Liverpool fans celebrating in Rome on May 2nd after the team  qualified for the Champions League final. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Monday morning, Albert Dock and the Museum of Liverpool is buzzing five minutes after opening. An exhibition, Double Fantasy, about John Lennon and Yo(...)

Declan Rice has been a regular at West Ham this season. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

He will have an eye, of course, on play-offs that might yet increase the number of eligible players at clubs competing in the top two divisions but as(...)

Seamus Coleman and Danny Ings during the goalless Merseyside derby. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Everton 0 Liverpool 0 The 231st Merseyside derby will not live long in the memory as Everton failed to capitalise on a weaker than usual Liverpool si(...)

Liverpool under-19 coach Steven Gerrard. Photograph:  Andrew Powell/Liverpool Football Club/PA Wire

Liverpool U19 2 Manchester United U19 0 Old rivalries die hard or, as the reactions of Steven Gerrard and Nicky Butt to a Rafael Camacho goal showed (...)

Republic of Ireland U19 player Zachary Elbouzedi went close to scoring in the win over Belgium. Photograph:  Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Belgium 0 Republic of Ireland 1 The Republic of Ireland were denied a place in the Uefa Under-19 Championships finals on goal difference despite beat(...)

Liverpool’s rich history of success is always in the background for  manager Jurgen Klopp, often creating unhelpful expectations. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

“We are sometimes the clowns in a circus and you have to perform, perform, perform and if you do, that’s good, but if not . . . boof!” Jurgen Klopp,(...)

Jonathan Lunney cuts a dejected figure after Ireland’s 2-0 defeat to Italy. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Italy 2 Republic of Ireland 0The Republic of Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals now hang by a thread after they were undone by clini(...)

Bell X1 performing on stage in Derry last night. Photograph: Rich Gilligan

Outside on Great James Street in Derry, the rain is lashing. Inside The Glassworks venue last night Foy Vance is pouring his heart out with equivalent(...)