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No point arguing with you in this mood, FA tells England Lionesses

The Football Association has defended itself over the furore about its allegedly sexist tweet on the return of the England Lionesses team from the Womens’ World Cup. It has accused critics of ‘completely overreacting, as usual’ and declaring that ‘it’s no use arguing with you when you’re in this kind of mood’.

The tweet, which welcomed the Lionesses back as ‘mothers, partners and daughters’, has caused outrage among fans of the team, which enjoyed the most success of any England team in a World Cup since 1966. The FA has responded by deleting the offending message, replacing it with ‘Fine, have it your way… #cantbloodywincanI’ but strongly denied that it is an inherently sexist organisation.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2015
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Racism to distance itself from football

'They all look exactly the same'A spokesman for racism told of mounting shame and anguish amongst the racist community as the uninitiated continually assume all racist people are somehow involved in professional football.

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Posted: Nov 9th, 2013
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Wanted: Experienced football manager for untenable position

Managing a team of arrogant millionaires, with egos even bigger than their houses, you will be expected to deliver outstanding results against superior opposition. You should generally try to give the impression that you are somehow earning your massive salary.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2012
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Capello ‘completely disagrees’ with Chris Huhne resignation

not racist to call him Italian‘I thought it was right that Chris Huhne should keep the Energy Secretary armband. This will be a big loss to the Cabinet and the Lib Dems.’

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2012
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Diane Abbott to replace John Terry as England captain

plans to divide her squad into 4-4-2, and RULE!Mrs Abbott is expected to slot into Terry’s role at the centre of defence, significantly strengthening the national squad for the European Championships this summer.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2012
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