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Last Updated: Monday January 24 2011 15:39 GMT

Footie presenters caught insulting female assistant ref

Sky Sports presenters Andy Gray and Richard Keys

Two football presenters have had to say they're sorry after insulting a female assistant referee.

Andy Gray and Richard Keys were recorded saying that Sian Massey and other women in the game "did not know the offside rule".

It happened before a match between Wolves and Liverpool. The two presenters didn't realise that their microphones were on.

Sky Sports have now dropped them from Monday's Premier League match.

Assistant referee Sian Massey in action
Assistant referee Sian Massey in action

Before Saturday's game, they were heard saying that someone should go down to the pitch and explain the offside rule to Sian.

But in the end Sian had a great match, getting an important offside decision spot-on in the build-up to Liverpool's opening goal.

Andy Gray and Richard Keys have presented football on Sky Sports since 1992.