Paolo Di Canio might have transformed Sunderland's fortunes in the past three weeks, but the Black Cats manager claims his side cannot take Premier League safety for granted.
Sunderland won 3-0 in their Premier League derby at Newcastle United to enhance Di Canio's chances of leading the club away from trouble near the foot of the table.
Paolo Di Canio vowed to keep his volatile temper under control after the controversial Italian’s debut as Sunderland manager ended in a frustrating 2-1 defeat against Chelsea.
Paolo Di Canio achieved his ambition to manage in the Premier League with Sunderland - and immediately stepped into a row about his past statements on politics.
Di Canio's arrival on Wearside as successor to the sacked Martin O'Neill triggered a storm of negative headlines about the Italian's notorious political views.
Greek footballer Giorgos Katidis and Sunderland's new manager, Paolo di Canio, have much in common. Both hail from the sunny shores of the Mediterranean, both are talented footballers and both are...
Can someone who has admitted to supporting fascism manage a Premier League team?
That question has engulfed English football since Paolo Di Canio was hired by Sunderland on Sunday.
Zdenek Zeman's future as coach of AS Roma was placed in further doubt after the Serie A side suffered a 4-2 reverse at home to lowly Cagliari for their fifth straight game without a victory.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines sportsmanship as "fair and generous in one's behaviour or treatment of others, especially in a game or sporting contest".