Football is thicker than water


Steeped in history and lore, and shaped by culture, class, ideology and blood, the deepest and most intense rivalries in world football are unveiled in all their glory and occasional ignominy.

In this eight part series, we immerse ourselves in eight of the greatest rivalries football has ever seen - meeting the legends and fans, understanding the history, living the stories and witnessing the passion.

Each episode of RIVALRIES will unpack one of the great footballing feuds: The Old Firm Rivalry between Rangers and Celtic; The Derby of the Eternal Enemies between Panathinaikos and Olympiacos; The Superclåsico between River Plate and Boca Juniors; The Soweto Derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaiser Chiefs; The Derby della Capitale between Roma and Lazio; The North West Derby between Manchester United and Liverpool; El Derbi Madrileño between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid; and The Eternal Rivalry between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray.


Dave King (former Chairperson of Glasgow Rangers)






South Africa / Scotland / England / Italy / Spain / Greece / Turkey / Argentina

Structure Options

6 to 8 Part Documentary Series of 1 hour per episode.