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fiercest rivalries

We have the pleasure of two North West derbies taking place at either end of the M62 canada goose outlet england this Sunday, as Manchester United host Manchester City and Liverpool host Everton.

uk canada goose outlet Both fixtures offer an opportunity to dig up some deep seated local rivalry. Manchester United and Manchester City have always been rivals, but the fixture has been more competitive ever since the latter big money takeover in 2008. Notable flashpoints in recent relations have included the time Carlos Tevez swapped sides and City welcomed him to the club in 2009 with a banner that read to Manchester a 4 3 injury time win for United in the 2009 10 season and a 6 1 defeat for United at home in 2011 (among others). uk canada goose outlet

This Sunday game is crucial, with both clubs sitting in first and second place, where Jose Mourinho will be desperate to close the current eight point gap.

Approximately canada goose outlet eu 30 canada goose outlet las vegas miles west, Liverpool and Everton will be playing in what often termed canada goose outlet seattle locally as friendly derby but which has, nonetheless, provided us with some fairly tasty moments down the canada goose outlet 80 off years. Everton haven beaten Liverpool since 2010, when they won 2 0, but will be looking to buck that trend with a rejuvenated squad under the arrival of Sam Allardyce and his assistant Sammy Lee a Liverpool legend himself, of course. canada goose parka uk Here are some more of the biggest grudge matches:

Liverpool FC vs Manchester United (England)

cheap Canada Goose It not just intra city rivalry, but inter city rivalry that taken seriously canada goose outlet online store review in the north west of England. The two are the most successful English teams in both domestic and European competitions, and although on the pitch they may seem worlds apart, they are only separated by about 30 miles. cheap Canada Goose

With a rivalry dating all the way back to when the two cities competed for trade during the Industrial Revolution, it no surprise that things sometimes spill over.

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canada goose uk outlet Boca Juniors vs River Plate (Argentina) canada goose uk outlet

Social canada goose outlet store new york class is at the centre of Argentina between Buenos Aires two biggest teams with River seen as the rich people team and Boca the club for people.

canada goose Over the years some derogatory nicknames have sprung from the rivalry. Boca fans call River gallinas ( chickens for choking when it matters, while River call Boca bosteros ( pieces of a rude word with as its main component). canada goose

Carlos Tevez was once sent off for inciting violence by celebrating a Boca goal with a chicken dance in front of River fans. Naughty.

Galatasaray vs Fenerbahce (Turkey)

Fenerbahce are on the Asian side of the Bosphorus and Galatasaray are based on the European side of the strait. Their rivalry has been a tense and violent one since the 1930s.

Graeme Souness seems like quite a chilled out bloke now when you see him on the telly, but, as a player, he had a reputation as a fearsome midfielder with a fierce moustache. He also spent a year in Istanbul as manager of Galatasaray and made quite the impact on this fixture.

After leading Gala to a Turkish Cup final victory over their rivals, in their own back yard, canada goose outlet he ran onto the Fenerbahce pitch and planted a red and yellow flag in the middle of the centre circle. It all kicked off.

uk canada goose It was a bold move still celebrated by Galatasaray fans but Graeme, you could have died. uk canada goose

Galatasaray fans with an amazing Graeme Souness tifo before the Fenerbahe game. Brilliant. Between them, these two Glasgow teams have won more than 100 league titles and have utterly dominated the Scottish game.

Canada Goose Online The Old Firm derby has been especially fierce due to the troubled relationship between Celtic predominantly Catholic and Rangers largely Protestant fanbases. Trouble that spreads far beyond the football pitches of Glasgow itself. Canada Goose Online

canada goose factory sale Rangers recent financial problems meant hostilities were on hold for a few years. But with Rangers now back in the top flight once again, the Old Firm fixture is firmly back on the map. canada goose factory sale

The rivalry is so fierce that rioting, violence and even deaths have become unfortunately common. The mistrust surrounding each other is so strong that foreign referees have been brought in to run the games.

The game used to be played in front of crowds of 100,000 people, but after the role of both clubs ultras in the 2011 Egyptian revolution, and incidents which saw large numbers of Al Ahly and Zamalek fans killed on separate occasions, the military government cracked down on football.

They forced the games to be played without fans, in empty stadiums.

Barcelona vs Real Madrid (Spain)

Messi, Suarez and Dembele, taking on Ronaldo, Benzema and Isco. El Clasico is the biggest game in world football right now, but this rivalry goes back over 125 years ago and is founded in politics.

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