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    ThisIsGary wrote:
    If we replaced Paolo with a sexist idiot like Mike Newell then there is only one way the club would head and that is down. Paolo needs re-assurances and a contract extension again not to be battered around in the press.
    Whilst I'm with you on Newell, doesn't Di Canio's contract already run to 2015?

    A couple of years is a decent balance between giving the manager some security and not lumbering the club with a massive contract they can't get out of IF things ever start going wrong. The last thing the Town needs is anything like Pardew's 8 year deal at Newcastle (long-term fans might remember Bristol City giving Alan Dicks and a load of his players massively long contracts, and we can all laugh at how well that turned out)"
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SWINDON TOWN: McCrory rubbishes Di Canio sack plan report

McCrory rubbishes Di Canio sack plan report

McCrory rubbishes Di Canio sack plan report

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JED McCrory has rubbished a report in a national newspaper this morning claiming his consortium plans to sack manager Paolo Di Canio and replace him with Mike Newell and Brian Stein.

The Daily Mirror ran a story in their Wednesday edition which stated the prospective new owners of the Robins were ready to make the move due to the sizeable wages Di Canio earns at the County Ground.

However, in a statement released exclusively to the Swindon Advertiser, McCrory has nonsensed the suggestions.

His statement reads: "I feel the need to break the NDA (non-disclosure agreement) due to the breaking story (in the Mirror).

"I have had no contact or conversation, be it email, telephone or any other means, with Mike Newell.

"We are disappointed that people are putting stories together due to the uncertainty over the situation and would like to state we are looking forward to working with Paolo Di Canio and the team going forward.

"We are working tirelessly to bring the purchase of the club to an end to allow all to return to normality. As a football fan I am aware of the need to end this uncertainty as soon as possible."

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