MOTD subtitle error leaves BBC red-faced

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    Image caption Football author Paul Brown tweeted a screen grab of the upseting subtitle

    An “regrettable mistake” in subtitling resulted in Newcastle United being identified “white and black residue” throughout the BBC’s Match of the Day 2 program.

    Commentator Guy Mowbray stated Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge had actually scored 5 objectives versus the black and whites.

    But software application puzzled the word “comma”, spoken by a subtitler, and put “residue” into the on-screen text.

    The BBC stated the mistake was spotted and remedied right away.

    It was seen by football author Paul Brown, who tweeted a screenshot from the program on Sunday night, stating “MOTD2 subtitler seemingly not a Newcastle fan.”

    During the commentary Guy Mowbray stated: “Sturridge has actually scored in all 4 of his previous Premier League begins at Newcastle. For the Reds versus the black and whites, he boasts 5 objectives in 5 looks.”

    Football commentary is re-voiced for subtitles by somebody called a “respeaker”.

    A BBC spokesperson stated: “Our live subtitling service is typically really precise and makes our material a lot more available, however there are times when regrettable mistakes take place.

    “On this celebration the mistake was spotted and fixed right away.”

    The Magpies went on to draw 1-1 in the Premier League house video game .

    Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-41473443

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