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'Fascist' Di Canio's appointment prompts ex-MP to quit soccer club

CNN - It was announced a few hours before April Fool's Day, but the appointment of one of the most controversial characters in European football is no laughing matter for one English Premier League soccer club.

Sunderland's American owner Ellis Short hopes Paolo Di Canio can keep the struggling team in the top flight, but his vice-chairman -- former British MP David Miliband -- has already resigned his role in protest.

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buddymagoo3172d ago

I think Sunderland appear to have badly misunderstood the Chairman's desire to sign a right winger.

johnsonbat3171d ago

Haha and he plays wide right too.