Weekend in Pictures for January 28th-29th
An unbelievable sporting weekend has just passed us by, with multiple FA Cup shocks, an Australian Open tennis final for the ages, thrilling racing from Cheltenham Trials Day and much more. Below, we pick out the best pictures from the weekend’s sporting action…
Football: FA Cup
Wolves chew up Reds in their own back yard
The Wolverhampton Wanderers Bench explodes as the final whistle is blown during the English FA Cup fourth round match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool. Wolves ran out 2-1 winners, despite being as high as 10/1 to win the match.
Sutton was up with Leeds on Sunday
Sutton United players celebrate their 1-0 win over Leeds United to take them to the fifth round of the FA Cup for the first time int he club’s history.
Tennis: Australian Open
Fed keeps his head to land 18th Grand Slam
Roger Federer lifts the Australian Open Men’s Single trophy after beating Rafael Nadal 3-2 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.
Sister Sister in the Women’s Final
Venus Williams congratulates her younger sister Serena after the latter beat her in straight sets to land yet another Australian Open Women’s Single title.
Horse Racing: Cheltenham
No silver lining in the Clouds
Many Clouds, ridden by Leighton Aspell (left), wins the BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase ahead of Thistlecrack at Cheltenham on Saturday. Unfortunately, Oliver Sherwood’s Gold Cup winning superstar passed away shortly after the race.
Frampton eyes second rematch with Cruz
Carl Frampton, of Northern Ireland, is caught flush in the face during his featherweight title boxing match with Leo Santa Cruz which the latter won on points. Another rematch, to reportedly take place in Belfast, is already in the pipeline.
Scorchers turn up the heat in BBL
The Scorchers celebrate after winning the BBL T20 Grand Final match 144-141 at the WACA in Perth on Saturday.
So a brilliant weekend has come and gone, can this weekend live up to it? Find out next Monday!