Coach Di Canio clutches club colours for the cameras

New Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio poses for photographers at the Academy of Light Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Di Canio holds a Sunderland scarf for the cameras
Di Canio holds a Sunderland scarf for the cameras Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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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.