Scottish football clubs are falling foul of an ancient, heraldic law relating to their crests. A number of clubs have been forced to change their crest in the last couple of seasons, and now the same issue is facing League 1 club, Ayr United.
Ayr’s current club crest has been in use since the 1950’s and if they were forced to change it, costing the club thousands in having to switch to a new badge on all merchandise. Crests are a huge part of the identity of a club and undoubtedly so, fans feel protective over their club and it’s crest. However, out of every perceived negative, a few positives can also be found. A change of crest can be one of those positives.