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The winning sprint relay quartet who in 1953 took both the Northern and National Junior 4 x 100 yard titles, Jim Railton, Fred Hughes, Geoff Brandwood & Peter Matthews)

Jan (Jim) Railton

News reaches us that Jim Railton has died aged 81. His career can be found in our Liverpool Pembroke History section under the title of `The remarkable Jim Railton’. Jim was a sprinter ahead of his time. As a pupil at the Liverpool Collegiate School he set numerous school records at 100yds, 220yds, 440yds and […]

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All smiles from the high jumpers L-R Sandy Clarkson, Kai Finch, Owen Southern

LPS jumpers scale new heights

A number of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes made the short journey to Litherland Sports Park to compete in one of the final track & field meetings of the season. It was the male high jumpers who stole the show, with all 3 setting new personal best performers. Kai Finch broke the 2 metre barrier […]

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High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

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Lauren Lewis

LPS consolidate to spot

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton travelled to Burnley to contest their second fixture in the northern league and came away with a resounding victory, to consolidate their top position in the league. Their points tally of 438 was 64 more than East Cheshire AC & contained 25 first place victories. LPS dominated the sprints & throws. […]

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Martha Simms

County Championships Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes were again split between two venues as they contested the medals at Blackpool & Bebington in the Lancashire & Merseyside Track & Field Championships. Pride of place at Blackpool went to U17 Lauren Lewis who completed a double winning the 100m in 12.7sec and achieved a PB in winning the […]

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Winning start to 2017 league season.

Liverpool Pembroke & Seftons foray into division three saw us open with a lengthy away day to Whitehaven. Despite several gaps on the team sheet there was no need to worry as the team recorded it’s first opening day win for several years. It was a joy to see so many youngsters coming through the […]

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Dave McComb & Kia Finch

Kia Finch best ever

Kai Finch, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Under 15 star High Jumper, has had his fair share of disappointment in the current Track and Field season but determination and courage finally won out at the Southport Waterloo Open Track and Field Meeting at Litherland. Untroubled by other competitors he sailed over a controlled 1.80m. This was a […]

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MMike receives the Blaire trophy from former coach John Bradshaw for the outstanding performance by a Merseyside athlete at a National Championship

News July 2009

Juniors at Stretford 26 July In this volatile age group it is frequently hard to for most clubs field a complete team and so it turned out for LPS at Stretford. Although Harry Doran took the 200m(22.9), Wayne Ashall the 400m(50.9) and the men`s 4 x 100m(44.1) and 4 x 400m((3.28.6) duly triumphed once again […]

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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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