Indicative of the passion football creates up and down England, one of the biggest games in the footballing calendar comes from outside the Premier League. For in Yorkshire, football fans will find two titans of domestic football, currently doing their best to make it out of the Sky Bet Championship after lengthy stints outside of the top tier.
Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United have found life difficult since dropping out of the promised land, though remain two of the most well-supported clubs in the country, backed by loyal fans wherever they go. It’s perhaps the biggest game outside of the Premier League and, with both sides now battling for promotion, is only likely to continue in its own special brand of drama.
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While you consider whether or not you’ve got what it takes, here’s a look at what makes this Yorkshire derby so interesting.
Considering the almighty strength of the Premier League, the fact some of the passion has seeped into the division below just shows what English football can offer on the wider scale. As we mentioned before, these are two of the biggest supported clubs in England and their scraps in deciding who exerts their dominance in the second tier make for compulsive viewing.
Both teams are now vying for the top six in the Championship – positions that allow them another chance at promotion to the Premier League – so games between the two are likely to have big rewards and devastating losses.
It’s just another layer to this intriguing game.
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