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  •  Philosophy Football.com

    Philosophy Football.com

    SPECIAL OFFER JUST £9.99 The Philosophy Football logo in all its classic glory. Show off your intellectual credentials with t-shirted pride. In navy blue as shown and asorted other…
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     Philosophy Football.com

    Philosophy Football.com

  • Harold Wilson

    Harold Wilson

    "Have you noticed how we only win the World Cup under a Labour government"

    SPECIAL OFFER! HALF-PRICE 1966 AND NOT ALL THAT BOOK WITH YOUR T-SHIRT   In March 1966 Harold Wilson's Labour won a landslide victory and just four months later Harold was there to…
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    Harold Wilson

    Harold Wilson

  •  Albert Camus

    Albert Camus

    "All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football " Albert Camus

    The first man on any teamsheet with philosophical pretensions. Alone, between the sticks Albert muses on the inspiring properties of the game he loved while preserving the existential being and not…
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     Albert Camus

    Albert Camus

  •  Jean-Paul Sartre

    Jean-Paul Sartre

    "In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team" Jean-Paul Sartre

    Jean-Paul's tightness at the back was notoriously successful at securing the being and nothingness of a 0-0 draw. Unisex sizes small (36inch chest/90cms), medium (40inch/100cms), large (44i…
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     Jean-Paul Sartre

    Jean-Paul Sartre

  •  Simone de Beauvoir

    Simone de Beauvoir

    "In seeking a goal a woman acquires that magnificent possession - the absolute" Simone de Beauvoir

    Don't expect Simone to sweep up at the back, but she could run rings round those defenders married to only performing well at home. Unisex sizes medium (40inch chest /100cms), large (44inch…
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     Simone de Beauvoir

    Simone de Beauvoir

  •  Jean Baudrillard

    Jean Baudrillard

    "Power is only to happy to make football bear a diabolical responsibility for stupefying the masses " Jean Baudrillard

    Lofting the ball into hyper-space, Jean could be relied upon to confound any opposition. Sizes small (36inch chest /90cms), medium (40inch/100cms), large (44inch/110cms), XL (48inch/120cms) and…
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     Jean Baudrillard

    Jean Baudrillard

  •  Roland Barthes

    Roland Barthes

    "In football there enters an intermediary a ball. It is in order to possess it that one is strong." Roland Barthes

    Roland reveals himself as a theorist of the virtues of possession football. A spectacle of a signing, somtimes unsure about the structure of his teams he never doubted the mythology of his own tale…
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     Roland Barthes

    Roland Barthes

  •  Eric Hobsbawm

    Eric Hobsbawm

    "The imagined community of millions seems more real as a team of eleven named people." Eric Hobsbawm

    Eric Hobsbawm, the finest of all historians in our book provides the most succinct commentary on the collision of national identity and an England kit every other summer. Great words, revealing the…
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     Eric Hobsbawm

    Eric Hobsbawm

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    "The game's afoot: Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry 'God for Harry, England, and Saint George!"

    England vs France (away), Harfleur warm-up for big game at Agincourt, 1415. Match commentary by William Shakespeare. Matchday squad of Exeter, Bedford, Gloucester with assorterd soldiers and their …
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    Henry V

    Henry V

  • Shakespeare XI

    Shakespeare XI

    "Belch, Romeo & Juliet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Falstaff, Prospero, Lady Macbeth, Lear, Prospero, Henry V. Sleeveprint: Shakespeare 400" Eleven of The Bard's finest.

    Philosophy Football's unique tribute for Shakespeare's 400th in 2016.  With Toby Belch in goal there's not much space left for the other lot to put the ball in the back of the net.…
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    Shakespeare XI

    Shakespeare XI

  •  Cain

    Cain

    "Am I my brother's keeper?" Cain

    Good at hanging on to crosses, God's first choice for the number one shirt would be crucified if he let the ball slip through his hands. Unisex sizes small (36inch chest/90cms), medium (40i…
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     Cain

    Cain

  •  Soren Kierkegaard

    Soren Kierkegaard

    "The unhappy individual is forever quite close to the goal and at the same moment some distance from it" Soren Kierkegaard

    Kierkegaard was known for being selfish on the ball but with two good feet he always felt that he alone would be the team's salvation. Unisex sizes small (36inch chest/90cms), medium (40inc…
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     Soren Kierkegaard

    Soren Kierkegaard

  •  Sun Tzu

    Sun Tzu

    "Know your opponent and know yourself - make one hundred challenges without hazard" Sun Tzu

