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BBC News destroys Manchester United in a vicious blooper

A graphic saying “Manchester United are rubbish” appeared on screen on Tuesday during a French Open report and stayed on the ticker for several seconds.

The BBC’s Annita McVeigh later apologised, attributing the blooper to a trainee learning to post updates for the ticker accidentally posting a random thought.

Although the comment was not appreciated by many Man U faithful, some viewers hailed the statement as accurate.

Manchester United, a traditional footballing powerhouse, finished sixth in the Premier League while signing their fifth manager since 2013, when they last won the league title.

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