Liverpool owner John W Henry is surprised by their title bid after initially aiming for a top-four finish this season.
One man is left with head injuries and another with knife wounds in two separate assaults on the same street in Liverpool.
Peter Moores is to be named England coach for a second time, BBC Sport understands.
How Roberto Martinez charmed Everton
An orangutan with breathing problems has undergone what is believed to have been the first sinus operation on such an ape in the UK.
Lucy Bronze, Natasha Dowie and Nicole Rolser receive nominations for the women's PFA player of the year award.
Liverpool's Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge are among six nominees for the PFA's player of the year award.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Everton and Manchester United.
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Conference Premier game between Gateshead and Southport.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez expects Man Utd boss David Moyes to get a warm reception at Goodison Park on Sunday.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference Premier game between Chester and Wrexham.
Hillsborough families and supporters walk 96 miles (154km) from Sheffield to Anfield to thank "the wider football community" for their support.
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Norwich City and Liverpool.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at Goodison Park until 2018.
A former bank manager who admitted to "callously" stealing £57,000 from a swimming club in Merseyside while he was treasurer is jailed for three years.
A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after an elderly man was fatally stabbed is detained under the Mental Health Act.
Widnes Vikings centre Stefan Marsh signs a new two-year contract with the Super League club.
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's League One game between Gillingham and Tranmere Rovers.
Lancashire County Cricket Club announce a record operating profit of £3.5m for the year ending December 2013.
Full-back Matty Russell signs a new contract that will keep him at Warrington until the end of the 2017 season.