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BBC apologises for 'Manchester United are rubbish' gaffe on news ticker

Telegraph, 24 May 2022
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The BBC has issued an embarrassing apology after its news channel broadcast "Manchester United are rubbish" along its breaking news ticker.

Eagle-eyed viewers quickly spotted the surprise insult for the club at 9.35 as it appeared between various headlines on the sports bulletin.

More than two hours later, the channel's news anchor was forced to explain that the message was displayed in error during a training exercise.

Read the full article here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2022/05/24/bbc-apologises-manchester-united-rubbish-gaffe-news-ticker/

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