The sporting weekend in pictures

There was plenty of emotion on show following England’s heartbreaking defeat.

Pa Sport Staff
Monday 12 July 2021 05:00
Italy’s Leonardo Bonucci throws the trophy in the air after winning Euro 2020
Italy’s Leonardo Bonucci throws the trophy in the air after winning Euro 2020

England’s hopes of a first major trophy for 55 years ended in familiar heartbreak as the lost the final of Euro 2020 to Italy in a penalty shoot-out.

Having enjoyed a dream start with Luke Shaw’s first international goal in only the second minute they were pegged back by Leonardo Bonucci’s second-half equaliser and were then beaten 3-2 on spot-kicks.

There were also familiar scenes elsewhere in the capital with Novak Djokovic winning a third successive Wimbledon crown.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the best pictures of the sporting weekend.

England's Bukayo Saka sits down after missing his penalty
Jason Sancho is consoled by England team-mates
England manager Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane leave the presentation podium disappointed
The Wembley scoreboard displays match stats following the UEFA Euro 2020 final
England’s Luke Shaw celebrates scoring against Italy
England fans standing on top of a bus
Novak Djokovic raises his arms and looks to the skies after winning another Wimbledon title
Wimbledon 2021 – Day Twelve – The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
British and Irish Lions’ Elliot Daly escapes a tackle from Cell C Sharks’ Werner Kok
Wales’ Aaron Wainwright carries the ball during the Summer Series match against Argentina
Ireland’s Ronan Kelleher carries the ball for a try
England batsman Phil Salt hits out