Correct figures on stadium attendance are difficult to come by, but it is clear that stadium attendance during Mashemeji derbies
has dwindled awfully.
"There's the pride of Wales factor that gives the game something over a lot of other derbies
," says Monk.
However, the club has the least scheduling flexibility for what has grown to be one of the most popular derbies
in the state because of the complexities of the permitting process required for the event.
Can you name the eight players to have scored four or more goals in Premier League Merseyside derbies
Perhaps Neville doesn't feel the same about derbies
because, growing up, Man City were never a challenge to United, but I still found what he said strange.
Bob Rowe, chief racing manager of the Greyhound Racing Association, said yesterday: "I think the fact that he's won two consecutive Derbies
clearly stamps him as the outstanding Derby winner during its period at Wimbledon, and he rightly deserves to be classed as one of the greatest greyhounds of all time, fitting of his place alongside Mick The Miller and Patricias Hope."
What do Leighton Baines, Joseph Yobo, Phil Neville, Sami Hyppia and Neil Ruddock all have in common in Merseyside derbies
Picture Round Mersey Mastermind 9: Which current Everton player had to wait a record 18 derbies
to score his first goal in the fixture?
Smith endured his fair share of bad luck in Merseyside Derbies
and after twice equalising in April 2001, his side were beaten by Gary McAllister's last-minute ROUGH NIGHT: Don | |Hutchison is fouled by Sami Hyypia on the same evening his last-gasp Derby winner was ruled out as the ball was heading into Neville Southall's net.
In Merseyside derbies
I was on the winning side at Anfield in 1999 and also 2000, scoring in the latter.
Having been born in England I chose to play for Scotland and even scored against England at Wembley, I played in five Merseyside derbies
, three for Everton and two for Liverpool, my name is in derby history after a 0-0 in April 2000.
Mersey Mastermind 11 Can you name the four Frenchmen to have scored in Premier League Merseyside derbies
? 12 The 1966 Charity Shield saw Everton play Liverpool at Goodison Park but before kick-off which three pieces of silverware were paraded around the pitch?
Having played in 12 Merseyside derbies
and scored four goals I've also played in a Manchester derby too, I was an Evertonian as a child but scored all my derby goals for Liverpool, Who am I ?
The Scottish Rangers v Celtic derby outdoes itself with 180 yellow cards across the 37 games since 2000, proving that they still have old scores to settle, but the Man City v Man United derby has more tension on the terraces than on the pitch with the lowest average of yellow cards out of all of the derbies
at just 2.9.
That is almost 25 per cent of all the Mersey derbies