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Liverpool vs Everton – the friendly derby?

Tonight's men's Merseyside derby will be a major event on the pitch, but it is also a key date in Liverpool's calendar far beyond the football grounds. Despite the intensity and passion shown when Liverpool take on Everton, this fixture...

St Helens runner sets European record

A man from St Helens has become the first European, and only the second person in the world with sight loss, to complete the Major Six Marathons. Mark Rogerson completed the feat last week after he ran the Boston Marathon....

The beginning of the end? What is the future of horse racing?

It’s that time of year again. The World Greatest Steeplechase with three days of spectacle and athletic ability grace the hallowed ground of Aintree once again. It’s an event that captures the attention of the wider public like no other. However, despite...

Warrington Wolves Women kickstart the season in style

Warrington Wolves Women end their preparations for the upcoming campaign with their 2024 season launch event. The Halliwell Jones stadium in Warrington saw family and friends of players from the Prospects, Academy and the first team go up on stage...

MerseyNewsLive TV bulletin March 5 2024

Watch the MerseyNewsLive TV bulletin for March 5 2024 presented by Sadie Gilbert:
Dr Matt Gaskell (c) NWGS

New gambling service to help addicts across region

A ground-breaking initiative to combat the escalating crisis of gambling addiction is set to launch next week in Merseyside, Wirral and Cheshire. The North West Gambling Service (NWGS) will provide essential treatment and support to individuals grappling with gambling problems,...
Women running in Sefton Park

Survey reveals alarming rates of harassment faced by women runners

A BBC survey has recently revealed up to 68% of women experience harassment while running. Behaviour includes cat calling, having items thrown at them from cars or in the worst cases being followed. MerseyNewsLive spoke to Anna Londono, president of the...
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Merseyside jiu-jitsu competitor wins silver at London Open

Norman Saunders, 25, training out of Liverpool's Next Generation gym, secured second place at a major tournament recently. Norman took the spot at the International Brazilian jiu-jitsu London Open recently. This is big for the aspiring grappler, as the London Open...
Goodison Park, Everton (c) Alamy J7827D used under license

Everton fans react to six-point deduction ruling

Everton football club have had their 10-point deduction reduced to six. This comes after the club was found to have breached the leagues profitability and sustainability rules last November. An independent commission had found that the club had exceeded the league's...

Jurgen Klopp addresses Liverpool injury concerns

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given a much-needed update on the Reds' injury situation with Diogo Jota and Curtis Jones out for the next few months, and Alisson Becker for the foreseeable future. During a press conference before the Reds'...