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Being a bit bored the other night I started looking at clubs in the various lower leagues around the world - and discovered a great little club in the USL - The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 😎 Love that name lol
 

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I'm always amused by Olympique Gymnaste Club Nice Côte d'Azur as being the correct full name of the club known in the local language as Nissa.
 

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If by great one means large, then NAC Breda from the Netherlands take some beating. A merger of two clubs, NOAD and ADVENDO, the full name is : Nooit opgeven altijd doorzetten, Aangenaam door vermaak en nuttig door ontspanning Combinatie Breda.

"Give us an N... give us an O.... give us another O... ", would pretty much last the whole game.
 
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The Strongest, Bolivia...close thread!

Remember watching a great game they were involved in on TV many years ago when over there.
The team was full of long-haired, moustachioed macho attacking types, a perfect fit for a club of this name.
 

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Wacker Innsbruck and Kickers Offenbach on my list along with Crouch End Vampires. In my Sunday football days there was a team in the Chiswick and District league called Bolshevik Flyers.
 

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Nobody has said they prefer "Young Boys" of Berne, Switzerland 🇨🇭 yet ?

There's a team called Hearts of Oak in Africa somewhere.

Chaco For Ever, Argentina 🇦🇷
Named after Chaco province but with an English tag line !
 

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Grasshoppers of Zurich; maybe not lower league, but surely merits a mention (for the older reader - nothing to do with Kung Fu).
 

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Billingham Synthonia is the only club in the world named after a synthetic ammonia
Used primarily as a fertiliser, I believe.

But I think of a few teams which might be considered to be natural fertiliser. ;)
 

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Mens team in Gozo, Nadur Youngsters
 

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been following these for years

Thisted Fodbold Club

danish 2nd div

punching well above their weight
 

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There's a Club Atletico Belgrano in the Argentinian League.
 

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Amazed no one has yet mentioned the Peruvian side, Deportivo W*nka

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They had an amazing squad the other year - quite incredible:

Manager: Argelico F*cks (current manager of Botafogo)

1. David Seaman
2. Danny Sh*ttu
3. Rod Fanni
4. Raphael Scheidt
5. Berndt Haas
6. Nicky Butt
7. Uwe Fuchs
8. Paul Dickov
9. Wayne W*nklin
10. Lopez Ufarte
11. Julian Dicks

Subs

12. Dean Windass
13. Joaquim Manuel Silva Quim (ex-Benfica goalkeeper)

Sorry - I’ve probably ruined this thread now, haven’t I? 🤓
 

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Some good ones in Africa. ALsways wanted to see the "coffee derby" in Ehiopia, between Ethiopian Coffee FC & Sidama Coffee. Apparently they kick one lump or two out of each other

List of top-division football clubs in CAF countries - Wikipedia

Gabon have the wonderfully named AC Bongoville which sounds like a Harry Hill creation
 

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....Both clubs have good grounds.....
In
....Both clubs have good grounds.....
Don’t laugh but I’ve actually been to the ground they use (the Addis Ababa Stadium) to watch Ethiopia play Ghana in an African Nations Championship qualifier ! 🇪🇹🇬🇭

Worst ‘international’ stadium I’ve ever been to.
 

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Close season, our betting syndicate at work are forced to gamble on foreign football. I always put my pound on my favourite Finnish team, Sexy Poxyt.

 

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I like the Kashima Antlers (Tokyo). Can imagine the crowd doing antler gestures whenever they score.
 

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Amazed no one has yet mentioned the Peruvian side, Deportivo W*nka

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They had an amazing squad the other year - quite incredible:

Manager: Argelico F*cks (current manager of Botafogo)

1. David Seaman
2. Danny Sh*ttu
3. Rod Fanni
4. Raphael Scheidt
5. Berndt Haas
6. Nicky Butt
7. Uwe Fuchs
8. Paul Dickov
9. Wayne W*nklin
10. Lopez Ufarte
11. Julian Dicks

Subs

12. Dean Windass
13. Joaquim Manuel Silva Quim (ex-Benfica goalkeeper)

Sorry - I’ve probably ruined this thread now, haven’t I? 🤓
I should point out that F*cks is the manager of Série C's Botafogo from São Paulo, not the famous Rio de Janeiro club.

He may though get round to them one day. Since starting his managerial career 13 years ago, F*cks has managed a total of 28 clubs.
 

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I should point out that F*cks is the manager of Série C's Botafogo from São Paulo, not the famous Rio de Janeiro club.

He may though get round to them one day. Since starting his managerial career 13 years ago, F*cks has managed a total of 28 clubs.
A novel form of Groundhopping!

Anyhow, if it may not be exactly"great", it's certainly eye-catching, as I give you Southend's very own Catholic United FC.
 

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The Strongest, Bolivia...close thread!

Remember watching a great game they were involved in on TV many years ago when over there.
The team was full of long-haired, moustachioed macho attacking types, a perfect fit for a club of this name.
Bolivia is also home to Always Ready, Blooming and Destroyers.

My favourite Bolivian team is Jorge Wilstermann, named after the country's first civilian aviator.
 

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There's a team called Arsenal in the Lisa Professional in Argentina.
They are bottom too.
 

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Roly Poly Rovers
Lags eleven
 

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Also in Argentina.

Deportivo Moron.
 
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