Bardsley 'Disrespect To Fans'?

20 May 2013 11:39
Paolo Di Canio launched an angry attack on the discipline of his squad after Phil Bardsley was pictured laying on the floor of a casino covered in £50 notes.

Paolo Di Canio: "I saw the picture on a website and moments later he was out of my squad.

"How can I play a player that probably is blurry for three, four days after what's happened?

"I want to deliver a very clear message: there is no excuse to behave like he did.

"They went out because Wigan lost the game and we stay up.

"I could understand it if we had won the Champions League or maybe the FA Cup.

"We have to respect the dignity of the club, and the fans.

"I thought that at Swindon. arrogant, ignorant footballers because they've not had many chances to stay at the top level.

"I have to tell you unfortunately I found a worse environment in terms of discipline in this club.

"This is what I've found in the last few weeks so we have to change completely."

Source: Sunderland-Mad