Manchester derby and football’s biggest local rivalries ranked by passion and ferocity, including Milan, Old Firm and north London


Manchester derby and football’s biggest local rivalries ranked by passion and ferocity, including Milan, Old Firm and north London

If you live in a city, like Glasgow or Manchester, where there is more than one team, you’ll know what it’s like on derby day.

Actually, you’re probably well aware of what it’s like way before derby day, with the building up usually lasting an entire week and in some towns even longer.

The Milan derby has always been a fiery occasion

Friendships are divided as club loyalty take over and here, talkSPORT.com looks at rivalries in football, from London to Liverpool, Manchester to Milan and beyond – focusing solely on local derbies – and assesses them by passion and ferocity, all while ignoring recent idiots who choose to ruin it for everyone.


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