News Archive - November 2016

Rail Seating Debate - Timeline for Consultation
Tuesday 01 November 2016

At our AGM on the 24th September there was a debate about whether the Union should consider taking a position on the issue of rail seating at football grounds. This had arisen from members asking over a period of time what the Union’s position was in relation to this subject. The debate at the AGM was positive and respectful and both at the meeting and subsequently, when members were a... Read more

Looking for a pic of this man
Saturday 05 November 2016

Liverpool supporter Stu Sword is looking for Reds fans to help locate a photographer who took a picture of his late Dad, Billy Sword after the Watford game last season played on 8 May.   Billy Sword, Stu and his uncle stopped off in the fan area at the back of Stanley Park car park on their way to the ground. They were stopped by an older man with white/grey hair, who may have been ... Read more

Sunderland Claim - Update
Thursday 17 November 2016

On Tuesday, 16 November, the two test cases in Spirit of Shankly's claim against police forces following the Sunderland match in 2011, and their subsequent refusal to allow coaches to stop on the route back to Liverpool, reached Leeds Crown Court.  We are disappointed to announce that these cases have had to be withdrawn. We firmly believe that the police actions were unlawful, ... Read more

Man City - Local travel and lack of club engagement
Friday 25 November 2016

When fixture changes are made, they are done so with scant consideration for the supporters they affect and zero consultation. The most recent raft of changes to cause significant disruption on our fans are the games away to Bournemouth, Middlesbrough and Sunderland. However, the fixture with the biggest impact is the re-arranged Liverpool v Manchester City match, now to be played at 5:30pm on N... Read more

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