To coincide with the international break, this weekend is the annual Non League Day - a chance for those clubs outside of the Football League to attract new fans and also grab some headlines.
And they're certainly doing that at Tranmere Rovers at the moment.
Flying high at the top of the National League, they're hoping Saturday might be their last Non League Day.
Chris Hall reports:
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As the North West continues to celebrate our Olympic success we had a visit from women's hockey star Sam Quek from the Wirral.
She had us all emotional this week when she rushed back from Rio to see her 95 year old grandmother, Dolly, who'd suffered a stroke just days before Sam won that historic gold medal.
She speaks to our sports correspondent Chris Hall:
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Never mess with Supergran!
Winifred Peel who's 78 has been telling us how she fought off three robbers at a cashpoint on the Wirral. What they didn't know what that Winifred is a regular at the gym.
Speaking after the gang was jailed Mrs Peel she would never hand something over without a fight.
She's been talking to our Merseyside correspondent Andy Bonner
Police in Merseyside have confirm that emergency services are in attendance in New Brighton following the discovery of a body this afternoon, Tuesday August 16.
At around 12.25pm, a report was received from the coastguard of a body being found near to the Leasowe Lighthouse. Police, MFRS, the coastguard and ambulance are in attendance.
Whilst the body is yet to be formally identified it is thought to be that of a man.
An investigation is underway to establish the identity of the man and the circumstances surrounding his death, which is being treated as unexplained at this time.
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The star-of-the-day award definitely goes to 13-year-old Ally Clift from the Wirral.
As we speak he's in London trying to visit all 270 tube stations on the Underground in under 24 hours.
And he's doing it to raise money in memory of his big brother who died from cancer earlier this year.
Paul Crone went to investigate.
Merseyside Police says a body has been found in the search for Simon Watson, 45, from Prenton, who went missing nearly four weeks ago.
The body was found on Friday, but officers have not disclosed where.
Police say the death is being treated as unexplained. A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause.
The body has not yet been formally identified.
Coastguard and fire service rescue people have reminded people to take care when playing the popular mobile phone game Pokémon.
It comes after crews in New Brighton in Merseyside were called out during the early hours of today after a group of youths ventured onto a boating lake which chasing the character.
"We know that many people are enjoying Pokémon GO across the UK and we wouldn’t want to spoil that fun.
"However, we would ask people to use a little common sense and not to take risks while looking for Pokémon.
"The incident this morning shows that risk taking can put not only you in danger but also the rescue services who have to come to your aid.
The coastguard said around 20 youths were involved in taking the rowing boat without permission at New Brighton Marine Lake.
The youngsters had left by the time crews arrived, but the boat was left driving in the marina.