I speak on behalf of the Shankly family when I say that we are wholeheartedly behind The Spirit Of Shankly. - Karen Gill, March 2008
Monday 13 December 2010 at 12:00
The Union is delighted to confirm the establishment of its two newest branches in the US and Finland.
Connie Lofton, chair pro tem of the SOS New York branch, commented 'It is an honour to establish the first U.S. branch of Spirit of Shankly and we look forward to spreading the Union's message to a growing and passionate support base here in the States. Despite the recent change of ownership, we know the Union's work is far from done, and SOS New York plans to do whatever it can to assist the Union in achieving all of its aims.
The New York branch is open to all SOS members in the United States but will mention there are currently plans underway for formation of a West Coast U.S. branch - we also hope that demand will spark other U.S. regional branches to form. We want to foster and encourage a "hands-on" (rather than long distance) relationship amongst branch members to the extent possible while also underlining the fact that all are welcome.'
If you are interested in joining the New York branch (or have an interest in forming a U.S. regional branch), please contact: email@example.com."
Marko Melolinna, Chair of the Finnish branch said "We are delighted to launch the SOS Finnish branch and thus contribute to what we believe to be an extremely important cause. We hope to be able to contribute with ideas to further the cause, and also look forward to educating the local fans about the core values of SOS and Liverpool Football Club."
If you are interested in joining the Finnish branch please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Both branches will be establishing their pages on the main Union website shortly. Members visiting these countries might like to keep a record of the contact emails in order to meet like minded Reds.
If any member is interested in working on setting up a branch in their region then they should look at the required branch documentation here. If still interested then they should contact us at email@example.com to help facilitate the branch setup.
Existing Branch Pages
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