Paolo Di Canio

Born: July 9, 1968 (age 49)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)

Hometown: Rome, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio smiles prior to kick off in the match against Stoke on May 6, 2013
Career History
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Sports Mole has 540 articles about Paolo Di Canio. Articles 1 to 40:
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic punches the air after Michail Antonio of West Ham United opens the scoring during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Bournemouth at the London Stadium on August 21, 2016
Slaven Bilic hails "perfect day" for West Ham United
Slaven Bilic admits that it has been a "difficult week" for West Ham United, but was delighted with the way his side performed in the 3-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Jan 14, 19:34
Ravel Morrison playing for Manchester United's youth side in 2011.
Troubled Ravel Morrison in last-chance saloon?
Sports Mole considers whether controversial midfielder Ravel Morrison is now in last-chance saloon at Wigan Athletic.
Jan 11, 18:25
Quique Flores looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Watford at Old Trafford on March 2, 2016
Preview: Watford vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the final-day Premier League clash between Watford and Sunderland at Vicarage Road in what is Quique Flores's final match in charge of the Hornets.
May 14, 21:33
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Paolo Di Canio warns Antonio Conte about English media
Paolo Di Canio advises Chelsea managerial target Antonio Conte to be careful how he conducts himself around the British press.
Mar 29, 19:15
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Manchester United and West Ham United on March 13, 2016
Scott Parker: 'Dimitri Payet is just like West Ham United legend Paolo Di Canio'
Dimitri Payet can become as big a West Ham legend as Paolo Di Canio, says ex-midfielder Scott Parker.
Mar 17, 18:37
West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll (2nd L) scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, east London on October 24, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League London derby between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge.
Mar 17, 11:05
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Paolo Di Canio 'does not want Rotherham United job'
Paolo Di Canio's agent denies recent reports that his client is keen to take charge of Championship side Rotherham United.
Feb 9, 15:06
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates the first Sunderland goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on April 14, 2013
Paolo Di Canio applies for Rotherham United job?
A report claims that Rotherham United have received a second managerial application from Paolo Di Canio.
Feb 8, 22:07
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Slaven Bilic: 'Not enough money in the world to buy Dimitri Payet'
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic claims that there is not enough money in the world to buy Dimitri Payet, who he compares to club legend Paolo Di Canio.
Jan 28, 23:01
Sam Allardyce, manager of Sunderland looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on October 17, 2015
Sam Allardyce eager to repeat history in Tyne-Wear derby
Sam Allardyce is hopeful he can continue a recent run which has seen new Sunderland managers enjoy success over Newcastle United.
Oct 23, 22:22
A general view of the stadium during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on February 21, 2015
Next Sunderland manager: Five contenders
Sports Mole takes a look at five managers that are reportedly in the running for the Sunderland job.
Oct 8, 16:34
A general view of the New York Stadium following the pre season friendly match between Rotherham United and Huddersfield Town at The New York Stadium on July 20, 2013
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Burnley
Sports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of Friday night's Championship encounter between Rotherham United and Burnley.
Oct 1, 10:38
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates the first Sunderland goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on April 14, 2013
Rotherham United turn down Paolo Di Canio?
Rotherham United turned down the chance to appoint Paolo Di Canio as their next manager, according to a report.
Sep 30, 10:51
Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between Leicester City and Sunderland.
Aug 6, 17:07
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
John O'Shea: 'Sunderland board needs to learn from past mistakes'
John O'Shea calls on Sunderland's board members to take responsibility for the club's past failures.
Jun 22, 07:55
Sunderland's Dutch manager Dick Advocaat reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Sunderland at the Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, East London on March 21, 2015
Dick Advocaat: 'Tyne-Wear derby like a cup final'
Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat describes their Tyne-Wear derby against Newcastle United as a 'cup final'.
Apr 4, 14:53
Newcastle United assistant manager John Carver during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on March 22, 2014
John Carver eyeing derby revenge against Sunderland
Newcastle United boss John Carver is determined to avenge his side's recent derby defeats to Sunderland after being infuriated by Paolo Di Canio's celebration in 2013.
Apr 4, 04:53
Paolo Di Canio scores the first goal for West Ham United during the FA Carling Premiership match against Wimbledon at Upton Park in London March 26, 2000
On this day: Paolo Di Canio scores Goal of the Season
Fifteen years ago today, Paolo Di Canio scored a memorable volley as West Ham United recorded a 2-1 win over Wimbledon.
Mar 26, 08:00
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at The Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014
Overview: Gus Poyet's 17-month reign at Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a look back at the reign of Gus Poyet at Sunderland following his sacking after 17 months in charge of the club
Mar 16, 16:14
Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Paolo Di Canio: 'Ellis Short is to blame'
Former Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio blames owner Ellis Short for the club's current plight.
Mar 16, 10:12
