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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #120 on: June 24, 2022, 09:37:11 PM »
The star is an embarrassment.

Why?

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #121 on: June 24, 2022, 10:01:11 PM »
As long as itís got Aston Villa and a lion Iíll be happy

None of this AVFC stuff weíve got the greatest name in world football bar none, itís so good celebs fall in love with it and start supporting us for no other reason
Why would anyone think abbreviating it was a good idea

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #122 on: June 24, 2022, 10:02:39 PM »
Ask Lerner.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #123 on: June 24, 2022, 10:24:03 PM »
I would love us to have the round badge again.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #124 on: June 24, 2022, 10:58:11 PM »
The star is an embarrassment.

It signifies we won the top club competition in Europe, arguably the world at a time you had to be a league champion to do so. There is literally nothing embarrassing about it. You could argue for or against it on the badge but embarrassing? Not in the least.

It is embarrassing. We were that desperate to shoehorn it in we put it inside the crest and made it lopsided. And that's not taking into account how small it makes us look. It smacks of an inferiority complex honestly.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #125 on: June 24, 2022, 11:07:28 PM »
It was at a time when every team was trying to find an excuse to put a star or two on their badge. Huddersfield managed three.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #126 on: June 24, 2022, 11:09:53 PM »
I can't imagine this will be super popular but, I've always loved the Villa badge from around the 50s. I just think it oozes old-school class, unique charm and a sense of gravity befitting the stature of the club. I wonder what a modern take on this might be like.




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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #127 on: June 24, 2022, 11:37:35 PM »
The star is an embarrassment.

Why?

The reason I find it embarrassing is it reminds me of the pubs/hotels etc that keep a sign saying 'best whatever' and it's dated years ago. It just immediately points out you've gone off the boil a bit since you got the award. Obviously it's a stupendously fabulous achievement but I'd rather have two stars in a few years time when we win it again.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #128 on: June 24, 2022, 11:53:41 PM »
The star is an embarrassment.

It signifies we won the top club competition in Europe, arguably the world at a time you had to be a league champion to do so. There is literally nothing embarrassing about it. You could argue for or against it on the badge but embarrassing? Not in the least.

It is embarrassing. We were that desperate to shoehorn it in we put it inside the crest and made it lopsided. And that's not taking into account how small it makes us look. It smacks of an inferiority complex honestly.

So do Forest have an inferiority complex? How about Ajax, Bayern, OM, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Inter, Benfica etc?

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #129 on: June 24, 2022, 11:59:58 PM »
The star is an embarrassment.

It signifies we won the top club competition in Europe, arguably the world at a time you had to be a league champion to do so. There is literally nothing embarrassing about it. You could argue for or against it on the badge but embarrassing? Not in the least.

It is embarrassing. We were that desperate to shoehorn it in we put it inside the crest and made it lopsided. And that's not taking into account how small it makes us look. It smacks of an inferiority complex honestly.

So do Forest have an inferiority complex? How about Ajax, Bayern, OM, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Inter, Benfica etc?

The Italian clubs have a ruling on their badges - ten titles for every star.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #130 on: June 25, 2022, 12:00:52 AM »
I think before we start complaining that our badge is cringeworthy for celebrating our European Cup success, maybe we should stop the fans singing Ďhave you won the European Cupí to all and sundry, rather than just the likes of Arsenal and the smaller of the Manchester clubs.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #131 on: June 25, 2022, 12:02:24 AM »
It's either a circle or a shield, much as I'd be up for something different.

The badge we won the league and European Cup in really is so simple and effective; it's timeless.

Some of the newer suggested types just have a stereotypical element about them.

As mentioned earlier, keep a star for European competition. We could of course put 7 stars when we play the FA Cup, 5 for the League Cup etc....

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #132 on: June 25, 2022, 12:04:26 AM »
The star is an embarrassment.

It signifies we won the top club competition in Europe, arguably the world at a time you had to be a league champion to do so. There is literally nothing embarrassing about it. You could argue for or against it on the badge but embarrassing? Not in the least.

It is embarrassing. We were that desperate to shoehorn it in we put it inside the crest and made it lopsided. And that's not taking into account how small it makes us look. It smacks of an inferiority complex honestly.

So do Forest have an inferiority complex? How about Ajax, Bayern, OM, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Inter, Benfica etc?

The Italian clubs have a ruling on their badges - ten titles for every star.

Itís still a star signifying a measure of success. Thatís all our star is. And it is a very significant accomplishment in our history. This isnít about me wanting a star because having it or not doesnít matter. Nobody is taking away what we did. But keeping it certainly isnít in any way embarrassing or indicative of an inferiority complex.

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #133 on: June 25, 2022, 12:05:12 AM »
I think before we start complaining that our badge is cringeworthy for celebrating our European Cup success, maybe we should stop the fans singing Ďhave you won the European Cupí to all and sundry, rather than just the likes of Arsenal and the smaller of the Manchester clubs.

Now that I agree with entirely

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Re: Crest Review
« Reply #134 on: June 25, 2022, 12:50:45 AM »
This was the 70's badge introduced by Tommy Doc:





Replacing :-





New badge needs 'Aston Villa', but I agree with those who prefer simple designs.

Maybe the old shield, but without the motto and 'Aston' above it, 'Villa' below
Typeface could either be Baskerville or  Birmingham.

Not fussed about the star, we could say the Villan mascot nicked it.

In case you're interested, this site will tell all about lion rampant etc.:-

https://www.internationalheraldry.com/


 


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