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  • "Thanks a lot Jed. Well said. I think that PDC will be here a very long time if he gets the reassurances that he seeks. To the fans who think that nobody likes us, they are right. Ever since 1969 when we as a 3rd division team had the barefaced cheek to beat the mighty Gooners, the FA have had a downer on us. Saturday is the next home games, to come on all the true STFC fans, get the scarves out and let Paolo and the team that we are behind them. Fill the CC with noise."
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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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