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Flanagan and Ibe sign new contracts with Liverpool

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan and winger Jordon Ibe have both signed contract extensions with the club.

Jon Flanagan and winger Jordon Ibe Credit: Press Association

It's understood 19-year-old Ibe, who broke into the first team after a successful loan spell at Derby earlier this season, has committed to a new five-year deal which substantially improves the terms he was on from his time with the academy.

Liverpool announced the deal as a "long-term" arrangement.

Flanagan, who was out of contract this summer and is currently recovering from a second knee operation, has extended his stay by a further 12 months.

Sterling booed as he picks up top award

Raheem Sterling Credit: PA Images

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling was booed by fans at the club's end-of-season award ceremony.

The 20-year-old rejected a new contract from the Reds back in January and reports emerged on Monday - subsequently played down by his agent Aidy Ward - that he will tell the club this week he will not sign another deal.

Sterling, picked up Young Player of the Year award. However, as he made a short acceptance speech there were shouts of 'Stay Raheem' and as he finished speaking and left the stage there were audible boos from some of the 3,000 fans assembled at the rear of the Echo Arena in the city.

Doctors and police describe their attempts to save a schoolboy caught in the crush at Hillsborough

Lee Nicol

Doctors and police have been describing their attempts to save a schoolboy who was caught in the crush at Hillsborough.

14 year old Lee Nicol from Bootle was was the 95th person to die in the disaster.

He was pulled from the front corner of a pen and initially treated on the pitch by police.

Former police officer Keith Marsh said: "I was hopeful that the people who had been involved in Lee’s care had done enough for him to have a chance."

The teenager was carried to an ambulance at the other end of the pitch and was the first casualty from the disaster to be taken to the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

Dr Rachel Pettinger, a paediatrician who treated him when he first arrived, told the jury: "He was so young. We tried very hard."

The court heard Lee was on a life support machine for two days before he died.

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