Fired by the BBC after serious comment

Craig ramage on played six years of his active career in the Derby, but now has an utterly foolish comment about the club's players got him fired from his job

Fired by the BBC after serious comment

Craig ramage on played six years of his active career in the Derby, but now has an utterly foolish comment about the club's players got him fired from his job

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
17 February 2020 Monday 12:00
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Fired by the BBC after serious comment

Craig ramage on played six years of his active career in the Derby, but now has an utterly foolish comment about the club's players got him fired from his job as fodboldekspert on the BBC.

Saturday, he starred in a BBC podcast on the Derby's Championship team, and here he aired his position on a number of the players.

- When I look at it, and look at certain players - their body language, appearance, the way they behave, so I feel the 'wait just a moment - he needs to get down on the ground.'

- I would probably say about all the young black guys, was the comment about Derby-the players.

The remark was prompt the BBC to suspend the 49-year-old ramage on and to start an investigation. It took not very long, for already on Sunday was the expert fired on gray paper.

It was some completely unacceptable comments, and we will no longer work with Craig, sounds from a spokesperson in the BBC, according to the Mirror.

Craig Ramages racist remark was, according to the newspaper have caused anger internally in Derby's squad, where there is also dissatisfaction with the fact that None of the other performers in the podcast, immediately reacted to the comment.

After the 1-1 match against Huddersfield, said Derby's defender Max Lowe on behalf of the club's players, where he strongly took the distance from ramage on and the lack of interference from the expert's colleagues.

And the main character even lay him down flat immediately after.

- Race is irrelevant in relation to the challenges, as I discussed, and I regret sincerely what I said. I sincerely hope that the players accept my apology, wrote ramage on among other things on Twitter afterwards.

Max Lowe said themselves absolutely critical about Craig ramage on after the weekend's match. Photo: CRAIG BROUGH/Ritzau Scanpix

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Updated: 17.02.2020 12:00
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