Conor Clancy

Conor Clancy

Kit nerd who loves calcio. 3-5-2 advocate. Huge follower of football in Italy and Ireland, as well as keeping an eye on events in England. I will also watch the occasional MLS or South American game for good measure. Based in Bray, Ireland. Find me on Twitter @concalcio to discuss all things football.

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Premier League interest in Juventus midfielder

Mario Lemina of Juventus is reportedly the subject of interest from Premier League side Watford, with a summer move being considered. The Hornets, who are currently managed by Walter Mazzarri, currently have eight More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 20th, 2017
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Bonucci: Juventus must be great to beat Porto

Leonardo Bonucci insists that Juventus will need to be at their best to progress when they meet Porto in the Champions League last 16. The Bianconeri travel to Portugal for the first leg of the tie, which will be More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Podcast: The great AC Milan swindle

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining him as ever. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. We reflect on Napoli’s More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Podcast: Papu Gomez on the path to Ballon d’Or success

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining him as ever. As with a number of episodes this season, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. The More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Scintillating Dries Mertens providing Maurizio Sarri with selection headache at Napoli

Having previously lost Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus, the long-term injury of Pipita’s replacement looked to hit Napoli hard. However, Dries Mertens has stepped up when needed most for the Partenopei, leaving More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Podcast: Andrea Ranocchia and Premier League stardom

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll, Luca Gunby and Connall Shaw joining in. As with a number of episodes this season, this podcast was recorded live over on More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Misfiring Alberto Paloschi suffering from mid-career crisis

Once one of Serie A’s most reliable goal-getters, Alberto Paloschi has struggled since leaving Chievo last year, and after 12 months of instability, might need another move to revitalise his career. Embed More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Podcast: Australia Day celebrations with Nikola Kalinic

It’s a two-man show this week as Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll. A slightly croaky Conor and an energetic Nic ran through the first two of the four More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Podcast: Torino’s ruthless Rooster on fire again

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast with Nicholas Carroll and special guest Blair Newman by his side. Much like last week, we recorded while streaming live on our brand new YouTube More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Juventus anger supporters with dramatic change of club crest

Juventus supporters worldwide have been left angered and confused by the club’s decision to move away from the current club crest. The traditional design has been replaced by a minimalistic design, which More...