Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Paolo di Canio
|Season 2002/03 was a bad one for West Ham United in which they were relegated. However, they did beat London rivals Chelsea twice, but did Di Canio score in both matches?||Paolo di Canio Italian Masterpiece
Yes. He scored in a 3-2 win at Stamford Bridge, and a 1-0 win at Upton Park, but it was not enough to see West Ham relegated and perhaps the end of Paolo di Canio as a Hammer.
|Which goalkeeper tried to fool di Canio by putting his arm up and standing still only to see the Italian wizard score and send the keepers team out of the FA Cup?||Paolo di Canio Italian Masterpiece
Fabian Bartez. The Manchester United 'keeper, tried to convince di Canio that he was offside, but Paolo was having none of it as he scored the only goal, in a famous 1-0 win at Old Trafford.
Wimbledon. A spectacular volley from a Trevor Sinclair cross beat keeper Neil Sullivan from an amazing angle. West Ham United won 2-1 on March 26th 2000.
four. He scored four times, once each against Blackburn Rovers on 27th Feburary 1999, in a 2-0 win at home; At home to Newcastle United 20th March 1999 2-0 win; At home to Derby County 17th April 1999 in 5-1 win; and at home to Leeds United on 1st May 1999 in a 1-5 loss.
Arsenal. Like he finished against Arsenal at Wednesday, he started against Arsenal for West Ham on February 6th 1999. Alas for him, his debut was a whacking 4-0 loss at home. He did however make his debut as a sub a week earlier at Wimbledon in a 0-0 draw.
Arsenal. On September 26th 1998, he played in a 1-0 win over Arsenal at Hillsborough. He never played for them again. He joined West Ham on January 27th 1999.
He pushed referee Paul Alcock to the ground. Paolo in his wisdom was sent off, and then shoved referee Paul Alcock to the ground. Di Canio was banned for eight matches that season.
Wimbledon. He scored against all the others, but Wimbledon were first in a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park on August 23rd 1997.
Leeds United. He made his debut as a sub on August 9th at Newcastle, in which Wednesday lost 2-1. Four days later, he made his home debut starting in a 3-1 loss.
Sheffield Wednesday. He joined in August 1997.
one. In a 2-0 Scottish Cup quarter final on March 6th 1997, in which he scored once. In the four Premier games Rangers won all four. Paolo played 34 times and scored 15 goals, in Scottish League and Cup competition.
|Di Canio made his full home debut on September 7th 1996 against Hibernian. He failed to score in a win to Celtic, but what was the result?||Paolo di Canio Italian Masterpiece
5-0. 5-0 it was and he then scored twice at home to Dunfermline a fortnight later.
Kilmarnock. He came on to score on is debut in a 3-1 win at Kilmarnock.
|Yet again, his disciplinary problems got the better of him and he was told to leave Milan. Sadly, no one wanted him so it meant leaving his beloved Italy. He joined Celtic, but who was the manager who brought him to Glasgow?||Paolo di Canio Italian Masterpiece
Wim Jansen. Wim Jansen took the gamble and it paid off.
|1994-95 season was a strange one for di Canio. First, he left to return to Juventus only to not kick a ball for them, but internal problems began to dog his career, and he was sold to what team?||Paolo di Canio Italian Masterpiece
AC Milan. His boyhood dream to turn out for AC came true, and his best football in Serie A was at Milan. He played 37 times and scored 6 goals, he also landed his one and only Scudetto in season 1994-95.
Napoli. In 26 appearances he scored 5 times. That season he was voted onto the Serie A team of the season list.
UEFA Cup. Paolo played nine times in the UEFA Cup campaign. Juventus beat Borussia Dortmund 6-1 on aggregate.
Juventus. Paolo had three seasons at Juventus. He played 88 times scoring on 6 occasions.
Ternana. Paolo still goes to games when he can, his love for Ternana is said to be one of his strongest for any of his clubs.
Four. 1988-89, 30 apps 1 goal. 1989-90, 24 apps 3 goals. 1985-86 & 1987-88, no apps. All appearances came at League level.
Cesena. He made his full debut on October 9th 1988, in a 0-0 draw away to Cesena.
SS Lazio. His first professional contract came with Lazio, however the club were a Serie B side when he joined. He joined SS Lazio at the age of 14, in 1982.
Rinascita 79. Rinascita was the first team he played for at the age of 13. He played for them in 1981.
True. He has three older brothers Antonio, Giuliano and Dino.
Rome. Born in Rome, he will reach 35 in 2003.