England’s Ashes embarrassment was completed as Australia sealed a 4-0 series victory with a Hobart hammering.
Australia won by 146 runs as England were bowled out for 124 in the space of 22.4 overs on day three of the fifth Test.
It was also a miserable weekend for Rafael Benitez as his brief Everton reign ended and Novak Djokovic, the number one men’s tennis player, who was deported from Australia after failing to overturn the decision to cancel his visa.
Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the sporting weekend in pictures.
Rafael Benitez gives instructions in his final game as Everton manager during the Toffees’ 2-1 defeat at Norwich on Saturday (Joe Giddens/PA) Kevin De Bruyne (centre) celebrates with Manchester City team-mates after scoring the winner in the Premier League top-of-the-table encounter against Chelsea (Martin Rickett/PA)
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Jurgen Klopp has stressed he will not be contacting Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard ahead of Sunday’s dramatic Premier League finale. Aston Villa travel to Manchester City while Liverpool host Wolves and a positive result for Gerrard could help the side he captained to so much success pip City to the League title. Klopp is confident Villa - who also host relegation-threatened Burnley on Thursday - have sufficient motivation of their own to pull off a shock result at the Etihad Stadium.
David Moyes hailed a fitting send-off for Mark Noble as his West Ham side dented Manchester City’s title charge, and once again emphasised the need to “go again” after the Hammers secured a second successive season of European football. Jarrod Bowen’s first-half double was cancelled out by Jack Grealish’s deflected strike and Vladimir Coufal’s own goal after the break but Lukasz Fabianski’s penalty save from Riyad Mahrez earned a 2-2 draw in the Irons’ final home game of the season. It was an emotional afternoon for the club as home supporters said farewell to club captain Noble for the final time, the midfielder set to retire at the end of the season following an 18-year career.
Cristiano Ronaldo has given the biggest indication yet he is set to stay at Manchester United. Despite a productive season on the individual front for the 37-year-old, one in which he has scored 18 Premier League goals, much has been made about Ronaldo’s future. United have gone five years without winning a major trophy and will record their lowest points tally of the Premier League era on the back of last weekend’s 4-0 thrashing at Brighton.