THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

basildon15030 January ~ Basildon United, of the Essex Senior League, depict the Greek god Dionysus on their club crest. Dionysus, of course, was the ancient god of wine, parties, festivals, madness, chaos, drunkenness, lying around in the grass, not accounting for your movements over the past three days, falling asleep in a meeting and chip-pan fires. He was portrayed in art as either an older bearded god or an effeminate, long-haired youth, or sometimes as a man climbing a temple wall for a bet. Read more

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