Conor McGinn has welcomed the news that St Helens Town AFC are to return home to play football in the borough after a period away.
The club has announced that following the extensive refurbishment of Ruskin Drive Sportsgrounds in Windle it will be playing its home games there in the future.
“This is great news for the club and for sport in St Helens.
“I pay tribute to John McKiernan and everyone associated with the club for their hard work and dedication over many years.
“The new facilities at Ruskin Drive will serve our sporting clubs and community well and I look forward to seeing St Helens Town AFC back where they belong, in St Helens. Football really is coming home.”