Hull City’s Jake Livermore: he was the club’s record signing when he left Tottenham in 2013 for £8 million. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore has been suspended by the club and the Football Association after testing positive for cocaine and will not play (...)

John Stones is faced with task of shackling Liverpool’s Sturridge and Sterling. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Whether loaded with consequence or a mere provincial dispute, a pulsating drama or a tedious bore, the Merseyside derby’s ability to create a lasting(...)

Clark Carlisle has reveal an incident involving a lorry which left him hospitalised last December was a suicide attempt. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Clarke Carlisle has revealed he intentionally stepped out in front of a lorry in December in an attempt to take his own life, admitting “I wanted t(...)

Clarke Carlisle is awake in hospital following a collision with a lorry last December. (Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

Former Premier League defender Clarke Carlisle, who was seriously injured in a collision with a lorry last month, is awake in hospital.His wife, Gemma(...)

PFA chief executive Gordon taylor has apologised for drawing comparisons between the Hillsborough justice campaign and Ched Evans. (Photograph: Phil Noble/PA Wire)

The Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive, Gordon Taylor, has apologised to the Hillsborough families for comparing their campaign for(...)

Ched Evans: ‘Mob rule’ tactics have had the desired effect on sponsors. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

After five days of febrile debate, League One club Oldham Athletic have abandoned a controversial attempt to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans, claimi(...)

Ched Evans proposed move to Oldham Athletic has fallen through following threats from sponsors and threats made to family members of club employees. (Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Ched Evans’s move to Oldham has collapsed with the convicted rapist blaming ‘mob rule’ for preventing the League One club signing him.Evans, who also (...)

Oldham Athletic are set to make an announcement on Ched Evans with the player’s camp increasingly confident the convicted rapist will be offered a contract. (Jon Buckle/PA Wire)

Oldham Athletic owner and chairman Simon Corney has said that the club expects to sign the convicted rapist Ched Evans before the end of the week.“We (...)

 Ched Evans is set to join  a League One club, according to PFA chief Gordon Taylor. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

A League One club will hold a press conference on Monday in relation to the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, the Professional Footballers’ Ass(...)

Convicted rapist ched Evans has been told he will not be allowed to train with League One club Oldham Athletic or League Two outfit Tranmere Rovers

Oldham Athletic have denied they have offered convicted rapist Ched Evans the chance to train with the club.Reports on Sunday linked Evans with the Le(...)