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Carlisle defends PFA from Di Canio

May 20, 2013
By Kristan Heneage
Clarke Carlisle has defended the PFA following recent criticism directed at the trade union by Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio.

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The Italian embarked on a 24-minute rant following Sunday's 1-0 defeat against Tottenham in which he lamented the "disgusting" attitude of his players.

As well as confirming that he had fined seven of his squad in the week leading up to the game, Di Canio also criticised Phil Bardsley after pictures ...

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