The 2009/2010 football season has been a rollercoaster ride of thrills, spills and tragi-comic falls as it builds up to the summer’s main event, the World Cup.
The memory of Blackpool’s monumental triumph is still fresh, and the sight of Jose Mourinho gracefully accepting the adulation of the traveling Inter fans on Saturday night was a poignant reminder of the man’s sense of timing and ability to mould his destiny to his will. Which other manager would have aced the job interview that was the Champions League final at Bernabeu so perfectly as Mourinho? Who else could have masterminded his life such?
But there’s more to the season than just end-of-May triumphs. From the record-breaking exploits of Real Madrid and Barcelona in a farcical two-club league to Liverpool’s demise and Tottenham’s Champions League qualification, from Fulham’s mammoth European campaign to Bayern’s near-perfect season, there has been plenty to talk about both on and off the pitch.
Here’s a look at our competition-by-competition review for the season – we’ll be back on July 12th with a review of the World Cup as well, till then check out the articles below: