Scanian derbies

A Scanian derby is the name given to any fixture between football clubs in Scania, the southernmost county and traditional province of Sweden. The most high-profile fixture in the region is the rivalry between Helsingborgs IF and Malmö FF. Historically, the rivalry between the two clubs and Landskrona BoIS is also well known. Additional Scanian football clubs that are playing in the upper three tiers of Swedish football are Trelleborgs FF, Eskilsminne IF, Lunds BK, and Torns IF. Two cities have more than one club in the top three tiers: Helsingborg with HIF and Eskilsminne IF, and Lund with Lunds BK and Torns IF.


A Scanian derby is the name given to any fixture between football clubs in Scania, the southernmost county and traditional province of Sweden. The most high-profile fixture in the region is the rivalry between Helsingborgs IF and Malmö FF. Historically, the rivalry between the two clubs and Landskrona BoIS is also well known. Additional Scanian football clubs that are playing in the upper three tiers of Swedish football are Trelleborgs FF, Eskilsminne IF, Lunds BK, and Torns IF. Two cities have more than one club in the top three tiers: Helsingborg with HIF and Eskilsminne IF, and Lund with Lunds BK and Torns IF.
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