The city region boasts three historic football clubs. Everton and Liverpool are separated by just one mile and are two of the Premiership’s finest. Wirral’s Tranmere Rovers play in League One at Prenton Park in Birkenhead.
The region is also home to England’s Golf Coast, the finest stretch of championship golf in the world, with no fewer than three Royal Links courses which have hosted endless Open Championships and Ryder Cups. These include Royal Birkdale in Southport and Royal Liverpool at Hoylake in Wirral.
And St Helens (Saints) are the most successful Rugby League club of the Super League era.
A wide variety of sports are covered across the region. Runners can choose from several top races including the Rock n’ Roll Marathon, there’s top-flight tennis at Liverpool International Tennis Tournament and watersports on Queen’s Dock.
Liverpool Echo Arena hosts large-scale sporting events such as boxing and gymnastics.