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Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio

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Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio

'I will talk about only football': Paolo Di Canio risks embarrassing Sunderland with refusal to clarify pro-fascist views

New Sunderland manager has made dubious statements in the past

'Hiring a fascist, can ultimately be justified by the right results'

BBC clarify Paolo Di Canio column for website

The new Sunderland manager was not paid for the articles

The new Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has rejected

Paolo Di Canio forced to deny racism claims as Sunderland come under fire for controversial appointment

New manager says his words were 'twisted' but anti-racism groups are worried by Italian's appointment

The Sport Matrix: Monday 1 April 2013

Di Canio handed Sunderland reins in place of O'Neill

Paolo Di Canio takes over at Sunderland despite a reputation for controversy

Page 3 Profile: Paolo Di Canio, new Sunderland manager

The cheeky Italian looks to be taking a big step up.

Paolo Di Canio was last night appointed as head coach of Sunderland

Sunderland take a gamble on survival with Paolo Di Canio

Black Cats act swiftly with appointment of Italian on two-and-a-half-year deal after Martin O'Neill's sacking

Paulo Di Canio set for Sunderland managerial talks

Paolo Di Canio is travelling to the north east for talks over the managerial vacancy at Sunderland.

Northern Ireland's qualifier against Russia put on ice once again

Northern Ireland's World Cup Group F qualifier against Russia was postponed for the second time in 24 hours as the Windsor Park pitch in Belfast was again judged unplayable yesterday. The match was the highest-profile victim as bad weather hit football across the country with four games in League One and six in League Two also called off.

Gus Poyet has become frustrated by Brighton’s financial limitations

Gus Poyet on verge of Reading job as Brighton take £2m pay-off

Uruguayan has met with Russian owner and could be in place for Arsenal match

Gus Poyet saw his stock rise further with last weekend’s FA Cup win against Newcastle United

Gus Poyet emerges as favourite for Reading job amid reports Brighton manager has held talks

The Brighton manager's odds of replacing Brian McDermott have been shortened

Gary Smith

Stevenage sack manager Gary Smith following dreadful run

Most recent loss meant Boro had lost 14 of their past 18 games

Neil Warnock

Neil Warnock says Leeds United should not panic over new manager search

Warnock is ready to step aside

Brian McDermott

Reading caretaker Eamonn Dolan unsure of future beyond Manchester United

Brian McDermott was sacked this week

Brian McDermott

Reading caretaker Eamonn Dolan expected to take charge of match against Manchester United

Dolan, formerly the head of the academy, was placed in temporary charge

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