Wexford FC's new crest looks a lot like an Italian club's crest
Wexford Youths have been re-branded.
The League of Ireland club are now Wexford FC and they even have a new crest.
Wexford Youths were relegated from the Premier Division after losing the relegation/promotion play-off against Drogheda last November.
They won the first leg 2-0, and went to Louth in a commanding position.
However, they lost the second leg of the tie 3-0, and will begin next season back in the First Division after just a single season in the top flight.
— 🎧🎥 Baz & Andrew’s House of Rugby🏉 (@SportsJOEdotie) November 4, 2016
They'll start the new season with a new look though. And a club crest that looks very similar to that of Italian club Torino.
Here's the new crest:
And here's the Torino crest:
We probably shouldn't be too surprised that the club are taking inspiration from the Turin side.
The club's chairman Mick Wallace, a TD representing Wexford, once wore a Torino jersey to the Dáil.
Ed ecco Mick Wallace con la maglia del Torino in Parlamento. Chissà che non porti i granata al Ferrycarrig Park... pic.twitter.com/n15VWwiETv
— Jacopo Ghirardon (@Ghirarz) September 25, 2015
The old crest was also similar to the Torino crest.