THE date is August 5 1973 and the world’s weirdest soccer match, in all probability ever, is being performed in West London.
A crew of Playboy bunnies are thrown into battle in opposition to a ‘Planet of the Apes’ aspect, managed by the legendary Malcolm Allison, Crystal Palace boss on the time.
Hurlingham Stadium is the venue for a recreation that, actually, blurs the road between fiction and actuality.
Luckily there’s photographic proof of it actually occurring.
The conflict, which appeared in some pictures to have taken place in both quicksand or recent mud, was in assist of the World Wildlife Fund.
Little or no data stays in regards to the fixture.
No report appears to exist anyplace of the ultimate rating, what number of followers have been in attendance or even when any subs have been made.
As a substitute all we’re left with are these unbelievable photos of soccer from a bygone period.
ROLLING BACK THE YEARS Footballers fall in love once more with 70s standing image
The ‘apes’ have been from hit science fiction movie of the time, Battle for the Planet of the Apes, which featured late English actor Roddy McDowall.
As if it could not get stranger, Hurlingham was Fulham’s first floor and was the place Monty Python’s Higher Class Twit of the Yr sketch was filmed.
?Find out how to win £1MILLION with Solar Six?
SUN SIX is the brand new predictor recreation the place you’ll be able to win £1million – simply by appropriately selecting the outcomes of six video games.
Right here is the way to get your mitts on the million:
- Make your picks – predict the scores from these six video games
- Enter your particulars – shortly signal as much as Solar Bets so we will contact you
- Rating £1m – Watch the scores roll in and you’ll win £1m
Prime pundits IAN WRIGHT and DANNY HIGGINBOTHAM have made their picks for this week in the event you want a steer.
And keep in mind, you’ll be able to declare a free £30 wager with Solar Bets if you join put a tenner on this weekend’s soccer right here.