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Derby

A city in the East Midlands UK; pronounced DAR bee.
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I have had experience of other local derbies but to be in this environment now where there are four teams vying for local bragging rights is fantastic.
Clubs are very keen to ensure that their local derbies don't pop up on a key date where there may be policing issues and increased charges, if it's a Bank Holiday for example.
Local derbies are not the type of games which see your opponents set up with a 4-5-1 formation designed to soak up pressure and frustrate, which is what we have become used to over the early weeks of the season.
In fact, there are two reasons why bookings make-ups in local derbies are higher on some grounds than others.
Our form in local derbies is something we need to address," said Cefni assistant boss Ian Hughes.
We have to be realistic, but local derbies are local derbies.
I would say on paper, we would have the better team but we never manage to finish them off, that's local derbies for you.
Chief Inspector Gary Stephenson, of Cleveland Police, said: "In comparison to previous local derbies over the last two decades, this was relatively most trouble-free and both sets of supporters deserve the largest degree of credit for that.
Victories in local derbies are hard-earned, and this one was no exception.
This season I have advised bets on a low number of cards for local derbies in north London, Manchester and Edinburgh.
I have always enjoyed playing in local derbies wherever I have been in my time and have come out on top a good few times," said the Sky Blues' centre-forward who scored 18 goals when the two played in the same side in 2006/07.
And promotion crould potentially lead to six local derbies next season if Wolves stay in the Premier League - eight if you include Stoke.

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