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Thursday 17th April

Ex-treasurer jailed for club theft

6PM - BBC News

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.

Widnes centre Marsh signs new deal

5PM - BBC News

Widnes Vikings centre Stefan Marsh signs a new two-year contract with the Super League club.

Gillingham v Tranmere Rovers

4PM - BBC News

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's League One game between Gillingham and Tranmere Rovers.

Lancashire announce £3.5m profit

11AM - BBC News

Lancashire County Cricket Club announce a record operating profit of £3.5m for the year ending December 2013.

Top-four pressure got to us - Martinez

11AM - BBC News

Roberto Martinez hints that the pressure of securing a top-four place affected Everton as they lost to Crystal Palace.

Warrington's Russell signs new deal

10AM - BBC News

Full-back Matty Russell signs a new contract that will keep him at Warrington until the end of the 2017 season.

VIDEO: Wellens reflects on Super League record

10AM - BBC News

St Helens captain Paul Wellens reflects on his career with BBC North West Tonight after setting a new Super League appearance record.

Martinez: Top-four pressure got to us

9AM - BBC News

Roberto Martinez hints that the pressure of securing a top-four place affected Everton as they lost to Crystal Palace.

'Pals army' wanted for puppet show

7AM - BBC News

The company behind a giant puppet event in Liverpool marking 100 years since World War One, start to "recruit an army" of locals for the show.

Wednesday 16th April

Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace

10PM - BBC News

Everton hand the initiative back to Arsenal in the race for fourth as they suffer a surprise 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace.

VIDEO: Liverpool players read Hillsborough names

6PM - BBC News

Liverpool players read the names of the 96

Car crash affected my form - Atkins

5PM - BBC News

Ryan Atkins says a car crash before Warrington's opening game of 2014 contributed to his poor form early in the season.

Man jailed for single punch killing

5PM - BBC News

A man who admitted killing a 63-year-old man on a night out with a single punch is jailed for five years.

Life terms for 'brutal' shooting

5PM - BBC News

Three men are jailed for life for the murder of a man shot dead in a "targeted attack" as he parked his car.

Warrington v Widnes (Fri)

4PM - BBC News

Team news as Warrington Wolves face Widnes Vikings in Friday's Super League fixture at The Halliwell Jones Stadium (14:45 GMT).

St Helens v Wigan Warriors (Fri)

3PM - BBC News

Team news as St Helens face Wigan Warriors in Friday's Super League fixture at Langtree Park (12:15 GMT).

Wigan deserve double praise - Brown

3PM - BBC News

St Helens coach Nathan Brown believes Friday's opponentsWigan deserve more credit for winning the double in 2013.

Everton men inspiring Ladies manager

12PM - BBC News

Manager Andy Spence wants Everton Ladies to follow the example of the club's men's team, ahead of their FA Women's Super League opener.

Wenger hoping for Everton slip-up

12PM - BBC News

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hopes Everton slip up in the race for fourth, but Roberto Martinez says his side are under no pressure.

Safety in Tranmere's hands - Taylor

11AM - BBC News

Defender Ash Taylor is confident Tranmere will do enough in their final four matches to ensure League One survival.

Man accused of murder dies in prison

11AM - BBC News

A man charged with murdering a woman in Liverpool has died after he was found "unresponsive" in his prison cell following a court appearance, the prison service says.

Murder arrest after stabbing death

10AM - BBC News

A 27-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of an elderly man who was stabbed.

MP 'regrets' memorial service tweet

10AM - BBC News

Esther McVey, a Conservative MP who represents a Merseyside constituency, apologises for a political tweet sent during the Hillsborough memorial service.

Under 16s 'shut out of safe havens'

8AM - BBC News

Liverpool is one of several areas named where children suffering a mental health crisis are being forced into police custody because 35% of NHS "places of safety" ban under 16s.

Tuesday 15th April

Crawley Town 2-0 Tranmere Rovers

10PM - BBC News

Goals from Matt Tubbs and Gwion Edwards seal victory for Crawley and heap more pressure on Tranmere Rovers.

VIDEO: Everton fighting for a dream - Martinez

4PM - BBC News

Everton boss Roberto Martinez says his side are "fighting for a footballing dream" as they bid to qualify for next season's Champions League.

