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(...)