List of association football rivalries
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- 1 International
- 2 Clubs in Africa (CAF)
- 3 Clubs in Asia (AFC)
- 4 Clubs in Europe (UEFA)
- 5 Clubs in North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF)
- 6 Clubs in Oceania (OFC)
- 7 Clubs in South America (CONMEBOL)
- 8 See also
- 9 Notes
- 10 References
- 11 External links
- Austria–Czech Republic
- Czech Republic–Slovakia
- Iran vs. Iraq
- Iran vs. Saudi Arabia
- Korea Republic–Japan
- Korea Republic–Korea DPR
- Malaysia vs. Singapore
- Malaysia vs. Indonesia
- Mexico–United States
- El Salvador vs. Honduras
- Canada–United States
- Honduras–Costa Rica
- Haiti vs. Trinidad and Tobago
- Jamaica vs. Trinidad and Tobago
- Aruba vs. Bonaire vs. Curaçao vs. Suriname
Clubs in Africa (CAF)
- Algiers derby - USM Alger vs. MC Alger
- Kabylo-Algiers Derby - JS Kabylie vs. USM Alger
- Oran derby - MC Oran vs. ASM Oran
- USM Alger–CR Belouizdad Derby - USM Alger vs. CR Belouizdad
- USM Alger–ES Sétif rivalry
- Bejaia derby - JSM Béjaïa vs. MO Béjaïa vs. JS Kabylie
- Gaborone Derby – Gaborone United vs. Township Rollers vs. Notwane FC
- New Gaborone Derby - Mochudi Centre Chiefs vs. Gaborone United
- Francistown Derby – ECCO City Greens vs. TAFIC
- Lobatse Derby – BMC vs. Extension Gunners
- Selebi-Phikwe Derby – Nico United vs. Satmos
- Clássico da Capital – Boavista vs. Sporting Praia
- Clássico da Ilha do Aeroporto – Académica do Sal vs. Académico do Aeroporto
- Clássico Mindelense – Académica do Mindelo vs. CS Mindelense
- Casablanca Derby: Raja Casablanca vs. Wydad Casablanca.
- Moroccan Classico: Wydad Casablanca vs. FAR Rabat
- Moroccan Classico: FAR Rabat vs. Raja Casablanca
- Fez-Meknes Derby: MAS Fez vs. COD Meknès
- Al Assima Derby: FAR Rabat vs. FUS Rabat
- Fez Derby: Widad Fez vs. MAS Fez
- Derby of the Norh: Moghreb Tétouan vs. IR Tanger
- Jos Derby - Any two of Plateau United, Mighty Jets of Jos, and Giwa FC
- Oriental/Eastern Derby - Any two of Enyimba F.C., Enugu Rangers, and Heartland F.C.
- Port Harcourt Derby – Dolphins F.C. vs. Sharks F.C.
- Western Derby - Shooting Stars of Ibadan vs. Stationery Stores F.C.
- Holy Ghost Derby - MFM FC vs. City of David FC(both owned by churches)
- Soweto derby – Kaizer Chiefs vs. Orlando Pirates.
- Cape Town Derby – Ajax Cape Town vs. Santos F.C.
- Free State Derby – Bloemfontein Celtic vs. Free State Stars
- Tshwane Derby – Mamelodi Sundowns vs. SuperSport United
- Durban Derby – AmaZulu vs. Golden Arrows
- Derby de Lomé – AS Douanes vs. OC Agaza
- Derby de Sokodé – Semassi vs. Tchaoudjo AC
- Lomé Derbies:
- Harare Derby – CAPS United vs. Dynamos FC
- Bulawayo Derby – Highlanders vs. Zimbabwe Saints
- Battle of Zimbabwe – Highlanders vs. Dynamos FC
- Battle of the Cities – CAPS United vs. Highlanders
- Midlands Derby – Lancashire Steel vs. Shabanie Mine
- Battle of the mines - How Mine vs Shabanie Mine
Clubs in Asia (AFC)
- The City Derby / The Big Blue – Sydney FC vs. Melbourne Victory
- Melbourne Derby – Melbourne Victory vs. Melbourne City
- The F3 Derby – Central Coast Mariners vs. Newcastle Jets
- Sydney Derby – Sydney FC vs. Western Sydney Wanderers
- The Old Sydney Derby – Sydney United vs. Sydney Olympic
- Traditional Derby - South Melbourne FC vs. Melbourne Knights
- Perth Glory vs. Melbourne Knights
- The Cross Border Rivalry - Melbourne Victory vs. Adelaide United
- The M1 Derby (former) - Brisbane Roar vs. Gold Coast United
- National derby: Beijing Guoan vs. Shanghai Greenland Shenhua
- Shanghai derby: Shanghai Greenland Shenhua vs. Shanghai Shenxin vs. Shanghai SIPG
- Guangzhou derby: Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao vs. Guangzhou R&F
- Beijing derby: Beijing Guoan vs. Beijing BG vs. Beijing Institute of Technology
- Kolkata derby: Mohun Bagan AC vs. East Bengal FC
- Maharashtra derby: Mumbai City FC vs FC Pune City 
- Old Indonesia derby/El-Classico of Indonesia: Persija Jakarta vs. Persib Bandung
- Derby Bandung: Pelita Bandung Raya vs. Persib Bandung
- Super East Java derby: Persebaya 1927 vs. Arema Indonesia
- North Andalas derby: Persiraja Banda Aceh vs. PSMS Medan
- East Borneo derby: Putra Samarinda vs. Persiba Balikpapan
- Papua derby: Persipura Jayapura vs. Persiwa Wamena
- Derby kalasik (classical derby), Sumatra Derby: Semen Padang F.C. vs. Sriwijaya F.C.
