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Joel Matip: Liverpool defender out for up to six weeks with fractured collarbone

Liverpool defender Joel Matip could be out for up to six weeks as he needs surgery on a fractured collarbone suffered in the 1-0 win against Napoli.

The 27-year-old landed awkwardly in the closing stages of Tuesday's Champions League game and was taken to hospital.

Liverpool are ...

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Daniel Renshaw guilty of 'vicious' murder of his father

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A man who stabbed his father 19 times in a "vicious and shocking" attack ...

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Runcorn Bridge redevelopment delayed until 2020

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The reopening of a key bridge across the River Mersey will be delayed by ...

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Alvarez v Fielding: Briton ready to seize chance against Mexican legend

Late last year, finding himself alongside boxing legend Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez at an event in Belfast, British fighter Rocky Fielding took the opportunity to grab a selfie with the Mexican great.

A few months later, while on holiday in Alvarez's homeland, Fielding was able to wow the locals ...

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Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's side in perfect shape after Napoli victory

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Liverpool's win over Napoli by the margin they required to reach the Champions League knockout phase leaves their season in perfect shape.

Jurgen Klopp's side are unbeaten at the top ...

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Bill Ryder-Jones: 'Fans tell me personal things'

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Bill Ryder-Jones's football team Everton have just lost to arch rivals ...

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Liverpool 1-0 Napoli: Liverpool’s squad strength shows Jurgen Klopp progress

There are many different ways to judge Liverpool's development under Jurgen Klopp but I see their squad strength as the best way to gauge their progress, and it will also play a big part in any future success.

Look at the players who did not start their win over Napoli on Tuesday night and ...

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Tom Bailey: Lancashire reward bowler with new contract

Lancashire have rewarded last season's leading wicket-taker Tom Bailey with a contract extension until 2021.

Bailey, who has spent his entire career at Old Trafford, captured 64 County Championship wickets last season at an average of just 19.

Lancashire were relegated despite the ...

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Anyika Onuora: Olympic medallist on body image confidence issues as a young athlete

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British Olympic medallist Anyika Onuora says she used to wear baggy clothes to hide her body because people "felt entitled to touch it".

The 34-year-old, who won 4x400m relay bronze ...

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Liverpool's Festival Gardens could become giant water park

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Liverpool's derelict Festival Gardens could get one of the UK's largest ...

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Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson urged to 'calm down, calm down' by minister

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A Tory minister has urged Liverpool's mayor to "calm down, calm down" ...

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Premier League stats: Have we finally got a real Premier League title race?

After Manchester City were beaten by Chelsea on Saturday, Pep Guardiola was asked if Liverpool could win the title.

His answer? Yes. Yes they can.

Here, the title race is assessed, Unai Emery's half-time tinkering is dissected and Fulham's leaky defence is exposed as BBC Sport takes ...

2018-12-10 19:45 open_in_new
Liverpool Lime Street revamp revealed in new images

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Artists impressions have revealed a proposed makeover of Liverpool's Lime ...

2018-12-10 15:33 open_in_new
Joe Gomez: Liverpool defender signs new contract until summer of 2024

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has signed a new contract with the club until the summer of 2024.

The 21-year-old joined the Reds from Charlton Athletic in 2015.

He has played 18 times for Jurgen Klopp's side this campaign, but could be out for up to six weeks after suffering a ...

2018-12-10 12:23 open_in_new
Joe Gomez: Ben Mee defends tackle that broke Liverpool defender's leg

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Burnley centre-back Ben Mee has defended the tackle that fractured the leg of Liverpool's Joe Gomez.

Defender Gomez could be out for six weeks after he was taken off on a stretcher 23 ...

2018-12-10 10:17 open_in_new
Liverpool mayor quits Northern Powerhouse Partnership

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The mayor of Liverpool has quit the Northern Powerhouse Partnership ...

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Joe Sharratt: St Helens academy player leaves hospital after head injury

St Helens academy player Joe Sharratt has been released from hospital to continue recovery from a head injury, his club side have confirmed.

Sharratt, 18, was hospitalised following an assault outside the Factory 251 nightclub in Manchester earlier this month.

The Lancashire Academy ...

2018-12-09 15:23 open_in_new
Liverpool 'child asylum seekers' found to be adults

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Twenty-four asylum seekers who claimed they were children after being ...

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Cammell Laird and Unite agree to 'suspend strikes' for four weeks

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Shipbuilder Cammell Laird and the Unite union have "agreed to suspend ...

2018-12-07 14:02 open_in_new
Paul Nuttall quits UKIP over Tommy Robinson role

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Former UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has quit the party in protest at the ...

2018-12-07 12:59 open_in_new
The Series: Eight racecourses commit to hosting new team competition

Eight racecourses have committed to hosting a new horse racing series in which teams will compete in leagues.

Known as 'The Series', the plan is for it to take place on consecutive Thursday evenings in the summer of 2019 with millions of pounds in prize money.

Ayr, Epsom, Goodwood, ...

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