FAW yn wrth Gymreig

Erthygl ar newswales heddiw yn son am agwedd wrth Gymreig yr FAW a mae Cymdeithas yr Iaith wedi cwyno i FIFA am hyn. mae'n hollol warthus

John Pritchard, Secretary of the Caernarfon and District League,recently replied to a letter from the FAW through the medium ofWelsh, and to his great surprise, received the following responsefrom FAW Secretary General David Collins:

"I can infom you that the Football Assocciation of Wales conducts its business in English. It will remain the policy of the FAW that all communications are conducted in English."

John Pritchard was also refused permission to speak through the medium of Welsh in two separate hearings with the FAW, and they refused to pay for any translating facilities, forcing John Pritchard to speak in English.



Yn ol yr erthygl mae'r FAW wedi torri nifer o reolau FIFA trwy wneud hyn megis:

Statutes 3 which states:"Discrimination of any kind against a country, private person orgroups of people on account of ethnic origin, gender, language,religion, politics or any other reason is strictly prohibited andpunishable by suspension or expulsion."

And statutes 8.2 which states:"It is the responsibility of each member association to translateinto the language of their own country"