The FA has condemned as "unacceptable" a newspaper headline poking fun at new England manager Roy Hodgson's manner of speech.
The Sun's headline 'Bwing on the Euwos!' has led to numerous complaints to the FA and the Press Complaints Commission, an FA statement said.
FA chairman David Bernstein said they had been delighted with the media coverage generally but that the headline was "disrespectful".
The statement said: "The FA and the Press Complaints Commission have today received a large number of objections relating to the front page headline in The Sun newspaper, regarding Roy Hodgson's manner of speech.
"On this occasion, we will not be making an official complaint to the PCC but we have raised it with the newspaper and made it clear that their front page is unacceptable to us."
Bernstein said: "We are delighted at the media response to Roy's appointment but are disappointed with the headline in The Sun, which we consider is in poor taste and disrespectful."
In its story the Sun said Hodgson was "affectionately known as Woy due to his speech impediment".
what do you think?
Does anyone expect anything less from the gutterpress that is the Sun? In fairness though, most Sun readers would understand the intended 'humour' as it didn't have any pictures.
That should've said they **Wouldn't** understand. The joys of predictive texts!
Yet again the sun news paper tryin to be funny. Only thing the sun was good for is when my dog was toilet trainin
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Disrespectful, plain and simple
typical murdoch led bullying.we appoint a new national manager and we now know how the future press coverage will go.did the sun back harry for the job?is it any real wonder why the job becomes unbarabley overpressured when our press dont even back the man for the job without a game under his belt.
what has happened to the good old British sense of humour,our nickname used to be whinging poms.... so glad i got out and moved to Cyprus
Yeah yeah lets just have a laugh at someone with a speech impediment. The Sun, pfff. Just says it all for me.
well mr s fids,Roy has just walked into the top job in English soccer...do you really think he is that bothered..If i had his wages i know i wouldn't...As an english football supporter (with a sense of humour)..i wish him all the best and hope he can get us further than the quarter finals
Did the writers of "only fools and horses" get hauled over the coals for the episode they wrote where Raquelle had to sing duets with a singer who couldn't pronounce his R's...cwying and gween gween gwass of home as i remember......NO they didnt and why.......because it was funny.Stop picking holes in a newspaper and get a life