Sunderland's last Premier League outing ended in disaster, they lost 8-0 at Southampton last weekend, so they were hoping to make amends when Arsenal visited the Stadium of Light this afternoon.
In the end, the Londoners proved too much for them, the contest finished 2-0 to Arsenal.
In the Championship, Middlesbrough could not hold on to their lead, conceding to Watford mid-way through the second half. The game finsihed 1-1. Boro have now slipped to 5th in the Championship table but they remain in the play-off places.
And in League Two, Hartlepool went down to Cambridge but lost 2-1. There was better news for York, however, they drew 1-1 at home against Mansfield.
You can see more on all the day's action here.
Potential bell ringers are being shown the ropes at Durham Cathedral today (Saturday 25th October). Enthusiasts from the local bell ringing guild have been on hand to offer guidance.
Catherine Zeta-Jones has been spotted looking for a bargain in Whitby, North Yorkshire.
The Welsh Hollywood star was in the area filming a big screen adaptation of Dad's Army.
According to staff at the Homeworks store, she looked at a canvas of Audrey Hepurn but then left without making a purchase.
Durham Cathedral will open its doors for potential bell ringers later today (Saturday 25th October).
Members of the public are being invited to try their hand at bell ringing between 11am and 4pm. Enthusiasts from the local bell ringing guild will be on hand to show them the ropes.
The bells in Durham Cathedral date from as early as 1693.
One of the biggest names in British street art is heading to NewcastleGateshead Initiative's Juice Festival to lead free graffiti and urban art workshops for children and young people today, October 25.
Inkie, aka Tom Bingle, is viewed by many as one the pioneers of street art along with fellow Bristolians Banksy and 3D.
Inkie will be working with young people during Juice Festival's Art Jam 2014 event at the Co-Musica Arches behind Sage Gateshead.
Juice Festival will continue throughout the October half-term with a series of events inspired by the work of award-winning author David Almond.