THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

11 November ~ NAC Breda are a Dutch team that have gone for an ambiguous image for their club crest, possibly in order to add an element of mystique. On one level, this is a stylised rendition of two lions, manes flowing blockily in the savannah breeze, tonguing a bit of ibex out of their back teeth. However, if you allow your eyes to lose focus slightly and your mind to slip anchor, as if you were listening to an IT chap on the phone just after he'd used the word "configuration", then you begin to see instead a town planning map showing two new shopping malls built into a residential area of terraced housing. Read more

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