List of sports rivalries in the United Kingdom

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The Old Firm derby between Celtic and Rangers is widely considered the greatest in British sports.[1][2][3][4][5] This image showing the separation of the two fanbases on derby day.

This is a list of the main sporting local derbies and other sports rivalries in the UK.

England[edit]

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

Korfball[edit]

  • Big Two derby: Bec KC vs. Trojans KC
  • Manchester derby: Manchester Hawks vs. Manchester Warriors
  • Milton Keynes derby: MK Bucks vs. MK Lakers[50]

Motorcycle Speedway[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Association football[edit]

Gaelic football[edit]

Scotland[edit]

American football[edit]

Association football[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Cricket[edit]

Ice Hockey[edit]

Motorcycle Speedway[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Shinty[edit]

Wales[edit]

Association football[edit]

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

A Judgement Day rivalry, Scarlets vs Cardiff Blues

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