Paolo Di Canio’s Time at STFC: Essential Reading for Sunderland Fans

With news that Paolo Di Canio has been appointed as manager at Premier League Sunderland, here’s some light reading for Mackems on his eventful time at Swindon Town…

Paolo Di Canio’s Red & White Army – An initial view on the Italian’s appointment in May 2011… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Paolo Di Canio: Method Man Not Madman – He’s wild, he’s exuberant, and he’s fantastic entertainment, but Paolo Di Canio is a more studied manager than his pitch-side persona reveals… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Witness the Fitness: Are STFC Really Fitter and Faster Under Di Canio – Pre-season with Paolo is always said to be hard work but does all the running work? READ THE FULL ARTICLE

5 Ways in Which Paolo Di Canio Made Swindon Into Cup Winners – How the Italian typically got Swindon up for the cup… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Tinkering or Tactical Di Canio – With another squad of options and talents, Adam Johnson tries to unravel the mind of Paolo Di Canio to see why and how he keeps his squad of talent a happy one… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Paolo Di Canio’s Pressing Problem – A tactical look at why Swindon seemed to struggle against teams who forced Town to hit and hope… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

My Supermodel Fling (Or How I Dated Paolo Di Canio) – Brendan Hobbs provided a very personal eulogy to Paolo Di Canio, incredibly not mentioning him, football or Swindon Town once… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Paolo’s Di Canio’s Vital Statistics – Di Canio managed Swindon Town for 95 matches, competing in League One, League Two, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Football League Trophy. In that time his overall record stands at 55 victories, 17 draws and 23 defeats, giving the Italian a win percentage of 57.9%, the highest of any serving Town manager – ahead of 2nd placed Dennis Wise with 52.9%. But there are even more vital statistics of Di Canio time at Swindon… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Should MacDonald Change the Winning Formula at Swindon? – Paolo Di Canio may get you success, but he will leave you with no legacy was the conclusion of this article reviewing whether Kevin MacDonald has a right to change the formula at STFC… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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