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 Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in round 33

Serie A is nearing its end and while Juventus appear to have the Scudetto all but wrapped up, there are plenty of other interesting happenings. Round 33 will likely shed further light on how the Europa League places More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Podcast: Inter bottle the derby but AC Milan nothing like vintage

Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast this week, with Nicholas Carroll and a very special guest, Ogo Sylla, joining him. As always, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. Ogo More...

By Conor Clancy On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in Round 32

All eyes will be on the Derby della Madonnina at lunchtime on Saturday, when Inter and AC Milan go toe-to-toe. Juventus will fancy their chances of picking up three points at Pescara while things at the bottom More...

By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Barcelona bashing shows Juventus are ready to compete with Europe’s elite

Juventus saw off Barcelona with ease in the first leg of their Champions League quarter final, showing the rest of Europe that they are to be taken seriously as contenders By taking Barcelona apart with a 3-0 win More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Juventus should be seen as favourites in Barcelona clash

Two European giants meet in Turin for the first leg of their Champions League quarter final meeting on Tuesday, and Juventus should fancy their chances against a far from untouchable Barcelona Despite Barcelona’s More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Podcast: Inter fall to the Crazy Calabrese

The Forza Italian Football Podcast is back, with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby returning to join Conor Clancy. As well as the trusty duo, Vito Doria made his return from a long-term absence. As is now custom, More...

By Conor Clancy On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Serie A 2016-17: Five things to look out for in round 31

It has been a busy week for calcio, with the Coppa Italia semi-finals being concluded since the last round of Serie A fixtures, seeing Lazio and Juventus progress at the expense of Roma and Napoli respectively. Serie More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Napoli pitch invader confronts Juventus’ Gonzalo Higuain

During Napoli’s Coppa Italia elimination against Juventus, a Partenopei supporter took to the field to express his feelings to the former Napoli No.9. The confrontation didn’t seem to distract El Pipita, More...

By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Podcast: One night in Napoli

The  Forza Italian Football Podcast is a two-man show this week, with Nicholas Carroll returning to join Conor Clancy. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. This week, Nic joins the More...

By Conor Clancy On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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Stubborn Juventus hold Napoli to hard-earned draw

In the first of two meetings in four days, Napoli and Juventus could not be separated at the Stadio San Paolo, with their tense clash ending 1-1. Sami Khedira took the sting out of a hostile Neapolitan reception More...

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