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News Archive - October 2009

Investment in LFC and New Stadium
Friday 02 October 2009

Tom Hicks and George Gillett have finally admitted what many of us have known for a while - they are looking for investment. Or more likely, the banks have instructed them to do so. We have been here before under the American ownership, the club hawked around to those with billions in the bank. However their decision to seek investment as the global financial markets show further signs of i... Read more

George Gillett - We don't believe you!
Tuesday 06 October 2009

George Gillett. A billionaire (apparently). Fifty percent owner of Liverpool Football Club. A man who never has and never will understand what Liverpool Football Club is all about, no matter how much he has or hasn't got sitting in the bank. His recent impromptu meeting with a Spirit Of Shankly member prior to the Hull City game, further underlines, just how much he doesn't get it, and how out of t... Read more

Sunderland Coach Travel
Wednesday 07 October 2009

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the league game against Sunderland. The game takes place on Saturday 17th October 2009 and is a 3pm KO. The coach prices are as follows - £20 for members, £30 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you to receive all future travel tickets at members' prices). The coach will depart from the Liverpool Sup... Read more

Fulham Coach Travel
Wednesday 07 October 2009

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the league game against Fulham. The game takes place on Saturday 31st October 2009 and is a 3pm KO. The coach prices are as follows - £22 for members, £32 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you to receive all future travel tickets at members' prices). The coach will depart from the Liverpool Suppo... Read more

Arsenal Coach Travel
Saturday 10 October 2009

This coach is now sold out. PLEASE NOTE: The leaving time is now 11am at the Supporters' Club and 11.15am at The Rocket. We are sorry, but there will no second coach for this fixture. Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the League Cup game against Arsenal. The game takes place on Wednesday 28th October 2009 and is a 19:45 KO. The coach prices are as follows - £2... Read more

Arsenal Coach Update
Thursday 15 October 2009

We have had to change the leaving times for the coach to Arsenal in the League cup. It will now be leaving the Supporters' Club in Anfield at 11am and The Rocket at 11.15am. Also, we are sorry that we are unable to lay on a second coach for this trip. After the first one sold out we received several requests to do so. Unfortunately this isn't possible. ... Read more

SOS helping Liverpool school celebrate Award
Monday 19 October 2009

On Friday 16th October, New Park Primary School in Kensington was awarded the International School Award by the British Council. The award recognises how the school has gone about ‘bringing the wider world into the schoolroom.’ On Tuesday 20th October to celebrate this achievement the school will be having a Spanish themed day to teach the children about a different culture whilst also of... Read more

Tom and George - You're Not Welcome Here
Wednesday 21 October 2009

Tom Hicks and George Gillett are, according to our sources, planning to attend this Sunday's game against Manchester United at Anfield. Being the massive football (soccer?) fans that they are, they couldn't afford to miss a big game such as this. They don't have to afford the trip, as no doubt a claim for expenses will soon be submitted to LFC for the cost of their stay. This is an opportunity we... Read more

George Gillett - You tell lies
Thursday 22 October 2009

George Gillett has told us many things during his ownership of our football club. Many things that we, quite simply, didn't believe. He has tried to kid us, to fool us, tell us that the media made up the story of a spade being in the ground, or that his co-owner Tom Hicks said it. He lied to us. Well George, you can't kid us, you can't fool us, the media never said it, and neither did Tom. You di... Read more

George Gillett - You tell lies Part 2
Saturday 24 October 2009

George Gillett talking about the Expenses he has claimed as co-chairman of Liverpool FC.   The recording is taken from a meeting with a Spirit of Shankly member at the Liverpool FC Academy prior to the Hull City game on the 26th September 2009.   There is a march planned for 25th October 2009 at 12 noon from the Liverpool Supporters Club. Tom and George - You're Not Wel... Read more

George Gillett - You tell lies Part 3
Saturday 24 October 2009

George Gillett talking about loans, debt on the club and the credit crunch. Recording from a meeting with George Gillett held with a SOS member at the Liverpool FC Academy in Kirkby prior to the Hull City game on the 26th September 2009. There is a march planned for 25th October 2009 at 12 noon from the Liverpool Supporters Club. Tom and George - You're Not Welcome Here... Read more

25th October Protest March Video
Thursday 29 October 2009

A short video covering the protest organised by the Liverpool Supporters' Union on 25th October 2009.     This video was produced by Spirit of Shankly member Harvery Morrison of Morrovision.... Read more