Jump to content

Adverts are hidden for all 'Gold Members' - sign up for just £10 a year by clicking here | Advertise here for just 25p per 1,000 impressions - click here
Welcome to Fans Focus. You are currently viewing as a guest. Please login or register to post.    

Sign in icon Sign In Register Register Help Help Login with Facebook Login with Twitter

League section covering 2,000+ clubs - check out your division and club page click here!

Recent Topics

Recent Status Updates
(Update your status via the dropdown
to the right of your name (top left))

View All Updates

Upcoming Calendar Events

There are no forthcoming calendar events

Today's Birthdays ( 19-September 18 )

  • Photo
    Wivenhoe Urchin

    Age: 31

  • Photo
    TheCat

    Age: 44

  • Photo
    townender lad

    Age: 26

  • Photo
    Turbo

    Age: 51

  • Photo
    Evan

    Age: 26


Photo

There's something I've got to know....

- - - - -

  • Please log in to reply
regular view basic view
4 replies to this topic

#1
offline Simon BTFC

Simon BTFC
  • National Squad - 2nd XI
    Offline
  • Posts: 3,235
  • Joined: 24 Sep 2001
What does Isthmian mean? Somebody asked me and the best I could come up with was "it's latin for M25" images/icons/wink.gif" border="0

#2
offline Merv

Merv
  • First XI - Sub
    Offline
  • Posts: 975
  • Joined: 6 Sep 2001
  • Location: Canvey Island
  • Supports: Bristol City
  • Foes: Chelmo Urghhhh....
Almost, but not quite.<p>Isthmian relates to anything situated in, or near, or on, an isthmus. An isthmus is a narrow strip of land joining two larger areas of land, the most famous being the Isthmus of Panama.<p>Another famous one is the Isthmus of Corinth (Greece). This was the home of the ancient Pan-Hellenic games and, in that connection, probably gives its name to our own Isthmian League.<p>Merv CIFC<p>[ 23 November 2001: This message was edited by: Merv CIFC ]</p>

#3
offline CANV EFM

CANV EFM
  • National Squad - 1st XI
    Offline
  • Posts: 7,635
  • Joined: 9 Sep 2001
merv you are an intellectual behemoth

#4
offline Merv

Merv
  • First XI - Sub
    Offline
  • Posts: 975
  • Joined: 6 Sep 2001
  • Location: Canvey Island
  • Supports: Bristol City
  • Foes: Chelmo Urghhhh....
While I'm on a roll, the Latin for M25 is 'calceata quinque et viginti'<p>I thought everybody knew that!<p>Merv CIFC

#5
offline David Holden

David Holden
  • Youth Team Coach
    Offline
  • Posts: 8,757
  • Joined: 5 Sep 2001
  • Location: Gravesend
  • Supports: Gravesend & Northfleet
  • Foes: Dartford
Of or relating to the Isthmus of Corinth, especially with regard to the biennial Pan-Hellenic games held there in antiquity<p>So I assume it was to do with the amateur status of the league rather than it originating on an isthmus images/icons/smile.gif" border="0 <p>Mind you I hear that Denis Strudwick is trying to get some Greek teams to join the Southern League <img src="graemlins/zyklop.gif" border="0" alt="[zyklop]" />




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

View New Posts

List of all CLUBS on Fans Focus