The pressure continued to mount on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United’s derby defeat to City, while Norwich boss Daniel Farke followed Dean Smith out of the Premier League exit door.
It was a famous FA Cup first round weekend for St Albans, who sunk League Two leaders Forest Green Rovers, while Kim Little’s goal saw Arsenal past West Ham in the Women’s Super League.
Scotland out-muscled Australia in the Autumn internationals while there were also big wins for England and Ireland, but Wales were edged out by South Africa.
England eased into the T20 World Cup semi-final despite defeat, while Max Verstappen’s victory in Mexico piled more pressure on reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton
Here, the PA news agency showcases the best of the sporting weekend in pictures.