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Marine In The Community thriving year on from Tottenham Hotspur match

When Marine began their FA Cup journey in 2020 against Barnoldswick Town, nobody could have imagined what took place just four months after. Seven rounds later, they faced Tottenham Hotspur, top of the Premier League. Merseysportlive reporter Sam Millne looks back at the impact of that game a year on.

2021 in review: Merseyside’s golfing stars

Year in review: Merseyside’s golfing stars. We take a look at how three of Merseyside’s brightest golfing stars faired and what hey achieved in 2021.
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Super sub Divock Origi’s top five Liverpool goals

Liverpool cult hero Divock Origi popped up with another late goal at Molyneux on Saturday. His 94th minute strike ensured the Reds remain in touching distance at the top of the Premier League.

Dave Powell on Anfield Road expansion: “It’s all about demand for tickets”

The development of Liverpool's Anfield Road stand is in full swing as the first piece of construction can be seen outside the ground. As progress continues, Sports Business Writer for Liverpool Echo Dave Powell spoke to Merseysportlive on the benefits it will bring.
Martin Dwyer

Liverpool jockey Martin Dwyer – the council estate kid who won the Derby

Martin Dwyer secured status of becoming a "world class jockey" by achieving one feat - winning the Epsom Derby on a special summer day in 2006. It completed his remarkable journey from a Liverpool council estate. Dwyer relived his memorable day to Merseysportlive's Henry Baines.
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Merseyside Blind FC coach says future is bright for Disability Sport

Merseyside Blind head coach Steven Cushion is optimistic for the future of Blind Football. It comes after his side reached the National Blind final and the success of TV Broadcasting.

Tom Farrell eager for ring return after ‘Boxxer’ tournament defeat

Liverpool boxer Tom 'Fazza' Farrell talks exclusively to Merseysportlive and unveils his ambition to get back in the ring after an entertaining 'Boxxer' tournament final defeat to Cori Gibbs. And he is eyeing up a potential undercard bout on the Kell Brook vs Amir Khan card in Manchester on February 19.

How will the Azeem Rafiq story change cricket on Merseyside

Over the last few months, cricket and racism have sadly walked hand in hand. When 'whistleblower' Azeem Rafiq lifted the lid on 'institutionalised racism' at Yorkshire County Cricket Club no one could have predicted the ramifications.

Five players to play for both Everton and Liverpool

Everton will be hosting the Merseyside Derby on Wednesday night (December 1) at Goodison Park. Arguably one of the biggest games in world football, players visiting their biggest rivals typically receive a hostile reception.
Merseyside derby - Author Nigel Wilson From Wikimedia Commons

‘The Friendly derby’ – The history of the Merseyside derby

The Merseyside derby is one of English Football's biggest fixtures and rivalries. Dubbed "The Friendly derby", it used to be one of the only derbies that did not enforce segregation in stadiums, allowing Blues and Reds fans to gather together.