North West England

Glen Johnson: Ex-England Liverpool, Chelsea and Stoke defender retires at 34

Glen Johnson won the BBC goal of the season for Portsmouth against Hull in 2009 Former England full-back Glen Johnson has announced his retirement. The ex-Chelsea, Liverpool and Stoke defender won 54 caps, and played…


Attempted murder arrest over Atherton street stabbing

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the street. The man was found stabbed in the arm on Market Street, Atherton, at about 04:15 GMT…


Liverpool fan Bernard Sheridan, 104, meets Anfield heroes

Image copyright RMBI Care Co Image caption Bernard Sheridan meeting Jurgen Klopp to celebrate his 104th birthday Liverpool FC super-fan Bernard Sheridan said it was a “dream come true” to celebrate his 104th birthday with…


James Milner: Liverpool player sent off by his former PE teacher Jon Moss

A photo of Jon Moss with the football team in which James Milner, holding the ball, played PE teachers often get credit for kick-starting the careers of sporting stars but James Milner might be not…


Arthur Gnahoua: Carlisle United sign midfielder following release by Shrewsbury Town

Arthur Gnahoua scored once in his seven games out on loan with AFC Fylde Carlisle United have signed Arthur Gnahoua on a short-term deal until the end of the season following his release by Shrewsbury…


Body found on beach in search for missing Cheshire man

Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Alastair Done was last seen on Balmedie beach on 11 January A body has been found on a beach near Aberdeen in a search for a missing man. The…


IGas’s Ellesmere Port plans ‘incompatible’ with climate targets

Image caption The inquiry at Chester Town Hall is the first to look into the effects of onshore gas on climate change Plans for an onshore gas site in Cheshire will make it “less likely”…


Liverpool fan celebrates 104th birthday with Klopp invite

A Liverpool fan is celebrating his 104th birthday after club manager Jurgen Klopp invited him to Saturday’s game at Anfield stadium. Bernard Sheridan attended the team’s 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace with his son, grandson…


Paul Scholes: Oldham Athletic talk to ex-Manchester United star about manager vacancy

Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles with Manchester United Oldham Athletic are in talks with former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes regarding their vacant manager role. The League Two Latics are looking…


Jose Mourinho: I’ve had three job offers but I don’t park the bus

Jose Mourinho said his desire to be back in management would return by March Jose Mourinho says he has turned down three job offers since being sacked as Manchester United boss and has rejected criticism…


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