News Archive - September 2015

An Affordable Derby
Tuesday 01 September 2015

As part of our ongoing campaign for affordable football, both Spirit Of Shankly and The Blue Union have written to our respective clubs to ask them to support us in this and enter into a reciprocal agreement for this season's derby matches. The letter below was sent to both clubs last week and we would urge them to enter into such an agreement, which would recognise the importance of away su... Read more

Main Stand Redevelopment - Action Group Formed
Wednesday 02 September 2015

Spirit of Shankly have been closely following the redevelopment of the Main Stand at Anfield and the impact it will have upon supporters, a significant number of whom have sat with family members and friends for many years. Discussions are currently ongoing regarding ticket pricing in the redeveloped stand and stadium, of which we are involved with as part of the Ticket Working Group. We hav... Read more

Robbie Fowler supporting the Casa
Thursday 03 September 2015

This article first appeared in Brian Reade's column in the Daily Mirror, Thursday 3rd September 2015. IT'S always good to celebrate a football man putting something back into his community so come on down Robbie Fowler. During a 1997 European Cup Winners' Cup tie he famously revealed a tee-shirt urging support for 500 Liverpool dockers who'd been sacked for refusing ... Read more

Information for supporters - Manchester United away
Tuesday 08 September 2015

 Following a meeting we attended last week to discuss policing plans and raise any issues ahead of the forthcoming match versus Manchester United, Greater Manchester Police have provided the below information for supporters. If anyone has any further questions or concerns ahead of the fixture, please contact us via “As the match commander for the fort... Read more

Statement about Flags and Banners on The Kop - Spion Kop 1906
Wednesday 09 September 2015

We have been asked to post the following statement from Spion Kop 1906, in response to recent media stories and continued speculation about the future of flags and banners on The Kop. We have worked with those involved and supported them in meetings to date and will continue to do so.  Statement from Spion Kop 1906 about Flags and Banners on The Kop "We are aware of recent medi... Read more

Committee member speaks out about false police accusations
Thursday 10 September 2015

Earlier today, the Football Supporters Federation published a blog about Spirit Of Shankly Management Committee member Kieth Culvin. This relates to Kieth’s experience at Old Trafford two years ago when he was arrested and wrongly accused of assaulting a police officer. All charges were later formally dropped and the full story is explained below these quotes from Kieth. A video of this in... Read more

Information for fans travelling to Bordeaux
Monday 14 September 2015

We have received the following from Merseyside Police in relation to Thursday's match in Bordeaux.   FC BORDEAUX V LIVERPOOL, THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016 On behalf of the Bordeaux Police, I have been asked to relay the following information 1 –It is requested that Liverpool supporters socialise in the Victory Square in Bordeaux. There are numerous bars and rest... Read more

Tickets for Kids - Aston Villa
Friday 25 September 2015

Thanks to the continued generosity and support of the German Reds group, we have been given two pairs of tickets for tomorrows match versus Aston Villa. These are to enable young supporters to attend a match when they might not normally otherwise be able to do so due to high prices. These tickets are available free of charge, and will be distributed in an adult/child (under 16) pair. If you ... Read more

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