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List of the world's fiercest football rivalries


CountryRivalryTeamsDistance (Miles)
ArgentinaAvellaneda derby Independiente v Racing0
ArgentinaCórdoba derby (clásico cordobés)Belgrano v Talleres3
ArgentinaPlatense derby (clásico platense)Estudiantes de La Plata v Gimnasia3
ArgentinaRosario derby Newells Old Boys v Rosario Central3
ArgentinaSanta Fe derby (clásico santafesino)Colón v Unión2
ArgentinaSuperclasico (Superderby) Boca Juniors v River Plate8
AustriaWiener (Vienna) DerbyRapid Wien v Austria Wien7.2
BelgiumAntwerp derbyBeerschott v Royal Antwerp5.1
BelgiumBattle of FlandersClub Brugge v KAA Gent27.8
BelgiumBruges derbyClub Brugge v Cercle Brugge0
BrazilChoque-Rei (The King Clash)Palmeiras v São Paulo5.7
BrazilGrenalGrêmio v Internacional1.4
BrazilPaulista DerbyPalmeiras v Corinthians7
BrazilThe Classic of Millions (O Clássico dos Milhões)Flamengo v Vasco de Gama1.5
ChinaNational derbyBeijing Sinobo Guoan v Shanghai Greenland Shenhua661
ColombiaClásico añejoDeportivo Cali v Millonarios179
ColombiaClásico CafeteroDeportes Quindío v Deportivo Pereira20
ColombiaClásico VallecaucanoAmerica Cali v Deportivo Cali10.6
ColombiaEl Clásico PaisaAtlético Nacional v Independiente Medellín0
ColombiaThe Capital DerbySanta Fe v Millonarios0
Costa RicaClásico NacionalAlajuelense vs Deportivo Saprissa9.9
CroatiaThe Eternal DerbyDinamo Zagreb v Hajduk Split 160
DenmarkBattle of Eastern JutlandRanders v Aarhus GF28
DenmarkBattle of JutlandAalborg BK v Aarhus GF64
DenmarkNew FirmBrøndby IF v F.C. Copenhagen7
EcuadorClasico del Astillero (Shipyard derby)Barcelona v Emelec2.6
El SalvadorClásico CapitalinoC.D. Atlético Marte v Alianza0
El SalvadorClásico NacionalClub Deportivo FAS v Club Deportivo Águila100
El SalvadorClásico OccidenteA.D. Isidro Metapán v Club Deportivo FAS26
EnglandA23 rivalryCrystal Palace v Brighton38
EnglandBlack Country DerbyWest Brom v Wolves7
EnglandEast Anglian DerbyIpswich v Norwich38
EnglandEast Lancashire DerbyBlackburn Rovers v Burnley11
EnglandEast London DerbyMillwall v West Ham5
EnglandEast Midlands DerbyDerby County v Notts Forest14
EnglandManchester DerbyMan Utd v Man City4
EnglandMerseyside DerbyEverton v Liverpool1
EnglandNorth London DerbyArsenal v Spurs4.4
EnglandRoses RivalryLeeds v Manchester Utd40
EnglandSecond City derbyAston Villa v Birmingham2.3
EnglandSouth Coast DerbyPortsmouth v Southampton17
EnglandSouth London DerbyCrystal Palace v Millwall6.2
EnglandSteel City DerbySheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday3
EnglandTyne-Wear derbyNewcastle v Sunderland10
FranceLe ClassiqueParis Saint-Germain v Marseilles410
GermanyDer KlassikerBorossia Dortmund v Bayern Munich297
GreeceDerby of the eternal enemiesOlympiacos v Panathinaikos9
HollandDe KlassiekerAjax v Feyenoord34
HungaryBudapest DerbyFerencvárosi v Újpest6.9
HungaryBudapest DerbyFerencváros v Honvéd3.6
ItalyDerby d’ItaliaJuventus v Inter Milan76
ItalyDerby della CapitaleLazio v Roma0
ItalyDerby della Madonnina (Milan Derby)AC Milan v Inter Milan0
JapanIbaraki DerbyKashima Antlers v Mito Hollyhock27.5
JapanKanagawa DerbyYokohama F. Marinos v Kawasaki Frontale5.9
JapanOsaka DerbyGamba Osaka v Cerezo Osaka13.6
JapanSaitama DerbyUrawa Red Diamonds v Omiya Ardija4.8
JapanShizuoka DerbyJubilo Iwata v Shimizu S-Pulse39
JapanYokohama DerbyYokohama Marinos v Yokohama FC2.8
MexicoClásico JovenClub América v Cruz Azul5.8
MexicoClásico RegiomontanoMonterrey v Tigres5.6
MexicoClásico TapatíoGuadalajara v Atlas8.9
MexicoEl Super ClasicoAmerica v Guadalajara295
PeruPeruvian Clásico (El Clásico Peruano)Alianza Lima v Universitario5.9
PolandKrakow derbyWisla Kraków v Cracovia0.5
PortugalDerby de LisboaBenfica v Sportling Lisbon2.8
PortugalO ClássicoBenfica v Porto168
RussiaMoscow DerbySpartak Moscow v CSKA Moscow3.5
ScotlandDundee DerbyDundee v Dundee United0.1
ScotlandEdinburgh DerbyHeart of Midlothian v Hibernian2.5
ScotlandOld Firm DerbyGlasgow Celtic v Glasgow Rangers4.4
South KoreaDonghaean derbyPohang Steelers v Ulsan Hyundai33
South KoreaSuper MatchFC Seoul v Suwon Samsung Bluewings21
SpainDerbi barceloní (Barcelona Derby)Barcelona v Espanyol3.3
SpainEl ClásicoReal Madrid v Barcelona310
SpainEl Derbi Madrileño (Madrid Derby)Athletic Madrid v Real Madrid3.9
SpainGalician derby (O noso derbi)Celta Vigo v Deportivo La Coruña81
SpainSeville derby (Derbi sevillano)Real Betis v Sevilla2
SpainSouth Madrid DerbyGetafe CF v CD Leganés2.6
SpainThe Basque derby (Euskal Derbia)Real Sociedad v Athletic Bilbao49
SpainValencia derbyLevante v Valencia1.4
TurkeyKitalararasi Derbi (Intercontinental Derby)Fenerbahce vs Galatasaray 8.3
UkraineUkrainian KlasychneDynamo Kyiv v Shakhtar Donetsk368
WalesSouth Wales DerbyCardiff v Swansea41

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