O’Shea admits to Di Canio player mutiny

SPLIT ... Di Canio and O'Shea.

SPLIT ... Di Canio and O'Shea.

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JOHN O’SHEA has urged an end to the autopsy over Paolo Di Canio’s dismissal, despite confirming Sunderland’s players felt it necessary to take a stand against the Italian’s regime.

A week after Di Canio was sacked as Sunderland head coach, the manner and reasons behind his departure still cast a cloud over the Stadium of Light.

Details continue to emerge of the volatile scenes in the away dressing room after Di Canio’s final game in charge at West Brom, with a delegation of senior players voicing their concerns to the Sunderland board 24 hours later – an event now confirmed by captain O’Shea.


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