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Rosie Johnson in action at Witton Park

Only for the brave

The Witton Park cross country course is difficult at the best of times but in ferocious weather conditions that changed even during races it was one decidedly only `only for the brave’. Nevertheless the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club provided a clutch of runners that faced the challenge, notably Junior Rosie Johnson, who took on some […]

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Kirsty Longley and Sam Wade

The Racing Queen

Kirsty Longley’s long run of success continues. This time the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star was at the Guy`s 10 Mile Road Race at Garstang. This was unfamiliar racing territory and Kirsty was understandably cautious for the first couple of miles. After that she really upped her game and was astonished that some very talented athletes […]

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News June 2009

A quiet weekend for LPS 28 June Something of a break in a frenetic programme for LPS. Three members were at Bedford for the U20 UKA Champs all contesting the 400m. Wayne Ashall(50.4), Harry Doran(49.60) and Danny Higham(50.12) had useful heat times but only Harry and Danny went forward to the semi-finals. Here they both […]

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George Curran

News April 2009

Charlotte joins international club 26 April The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club journeyed to Warrington for the first round of the National Junior League(Mersey Division). The squad was far from full strength finishing sixth of eight teams, a position they can certainly improve on as the season unfolds. Pride of place must go to Charlotte Christian […]

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Charlie Gains and George Leicester

News June 2008

Grade 1 performance from Adam Thomson In the third of the rotating Young Athletes Premier League matches Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at Preston Arena for an exciting encounter even though LPS were only to emerge third on the day. Beaten narrowly into second spot Adam Thomson probably deserved the nod for best club performance with […]

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Northern Cross L to R Ed Rimmer, Chris Hatton, Toby Loveridge, Mike Bride Country Championships.

News January 2008

Courtney Storms to County Title Three times winner of national cross country titles at 13 and 15 years of age Ormskirk’s Courtney Birch demonstrated her talent over difficult courses had not deserted her as she stormed to the Lancashire County Senior Women’s championship title at Blackburn. Currently a post-graduate research student in physical chemistry at […]

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News July 2007

Phil Taylor in Barcelona After a fabulous indoor season Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s international 400m runner has struggled with injury and is just emerging in the outdoor scene. His times have been for him modest and he forsook the poor weather in Britain for a meeting in Barcelona. Here again bad luck dogged him and the […]

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News April 2006

The first test of the track and field season is always eagerly¬†looked forward to as a measure of possible strength. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton¬†Under 20 side travelled to Ellesmere Port for the Northern Junior League match without any great expectation but came away with a surprise win over five other local rivals. Among the winners […]

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News September 2005

Division 1 off Match Cleckheaton All sports clubs have memories of outstanding¬†performances that are talked about for many years. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Athletic Club had one such at Cleckheaton. The occasion was the promotion match for entry into the elite senior men and women’s Northern Premier League. The club was not only up against the […]

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Dave Readle with his championship medal

News June 2005

Astonishing team performance at Stretford Liverpool Pembroke Sefton seniors had a great day out at Stretford in the second of the Northern Track and Field League match. They took a clean sweep of A & B contests in no fewer than eleven events. The men`s sprint strength was illustrated by their dominance the 100m, 200m […]

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