Newcastle and Sunderland’s fierce rivalry is said to date back to the English Civil War. But is it a relatively recent phenomenon?
Like Newcastle and Sunderland, Malmö, Sweden was once home to a world-leading shipbuilding industry and a masculine working-class identity. In the 1970s, Malmö’s industry collapsed and thousands began to leave the city. In recent years, Malmö has recovered, grown and been reborn.