Southampton's Mauricio Pochettino believes the way his squad responded to the departure of Dani Osvaldo shows they have a "great future"
Nigel Adkins' new side Reading FC played host to his former team Southampton FC at the Madejski Stadium. The Saints beat the Royals 2 - 0.
We take a look at all the football fixtures to look forward to this weekend.
It took more than a decade to build but since its opening in 2011, Brighton and Hove Albion's Amex stadium has gone from strength to strength.
It's already set to host games in next year's Rugby World Cup and, it was announced today, it will also stage England Women's football team's next World Cup qualifier.
Andy Dickenson met England Captain Casey Stoney, England goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain, and U19 prospect Paula Howells.
Portsmouth's Ryan Taylor scored the goal in the match against Mansfield.
Final score Portsmouth 1 - Mansfield 1.
Meanwhile, Oxford United's Nicky Wroe secured victory for his team in a game against Wycombe.
Final score Wycombe 0 - Oxford Utd 1.
Reading's game against Bolton ended in a 7-1 win.
Adam Le Fondre scored three of the goals for the Royals. Other scorers were Pavel Pogrebnyak, Kaspars Gorkss, Hope Akpan, Nick Blackman.
David Ngog scored Bolton's only goal.
Bournemouth's game against Watford ended in a 1-1 draw.
The Cherries' goal was scored by Lewis Grabban.
Gillingham have won their game against Swindon this afternoon.
The two goals were scored by Leon Legge and Michael Harriman.
There's plenty of football action in the Meridian region today. Southampton's game against Sunderland ended in a 2-all draw.
Still playing, this aftteroon:
Bournemouth v Watford
Derby v Brighton
Reading v Bolton
Gillingham v Swindon
Crawley v Wolves
Portsmouth v Mansfield
Wycombe v Oxford
Gillingham's Leon Legge scores with a header in the 17th minute - following a free kick.
Reading FC are currently playing against Bolton. The score, at present - 1-0 to Reading.
Adam Le Fondre scored in the 11th minute.
Southampton's Dejan Lovren leaves the pitch on a stretcher during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, earlier today.
The final score - Sunderland 2 - 2 Southampton.