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Chris Kamara on apraxia diagnosis and lack of UK funding

Former Footballer and legendary sports pundit, Chris Kamara, recently spoke on his diagnosis of apraxia and his eagerness in campaigning for more funding to those with hidden disabilities.   The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists state that around...

LISTEN: Merseyside Blind and VI FC are breaking barriers to freedom

James Cranford gained exclusive access to one of the UK’s most successful blind and visually impaired football teams, Merseyside Blind FC. This audio documentary raises awareness of the challenges facing blind and visually impaired people and the benefits of being...
Marine v Harrogate in the FA Cup. by Kevin Bannon

LISTEN: Matchday at Marine FC

Kevin Bannon went behind the scenes as Marine took on Guiseley in a crunch match in the hunt for the Northern Premier League play-offs. The audio documentary includes interviews with club officials, fans, backroom staff and players and also has...
Mencap Liverpool members st Sefton Park after some football.

Learning disability charity Mencap Liverpool call for greater accessibility in sport

A Liverpool-based charity for people with a learning disability has called for greater visibility and accessibility within disability sport in the region. 
Ruth Mwandumba - credit Craig Dower

Liverpool target shooter Ruth Mwandumba aims to boost sport’s diversity

Liverpool target shooter Ruth Mwandumba is working with British Shooting in a bid to improve diversity in the sport. Mwandumba is England’s first-ever black rifle shooting champion, achieving that unprecedented feat in 2018 and repeating the trick in 2022.
Nathan Aspinall at the Premier League of Darts in Birmingham

From trainee accountant to darts star – Nathan Aspinall says life is a gamble

Nathan Aspinall epitomises resilience and self-belief. The Stockport darts star left his job as a trainee accountant in 2018 to pursue his dream of being a professional player.

“It is getting better, but maybe it just needs a bit more” – Scouse...

Beth Munro, who won silver in para-taekwondo in Tokyo in 2021, says the prevalence of disability sport in Liverpool is improving, but that there is still work to be done. 
UFC fighter Caolan Loughran

Liverpool UFC star is “living the dream” after winning in Atlantic City

Liverpool-based UFC star Caolan Loughran says he is “living the dream” after winning in Atlantic City. Loughran moved to Merseyside from Kildress, Ireland to pursue his dream.
Tara Jones. St Helens Vice Captain and referee. Alamy License

Tara Jones on becoming the first female referee in men’s rugby league

St Helens' Tara Jones has spoken exclusively to MerseySportLive after becoming the first female to referee a men's professional rugby league game. Jones joined the rugby league history books on Sunday(14 April) after refereeing League One fixture Oldham v Cornwall. In doing...
Shem preparing for Oktagon debut

Shem Rock: 10 years on run from police to headlining Oktagon

Liverpool's Rock was accused of burglary leading him to flee to Asia for 10 years and master Mixed Martial Arts. Moreover, Rock now trains at Liverpool’s Next Generation Gym alongside UFC fighters Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann.