“Even if Paolo Di Canio has attempted to mollify public opinion with various apologies on the Sunderland website, that is hardly the point. His track record as a Mussolini enthusiast is long established.” Photograph: Reuters/Nigel Roddis

When football manager Paolo Di Canio expresses his admiration for fascist dictator Benito Mussolini rest assured he is not alone in modern Ital(...)