THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

19 January ~ What kind of man – or woman, for that matter – takes on a commission to design a football team's badge, goes away for a few days to his Imagineering room and emerges with an image of a creature half rabbit, half round-topped winter bonnet? Following extensive investigation there still appears to be no culture that will admit to including such an entity in its mythology. There are stories told in the rural north of Albania of a creature half-goat, half Alpine Homburg that inhabits dense forest and forewarns those it encounters of a death in the family or, at the very least, a work-based appraisal. But this is the closest our research gets us to the Skenderbeu icon. Read more

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