BBC news anchor apologises after 'Manchester United are rubbish' appears on ticker

A BBC news anchor was forced to apologise after the words 'Manchester United are rubbish' appeared on the ticker.

By Daniel Sheridan
Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 2:02 pm
Updated Tuesday, 24th May 2022, 2:05 pm

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The ticker showed the message for a number of seconds at around 9.35am this morning during a sports segment.

However, it was later revealed to be an intern doing training on how to use the ticker, who had accidentally published one.

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The BBC anchor apologised two hours later and said: ""Ever so sorry, but we have a new intern training how to use the ticker.

"They did not mean to publish ‘Manchester United are rubbish’, and we are deeply sorry."

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