The Premier League’s return saw newly promoted Fulham share an unexpected draw with Liverpool while Brighton picked up their first ever win at Old Trafford over Manchester United as Erik ten Hag lost his first competitive match in charge.
At the Commonwealth Games, England’s cricketers missed out on a medal as they lost out to New Zealand in the bronze match but England’s hockey team claimed gold.
There was an all-English podium in the men’s three-metre springboard as Dan Goodfellow took gold for England, with Jordan Houlden securing silver and Jack Laugher with bronze on Saturday night.
Here, the PA news agency looks back at an action-packed sporting weekend in pictures.
"It's good to be back", said British Rowing's performance director Louise Kingsley, as the team's best world championships signalled a triumphant return to form. GB rowers bring home seven golds, one silver and four bronzes from the Czech Republic, all but two in Olympic or Paralympic categories. As well as the first Olympic-class titles in any event since 2016, it was the first time Britain has won four world golds within 90 minutes, and the first time one GB crew has claimed three world victor
Harry Kane believes England can go into the World Cup on a high after their thrilling 3-3 draw with Germany at Wembley. With confidence low heading into the final match before the main event in Qatar later this year, England’s problems mounted as Ilkay Gundogan and Kai Havertz put Germany two goals up midway through the second-half. The Three Lions responded though, ending their run of more than 550 minutes without a goal from open play in style as Luke Shaw halved the deficit and Mason Mount then swiftly equalised for the rampant hosts.