Di Canio: I don't support fascism

After three days of intense public pressure, the new Sunderland head coach Paolo Di Canio has insisted: "I am not a racist and I do not support the ideology of fascism." He had refused to say if he was a fascist during a news conference yesterday.

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Paolo Di Canio appointed Sunderland head coach

Paolo Di Canio has been appointed Sunderland head coach. Credit: PA Wire

Paolo Di Canio has been appointed Sunderland head coach on a two-and-a-half-year deal, the club have announced.

David Miliband has resigned from his role as vice-chairman and non-executive director of Sunderland due to new manager Di Canio's "past political statements", the former MP said.

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