Paolo Di Canio of West Ham United during the FA Carling Premiership game between West Ham United and Bradford City at Upton Park  on February 12, 2000
On this day: West Ham United, Bradford City play out nine-goal epic
On this day in 2000, West Ham United edged out Bradford City in a nine-goal thriller at Upton Park.
Feb 12, 10:07
Charis Mavrias of Sunderland celebrates with team mates after scoring during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sunderland and Kidderminster Harriers at the Stadium of Light on January 25, 2014
Report: Sunderland to send Charis Mavrias on loan to Panathinaikos
Sunderland winger Charis Mavrias is poised to go on loan to Panathinaikos, according to reports.
Jan 31, 22:20
Les Ferdinand of West Ham United applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match against Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2003
On this day: Les Ferdinand joins West Ham United
Twelve years ago today, West Ham United completed the signing of veteran striker Les Ferdinand from Tottenham Hotspur.
Jan 21, 09:59
Sunderlands Uruguayan manager Gus Poyet reacts during the English Premier League football match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northeast England, on October 25, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Tyne-Wear derby biggest game of season'
Gus Poyet calls on Sunderland to show their fans that they "do really care" against Newcastle in the Tyne-Wear derby - the "biggest game of the season" for both sides.
Dec 21, 13:34
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Crystal Palace at The Stadium of Light on March 15, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'I am not Sunderland's manager'
Gus Poyet appears to criticise Sunderland's transfer policy by claiming that he is not the manager of the club, preferring instead to be known as the "head coach".
Dec 18, 20:18
Adel Taarabt of QPR looks on during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Burton Albion and Queens Park Rangers at Pirelli Stadium on August 27, 2014
Steve Lomas: 'Adel Taarabt needs to look at himself'
Former Queens Park Rangers midfielder Steve Lomas believes that Harry Redknapp was right to question Adel Taarabt's commitment to the club.
Oct 21, 10:58
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Roberto De Fanti hits back at Paolo Di Canio
Former Sunderland director of football Roberto De Fanti feels that Paolo Di Canio has blamed everyone but himself for his failure at the Black Cats.
Oct 20, 03:36
Opposing bosses Paulo Di Canio and Steve Clarke on the touchline during the game on September 21, 2013
Paolo Di Canio blames Roberto De Fanti for Sunderland sacking
Paolo Di Canio blames his Sunderland sacking on the club's recruitment during the summer of 2013 as he points the finger at former director of football Roberto De Fanti.
Oct 20, 02:16
Celtic manager Neil Lennon on the touchline against AC Milan during the Champions League group match on September 18, 2013
Bolton Wanderers close to Neil Lennon appointment?
Former Celtic boss Neil Lennon is reportedly closing in on being named the new manager of Championship side Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 12, 12:47
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates the first Sunderland goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on April 14, 2013
Report: Paolo Di Canio puts himself forward for Bolton Wanderers job
Former Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has reportedly applied for the vacant post at Championship side Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 8, 14:43
Lee Cattermole of Sunderland scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Lee Cattermole: Gus Poyet "changed my game"
Lee Cattermole explains how Gus Poyet helped the midfielder change his game at Sunderland.
Oct 4, 14:57
Benito Carbone of Stelle Crociate salutes the crowd before the 100 Years Anniversary match between Stelle Crociate and US Stelle Gialloblu at Stadio Ennio Tardini on October 13, 2013
On this day: Sheffield Wednesday's Italian duo down Everton
Seventeen years ago today, goals from the Italian pairing of Benito Carbone and Paolo Di Canio helped Sheffield Wednesday to beat Everton.
Oct 4, 10:09
Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole in action during the FA Cup Third Round Replay between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at Stadium of Light on January 15, 2013
Lee Cattermole confident ahead of new season
Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole says that he is feeling "great" after a difficult summer last year.
Aug 2, 15:15
Alfred N'Diaye of Real Betis in action against Sevilla on March 13, 2014
Report: Alfred N'Diaye nears Real Betis move
A report in Spain says that Sunderland are willing to let Alfred N'Diaye sign for Real Betis.
Jul 15, 16:40
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Paolo Di Canio expects England to miss out on knockout stages
Paolo Di Canio believes that England do not have enough strength in depth to reach the World Cup knockout stages.
Jun 7, 04:42
Gustavo Poyet the Sunderland manager celebrates his team's 1-0 victory during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on May 3, 2014
Sunderland to offer new contract to manager Gus Poyet?
Sunderland are reportedly preparing to offer Gus Poyet a new contract at the Stadium of Light.
May 28, 11:31
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Sunderland at Selhurst Park on August 31, 2013
Agent: 'Paolo Di Canio keen on Celtic job'
The agent of Paolo Di Canio claims that the Italian is keen on taking the managerial vacancy at Celtic.
May 26, 11:38
Sunderland's Phil Bardsley in action against Chelsea on April 7, 2013
Report: Phil Bardsley undergoes medical with Stoke City
Sunderland defender Phil Bardsley reportedly undergoes a medical with Stoke City ahead of a potential summer move.
May 22, 17:47
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates the first Sunderland goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on April 14, 2013
Paolo Di Canio pleased with Sunderland survival
Former Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio admits that he is pleased to see the club stay in the Premier League.
May 20, 11:05
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis smiles prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
The Sports Mole team's Premier League awards
The Sports Mole team react to the end of the Premier League season by dishing out a selection of awards.
May 12, 16:10



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