Saints improvised way to win - Wilkin

2PM - BBC News

Jon Wilkin says St Helens' ability to improvise under pressure was key to their victory over Castleford Tigers last week.

Bridge to remain with Bradford

11AM - BBC News

Warrington back-row forward Danny Bridge extends his loan deal with Bradford Bulls until the end of the season.

Club-by-club guide: Women's Super League

11AM - BBC News

Who are favourites for the title, relegation and promotion as Women's Super League expands to two divisions for the first time?

Liverpool begin WSL title defence

11AM - BBC News

Liverpool begin the defence of their title in the FA Women's Super League which is set to be its "most competitive yet".

England recall for Brown-Finnis

11AM - BBC News

Everton's Rachel Brown-Finnis is back in the England squad for next month's World Cup qualifier against Ukraine.

Liverpool not champions yet - Whelan

11AM - BBC News

Former Liverpool captain Ronnie Whelan expects more "twists and turns" in the Premier League title race.

Hillsborough behind Gerrard reaction

11AM - BBC News

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard reveals why he reacted so emotionally after Sunday's victory over Manchester City.

How a 'megaphone' Mass united fans

6AM - BBC News

Crowds flocked to service after Hillsborough disaster

Bells mark Hillsborough anniversary

6AM - BBC News

Church and civic bells will ring 96 times across Merseyside later to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Monday 14th April

Driver jailed over road rage death

2PM - BBC News

A van driver is jailed for 14 years and banned from driving for life after causing the death of a motorist in a road rage incident.

Flintoff could make T20 comeback

11AM - BBC News

Ex-England captain Andrew Flintoff, who retired in 2010, may play T20 cricket for his former club St Annes this summer.

Gerrard faces 'biggest month ever'

11AM - BBC News

Captain Steven Gerrard says Premier League leaders Liverpool face "four cup finals" as they eye a first English title in 24 years.

Gerrard inspires as Liverpool dare to dream

10AM - BBC News

Liverpool are being driven towards the title by a tidal wave of emotion - and their captain, writes BBC Sport's Phil McNulty

Savage: Liverpool show why title is in their hands

10AM - BBC News

Robbie Savage on how Liverpool's win over Premier League title rivals Manchester City summed up their "incredible" season

Sunday 13th April

Liverpool 'can handle title pressure'

7PM - BBC News

Liverpool can handle the pressure of the run-in after their 3-2 defeat of title rivals Man City, says manager Brendan Rodgers.

Liverpool 3-2 Manchester City

4PM - BBC News

Philippe Coutinho gets the winner as Liverpool come out on top in a pulsating game against title rivals Manchester City.

Hillsborough 25th anniversary marked

3PM - BBC News

Pictures of tributes at football grounds across England as matches kick off seven minutes late to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Hillsborough 'legacy' run launched

2PM - BBC News

A new 5km run in memory of the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster is to be held in Liverpool.

Saturday 12th April

Theatre group climbs tall ship mast

8PM - BBC News

A theatre company for young adults with learning disabilities do a sponsored climb of the mast of a 200ft tall ship in Liverpool.

Tranmere Rovers 2-1 Shrewsbury Town

7PM - BBC News

Tranmere Rovers boost their hopes of League One survival with a vital three points at home over fellow strugglers Shrewsbury Town.

Grimsby Town 2-1 Chester

6PM - BBC News

Grimsby consolidate their Conference Premier play-off place with victory over relegation-threatened Chester.

Southport 2-0 Tamworth

5PM - BBC News

Tamworth are relegated from the Conference Premier following defeat by Southport, who move four points clear of the drop zone.

Catalan Dragons 42-20 Widnes

5PM - BBC News

Elliott Whitehead scores a hat-trick to help Catalan Dragons to a comfortable win over Widnes Vikings.

Sunderland 0-1 Everton

5PM - BBC News

Everton move into the top four after Wes Brown's own goal gifts them a win that keeps Sunderland bottom of the table.

Forward Soliola to leave St Helens

2PM - BBC News

St Helens' Samoa forward Sia Soliola is to quit Super League at the end of the season to return to Australia.