Essentially Sports brings you an utterly subjective reappraisal of the sporting highlights of 2014. Select the moments of action that seared themselves until amnesia intrudes your consciousness.
Atletico Madrid – the rise of a new force
Under Diego Simeone’s leadership, Atletico Madrid bucked the trend by winning the Spanish League, snubbing the domination by Real Madrid and Barcelona. They had an amazing year with dominant performances in Champions League as well.