Considering there hasn’t been nowhere near the same amount of sport this year compared to a normal calendar, it hasn’t been half bad.
Sport in the UK has seen some sensational moments that have not been seen for years and in Liverpool’s case, decades.
At the end of 2020 we reflect on individual and collective success but also on what sport has done to help us through this pandemic.
The sacrifices players have made to isolate in a bid to entertain us, apart from the odd Covidiot who chose to break the rules.
But all in all we’ve seen the best of sport this year, not just in terms of talent and success but in terms of what it represents.
However we have seen talent and we have seen success. So what is your favourite moment or achievement from these five below?
Liverpool finally deliver a title
30 years on from their last success, the Reds finally had the top trophy in English football back in their clutches.
In that time the league had changed and so had the trophy.
They got so near on a number of occasions, but there was no stopping Jurgen Klopp’s side.
The title was there’s before the pandemic struck and it would have been cruel if the league would have been canned.
Despite the annoyance Klopp can cause at times he has built a class side and he is a tremendous manager.
Could it be the start of a dominance for Liverpool, not seen for decades?
Also, on a personal note I would like to add that I said Klopp would win Liverpool the title in three years.
It took five, but still, I wasn’t too far off. Just the 730 days.
Seventh heaven for Lewis
It was an historic seventh word title with three races left to spare for one of Britain’s top sports men.
The 35-year-old equaled the great Michael Schumacher’s all time haul 16 years on from when the German set the record.
He might have the best car, he may drive for the best team, but it means he is the very, very best.
You can’t help but take your hat off to him.
Fire and Fury
What Tyson Fury says he will do, Tyson Fury usually does, and he showed the world that this year against one of arguably the hardest punchers in Boxing.
Fury had a score to settle after the controversial draw with Deontay Wilder in December 2018.
Many said he should have won, many said he would win the re-match and he proved them right.
His stunning performance saw Wilder dropped twice before a seventh round stoppage, to end his five year reign as WBC Heavyweight World Champion.
The Scots are going on tour
In a normal sporting year this probably wouldn’t make the list.
But this year it was, and it was a heartwarming sight to see David Marshall consult the referee after his penalty saving heroics before celebrating as Scotland made their way to a major tournament for the first time in 22 years.
It had all the drama of a last minute goal to snatch victory from Steve Clarke’s men, before a ten penalty shootout was ended when Marshall denied Aleksandar Mitrovic.
The Queen race track
If one person doesn’t want 2020 to end then it is probably Hollie Doyle.
The 24-year-old jockey has enjoyed a stellar year, and grabbed the headlines right across the sporting community.
She set the record for winners in a year for a female jockey, which is doubly impressive considering that the campaign lost two and a half months to lockdown.
She was also the first women to ride five winners on a single card. And she broke into the top three at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
No mean feat for a jockey, let alone a female jockey.
There is a big future ahead for Doyle, especially when AP McCoy tips you to become champion jockey.