News Archive - October 2017

Supporters say No to Christmas Eve Football
Sunday 01 October 2017

Football supporters know all too well the impact that changes to the fixture schedule can have. Plans are rearranged and often expense incurred when a match is moved to accommodate cup football or TV scheduling. We have very little, if any, say, despite being the most put on stakeholders in the game.  Representatives from the Premier League Fans Group have recently started to me... Read more

Tottenham Hotspur Away Travel
Monday 02 October 2017

Details and online booking for travel to our Premier League game away at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday 22 October can be found here... Read more

Ho Ho No to Xmas Eve Football
Thursday 12 October 2017

The Premier League’s Richard Scudamore confirmed on Tuesday 10 October there will be no 4pm kick-off on Christmas Eve. It’s a decsion welcomed by Spirit of Shankly, other supporter trusts and fans, and a decision we believe was reached as a result of coordinated pressure from supporters groups. But it doesn’t mean there will be no games on 24 December. Four games will be sh... Read more

West Ham United away
Thursday 19 October 2017

Details and online booking for travel to our Premier League game away to West Ham United on Saturday 4 November can be found here ... Read more

No Christmas Eve football
Thursday 19 October 2017

Spirit of Shankly welcome today’s announcement that no football matches will take place on Christmas Eve. We would like to thank Sky, the Premier League, Liverpool FC and other clubs for listening to supporter concerns about scheduling fixtures on this day. The dialogue we have had with LFC on this matter has been extensive. Both the manager and club, rightly, voiced their opposition t... Read more

The True Spirit of Shankly
Friday 27 October 2017

Liverpool’s fixture this weekend is a little special. The Reds host Huddersfield Town in a league game for the first time in 46 years (October 1971). Huddersfield was, of course, the club Bill Shankly left, in December 1959, for LFC.   But it is more than just the game that stands out. Spirit of Shankly would like to welcome and thank fans of Huddersfield, who are adhering to ... Read more

Brighton & Hove Albion away
Tuesday 31 October 2017

Details and online booking for travel to our Premier League game away to Brighton on Saturday 2 December here... Read more

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