News Archive - August 2008

Coach Travel - Sunderland
Monday 04 August 2008

SUNDERLAND NOW SOLD OUT Following the "Baptism of Fire" on our first away travel to Glasgow, which was a tremendous success, we now have the details for our second away travel coach. Taking fans to the Stadium Of Light (via Hetton Le Hole) for our first game of the season versus Sunderland on Saturday 16th August 2008, the coach will take members at a lower cost than any of our main "competitors".... Read more

SOS goes Continental - Coach Travel to Standard Liege
Tuesday 05 August 2008

Spirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters' Union, is pleased to announce details of our first European Away coach for the Champions League First Leg Qualifier versus Standard Liege on Wednesday 13th August 2008. We are able to offer our members coach travel at a price well below that of our 'competitors'. The price for the coach is £60 for m... Read more

Meeting with Rick Parry
Wednesday 13 August 2008

On Monday evening, representatives of the Spirit Of Shankly (SOS) Management Committee, accepted a request from Liverpool FC Chief Executive, Rick Parry, to attend a meeting. SOS took the opportunity to explain to Mr Parry why the Union had been formed, and expressed deep concern, on behalf of its members, about the present ownership situation at the club. Mr Parry accepted and appreciated that SOS... Read more

Coach Travel - Aston Villa
Tuesday 19 August 2008

Following our first league away coach of the season, and the sell-out success of our coach to Liege, we are pleased to announce details for our coach to the away game at Aston Villa. The game takes place on Sunday 31st August 2008 and is a 4pm KO. The coach prices are as follows - £14 for members, £24 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you ... Read more

Hope For Hillsborough Fundraising Night
Thursday 21 August 2008

I am sure some of you are aware Anne Williams has been fighting the system for many years concerning the death of her son Kevin at Hillsborough. She currently has a case lodged with the European Courts of Human Rights. The case was lodged in August 2007 and is now waiting to find out if it is admissible or not, either way she will carry on the fight. But being on her own she is without funds and wi... Read more

Benefit night in support of Michael Shields
Sunday 24 August 2008

Spirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters' Union, is hosting a benefit night in support of wrongly jailed Liverpool fan, Michael Shields. Michael is member number 1 in the Union, and we are glad to be able to offer any support we can to Michael and his family in their ongoing legal fight to have him freed.Much of the money that has previously been raised for Michael has been spent, and with ... Read more

Reds Confirm New LFC Stadium Delay
Friday 29 August 2008

Further to todays announcement from Liverpool FC regarding the delays facing our new stadium (click here) Spirit of Shankly have released the following statement: SOS has been expecting this news for over a week.  It is our firm belief that the owners have neither the resources nor the intention to deliver this project and are using the current economic climate as a subterfuge whilst they at... Read more

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