Come dig the best FA jokes to have been cracked in response to their (widely perceived as) sexist tweet attempting to congratulate England Women.
BREAKING NEWS: Sexist FA tweet opens wormhole to 1950s
Here is the offending tweet…
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) July 6, 2015
…and now for the jokes it spawned…
Our FA officials go back to being jobsworths, pen-pushers and pedants today, but they have taken on another title – sexist arses. #Lionesses
— Andy Nairn (@andynairn) July 7, 2015
That FA tweet is brillant:"Look how totally not sexist we are to all these dollybirds! Look how much our attitudes toward quim has changed!"
— Rufus Hound (@RufusHound) July 6, 2015
"Sexist tweet from official account slammed, but FA says post 'was taken out of context'" The context was the 1950s? http://t.co/nCqfb4MHw7
— Ben Carrington (@BenHCarrington) July 6, 2015
We should get Louise Mensch onto the case of the FA tweet.
— Dr Adam Rutherford (@AdamRutherford) July 6, 2015
J*n R*nson pitching a book about that deleted FA tweet as we speak.
— Dr Brooke Magnanti (@belledejour_uk) July 6, 2015
THE FA: No need to delete, just add a few words to stop this tweet appearing sexist. pic.twitter.com/A40FMEARlB
— Benny (@Ben_Morgan_) July 7, 2015
The left hand side of the Daily Mail website – "Sexist dinosaurs at FA strike again". Right hand side "Coleen sizzles in bikini"…
— Gordon Chree (@gordonchree) July 6, 2015