Sporting weekend in pictures

England’s Jack Grealish takes a knee before their European Championship warm-up match with Romania at Riverside Stadium
England’s Jack Grealish takes a knee before their European Championship warm-up match with Romania at Riverside Stadium (PA Wire)
5:00am, Mon 07 Jun 2021
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International sport took centre stage this weekend with both of England’s cricket and football teams in action up and down the country.

Elsewhere, there was drama in Formula One at the Azerbaijan GP and high-profile exits at Roland Garros, while a popular and unexpected winner at Epsom in the Cazoo Derby.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the best pictures from over the last few days.

Romania goalkeeper Florin Nita denied Jordan Henderson from the penalty spot during England's 1-0 win (PA Wire)
Jack Grealish was impressive for England at the Riverside Stadium and showed another string to his bow (PA Wire)
England players and staff, including manager Gareth Southgate, again took the knee and received boos from a small section of the Riverside Stadium crowd (PA Wire)
England's cricketers found life tough against New Zealand at Lord's despite the odd helping hand from the tourists (PA Wire)
Rory Burns made the most of his reprieves to reach three figures and help England eventually secure a draw (PA Wire)
Ollie Robinson impressed with bat and ball during his Test debut but was brought to his knees after historic tweets when he was a teenager were unearthed following the first day. He has since been suspended from all international cricket (PA Wire)
Daniel Dubois bounced back from defeat to Joe Joyce in November to see off Bogdan Dinu on Saturday night (PA Wire)
There were also blows exchanged during the Gallagher Premiership clash between Leicester Tigers and Bristol Bears (PA Wire)
Great Britain’s Sir Mo Farah was also in the Midlands but could only finish eighth at the British 10,000m Championships (PA Wire)
Dina Asher-Smith did seal a spot on the plane to next month's Olympic Games with a season's best time to win the women’s 100 metres at the FBK Games in Hengelo (PA Wire)
St Helens celebrate after winning the Women’s Challenge Cup final by a 34-6 score over York City Knights (PA Wire)
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen crashed out of the Azerbaijan GP but saw rival Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes follow suit to remain top of the Formula One drivers' standings (AP)
Adam Kirby celebrates on top of Adayar after winning the Cazoo Derby during day two of the Cazoo Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse (PA Wire)
Roger Federer needed three hours and 35 minutes to clinch a 7-6 (5) 6-7 (3) 7-6 (4) 7-5 victory over Germany’s Dominik Koepfer during an empty Roland Garros at midnight but pulled out the following day to preserve his chances of playing at Wimbledon later this month (AP)
Serena Williams also bowed out of the French Open after defeat to Elena Rybakina in the fourth round (AP)
Alex Yee celebrates winning the World Triathlon Series event in Leeds (PA Wire)
Memorial Golf (AP)

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