Arsenal vs Tottenham
The North London derby is one of English football’s biggest rivalries, with Arsenal’s and Tottenham’s first game coming in a friendly back in November 1887.

Manchester United vs Manchester City
The Manchester derby needs no real introduction with it being one of the most famous fixtures in football.

Leeds vs Manchester United
Those seeking a long lineage to this rivalry speak of the Wars of the Roses between the rival Plantagenet houses of York and Lancaster for the English throne in the 15th century.

Millwall vs West Ham
The East London derby is one rivalry that has gone down in football folklore and has even been depicted on the big screen on more than one occasion with the bitter feud featuring in Green Street and The Firm.

Arsenal vs Manchester United
Unlike other entries on this list, this feud really didn’t kick into gear until the late 90s.

Newcastle vs Sunderland
Not many local derbies harbor quite the same feeling of fierce resentment as the Tyne-Wear derby.

Aston Villa vs Birmingham.
The Second City derby is a tale of two teams separated by postcodes, which sees Aston Villa occupy the north of the city and Birmingham to the south.

Liverpool vs Everton
Initially dubbed as the ‘friendly derby’ due to total fan segregation in the terraces and it’s a division of families within the city, the Merseyside derby was created as a result of politics. However, the ‘friendly’ tagline would soon be discarded with the Merseyside derby ranking as one of the dirtiest in all of English football. The fixture which is the longest-running top-flight derby in history – has seen a record total of 22 red cards since the Premier League’s inception in 1992.

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