THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

21 June ~ Dutch club Heracles Almelo take their name from Heracles, the offspring of Zeus and the mortal Alcmene. The life and death of Heracles is an epic tale, containing indelible feats of cruelty and of valour. One might think the club had plenty of options for a striking image to put on their crest. Perhaps a simple one of Heracles alone, gazing out to sea, as if to say: "I am the son of Zeus and I could break your spine with my thumb, but I am also an admirer of our wonderful Greek scenery." Read more

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