1. Manchester United 1-6 Manchester City: A terrifying glimpse (at least for one side of Manchester) at the future of English club football.
2. Rory McIlroy wins the US Open: From Masters agony to a first Major championship victory in a mere two months.
3. England beat India And, in the process, Andrew Strauss’s team are crowned the world No1 Test nation for the very first time.
4. Sebastian Vettel wins the Monaco GP: The young German’s fifth victory in the opening six races left the world in no doubt he was to become the youngest ever double world champion.
Then... 5. Mo Farah wins the 5,000m at the World Championships 6. Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon 7. Barcelona win the Champions League 8. Sarah Stevenson wins Taekwondo World Championship gold 9. Mark Cavendish wins the Tour de France green jersey 10. Darren Clarke wins The Open