Introducing El Gothico: The world’s first all-Goth derby

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The adopted home of Real Gothic, Whitby is the unlikely setting for the capital of Gothic football

Goth culture may not be instantly associated with football, yet they now have two of their very own clubs, who came face-to-face recently in a derby dubbed ‘El Gothico’.

Real Gothic, who were established around a twice-annual charity match in Whitby, England, were the world’s first all-goth club yet they have new rivals from Leeds - Goth City.

However, their true rivals are Stokoemotiv Whitby, against whom they play a fixture that has a nasty habit of ending with gruesome injuries.

Goal’s Peter Staunton went along to find out more.

Introducing El Gothico: The World's first all Goth Derby

Welcome to the most unusual match you'll see all year Posted by Goal.com on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

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