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A Tale of One City

History. Culture. Rivalry. The world over. An exploration of football’s greatest derbies.

A Tale of One City: Manchester

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City Welcome to Manchester. After Carlos Tevez's infamous multi-million pound move from Manchester United to cross-town...

A Tale of One City: Seville

This feature is part of A Tale of One City Seville is an astonishingly beautiful city. Cloaked in distinctive, Moorish architecture and set against the dramati...

A Tale of One City: Krasnodar

This feature is part of A Tale of One City The Gold Room at the world famous Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg is a sight to behold; the very symbol of opul...

A Tale of One City: Belgrade

This feature is part of A Tale of One City It's March 1992, and the Marakana falls eerily silent. Sixty-thousand fans have packed into the stadium in Savski Ve...

A Tale of One City: Tehran

This feature is part of A Tale of One City Éamon Zayed burst between the two centre-backs hoping for a through ball to latch onto, more in hope than expectatio...

A Tale of One City: Liverpool

This feature is part of A Tale of One City On Merseyside, you are red or you are blue. There is no happy medium when it comes to football in Liverpool, one of ...

A Tale of One City: Rome

This feature is part of A Tale of One City The balding man with whisps of thinning grey-speckled hair looked oddly familiar. His assuredness and graceful movem...

A Tale of One City: Vienna

This feature is part of A Tale of One City You could easily be tricked into thinking Vienna is a peaceful, passive city; a breezy cultural beacon of Eastern Eu...

A Tale of One City: Cairo

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City As his tiny chisel chipped away to create the first gap in the crumbling wall, Howard Carter breathed air that had...

A Tale of One City: São Paulo

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City The Palmeiras players had seen enough, and they snapped. Like blood trickling down the water in fr...

A Tale of One City: Athens

This feature is a part of A Tale of One City Hyperbole is a common feature throughout the football world, from self-effacing irony to full-blown delusion. As t...

A Tale of One City: Rio de Janeiro

This feature is part of A Tale of One City "When did Fla-Flu begin? I dare to say: Fla-Flu has no beginning. Fla-Flu has no end. Fla-Flu came into existence 40...

A Tale of One City: Lisbon

This feature is part of A Tale of One City John O'Shea's grimace said it all. As a wisp of bleached hair flicked past his sweat-lined brow, it was all he could...

A Tale of One City: Milan

This feature is part of A Tale of One City Italian football is missing something. Throughout the storied lifetime of Serie A, there have been many of the gre...

A Tale of One City: Glasgow

This feature is part of A Tale of One City There are football rivalries around the world that are intensified by issues of race, class, politics and religion. ...

A Tale of One City: Asunción

SMALL LANDLOCKED COUNTRIES TEND NOT TO GET INVOLVED WITH INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT, and Paraguay is no different. During the Second World War, the league system co...

A Tale of One City: Moscow

This feature is part of A Tale of One City "Daddy needs vodka, or he can't ensure victory." When Oleg Romanstev sent his five-year-old son into the VIP box at...