The players of Everton Football Club and manager Roberto Martinez have been delivering Christmas presents today to children at Alder Hey Hospital.
Sadly, many of them won't be well enough to go home for Christmas but, as David Chisnall reports, Everton's stars have been doing plenty to raise spirits.
More top news
A teenage survivor from the Manchester Arena bombing is among the acts through to the Britain's Got Talent semi-finals.
Your grass pollen forecast for the next few days...
Mostly dry with warm sunny spells, but a risk of thundery showers to southwestern fringes during Sunday