Swindon Town forced to change locks after Paolo Di Canio breaks into former club
Friday 22 February 2013
Swindon Town has been forced into changing its locks at the County Ground after former manager Paolo Di Canio launched a night time raid on his old office.
The Italian, who left the League One club on Monday, returned at 11:50pm on Wednesday night and let himself into his office using keys from his time in charge.
Di Canio was allegedly caught on CCTV, accompanied by a member of his backroom team, removing photographs from his successful spell as boss from the walls.
The club have now changed the codes on the stadium entrance and replaced the locks to his office.
While there had been hopes in some quarters of persuading Di Canio to return to his position as manager, this incident looks to have scuppered those.
Swindon will be temporarily managed by senior players Tommy Miller and Darren Ward following the exit of most of their backroom staff in the wake of Di Canio's departure.
Latest in Sport
- 1 Five-year-old Iris Grace is raising awareness of autism through her extraordinary paintings
- 2 Expert urges cat lovers to own just one animal each
- 4 Yes, the iPhone 6 is a miracle, but it's Apple's tax affairs that deserve a double take
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month