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Kirsty Longley gritting her teeth as she comes home to win the Spring 10k at Sefton Park

Late surge at Wavertree takes LPS to third

Long time residents of Division 2W of the Northern Track and Field League, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton will confirm that it is tough league with currently strong in-depth clubs like Liverpool Harriers, an Isle of Man squad and West Cheshire AC. Together with newly promoted St Helens and Rossendale Harriers LPS were expected to make their […]

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Harry Doran runs 1.52 in the British Championships

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 400m star, Harry Doran, turned his attention to 800m in the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield. He has already shown promise at this distance and although unable to escape his heat came away with an eye-catching time of 1.52.61. He may yet discover this is his most successful distance. Danny Higham also […]

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Amelia McLaughlin in action at Scottish Champs

Amelia joins the 1:80 club

Amelia McLaughlin, the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton High Jump star, has had  a month she will never forget. After taking the Northern title with a personal best leap of 1.77m she proceded to the Czech Republic at the invitation of England Athletics with a group of other selected athletes. In somewhat bizarre circumstances she nevertheless cleared […]

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Amelia McLaughlin

Amelia soars to new heights

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield herald the start of the 2015 serious stuff for aspiring track and field athletes. After a long quiet period Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s High Jump star, Amelia McLaughlin,  is back with a bang. Now consistently over 1.80m in training she not unexpectedly took the title with 1.77m, well clear of any […]

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Silver ladies and bronze boys

The winter season is heralded by the North West Road Relays held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Woodbank Park, Stockport. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s trio of Lisa Gawthorne, Claire Constable and Lauren Wilson were in great form. Lisa led off with a fine time of 14.52 in 20th spot which kept the […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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Rosie Johnson in action at English Schools May 2014

Amelia and Rosie delight at the English Schools

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were selected by their respective counties to represent them at the highly regarded English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham. Two produced outstanding results. Amelia McLaughlin(Greater Manchester) took the Senior Girls High Jump title with 1.75m and can claim to be the most consistent high jumper on the circuit. […]

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Five selected for the English Schools Championships

Five LPS athletes have been selected to represent their respective counties at the English Schools Track & Field championships taking place next Friday & Saturday(July 11/12th) at the Alexander stadium in Birmingham. Rosie Johnson 1,500m (Merseyside) will be looking to retain her Intermediate Girls title, whilst Joe Milton(Merseyside), also a winner last year, moves up […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Michael Rimmer Jubilant

The Sainsbury British Athletic Championships and European Trials were again held at Birmingham. Michael Rimmer, who has described this season as `the toughest of my life’ lined up for the unprecedented prospect of taking the national title for the seventh time. After a controlled heat in  1.49.65 he went into the Final against tough opposition […]

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Amelia McLaughlin England U/20 high Jump Champion 2010

Amelia tops the lot!

The England Athletics Under 20 and Under 23 Championships were at Bedford and three Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes made their mark. U20 Amelia McLaughlin took on some of the best in the country in the High Jump and showed some of her old confidence and flair in scaling 1.74m and collecting gold. She now looks […]

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