Category: Tribal Football Rivalries

This page will provide reports on the biggest local tribal football rivalries from around the globe. This includes the football history, which has shaped the intensity of the rivalry, intense fan hatred/hooliganism and the tribal history of the two cities.

GB Articles are currently piecing together a handful of reports to provide information on the history of some of the biggest rivalries. This will be well-researched and published before your eyes to educate you on the political, economical and common history of the two cities involved in the rivalry.

I’m preparing to provide reports on tribal football rivalries from England, Germany, Spain, Turkey, Argentina, Serbia, Scotland and many more. Stay tuned to learn more about the biggest tribal football rivalries in the world.

Also keep an eye out for our upcoming vote, which will take place at some point in the near future. I will be casting a vote, which will be decided by our visitors, on the biggest tribal football rivalry in football history.

If you have any suggestions for rivalries you’ll like to learn more about, simply drop me an email at gbarticlesblog@gmail.com.

Hope you enjoy reading our reports…

Tribal Football Rivalries – West Ham Vs Millwall

Tribal Football Rivalries - West Ham Vs Millwall

West Ham and Millwall are separated by under four miles and share one of England’s most bitter football rivalries.

The first meeting took place in 1897 in a friendly, although the first competitive fixture was won 2-1 by then Millwall Athletic in the FA Cup in December 1899. The two clubs were situated just under three miles apart, which signalled the beginning of their rivalry. Continue reading “Tribal Football Rivalries – West Ham Vs Millwall”

Tribal Football Rivalries – Arsenal Vs Tottenham Hotspur (North London Derby)

Tribal Football Rivalries - Arsenal Vs Tottenham Hotspur (The North London Derby)

Local derby games contested between Premier League giants Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur is referred to as the North London Derby.

The derby originates from November 1887 but the first competitive fixture between both sides took place in December 1909. Arsenal and Tottenham met in the first division and the gunners won by a 1-0 score line. Continue reading “Tribal Football Rivalries – Arsenal Vs Tottenham Hotspur (North London Derby)”

Tribal Football Rivalries – Ajax Vs Feyenoord (De Klassieker)

Tribal Football Rivalries - Ajax Vs Feyenoord (Der Klassieker)

The blood-thirsty De Klassieker derby between Dutch giants Ajax and Feyenoord dates back the 13th century, and football is utilized as the perfect platform to display their hatred for one another.

The rivalry between Amsterdam and Rotterdam dates back to the 13th century and has culminated in one of the world’s biggest and most violent rivalries. The De Klassieker has been one of the most controversial, passionate and mouth watering fixtures in world football since their first meeting in October 1921. Continue reading “Tribal Football Rivalries – Ajax Vs Feyenoord (De Klassieker)”