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Countdown Star And Manchester United Fan Rachel Riley Is Mercilessly Mocked In Studio After Loss To Manchester City

Countdown Star And Manchester United Fan Rachel Riley Is Mercilessly Mocked In Studio After Loss To Manchester City

Most Manchester United fan’s have went into hiding since their 3-0 drubbing at the hands of local rivals Manchester City.

But Rachel Riley, the beautiful co-presenter of Countdown, had nowhere to hide this morning when the crew of the Channel 4 show aimed a blatant jibe at the United supporting 28 year-old.

By Stuart Hynd – @supers0nic_

Riley has seen her popularity rise to exceptional levels since she replaced former co-presenter Carol Vorderman in 2008.

But the former Oxford University maths student was left seething after the crew hijacked her letters board, writing “Blue Moon” – a clear reference to United’s cross-city rivals.

A frustrated Riley posted a picture of the sign via her official Twitter account:

Not that the Countdown staff felt any sympathy for Riley, as they went one step further in hanging a City scarf from the board:

Riley is a well-known supporter of the Old Trafford club and was famously commemorated on her 1000th episode of Countdown by Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, who presented her with a personalised Red Devils shirt:

 

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