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Supporters Board Launch Today, Wednesday 17 August 2022, Spirit Of Shankly enters into a new era of fan engagement. One that will bring challenge, opportunity and renewed hope with the potential to define the future and set an example for others to follow. And one, most crucially, that gives us the supporters a fundamental and legally binding role in Liverpool FC’s decision-making processes for the first time in the club’s history. Just over a year ago three days, in April 2021, shook football to its core. The European Super League — an initiative designed to [...]

By |2022-08-19T11:01:29+01:00August 10th, 2022|

Future engagement with LFC

Unanimous Yes in Favour of Supporters Board Following the poll of our members regarding future engagement with Liverpool FC and the establishment of a Supporters Board – as negotiated between Spirit of Shankly and the club – the answer is a resounding yes. More than 98.9 percent have voted in favour.  This is a groundbreaking move for supporter involvement at both local and national level. It will be written into the club’s Articles of Association allowing for improved engagement now, but most importantly, protecting it for the future.  It means LFC fans will for the first [...]

By |2022-08-17T12:58:35+01:00December 6th, 2021|

AGM Voting Results

All Proposals Pass in Favour Following the Spirit of Shankly AGM, on Saturday 27 November 2021, members have voted on the motions discussed at the meeting. All proposals were carried in favour. Each motion was formally proposed and seconded by members of the management committee. Full Results: 1 – Management Committee  In favour: 99.6% 2 – Recording of Thanks to former SOS Management Committee members  In favour: 99.7% 3 – Annual Accounts  In favour: 99.4% 4 – Auditing  In favour: 98.9% 5 – Engaging with LFC: Formation of the Supporters Board  In favour: 98.9% 6 [...]

By |2022-03-30T12:47:58+01:00December 6th, 2021|

AGM Part 2 – Watch a recording

AGM Part 2 - Watch a recording Spirit of Shankly AGM Part 2 took place at Liverpool Lighthouse, Oakfield Road L4 on Saturday 27 November 2021. The meeting included a Chairs Update, confirmation of the new Management Committee, Notice of Motions and a Q&A. Click on the video below to watch a recording of the meeting. Union members will be invited to vote on the proposed motions via email in the week following the meeting. Click on the image below to read the AGM Motions presentation. Many thanks to Innobella Media for filming the event. [...]

By |2022-08-17T12:58:55+01:00November 28th, 2021|

AGM Part 2 – How to participate

AGM Part 2 - How to participate Spirit of Shankly AGM Part 2 takes place at Liverpool Lighthouse, Oakfield Road L4 on Saturday 27 November 2021, full details for those attending in person are here. The meeting will include a Chairs Update, confirmation of the new Management Committee, Notice of Motions and a Q&A. Union members will be invited to vote on the proposed motions via email in the week following the meeting. Click here or the image below to read the AGM Motions presentation. If you can't attend the meeting in person, it will [...]

By |2022-08-17T12:59:06+01:00November 24th, 2021|

AGM Motions 2021

AGM Part 2 - SOS Motions As part of the preparation for the AGM on 27 November, we present the substantive motions to be voted on by our membership. Click here or the image below to read the AGM Motions presentation. Details of how to vote will be published here in due course. For more details on Spirit of Shankly's 2021 AGM Part 2 click here. Join Renew Donate Back to Latest News >> [...]

By |2022-08-17T13:14:58+01:00October 28th, 2021|

SOS AGM 2021 follow up

AGM, Part One, Follow-up On behalf of the Spirit of Shankly Management Committee, I'd like to thank those members who were able to make the meeting in person and those who joined online yesterday, Saturday 18 September. The slides we used at the meeting to help illustrate what SOS have been up to are linked below. Remember, part two of our 2021 AGM is scheduled to take place on 27 November. We will finalise the time and location once information and kick-off time for the home fixture against Southampton for that day is confirmed. Regards [...]

By |2022-08-17T13:01:21+01:00September 19th, 2021|

SOS AGM 2021

AGM Part 1 Saturday 18 Sept 2021 Spirit of Shankly will hold the first part of their AGM on Saturday 18 September, ahead of the home game against Crystal Palace. This year’s AGM is in two parts as we have been unable to meet over the past 18 months due to the pandemic. The initial meeting is to be held at The Liverpool Lighthouse Oakfield Road L4 0UF Time: 11am-1pm Light refreshments will be available from 10.30am AGENDA Chair’s Address Update on negotiations with LFC regarding Supporter Engagement and the establishment of a Supporters Board [...]

By |2022-03-30T12:47:58+01:00September 8th, 2021|

Government fan-led review

Government fan-led review Spirit of Shankly presented evidence to the Government Fan Led Review Panel chaired by Tracey Crouch MP on Monday 14th June. We took questions on good governance in football during an encouraging conversation. Click on the image below to view our presentation. Join Renew Donate Back to Latest News >>

By |2022-08-17T13:02:07+01:00June 17th, 2021|

Result of members ballot

Result of members ballot Thank you to all the SOS members who took the time to vote in our recent ballot. The membership were asked to vote on the recommendation to continue to work with LFC to set up contractual recognition of SOS, and establish a Supporters Board. The result was an overwhelming yes, with 99.44% of members in favour. We had a turnout of 68.39% in total, 0.46% voted against and 0.10% abstained. This firm mandate means we will now step up our work with LFC. Alongside supporters from other representative groups, we will [...]

By |2022-08-17T13:02:31+01:00June 16th, 2021|

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