Sunderland last night appointed Paolo Di Canio as manager in a desperate late bid to save the club from relegation.
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Sunderland provoked a furious backlash last night by appointing Paolo Di Canio to replace Martin O’Neill as manager.
Paolo Di Canio is the shock choice as Sunderland manager after he was appointed on a two-and-a-half-year contract last night.
Paolo Di Canio was last night appointed as the head coach of Sunderland following the sacking of Martin O’Neill on Saturday after the defeat by Manchester United.
Paolo Di Canio has been appointed Martin O’Neill’s successor at Sunderland, with the north-east club gambling their status in the Barclays Premier League on a managerial maverick who is untried in the division.
Paolo Di Canio last night became Sunderland’s left-field, kill-or-cure choice to stave off the threat of relegation from the Premier League.
Sunderland have put faith in Paolo Di Canio to save them from relegation after the sacking of Martin O’Neill.