Sports review 2007
Skysports.com looks back at the last 12 months of sporting action.
By Chris Harvey
Last Updated: 24/12/07 3:52pm
As 2007 draws to a close we are taking the chance to look back at the sporting highlights - and low points - of the last 12 months.
You can cast your eye over an action-packed year with our in-depth review.
Some of football's highlights saw the return of Manchester United to the summit of English football, the shock departure of the 'special one' at Chelsea, the demise of Steve McClaren as England manager and the subsequent appointment of Fabio Capello.
In cricket, the great Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath bowed out of international cricket as Australia once again dominated although they were beaten by India in the first World Twenty20.
England's rugby union stars came close to making an astonishing comeback from also-rans to World Cup winners but they were pipped in the final by South Africa.
The emergence of Lewis Hamilton dominated Formula One only for his drivers' title dreams to go up in smoke during the final races of a dramatic season.
Padraig Harrington ended Europe's long wait for a major winner with his triumph at The Open while Roger Federer continued his dominance of world tennis with yet another Wimbledon crown.
We have trawled the photo archives to capture the best images of 2007 with a selection of picture galleries focussing on the best sporting action.
We look at those who scaled the heights - and plumbed the depths - during the past year.
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