    A midfield general, Sun Tzu marshalled his players well, before firing shot after shot into the opposition penalty area. Unisex sizes small (36inch chest/90cms), medium (40inch/100cms), large (…
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     Sun Tzu

    Sun Tzu

  •  Leon Trotsky

    Leon Trotsky

    "The revolution will inevitably awaken in the British working class the deepest passions which have been diverted along artificial channels with the aid of football." Leon Trotsky

    Every team needs a fourth international, though expect plenty of red cards for dissent. The quote is genuine, taken from Trotsky's 1925 Where is Britain Going? the original can be found here t…
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     Leon Trotsky

    Leon Trotsky

  •  Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar

    "We banged the leather for goal! " With original music written in Elgar's hand

    Best known for his Land of Hope and Glory Elgar's beloved Wolves have enjoyed less of the latter in recent years. But when Elgar was a fan in the late 1890's they had just enjoyed their fir…
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     Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar

  •  Galileo

    Galileo

    An obvious choice to bolster any side struggling to put the ball through the air and in the back of the net. Coming off the sub's bench, proudly wearing Fermat's Prime Number 17, Galileo so…
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     Galileo

    Galileo

  •  Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich

    "The opening bars of the ballet Football, Second Movement of Opus 66" Dmitri Shostakovich

    A classic player, Shostakovich composed himself before recording a masterpiece of a move in front of his adoring fans. Unisex sizes small (36 inch chest/90 cms), medium (40inch/100cms), large (…
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     Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich

  •  Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Pier Paolo Pasolini

    "Dopo la letteratura e lleros, il calcio e uno dei grandi piaceri. (After literature and sex, football is one of the great pleasures.)" Pier Paolo Pasolini

    A typically cultured player, with Pasolini in the line up the team could write their own script. Skilled at screening the ball he also had a habit of looking up and seeing the big picture. His goal…
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     Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Pier Paolo Pasolini

  •  Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde

    "Football is a game for rough girls, not suitable for delicate boys" Oscar Wilde

    An early proponent of the virtues of women's football, Oscar always understood the importance of being earnest in the tackle, but never fully grasped the Queensberry rules. Sizes medium (40…
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     Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde

  • Monty Python

    Monty Python

    "There’s Archimedes, and I think he’s had an idea! “Eureka!” Archimedes, out to Socrates. Socrates back to Archimedes. Archimedes out to Heraclitus who beats Hegel. Heraclitus a little flick. Here he comes, on the far post. Socrates is there! Socrates heads it in! Socrates has scored! The Greeks are going mad! The Greeks are going mad! Socrates scores! But a beautiful cross from Archimedes. The Germans are disputing it! Hegel is arguing that the reality is merely an a prioriadjunct of non-naturalistic ethics. Kant, via the categorical imperative, is holding that ontologic exists only in the imagination, and Marx is claiming that it was offside." International Philosophy Match, Germany v Greece, Olympic Stadium Munich

    The game in which the Greeks put one over that German Kant. Devised by Cleese, Palin, Idle and the rest it was surely one of their funniest moments, without a dead parrot or silly walk to be seen. …
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    Monty Python

    Monty Python

  •  Lenin

    Lenin

    "For those who desire not simply an aimless skipping from instance to instance, an integral central movement will take us forward towards a great goal." Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

    The Agrarian Question and 'The Critics of Marx' might not be the most obvious place to find the tactical masterplan to re-organise a midfield drifting into non-activity. An early proponent …
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     Lenin

    Lenin

  •  Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    "Without some goal and some effort to reach it. No man can live." Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    The doyen of the crime of a red card and the punishment of an early bath. Dostoyevsky knew the necessity to plough on regardless towards the other lot's six yard box, with the sheer joy of putt…
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     Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  •  Rupert Brooke

    Rupert Brooke

    "There's some corner of a foreign field that is forever England" Rupert Brooke

    He might have been poetry in motion on the field but Rupert's pentameter didn't run to Ingerland's extra syllable. Unisex sizes small 36 inch chest 90 cms) medium (40 inch chest /10…
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     Rupert Brooke

    Rupert Brooke

  • Mao

    Mao

    "To attain our goals and to make our influence felt are external matters, results. The development of our physical strength is an internal matter, a cause." Mao

    Newly appointed club Chairman, Mao, is expected to steer the team from his position on the pitch as an outside left helmsman of the eleven. His position on the brain vs brawn debate outlined in a p…
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    Mao

    Mao

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