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The City Derby
The Big Blue
City or region Australia Sydney / Melbourne (Australia)
First contested August 28, 2005
Teams involved Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory
Most wins Melbourne Victory (6)

The City Derby, also known as The Big Blue, is a football (soccer) match between rivals Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory. It is the biggest football rivalry in Australia, generally pulling in the largest crowds and TV audiences of the regular season. The rivalry came about due to Sydney and Melbourne being the two largest cities in Australia. It carries on from a longstanding rivalry between the two cities.

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League matches

Game
Date
Round
Home team
Away team
Score
Goals (home)
Goals (away)
Attendance
1 28 August 2005 1 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 1-1 Yorke (44) Thompson (73) 25,208
2 6 October 2005 8 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 5-0 Kitzbichler (34), Muscat (53, 78), Thompson (57, 69) 18,208
3 3 December 2005 15 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 2-1 Corica (24), Carney (81) Allsopp (88) 17,272
4 2 September 2006 2 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 3-2 Allsopp (8) Muscat (p 11), Allsopp (51) Fyfe (18), Vargas (o.g. 83) 39,730
5 21 October 2006 9 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 1-2 Corica (8) Thompson (50, 73) 20,881
6 8 December 2006 16 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 0-0 50,333
7 6 October 2007 7 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 0-1 Allsopp (82) 18,436
8 10 November 2007 12 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 0-0 31,884
9 20 January 2008 21 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 2-2 Corica (4), Brosque (62) Milligan (o.g. 46), Allsopp (76) 33,458
10 16 August 2008 1 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 0-0 16,227
11 25 October 2008 9 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 0-2 Bridge (20), Aloisi (62) 31,654
12 27 December 2008 17 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 3-2 Thompson (14), Ward (78), Ney Fabiano (80) Cole (1), Gan (4) 25,395
13 9 October 2009 10 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 0-3 Brosque (14), Bridge (17,19) 30,668
14 19 December 2009 20 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 0-0 27,344
15 14 February 2010 27 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 2-0 Kisel (34), Aloisi (49) 25,407
16 18 February 2010 SF Leg 1 Melbourne Victory Sydney FC 2-1 Mrdja (16), Hernández (40) Aloisi (43) 18,453
17 7 March 2010 SF Leg 2 Sydney FC Melbourne Victory 2-2 AET Kisel (36 Pen), Bridge (54) Kruse (15), Thompson (114) 23,818
18 20 March 2010 GF Melbourne Victory Sydney FC

Non-league matches

Date
Match Home team
Away team
Score
Goals (home)
Goals (away)
Attendance
11 May 2007 Challenge Cup Melbourne Victory Sydney 0-1 Brosque (34) 3,400

Head to head

Team Win Draw Loss Goals for
Melbourne Victory 6 7 4 22
Sydney FC 4 7 6 18
Team Home Win Home Draw Home Loss
Melbourne Victory 4 3 2
Sydney FC 2 4 2
Team Visitor Win Visitor Draw Visitor Loss
Melbourne Victory 2 4 2
Sydney FC 2 3 4

Leading goalscorers

Player Club Goals Scored
Australia Daniel Allsopp Melbourne Victory 5
Australia Archie Thompson Melbourne Victory 5
Australia Mark Bridge Sydney FC 4
Australia John Aloisi Sydney FC 3
Australia Alex Brosque Sydney FC 3
Australia Kevin Muscat Melbourne Victory 2
Australia Steve Corica Sydney FC 2
Slovakia Karol Kisel Sydney FC 2
Austria Richard Kitzbichler Melbourne Victory 1
Brazil Ney Fabiano Melbourne Victory 1
Trinidad and Tobago Dwight Yorke Sydney FC 1
Australia Nick Ward Melbourne Victory 1
Australia David Carney Sydney FC 1
Australia Shannon Cole Sydney FC 1
Australia Brendan Gan Sydney FC 1
Costa Rica Carlos Hernandez Melbourne Victory 1
Australia Nik Mrdja Melbourne Victory 1
Australia Robbie Kruse Melbourne Victory 1
  • BOLD indicates player still playing for that club.

Players who played for both clubs

See also

References

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