The greatest rivalries in world football

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This weekend will see not one, but two local derbies in the Premier League. Aston Villa host Birmingham and Newcastle play Sunderland this Sunday.

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The two fixtures are some of the most anticipated of the season, particularly among supporters of the clubs involved.

In anticipation of the games, we take a look at some of the most keenly contested domestic fixtures with our run-down of the greatest rivalries in world football.