jonathan Leko.

Leko Signs New West Brom Deal

Youngster Jonathan Leko has today signed his first deal with West Bromwich Albion.

Archived Vital Baggies Articles

Vital Baggies articles from

Site Journalists

Baggy Boy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Liverpool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Foster5%
Dawson7%
McAuley1%
Olsson0%
Evans1%
Fletcher2%
Yacob5%
Leko40%
Gardner0%
McClean1%
Rondon35%
Sub - Chester2%
Sub - Roberts0%
Sub - Field1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent West Bromwich Albion  Results (view all)

West Bromwich Albion  Fixtures (view all)