It was a lively, and mixed, day for numerous England stars on Saturday
England pair Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere were instrumental in Arsenal's 5-2 demolition of Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's early kick-off.
Wilshere is only just back from long term injury but impressed in midfield and Walcott was dangerous from the flank, setting up Per Mertesacker for Arsenal's all-important equaliser and sealing things with a fifth.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came on late and set- up Walcott for Arsene Wenger's side, who were well in control after Emmanuel Adebayor's sending off in the north London derby.
Spurs collective Jermain Defoe, Aaron Lennon, Tom Huddlestone, Kyle Walker, Michael Dawson and Kyle Naughton endured days to forget, though and could not stop a rampant Arsenal side.
Former England U19 and Under-21 international Tom Carroll got some minutes for Spurs, too, with the Three Lions' coaches sure to be keeping an eye out for him.
With Wilshere getting back on England duty recently, Walcott admits it is great to see his team-mate playing again after his injury woes.
"This win will give us a lot of spirit. It was nice to see Jack get a run out and everyone is looking bright," he said.
Wenger was also full of praise for Walcott, adding: "Theo was tremendous from first to the last minute. I am happy he got his goal."
Raheem Sterling, who looked lively against Sweden in midweek, impressed once again on Saturday and he helped set up one of Luis Suarez's goals in Liverpool's 3-0 win over Wigan.
It was a bad day for Ben Watson, though, as the former Under-21 international sustained a nasty looking leg injury in a challenge with Sterling.
England Under-21 defender Andre Wisdom started once again, as Reds boss Brendan Rodgers stuck to his principle of blooding youth players, while Steven Gerrard was in action fresh from receiving his 100th cap for the Three Lions on Wednesday.
Daniel Sturridge was given a chance to stake a claim for a regular starting place in Chelsea's line-up but he could not prevent his side going down 2-1 at West Brom.
Elsewhere, Leighton Baines and his England squad mates Leon Osman and Phil Jagielka suffered a surprise 2-1 loss at Reading, while Gareth Barry was part of a Manchester City side that thumped Aston Villa 5-0.
England Manager Roy Hodgson watched as John Ruddy kept a clean sheet in Norwich's stunning 1-0 win over Manchester United.
Hodgson also offered hope for Grant Holt ahead of the match at Carrow Road, with the Norwich striker impressing this season and in with the chance of a future call-up.
England striker Wayne Rooney was missing with an ankle injury for Sir Alex Ferguson's men, while Chris Smalling, Rio Ferdinand, Michael Carrick, Danny Welbeck and Ashley Young all featured.