THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Yeovil's club crest is based on a local historical figure whose story has been passed from generation to generation, because talking is about the only social activity available in Somerset during the winter if you don't count dry-stone walling or arson. It is told that the first Bishop of Yeovil was known far and wide as being "very good with children". This was arguably not as great a reputation as was earned by some of his contemporaries (The Bishop of Durham was known to drive out demons, the Bishop of Rochester could swim underwater, and etcetera), but it was at least something to hang his hat on in terms of nationwide renown. Read more

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