Supporters Board2024-05-08T23:08:20+01:00
2c. Represent members 1200 280

Supporters Board

On Wednesday 17 August 2022 Spirit of Shankly and Liverpool Football Club entered a new era of fan engagement with the launch of the Supporters Board – a groundbreaking move that sees fan representation at board level.

The Supporters Board will bring challenge, opportunity and renewed hope with the potential to define the future of our club and set an example for others to follow. Most crucially, it gives us the supporters a fundamental, legally binding role in Liverpool FC’s decision-making processes for the first time in the club’s history.


The development came after extensive consultation with between representatives from Liverpool FC and Spirit of Shankly, the club’s recognised Supporters Trust. The arrangement was confirmed with nearly 99 per cent of SOS members voting in favour of the new engagement model.

Liverpool FC commented, “The board has been developed as part of the club’s commitment to strengthen dialogue with supporters and increase the involvement of fans in decision-making processes in order to ensure engagement is more robust and effective. As such, the new process will be put in place to enable deeper consultation with supporters on fan-facing strategic decisions.”

Who is represented?

The Supporters Board consists of 10 Spirit of Shankly committee members, plus six other representatives drawn from other fan organisations covering the interests of Liverpool’s diverse global supporter base.

The fan groups are Liverpool Disabled Supporters Association, Kop Outs, Spion Kop 1906, Official Liverpool Supporters Clubs, Liverpool Women’s Supporters Committee, and faith and ethnic groups.

Click here >> to read more on who is on the board and each individual group.

Spirit of Shankly


Kop Outs

Faith & Ethnicity

Spion Kop 1906

Global OLSC

Liverpool Women Supporters

Related News

LFC For Sale

News Reports Following today’s reports, Monday 7 November,  that FSG have put Liverpool FC up for sale, Spirit of Shankly and the Supporters Board contacted the club.  They told us that it is known that FSG have said in the past under the right terms they [...]

November 7th, 2022|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Supporters Board

Role of the Supporters Board It is two months since the launch of the Supporters Board and, following some enquiries from members and fans, we wanted to give an update on how it will work to prevent any misunderstanding over its role. Spirit of Shankly and [...]

October 17th, 2022|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Supporters Board

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 [...]

August 10th, 2022|News, Supporters Board, Latest News|

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 [...]

December 6th, 2021|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

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. [...]

June 17th, 2021|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Members presentation Q&A

Members presentation Q&A These are the questions, and answers, received before, during and after the SOS members meeting on Tuesday 1 June 2021. Some were answered ‘live’ on the night, the others we are working through. We will continue to update this list over the next [...]

June 3rd, 2021|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Meeting with FSG

Meeting with FSG Following the result of our survey and mandate from members to engage with LFC on calling for a formal recognition agreement and Spirit of Shankly representation at board level, we have a meeting with Chief Executive Billy Hogan and club representatives on Tuesday [...]

May 1st, 2021|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Survey result and statement

Survey result and statement Following the fall-out from the European Super League fiasco, Spirit of Shankly polled members to agree a position on any future engagement, or not, with Liverpool FC owners, FSG. The results show an overwhelming yes to a working relationship, but one in [...]

April 26th, 2021|Supporters Board, Latest News, News|

Join Spirit of Shankly

Spirit of Shankly exist to represent the views of our members and by extension all supporters of LFC. We are recognised as the official Liverpool Supporters Trust. We have proved, and continue to do so, that if we as supporters stand together and speak with one voice fans can make a genuine difference.

By becoming a member of Spirit of Shankly you can make sure your voice is heard and represented. You can also help support our work with Liverpool FC, the city of Liverpool and the wider footballing world.

Unity is strength.


Go to Top