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Reporter given new role covering football team

A chief reporter at a regional daily has been given a new role covering the city’s Premier League football club.

Luke Traynor has been chosen as the new Liverpool FC reporter for the Liverpool Echo and will cover the Reds in every match they play.

He will provide daily updates and analysis of the team, as well as writing regular blogs.

He has been the chief news reporter at the Echo for two years and has been at the paper for more than five years in total.