News Archive - February 2012

Manchester United Away Travel
Thursday 02 February 2012

  Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel to the forthcoming League match against Manchester United. The match takes place on Saturday 11th February 2012 and is a 12:45 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 ... Read more

SOS League Cup Final travel options
Saturday 04 February 2012

** DAY TRIP NOW SOLD OUT ** Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel for the forthcoming Carling Cup Final at Wembley. The match takes place on Sunday 26th February 2012 and is a 4pm KO.   We have two options available.   There is an overnight package available that will leave on the Saturday morning and return after the match. This is priced at ... Read more

Information from Greater Manchester Police
Wednesday 08 February 2012

  Greater Manchester Police have issued us with the following information regarding the match on Saturday 11th February, kick off 12.45pm.   1. You cannot  drink alcohol on the street in Manchester City centre or Trafford (the Borough where the ground is) and this will be enforced around the stadium for home and away fans. Since implementing this policy it has stopped ... Read more

Spirit of Shankly 2012 AGM
Tuesday 14 February 2012

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee can confirm that the 2012 Annual General Meeting will take place at 10am on Saturday 3rd March 2012 at Liverpool Lighthouse, Anfield ( This is the day of the home game against Arsenal which kicks off at 12.45pm.   The meeting will deal with ratification of... Read more

In Memory of Paul Rice
Tuesday 21 February 2012

A special event aimed at increasing the number of blood donors is taking place this Friday, 24th February in memory of Paul Rice, former Chair, Vice Chair and honourary Vice-President of Spirit of Shankly. The National Blood Service will be bringing their promotional vehicles into Williamson Square and encouraging people to register to give blood in memory of Paul.   This is the f... Read more

Honda Representatives at MUFC
Tuesday 21 February 2012

  Following several emails of complaint from members regarding representatives from Honda in the Liverpool end at Old Trafford, Spirit of Shankly contacted the Club to establish how these individuals managed to secure tickets to a fixture where our allocation had been reduced to only 2,100 due to licencing restrictions imposed on MUFC.   Ian Ayre responded to our enquiry st... Read more

Travel, Flags and Banners: Advice for fans going to Wembley
Tuesday 21 February 2012

Spirit of Shankly has contacted the authorities through the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) to gather information that will be helpful to all LFC fans travelling to Wembley in the absence of any information from official sources.   Please follow this link to read about travel information including coach, rail and tube information and details about car parking.  ... Read more

Information regarding the Carling Cup Final from the Metropolitan Police
Thursday 23 February 2012

"Liverpool FC have been allocated the EAST side of the stadium, therefore all public houses on the EAST of the Borough have been nominated for Liverpool supporters. Follow the link to see the pubs allocated to the two sets of supporters around Wembley. Please note that there is only so many people that these premises can hold which means that they are likely to become full to capacity v... Read more

A message from the Rice family
Friday 24 February 2012

We have received the following message from Paul Rice's brother Peter.   Dear Members of the Spirit of Shankly Management Committee and Membership,   Sorry it has taken so long for me to get this note to you but I am sure you can understand we have had a very sad time and both Paul's Mum and Dad have both been ill since the funeral. Both thankfully now seem to b... Read more

HJC Don’t Buy The Sun Any Day Campaign
Friday 24 February 2012

  Spirit of Shankly is pleased to support the Hillsborough Justice Campaign  (HJC) against The Sun newspaper at the Carling Cup Final on Sunday.   25,000 posters are being distributed to Liverpool FC and Cardiff City FC supporters ahead of the final and supporters are encouraged to take a poster into the stadium and hold it up just before the game kicks off. The aim is... Read more

Sunderland away travel
Saturday 25 February 2012

SOLD OUT Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel to the forthcoming League match against Sunderland. The match takes place on Saturday 10th March 2012 and is a 15:00 KO.   Following a formal invite from the Hetton Trust arrangements have been made for a stop-off at the Bob Paisley memorial in Hetton-le-Hole. There will be an official reception beginning at 1... Read more

AGM 2012 Information and Resolutions
Wednesday 29 February 2012

The Spirit of Shankly 2012 Annual General Meeting will take place at 10am on Saturday 3rd March 2012 at Liverpool Lighthouse, Anfield.   The meeting will deal with ratification of the committee, a report upon the Union's accounts, resolutions from the Committee, reports upon the Union's activities for the last year.   The full agenda can now be seen here. T... Read more

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