- Derby Mataram: PSIM Yogyakarta vs. Persis Solo
- Baghdad derbies:
- Iraqi Kurdistan Derby/North Iraq Derby: Dohuk vs. Erbil
- Middle Euphrates Derby: Najaf vs. Karbalaa
- South Iraq Derby: Al-Minaa vs. Nassriya
- Basra Derby: Al-Minaa vs. Naft Al-Janoob
- Dohuk Derby: Dohuk vs. Zakho
- Tehran derby: Esteghal vs. Persepolis
- El Gilano: S.C. Damash vs. Malavan F.C.
- Mashhad derby: F.C. Aboomoslem and Payam Mashhad F.C.
- Iran derby: Persepolis–Sepahan rivalry
- Esteghlal–Sepahan rivalry
- Naqsh e jahan derby: Sepahan F.C. vs. Zob Ahan FC
- Shiraz derby: Bargh Shiraz F.C. vs. Moghavemat Sepasi F.C.
- Ahvaz derby: Esteghlal Ahvaz F.C. vs. Foolad F.C.
- Tokyo Derby – Tokyo Verdy vs. F.C. Tokyo
- Tamagawa Clasico – Kawasaki Frontale vs. F.C. Tokyo
- Osaka derby – Gamba Osaka vs. Cerezo Osaka
- Shizuoka derby – Shimizu S-Pulse vs. Júbilo Iwata
- Yokohama derby - Yokohama FC vs. Yokohama F. Marinos
- Rivalry between Urawa Red Diamonds vs. Gamba Osaka
- The Kuwaiti Classico - Al-Arabi SC vs. Al-Qadsia
- Kuwait City Derby - Al-Arabi SC vs. Kuwait SC
- Al-Arabi SC vs. Al-Salmiya SC
- Classic match - Selangor vs. Singapore
- East Coast Derby - Kelantan vs. Terengganu vs. Pahang
- Terengganu derby - Terengganu vs. T-Team
- Selangor derby - Selangor vs. PKNS
- Klang Valley derby - Selangor vs. Kuala Lumpur
- Northern derby - Kedah vs. Perak
- Borneo derby - Sarawak vs. Sabah
- Southern derby - Johor Darul Takzim vs. LionsXII
- Rivalry between Selangor vs. Perak
- Giant Derby - Negeri Sembilan vs. Kelantan
- Original Classico - FC Anyang vs. Suwon Samsung Bluewings (formerly Jijidae derby)
- Super Match - FC Seoul vs. Suwon Samsung Bluewings (formerly Jijidae derby)
- 032 derby - Incheon United FC vs. Bucheon SK
- Donghaean derby- Pohang Steelers vs. Ulsan Hyundai
- Magyedaejeon - Seongnam FC vs. Suwon Bluewings
- Gyeongin derby - Incheon United FC vs. FC Seoul
- Dongdaemun derby - FC Seoul vs. Ilhwa Chunma vs. Yukong Kokkiri
- Relocation derbies -
- Gyemadaejeon derby - Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma vs. Suwon Samsung Bluewings
- Suwon derby - Suwon Samsung Bluewings vs. Suwon FC
- University derby - Korea University vs. Yonsei University
- Kyungsung FC–Pyongyang FC rivalry* (defunct)
Clubs in Europe (UEFA)
Main article: List of association football club rivalries in Europe
Clubs in North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF)
See also: MLS rivalry cups, Category:Major League Soccer rivalries and Category: Soccer rivalries in Canada
- 401 Derby - Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact
- Toronto Derby - Toronto Croatia vs. Serbian White Eagles
- Ottawa Fury FC vs. FC Edmonton
- Cascadia Cup - Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC*
- Trillium Cup - Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew*
- Clásico Nacional: Alajuelense vs. Saprissa
- Clásico Provincial: Alajuelense vrs Herediano
- Clásico del Buen Fútbol: Saprissa vrs Herediano
- Clasico Nacional Club Deportivo FAS vs. Club Deportivo Aguila
- Clasico Occidental A.D. Isidro Metapan vs. Club Deportivo FAS
- Derby Capitalino C.D. Atletico Marte vs. Alianza F.C.
