News Archive - February 2015

Police challenge to Merseyside Derby Kick Off Time
Monday 02 February 2015

We are aware of reports that have circulated today, of plans by Merseyside Police to seek a change to the kick off time for this Saturday's match with Everton. This follows an earlier attempt which failed. There have been subsequent meetings with supporters and safety representatives, with discussion about measures that may be put in place. We believe positive dialogue between supporter grou... Read more

Travel to Crystal Palace and Southampton
Friday 06 February 2015

Details and online booking for out travel to Crystal Palace in the FA Cup and Southampton in the league are now online. ... Read more

Sunderland Coach Legal Case
Friday 13 February 2015

The Spirit of Shankly, and its members who were on the coach back from the Sunderland away match in 2011, have been in the forefront of a legal action against various police forces who illegally stopped away supporter coaches from stopping on the return journey.   The current position is that there are two test cases that will come to trial in Summer 2015 in Leeds at which liability... Read more

Swansea Away Travel
Sunday 22 February 2015

Information and online booking for our coach travel to Swansea is available here. ... Read more

Post Derby Engagement
Friday 27 February 2015

The Spirit of Shankly were pleased to see that the recent derby match with Everton FC at Goodison went ahead at its pre-arranged time meaning supporters were not inconvenienced by a late change of kick off time. It was also good to see that the match passed off without incident off the pitch.   The Union are keen to engage with the Mayor Joe Anderson, Merseyside Police and t... Read more

SOS/Manchester City Fans Against Hight Ticket Prices
Saturday 28 February 2015

 Spirit of Shankly and 1894 Group plan to stand together at Anfield on Sunday before the game to highlight the issue of ticket prices and hopefully bring it to a wider audience.   "In light of the latest gargantuan TV deal worth £5.1 billion, we call on all in the media who care about our game to write about the spiraling  cost of attending f... Read more

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