1. Celtic v. Rangers - Glasgow, Scotland
NICKNAME: The Old Firm Derby
HISTORICAL RECORD: 389 matches: Celtic - 140W, Rangers - 156W, 93 draws
COMPLEX SAYS: Known throughout the world for its tumultuous mix of politics and religion, the Old Firm derby is one of the most hotly contested matches in the soccer calendar. Although the makeup of Scottish soccer often results in the clubs playing each other more than four times a season, this only adds to the strength of the antagonism, rather than dilute it.
MEMORABLE MATCH: March 25, 1984, Scottish League Cup final, Rangers 3-2 Celtic (aet). It took extra time to separate the two giants in this epic final. Rangers were two up, but Celtic leveled, before Ally McCoist completed his hat trick from the penalty spot.
NEXT MATCH: January 2, 2011