The sporting weekend in pictures

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is celebrating reaching the FA Cup final (PA Wire)
5:00am, Mon 19 Apr 2021
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Chelsea and Leicester reached the FA Cup final while supporters made a welcome return to top-level football. Manchester City’s quadruple dream ended, Sheffield United were relegated from the Premier League and Newcastle moved closer to safety.

Away from football Max Verstappen was triumphant and Ronnie O’Sullivan made a winning start to the defence of his world title.

Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the images from the sporting weekend.

Hakim Ziyech scored the only goal as Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 in the first FA Cup semi-final (PA Wire)
City's defeat marked the end of their hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple this season (PA Wire)
In a further blow for City, star player Kevin De Bruyne was forced off injured at Wembley (PA Wire)
Kelechi Iheanacho grabbed the winner as Leicester reached their first FA Cup final since 1969 with a 1-0 win over Southampton (PA Wire)
Sheffield United’s relegation from the top flight was confirmed after a 1-0 defeat at Wolves (PA Wire)
Norwich will take the place of the Blades in the top flight as the Championship leaders secured promotion despite a defeat by Bournemouth (PA Wire)
Newcastle claimed a stunning 3-2 win over West Ham to boost their chances of beating relegation (PA Wire)
Red Bull's Max Verstappen was triumphant in an incident-packed Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix (AP)
Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan rattled in three consecutive centuries to complete a 10-4 victory over Mark Joyce in his opener at the World Snooker Championships (PA Wire)
The next step towards the return of spectators to sporting events was made as 4,000 people attended the second FA Cup semi-final between Leicester at Southampton (PA Wire)
There were also a limited number in attendance at the snooker at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield (PA Wire)
Steven Davis was on target as Rangers beat rivals Celtic in their Scottish Cup fourth-round tie at Ibrox (PA Wire)
Hull and Warrington battled to a 14-14 draw in the Betfred Super League (PA Wire)

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