BBC's use of Will Grigg and Max Power photo on Domino's Pizza story amuses Sunderland fans

Sunderland fans were left amused this morning as a picture of Will Grigg and Max Power ended up as the lead image on a BBC story.

Domino's – one of the UK’s biggest pizza takeaway companies – is hiring 5,000 cooks and delivery drivers, as staff who joined during the pandemic head back to former roles.

The fast-food chain said it had recruited thousands of workers in the last year to keep up with demand.

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When reporting the story, though, the BBC used images of Sunderland striker Grigg and recently-released captain Max Power during an event last year.

Over the course of the day the pair, who are said to be big Domino’s fans, hand-stretched and topped 40 pizzas.

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The BBC’s use of the image of Grigg and Power has prompted some amusement from Sunderland fans on Twitter.

Former Wigan Athletic striker Grigg – who joined the Black Cats for £3m – has been linked with a return to the DW Stadium having spent half of last season on loan at MK Dons.

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The use of this image by the BBC has prompted a laugh from Sunderland fans.

And reports in Suffolk suggest that Ipswich Town boss Paul Cook is understood to be keen on a move Power.

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The former Sunderland captain was not offered a new deal at the Stadium of Light in Lee Johson’s retained list and will depart Wearside when his contract ends during the summer.

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