News Archive - September 2010

Manchester United Away Coach - 19th Sept 2010
Wednesday 01 September 2010

THIS COACH IS NOW SOLD OUT Spirit of Shankly  are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Manchester United. The game takes place on Sunday 19th September 2010 and is a 13:30 ko.The coach prices are as follows - £9 for members, £19 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you to receive all future travel tickets ... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly EGM - Saturday 25th September
Saturday 04 September 2010

The Spirit of Shankly, Liverpool Supporters Union, are holding their latest EGM at Zelig's in Liverpool One, Liverpool on Saturday 25th September 2010 starting at 11.45am. This is the day of the home game against Sunderland. We are looking to have the meeting finished no later than 1.30pm. We are planning to stream the meeting on a delayed basis and as such we will be looking to allow the whole ... Read more

SOS Branches Update
Monday 06 September 2010

The Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce that branches in Northern Ireland and Norway have now been established. Rodney Doherty, Chair of SOS Northern Ireland said "Northern Ireland' Liverpool Supporters are proud to be at the forefront of this exciting local branch initiative, and while we are not from Liverpool we are none the less passionate supporters of Liverpool Football Club and co... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly - EGM Agenda 25th September 2010
Wednesday 15 September 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee recognise the extreme concern of members and supporters and the current apparent lack of progress over the ownership situation. The EGM agenda addresses a number of issues including supporter investment, launch of the Credit Union, pressure upon RBS and the Club to engage with the supporters and seeking authority for the closer working arrangement with Sh... Read more

Tom Hicks and George Gillett - Tonight's Game
Thursday 16 September 2010

Following reports regarding Hicks and Gillett's possible attendance at tonight's match against Steaua Bucharest, Spirit Of Shankly has enquired with Merseyside Police to ascertain whether this is true. Subsequently, after they themselves checked with the club, we have been informed that neither Hicks and Gillett nor any member of their families will be in attendance tonight. There will, however, ... Read more

LFC, BarCap and Re-Financing
Friday 17 September 2010

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Direct Action - Sunderland and Blackpool
Monday 20 September 2010

  Following the information recently released by SoS regarding BarCap and their role in the refinancing and sale of our Club (,-BarCap-and-Re_Financing.html), it is clear that at least one of the current owners has no intention of selling Liverpool Football Club. It is also clear that BarCap are not just tasked with the sale of the Club, but are also loo... Read more

Direct Action - Saturday
Thursday 23 September 2010

Now, more than ever, our Football Club needs us.  It needs you to stand up and be counted. To tell Tom Hicks and George Gillett that enough is enough. To tell the watching world, the banks and the finance houses that we won't stand idly by as our Football Club is run into the ground. To tell them that if the situation worsens, our protests will escalate.This weekend, we intend to mak... Read more

Direct Action - Tomorrow
Friday 24 September 2010

Tomorrow should be a game where we are looking to get back on track on the pitch. Instead, we will be fighting for our Club, to get it back on track in the boardroom. We, as supporters, have a duty to protect the future of our Football Club. Tomorrow is the continuance of a campaign to fulfil that duty. During, and after the Sunderland game we will protest. Today we have seen and heard w... Read more

September 2010 EGM - Video
Monday 27 September 2010

The videos below were recorded at the Liverpool Supporters' Union, Spirit of Shankly EGM which was held at Zeligs, Liverpool, Saturday 25th September 2010. Members can vote on the resolutions presented during this meeting at Voting opened at 10am on Sunday 26th September 2010 and will close at 10pm on Tuesday 28th September 2010. Part 1 Part 2 ... Read more

Direct Action - Blackpool
Monday 27 September 2010

Following this week's worrying news that Tom Hicks was seeking to place Liverpool Football Club into even more debt, the Spirit of Shankly EGM, attended by over  500 supporters, and the sit in protest organised by the Union which Merseyside Police estimate was supported by 9,000 remaining in the ground after the Sunderland game, have only highlighted the fact that... Read more

EGM Voting Results
Thursday 30 September 2010

Following our EGM, voting took place on the resolutions put forward. The voting has closed and the results are as follows: Resolution 1Yes- 1150No- 11Abstain- 128Resolution 2Yes- 1172No- 30Abstain- 87Resolution 3Yes- 1133No- 51Abstain- 105Resolution 4Yes- 1157No- 31Abstain- 101Resolution 5Yes- 1013No- 122Abstain- 154Resolution 6Yes- 1142No- 14Abstain- 133 ... Read more

Direct Action - Blackpool Sunday 3rd October
Thursday 30 September 2010

Following the Spirit of Shankly EGM held on Saturday, the Union's members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of all six resolutions put before them. The main proposal detailed the strategy and action that the Union was asking its members to approve - this can be seen in the EGM agenda. In light of the positive vote of the Union's members, we will be developing the next steps in our "Not Welcome"... Read more

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