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The story of Liverpool’s most accomplished poker player: Matthew Ashton

EXCLUSIVE This is the extraordinary story of Matthew Ashton – Merseyside’s jack of all table games. Read how a 15-year-old from Crosby went from the classroom to earning more than $2 million playing poker.

Our 2019/20 Premier League Team of the Season (so far)

The coronavirus crisis has put a stop to Premier League football for a couple of months at the very least. With plenty still to play for in both halves of the table, we take a look at the season up to now and pick our 19/20 Premier League Team of the Season (so far).

“Losing the Grand National this year is not a problem at all” – Oli...

ITV Racing presenter Oli Bell talks to Merseysportlive about all things Grand National after the 173rd renewal was cancelled due to the Covid19 outbreak.

The rise of Gaelic Football on Merseyside

The popularity of Gaelic Football is on the rise across Merseyside. So we took a closer look into Ireland’s most famous sport, but just how much of a rise has it made across the water?

Merseyside “Samaritan” uses boxing to tackle knife crime in city

Knife crime has become the scourge of many cities across the UK, and Liverpool is no different. And in the constant battle to tackle the problem, community activists like Alan Walsh are rising to the challenge. Boxing coach Alan is taking...

Five must-play golf courses on Merseyside

Merseyside is blessed with some of the most scenic and challenging golf courses in the world. Having the wonderful western coastline, it is also home to some of the best links courses in the British Isles.

Merseyside referee reveals his journey in light of “abuse” against officials

For a football referee, receiving verbal and even physical abuse is commonplace. But a recent BBC survey truly revealed the full extent of the problem, with two thirds of match officials saying they receive 'regular abuse'. 

Meet Merseyside’s Martin Stamper – London 2012 Olympian and current GB Taekwondo coach

Merseysportlive talks to London 2012 Olympian and current GB Taekwondo coach Martin Stamper, from Liverpool, about his career, regrets and poker in Las Vegas.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: Jürgen Klopp’s first Liverpool XI

It's now over four years since Jurgen Klopp was appointed Liverpool manager. It's now also over four years since Klopp's first game as Liverpool manager, so join us as we look back at the first XI the German ever put out.

Inside Liverpool’s MMA Academy

The MMA Academy is a mixed martial arts gym in Liverpool that offers teaching in several disciplines, including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai and MMA.