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Liverpool Softball – the challenge COVID has thrown at the sport

Many sports have been caught out by the Covid pandemic - and Softball is no different. Liverpool's league chairman faced a double hit when their venue went into administration. But he's hopeful they can bounce back next season, as Merseysportlive reporter Andy Lott found out

Jack Crook addresses his time in NCAA, NBA Draft and the development of UK...

With years of experience playing abroad in countries such as America and Spain, as well as being a participant in the 2016 NBA Draft, Jack Crook spoke about his background playing abroad and the development of youth basketball participation...

Norman Marshall: “Tommy Fleetwood story is a fairytale”

"Tommy has made us feel like we’re all on the journey with him. He is opening doors for other children to follow him too" Following Tommy’s Fleetwood’s recent performance at the PGA BMW Championship, Merseysportlive spoke to his former youth coach, Norman Marshall.

One of Merseyside’s most unique rugby teams celebrates 60 years

The Merseyside Police rugby team will celebrate 60 years since their re-establishment this year. But despite celebrating their 60th anniversary, records show origins of police rugby in Merseyside stretch as far back as the 1930s.
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Opening Up Cricket: A Merseyside campaign tackling mental health

'Opening Up Cricket' launched their new website last Saturday, coinciding perfectly with world mental health day. The Merseyside based campaign aim to increase awareness of mental health across the UK, through the use of cricket as well as social media.

Marcelo Pitaluga: Liverpool’s future number one?

By Paddy Allen In the week after Liverpool's goalkeeping issues became even more apparent, the Reds may have sorted a replacement in Marcelo Pitaluga, but he certainly won't be involved anytime soon. Hailing from Niteroi, Brazil, he signed before the international...

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?