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Last updated at 12:14 GMT, Thursday, 17 March 2011

Football Rivalries

Arsenal fan at a match, holding up a scarf up and shouting

Arsenal are fierce rivals with their north London neighbours, Tottenham Hotspur

Alice and Stephen talk about football rivalries and hear how fans can be passionate, but sometimes get very angry when watching a football match.

This week's question:

Which city do these two teams come from? Al Ahly and Zamalek. Is it:

a) Cairo

b) Beirut or

c) Damascus

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!


Football Rivalries

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competition between people, often based on their political views or support for a sports team

spill over

here, influencing or causing something else to start, or become more serious


here, a football match between two football teams based in the same town, city or region

heated exchanges

passionate or angry discussions


uncontrolled, chaotic situation

ugly confrontation

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