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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.

Liverpool’s GB cyclist tells how Coronavirus is affecting her sporting career

The Coronavirus pandemic has left many professional sports players and athletes having to make big changes in their day to day lives. Liverpool student Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Rigley has been cycling for seven years.

Widnes Wild fans angry as ice hockey league ended by pandemic

Widnes Wild's season has finished after the English Ice Hockey Association (EIHA) announced the end of of all remaining Laidler Division fixtures. And the club has appealed against the decision, which left Widnes in fourth and missing out on a chance to move up to second place.

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?

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.

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. 

Wimbledon 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The announcement means there will now be no professional tennis anywhere in the world until at least July 13th, with the entire grass-court season now abandoned.

BAFA Highly likely to suspend activity past April

The British American Football Association are ‘highly likely’ to extend their suspension beyond April 12th. In a new joint statement from the CEO and Chair of BAFA they announced that all British American Football activity is likely to be postponed...
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Liverpool John Moores University darts team victorious in Lancaster

Liverpool John Moores University darts team were victorious on their travels to Lancaster, as they ran out 2-1 victors against the strong Lancashire outfit.

WATCH: Liverpool MMA fighters compete at CW Manchester

With Paddy Pimblett sets to fight on Friday, take a look at how the fellow Liverpool fighters did last weekend at CW 112 in Manchester