Every Premier League club’s top five fiercest rivals – as voted for by fans

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Such is the tribal nature of football, every club has at least one other team they hold a fierce rivalry with.

Using David Dubas-Fisher’s survey ‘The League of Love and Hate’, fans were able to vote for the five clubs they dislike the most.

We’ve collected the top five for every Premier League club, which throws up some interesting results.

Arsenal

1. Tottenham – 87%
2. Man Utd – 62%
3. Chelsea – 62%
4. Stoke – 22%
5. Liverpool – 21%

Aston Villa

1. Birmingham – 76%
2. West Brom – 44%
3. Wolves – 33%
4. Man Utd – 25%
5. Coventry – 23%

Bournemouth

1. Southampton – 79%
2. Portsmouth – 62%
3. Brighton – 59%
4. Reading – 52%
5. Leeds – 34%

Brighton

1. Crystal Palace – 85%
2. Portsmouth – 34%
3. Southampton – 33%
4. Bournemouth – 31%
5. Man Utd – 18%

Burnley

1. Blackburn – 84%
2. Preston – 72%
3. Bolton – 60%
4. Bradford – 46%
5. Blackpool – 42%

Chelsea

1. Tottenham – 66%
2. Man Utd – 56%
3. Arsenal – 52%
4. Liverpool – 49%
5. Man City – 24%

Crystal Palace

1. Brighton – 77%
2. Millwall – 44%
3. Charlton – 34%
4. Watford – 31%
5. Man Utd – 30%

Everton

1. Liverpool – 86%
2. Man Utd – 31%
3. Chelsea – 24%
4. Man City – 20%
5. Newcastle – 16%

Leicester City

1. Nottingham Forest – 72%
2. Derby – 60%
3. Coventry – 55%
4. Aston Villa – 40%
5. Tottenham – 32%

Liverpool

1. Man Utd – 84%
2. Chelsea – 43%
3. Man City – 39%
4. Everton – 38%
5. Arsenal – 14%

Man City

1. Liverpool – 79%
2. Man Utd – 78%
3. Tottenham – 28%
4. Chelsea – 25%
5. Arsenal – 13%

Man Utd

1. Liverpool – 88%
2. Man City – 66%
3. Chelsea – 43%
4. Leeds – 38%
5. Arsenal – 31%

Newcastle

1. Sunderland – 72%
2. Middlesbrough – 45%
3. Liverpool – 37%
4. Man Utd – 37%
5. Aston Villa – 16%

Norwich

1. Ipswich – 70%
2. Colchester – 40%
3. Wolves – 40%
4. Leeds – 33%
5. Middlesbrough – 23%

Sheffield United

1. Sheffield Wednesday – 83%
2. Leeds – 58%
3. Barnsley – 54%
4. Rotherham – 38%
5. Doncaster – 29%

Southampton

1. Portsmouth – 91%
2. Bournemouth – 56%
3. Brighton – 53%
4. Reading – 38%
5. Tottenham – 32%

Tottenham

1. Arsenal – 87%
2. Chelsea – 73%
3. West Ham – 53%
4. Liverpool – 38%
5. Man Utd – 37%

Watford

N/A

West Ham

1. Tottenham – 82%
2. Millwall – 52%
3. Chelsea – 44%
4. Man Utd – 34%
5. Liverpool – 22%

Wolves

1. West Brom – 72%
2. Aston Villa – 66%
3. Birmingham – 53%
4. Coventry – 31%
5. Stoke – 31%


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