Manchester United have been knocked out of the Champions League in the last 16 to Sevilla, meaning they haven’t been to the Champions League quarter finals since David Moyes was in charge.
After a year away Derry City finally played their first game back at the new and improved Brandywell Stadium on Monday night, and it turned out to be the perfect homecoming.
The League of Ireland kicked off on Friday night bringing with it some new changes and also some new faces.
Patrice Evra is back in English football for the first time since he left Manchester United in 2014.
Arsenal had a fantastic weekend and so did their new signings Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang, but it was player who has been at Arsenal for a few years who stole the show in Aaron Ramsey.
Last Wednesday was the end of the January Transfer Window, but it was also a night of midweek Premier League matches.
Their unbeaten run has finally ended for Manchester City and they will not be the new invincibles this season, but they have been fantastic this season looking certainties to win the title and it will be interesting to see how they cope with their first loss.
There were some shocks in the FA Cup third round this weekend, with none bigger than Arsenal’s 4-2 defeat to Nottingham Forest.
Well that was some Christmas period of football with some of the most exciting and high scoring games you will see all season.