Di Canio gets feisty

Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has vowed to get tough with any player who ignores his ban on bringing mobile telephones into the dressing room.

This is a complete revolution.

We've focused on changing the whole dressing-room environment. Imagine if for years your habit is to use the phone when you're having a massage on the bed, even one minute before going out to train?

For 25 days I accepted this, because my first priority was to work on the field. However, I've said that from now if someone comes inside with a mobile phone, even in their bag, I'll throw it in the North Sea. They're banned.

– Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio speaking to the Daily Telegraph

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