THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

21 September ~ You don't mind a dull badge. The football world is crammed full of dull badges bearing nothing but a dual-hued shield, a large overbearing football, the team's name in pastel shades and so on. Encountering these is an occupational hazard for the seasoned badge-fancier – one simply blinks back the disappointment and tries to move on. But when a team called the Red Berets, run by the Kenyan police force, can only come up with a tediously basic picture of a football, it amounts to dereliction of duty. It is only understandable if the designers experienced a kind of option paralysis, because there are so many possibilities here. What would have been wrong with a picture of a nice smart man wearing a red beret? Read more

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