News Archive - October 2010

Spirit of Shankly - Ownership Developments
Wednesday 06 October 2010

The Liverpool Supporters' Union, Spirit of Shankly have noted the developments overnight at Liverpool Football Club. Leaving aside the embarrassment of our Club's ownership and senior management playing out open warfare in public, supporters will be encouraged to see the ownership of Hicks and Gillett possibly coming to an end.  However, we have been here before. In 2007. The identity and n... Read more

October 3rd Direct Action - Footage
Friday 08 October 2010

We have had produced a video of our protest last Sunday ahead of the Blackpool game, along with a picture gallery to document the action that took place. ... Read more

Spirit of Shankly Documentary
Friday 08 October 2010

Spirit Of Shankly has recently had produced two documentary videos, talking of the Union's history and what it has set out to achieve.     Long Version     Short Version ... Read more

Ferry Discount for Northern Irish Members
Saturday 09 October 2010

Spirit Of Shankly is pleased to announce details of discounts available for its members who use the DFDS Irish Sea Services between Belfast/Dublin to Liverpool. Prices are usually £81(Adults) for a three day return from Belfast. However the work of the Northern Irish Branch means SOS members will only pay £56(68 Euros) for an Adult 3 day return, or £35(40 Euros) for a Child 3 day... Read more

Season Ticket Query
Saturday 09 October 2010

Spirit Of Shankly, ahead of our recent EGM, received a query from a member, Noel Murphy, regarding his position on the season ticket waiting list and questioning where returned season tickets go - to those on the waiting list or to corporate packages. Following the response we received from Ian Ayre, indicating that they do issue new season tickets and that they do not go to corporate packages, we... Read more

Court Hearing Tuesday 12th October
Monday 11 October 2010

*****UPDATE***** Following on from our earlier release regarding the Court Hearing tomorrow (Tuesday 12th October) we have been informed that the hearing will be opened and then adjourned in a matter of minutes. Therefore Spirit Of Shankly will not be travelling from Liverpool to the Courts in London tomorrow, but will be planning to attend the subsequent hearing. We apologise for any inconve... Read more

Court Judgement - Coach Travel
Tuesday 12 October 2010

The ruling of the Court Case, challenging the Boards decision to sell the club, is taking place at the Royal Courts of Justice tomorrow, Wednesday 13th October 2010. It is listed to start at 10:00am in Court 16. Following the events of the first day of the court case, it is clear that Tom Hicks and George Gillett are still trying to do whatever they can to cling on to any part of the club, whether ... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly Statement on LFC Takeover
Friday 15 October 2010

Spirit of Shankly are delighted to hear the news today that the failed ownership of Tom Hicks and George Gillett has come to an end. Our Union was formed to protect the Club and to specifically hold any owners to account and it is gratifying to see the efforts our members have made to removing them from their failed tenure.     Liverpool Football Club are now rid of Hicks and Gillett and... Read more

Meeting with NESV Representatives
Monday 18 October 2010

Spirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters Union, accepted an invitation to today meet with NESV representatives John W Henry and Tom Werner. It was an informal meeting, to allow us to discuss with them the issues we as a Union deal with, and the issues supporters have faced in the past three years. The meeting gave us encouragement that we as supporters will be listened to, and that the new ow... Read more

Bolton Away Travel - 31st October 2010
Wednesday 20 October 2010

  Spirit of Shankly  are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Bolton Wanderers. The game takes place on Sunday 31st October 2010 and is a 16:00 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 at members' price... Read more

Season Ticket Waiting List
Thursday 21 October 2010

After receiving a large amount of enquires from members on this matter, Spirit Of Shankly would like to address the questions raised. On 5th September 2010, we received an email from a member concerning the season ticket waiting list and the issue of new season tickets potentially being issued as corporate seating. On the same day, the email was passed onto the club via our Club Liaiso... Read more

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