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Merseyside comes together on derby day to tackle food poverty

Liverpool and Everton fans came together to tackle food poverty on derby day, amidst the growing cost of living crisis. The day was characterised by hostility and rivalry on the pitch. However, tribalism was put aside off the pitch as both sets of supporters collected for North Liverpool Foodbank.
Vlads Vulkanov

Widnes Wild’s Vlads Vulkanovs: “I thought I’d have to call it quits”

Widnes Wild star Vlads Vulkanovs has gone from playing university level ice hockey to Division One in just a few years. He’s had a career spanning across two continents, beginning in his home country of Latvia.
Villarreal CF - Author: Dan Farrimond (Image courtesy of Wiki Commons)

Villarreal CF: What we need to know about the ‘Yellow Submarines’

The town of Villarreal is neither on the coast, or has any strong links to submarines (never mind yellow ones).  In a city where the Beatles were born, the Yellow Submarine means something more. 
Everton stadium 2022 (taken by Jack Kinsella)

The numbers behind Everton’s relegation battle

After their defeat in the Merseyside Derby, Everton are staring down the barrel of relegation, trailing Burnley by two points, with a game in hand. We take a look at how they've got to this position, their final fixtures, and whether they can stay up.
quadruple - anfield - Copyright: Humphrey Bolton 21/4/22

Liverpool’s quadruple chase: Fever dream or historic reality?

On paper, Liverpool are just 10 games away from completing one no other English side has done before.  Ten wins from now until the end of May mean Liverpool will end the 21/22 season with an unprecedented quadruple.
Peter - courtesy of SSJKA dojo

Inclusion in sport: how South Sefton Ju Jitsu and Kobudo Academy cater for all

Clubs across Liverpool are making an effort to support those in need or struggling with the effects of Covid-19, disabilities or mental health issues. With the importance of sport - and exercise and daily walks being pushed heavily during the pandemic - we explore how this has grown further.
Doubles in full flow

Liverpool International Tennis Tournament returns

"I thought Liverpool was the perfect place to bring tennis out of its snobbish environment and bring it out to the people." After the disruption of Covid, Liverpool will kick off the 2022 grass court tennis season with the Liverpool International Tennis Tournament.

Widnes Wild GM: “I have been lucky to witness 3 trophies in my 12...

Widnes Wild's General Manager Wez Spurrett, has thanked fans for their support this season, after beating Billingham Stars on Easter Sunday. Spurrett praised fans on a statement released on the Widnes Wild website, for their loyal support and dedication to following the team, as the season concluded two days ago.
Copyright free, image from Ryan Dickens

Liverpool boxing champion Dickens looks ahead to Saturday bout

Liverpool’s own Ryan Dickens is looking to overcome challenging opponent Jack Cook at the Olympia this weekend (April 23) The 20-year-old from Kensington is a three-time National Champion, a European Bronze Medallist and has won gold at the Tri-National Competition in the light middleweight division.
Paddy Pimblett - ufc - pic under creative commons licence by 21Keys

Five dream UFC Liverpool fights we’d like to see

Following the gate-breaking UFC promotion at London’s O2 Arena in March, industry-leading promoter Dana White has confirmed a return to UK shores later this year, with Liverpool favourites to host.