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.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 10:20 am

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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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