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FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Arms of Football Association

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, semee of [ten] Tudor roses proper, three lions passant guardant in pale azure.
Crest : On a cap of maintenance azure turned up argent a peregrine falcon rising belled and jessed holding in the beak an English wild rose slipped and leaved all proper.
Supporters : On each side a lion party per fess argent and azure charged on the shoulder with a Tudor rose and with the interior hind foot resting on a football proper.
Motto: Play the Game

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on March 30, 1949. Supporters and crest were granted on January 9, 1979.

The arms are based on the English arms and had been in use for several decades prior to 1949 in different colours and compositions.


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