- Derby Migueleño C.D. Dragon vs. Club Deportivo Aguila
- Derby Oriental C.D. Luis Angel Firpo vs. Club Deportivo Aguila
- Derby National (Port-au-Prince Derby) – Haïtien vs. Violette
- Derby de Saint-Marc – Baltimore SC vs. Tempête
- Clásico Ceibeño - C.D. Victoria vs. C.D.S. Vida
- Clasico de las M's - C.D. Marathón vs. C.D. Motagua
- Clásico Moderno - Real C.D. España vs. C.D. Olimpia
- Motagua–Real España football rivalry - Real C.D. España vs. C.D. Motagua
- Clásico Nacional Hondureño - C.D. Marathón vs. C.D. Olimpia
- Clásico Sampedrano - Real C.D. España vs. C.D. Marathón
- Honduran Superclásico - C.D. Motagua vs. C.D. Olimpia
- Harbour View vs. Waterhouse
- Boys' Town vs. Tivoli Gardens (Western Kingston Derby)
- Arnett Gardens vs. Boys' Town (Trench Town Derby)
- Humble Lions vs. Sporting Central Academy (Clarendon Derby)
Trinidad and Tobago
See also: MLS rivalry cups, Category:Major League Soccer rivalries and Category: Soccer rivalries in the United States
- California Clásico - LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes
- Cascadia Cup - Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC*
- Florida Derby: Miami FC vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies, part of the Ponce De Leon Cup
- Chicago-Columbus Derby - Columbus Crew SC vs. Chicago Fire
- I-95 soccer rivalries
- Atlantic Cup – D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls
- Hudson River derby – New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls
- Kickers–United – D.C. United vs. Richmond Kickers
- Revolution–Red Bulls derby – New England Revolution vs. New York Red Bulls
- Revolution–United – D.C. United vs. New England Revolution
- Union–United - D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union
- Any match between D.C. United, New England Revolution, New York City FC, New York Red Bulls, Philadelphia Union, New York Cosmos, Virginia Cavalry and Richmond Kickers
- Maryland Derby: Crystal Palace Baltimore vs. Real Maryland Monarchs when both were in the USL Second Division. No longer active (except for preseason friendlies and possible future Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches), as Baltimore is planning to join the new NASL and Real has self-relegated to the USL Premier Development League (PDL).
- Michigan–Michigan State men's soccer rivalry: Michigan Wolverines vs. Michigan State Spartans
- Milwaukee Cup: Marquette Golden Eagles vs. Milwaukee Panthers
- North Carolina derby - Any match between Charlotte Eagles, Wilmington Hammerheads, Carolina Dynamo and Carolina RailHawks
- Rust Belt Derby - Detroit City FC vs. FC Buffalo vs. AFC Cleveland
- Ohio Derby: Columbus Crew vs. Dayton Dutch Lions or Cincinnati Kings/Cleveland Internationals, formerly involving Cleveland City Stars
- Pennsylvania Derby: Harrisburg City Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Riverhounds occasionally vs. Pennsylvania Stoners
- Southern Derby - Charleston Battery vs. Charlotte Eagles vs. Wilmington Hammerheads
- Southwestern Showdown - Albuquerque Sol FC vs. FC Tucson
- James River Cup - Hampton Roads Piranhas vs. Richmond Kickers vs. Virginia Beach Mariners
- Heritage Cup - San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders FC
- Texas Derby - Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas can also include Austin Aztex
- SuperClasico - Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy
- Rocky Mountain Cup - Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado Rapids
- Brimstone Cup - Chicago Fire vs. FC Dallas
- Lamar Hunt Pioneer Cup - FC Dallas vs. Columbus Crew SC
- Utah Derby: BYU Cougars vs. Ogden Outlaws can also include vs. Real Salt Lake
- Trillium Cup - Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew SC*
Clubs in Oceania (OFC)
Clubs in South America (CONMEBOL)
Main article: Football rivalries in Argentina
- Clásico Paceño: Club Bolívar vs. The Strongest
- Clásico Cruceño: Club Blooming vs. Oriente Petrolero
- South Bolivia derby: Club Universitario vs. Real Potosí
Main article: List of Brazilian football derbies
Main article: Football rivalries in Chile
- Colombian Super Classico - Atletico Nacional vs. Millonarios
- The Capital derby - Santa Fe vs. Millonarios
- El Clásico Paisa - Independiente Medellin vs. Atletico Nacional
- El Clásico Vallecaucano - America Cali vs. Deportivo Cali, alternatively called Clasico de San Fernando or Cali derby.
- AN-Cali derby - Atletico Nacional vs. America Cali or Deportivo Cali
- Clásico del Astillero - Barcelona vs. Emelec
- Quito derby - LDU Quito vs. Deportivo Quito
- Superclásico de Quito - Aucas vs. LDU Quito
- Peruvian Clásico: Universitario vs. Alianza Lima
- Clásico Capitalino: Sporting Cristal vs. Universitario
* denotes a cross-border club rivalry
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