THE STARTING 11: Alternatives To The Name “401 Derby”


You know what the best part of the “401 Derby” is? It’s just how “401”-nny it is. Also, that it is widely accepted as the name for the Montreal v Toronto fixtures everywhere in North America except for one place – Montreal. Tres LOLZ. However, we pride ourselves on our listening skills and so on the cusp of the biggest “401 Derby” of all timez, we are willing to consider (briefly) these alternate monikers for this heated rivalry…

11.  Mitsouperclasico

10. Copa del Lost American Viewers

9. Coupe de Soleil

8. Footballhomme de Neige

7. The Rusty Courtnall

6. The Oui/Non/Draw Vote

5. El Cornwallio

4. The Chicken Sauce Derby

3. 22 Men Without Hats

2. The Old Firm Ripened Cheese

1. Just For Laughs Goals

Author: Tony Walsh

Tony Walsh is a writer, former minor-league broadcaster and failed astronaut. Born into supporting an underachieving football club only to end up supporting a second underachieving football club - through what must be deemed as soft immigration policies - he continues to make terrible life choices. Walsh is a keen observer of the malarkey-rife sport of football and is considered one of the leading voices on the Collin Samuel Obesity Epidemic.

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  1. Ok, 22 Men without Hats made me giggle. Notable at last night’s victory, when TFC put on victory hats I had the hardest time figuring out who was who?

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