THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

2 February ~ Quite a rare approach in the badge design world, using, as it does, the Implied Image approach. This is not a new technique – in the late 19th century cave paintings were discovered in northern France depicting a Neanderthal man pointing and laughing at a poorly made decorative object which is mostly out of shot. It is, however, rather a daring design in the sense that many people in the Sandefjord region would have liked to have seen the whole whale on their club's crest, a symbol of power and largeness that one might wear with pride. It is not every town, after all, that is built close to whales. Read more

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