Scotland manager Gordan Strachan earned his first win at Hampden Park during FIFA World Cup™ qualifying in Europe's Group A with a 2-0 win over Croatia, to leave his side fourth a point ahead of Wales.
Roberto Martinez grabbed his first league win as Everton manager against Chelsea at Goodison Park, while Wayne Rooney scored in his return to help Manchester United to a 2-0 home win against Crystal Palace.
Manchester United had to come from behind to secure three points against Queens Park Rangers, Everton were denied victory by a late equaliser, while Jordi Gomez bagged a hat-trick for Wigan Athletic.
Everton came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with city rivals Liverpool in a rip-roaring Merseyside derby, with Leon Osman and Steven Naismith denying a youthful Reds side victory.
One of the delights of a new season is getting acquainted with the new faces in the league, so with the Premier League about to begin, FIFA.com runs through its latest foreign additions.
Scotland came from a goal behind to beat Australia 3-1 in their friendly match at Easter Road to give themselves a boost ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers which begin next month.