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 Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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PODCAST: Ventura nurturing Italy’s next batch of World Cup winners

The  Forza Italian Football Podcast is a two-man show this week, with Conor Clancy and Luca Gunby trying to get by without Nicholas Carroll. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. Although More...

By Conor Clancy On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Liam Brady: Italy’s greatest Irish import

When considering Serie A’s greatest overseas players, not many Irishmen will make the list. Liam Brady, however, deserves to be recognised as one of the best There are very few Irish players to arrive in More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Hart: I like everything about Italian football

Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart has hinted that he might be open to a Serie A stay, stating his contentment with life in Italy and Italian football. Pep Guardiola’s arrival at Manchester City signalled the end More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Podcast: Super Inter go ballistic, Atalanta are atrocious

Despite the weekend’s results, Conor Clancy returned to host the Forza Italian Football Podcast this week, with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Inter close to competing at Serie A’s summit once more

Having started the season slowly under Frank de Boer, Stefano Pioli’s Inter look as though they are, at long last, on their way back to competing with Italy’s top three With a 7-1 demolition of Atalanta More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Podcast: Bomber Borriello’s beautiful body

The Forza Italian Football Podcast returned this week, with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby joining host Conor Clancy. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. Getting the ball rolling with More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Torino’s record-breaking Rooster continues to crow

Andrea Belotti, who leads Serie A’s goalscoring charts with 22 goals in 24 games this season, is well on his way to becoming Italy’s next great No.9 With his three goals on Sunday afternoon, Torino More...

By Conor Clancy On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Podcast: Ninja Nainggolan’s dark arts

Conor Clancy returned with Nicholas Carroll and Luca Gunby to host the latest Forza Italian Football Podcast. As is now custom, this podcast was recorded live over on FIFTV. This week, we kick things off by looking More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Atalanta have earned the right to be treated as serious European contenders

By defeating Napoli 2-0 at the Stadio San Paolo, Atalanta secured a Serie A double over the Partenopei, which saw them rise to fourth place in the table. When Atalanta overcame Napoli for the second time this season, More...

By Conor Clancy On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Podcast: Zappy Zeman makes Delfini Zazzy

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 look ahead to Juventus’ More...