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Rivals: Classic Liverpool Derby Games



Merseyside derby matches are the ones most keenly awaited when the fixture lists are published each July. Such is the intense rivalry between the two clubs, the pre-match build up is a mixture of trepidation and anticipation in perhaps equal measures depending on which team currently has the most success on the field. The deep-seated intensity between the two clubs dates back to 1892 when a dispute in the ranks at Everton led to them moving the short distance across Stanley Park to set up…