Definition of 'derby'
Example sentences containing 'derby'
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Neither of the pair have made a squad since the derby defeat. The Sun (2016)Games like this mean a lot and it doesn't come bigger than a derby. The Sun (2016)This is the local derby, played out on a worldwide stage, with hardly any local players. The Sun (2016)In 16 local derbies while he was on the playing staff, he was on the winning side just once. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Terriers went into this 77th derby clash top of the table on the back of four wins and a draw in their opening five league games. The Sun (2016)THEY love their local heroes in Merseyside derbies - and they have been waiting long enough for one in a blue shirt. The Sun (2016)Defender must stand strong for derby clash. The Sun (2009)After a big derby win the fans are happy and the players are happy. The Sun (2008)We had a good affinity with them because it was nearly a local derby. The Sun (2015)That is vital in the local derby. The Sun (2012)We showed this in the first derby when we deserved to win and lost. The Sun (2013)It was my first derby and just a ridiculous game. The Sun (2011)It makes our derbies bigger and better and we all want to see full houses for these games. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But it is a big derby. The Sun (2009)They were well worth their victory in this Merseyside derby and deserve huge credit. The Sun (2010)That 6-1 derby victory had the fans giddy. The Sun (2011)No one was questioning those methods after Sunday and that incredible derby victory. The Sun (2011)It's a local derby and we want to win. The Sun (2012)This derby pits the biggest spenders in Germany against the smallest. The Sun (2015)And they go into the Yorkshire derby clash with only one defeat in their last eight league games. The Sun (2012)WOLVES can make it eight wins in a row with a derby victory. The Sun (2008)The peak of his Italian career was that derby victory and he only scored another two goals all season. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)They have players back from injury and are good enough to claim a sixth draw from the last nine Merseyside derbies. The Sun (2010)The derby clash clash came on a stunningly hot day and six goals were scored in a frenetic first 45 minutes. The Sun (2010)After so many years when victory for Arsenal had become a formality there is a real edge about this derby clash. The Sun (2006) City confident after derby win. The Sun (2013)I went to my first Merseyside derby last season. The Sun (2012)After this one-sided derby defeat, they are all but doomed to relegation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In Merseyside derby matches, such contributions are often lauded as enthusiastically as goals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some City fans may not want to see him with the memories of last weekend's derby defeat still fresh in their minds. The Sun (2012)
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