Category : Sport Liverpool News

14 Jan 2021

Sport Liverpool Plots Major Events Tactics

A NEW independent board of senior executives has been created to plan and oversee a decade of major international sports events in Liverpool. The Sport Liverpool Board is a UK first and includes people from the world of international sport, business and events. It is chaired by Brian Barwick OBE – the former controller of ITV Sport, Chair of the Rugby Football League and Chief Executive of the Football Association. The city has created the board, with the aim of […]

11 Jan 2021

Rock n Roll Running Series 2014-2021

In 2013 Liverpool City Council went out to tender to find a partner to deliver a marathon for the city. It chose and appointed the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running (lose 2021)to start their first event in England. The Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series (formerly the Roc ‘n’ Roll Marathon) took place between 2014 and 2021. Its unique selling point was the runner experience in which runners experienced live music along every mile of their journey. Once crossing the finish line […]

27 Nov 2020

Liverpool and St Helens Virtually Welcome Rugby League World Cup Teams

This week we virtually welcomed the Rugby League World Cup teams who will be staying in Liverpool and St Helens next year. It was great to meet the Tonga representatives Team Manager Scott Clark and Team Coach Kristian Woolf – who is also currently coach at St Helens Rugby Football Club. We also met with Italian representative Tiziano Franchini, a founding figure of the game in Italy, who is really looking forward to sampling our Italian restaurants. Cllr Wendy Simon […]

13 Nov 2020


Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) today (13 November 2020) demonstrates its commitment to making a positive social impact by dedicating the double header involving a men’s RLWC2021 quarter final and an England women’s match at Anfield on November 13, 2021 to promoting good mental fitness. Through the tournament’s innovative partnership with Movember and Rugby League Cares, the double header will be branded the Mental Fitness Match Day. The men’s quarter final at the world-famous home of Liverpool FC could […]