The last thing we need is more clip shows at Christmas.
So let’s not dwell on the past – and look forward to what promise to be the most exciting football events and opportunities of 2016.
Our bucket list will take you from Serbia to St. Pauli, from the Superclassico to safe standing in Europe’s largest free standing terrace – the Yellow Wall in Dortmund.
What did we miss? What are you most excited for in 2016?