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
Ireland take deserved 1-0 lead into the break after Egan strike Hosts show belief to score twice in second half Scotland two points clear at the top of Nations League group going into the final game against Ukraine
Jim O'Toole, the former Worcester Warriors executive leading an American-backed consortium bidding to buy the club, says his group can pay the £17.5 million required to complete a takeover “at warp speed” and salvage their next fixture against Harlequins.