Penalty fears over football team’s badge

By Alistair Beaton

Published: 08/10/2010

A north-east football club could be facing a £30,000 financial penalty – for using Scotland’s lion rampant and saltire on its badge.

The traditional Scottish emblems are proudly displayed on Highland League side Formartine United FC’s pavilion on the outskirts of Pitmedden.

They are also used on every item of kit issued to the club’s youth and adult teams.

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