THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

23 February ~ After last week's iconographic crossword puzzle, this week's crest is a less confusing affair altogether. A lion, a straightforward, honest-to-goodness lion, the staple image of so many clubs around the world. You know immediately where you are with a lion, you have to briefly channel Alan Hansen – strength, aggression, pace, hunger. All you could ask to symbolise in order to make a football team feel good about itself, from one easily-drawn animal. And yet this, on closer inspection, is not your run-of-the-mill emblematic lion. There is something not quite right about him. Read more

 

 

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