News Archive - December 2009

Election Reminder
Wednesday 02 December 2009

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee reminds members that the deadline for nominations for positions upon the Management Committee expires on 7th December 2009.There are likely to be positions available on the Management Committee as some members of the Committee will be seeking alternative positions upon the Committee while Chairman Paul Rice is standing down after being on the Committee sin... Read more

SOS up for European Football Supporters Award
Thursday 03 December 2009

Spirit of Shankly along with 12 other supporters groups from Belgium, Poland, Germany, Iceland, France, Switzerland, Ukraine and England are in the running for the European Football Supporters Award. Conceived in Brussels in 2005, it is an award set up to reward supporter groups that are helping football regain a certain ethical quality and defend the true values of the sport in and around all Euro... Read more

Volunteers needed for Charity street collection
Thursday 03 December 2009

Spirit of Shankly will be helping the Rhys Jones Memorial Fund on Sunday 20th December with a street collection around Liverpool City Centre. The collection is to raise money for the Charity to help fulfil their aims of building a Community Centre in the name of Rhys Jones. We are looking for volunteers who can spare some time on the 20th December to help Spirit of Shankly help the Rhys Jones Memo... Read more

Fiorentina Protest - Change of Plans
Tuesday 08 December 2009

Spirit of Shankly has been informed that Tom Hicks will be coming over for the Arsenal game on Sunday (after all, it is a big game). Due to this we wish to place more emphasis on protests on Sunday as part of our campaign to tell Tom Hicks that he is not welcome here. We still are asking people to take banners tomorrow night and remind the owners that they are not wanted, but ... Read more

Tom and George - Not Welcome Here - Sunday
Friday 11 December 2009

Spirit Of Shankly has continually made it known as loud as possible, that Tom Hicks and George Gillett are not welcome at Liverpool Football Club any longer. The reasons are plentiful, but come back to the broken promises of a new stadium, no debt on the football club, and that they would back the manager. Time and again, they have shown that they are unable to fulfil any of their promises, and a... Read more

Protest Review - Hicks turned away from ground
Monday 14 December 2009

Spirit of Shankly successfully carried out a protest which was to prevent the owners entering Anfield. The empty seats in the directors box gave the message clearly that Tom and George are not welcome here. We set out to picket all four entrances of the ground. We are telling them that the fans are the real owners of Liverpool Football Club and that they are not welcome here. We will continue t... Read more

Sunday 13th December - Protest Video
Tuesday 15 December 2009

A video that documents the Liverpool Supporters' Union, Spirit of Shankly protest prior to the Arsenal home match on Sunday 13th December. The protest was part of the Union's "Not Welcome Here" campaign and was filmed and produced by Harvey Morrison of Morrovision. ... Read more

Aston Villa Coach Travel
Wednesday 16 December 2009

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Aston Villa. The game takes place on Tuesday 29th December 2009 and is a 19.45 ko.The coach prices are as follows - £13 for members, £23 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 f... Read more

No Coach to Reading
Monday 28 December 2009

We are sorry to announce that there will be no SOS Coach to Reading. Unfortunately we have been unable to source a coach for this fixture.... Read more

Witness Appeal
Tuesday 29 December 2009

Spirit Of Shankly is appealing to all those present at our protest prior to the Arsenal game on Sunday 13th December to come forward if they witnessed the build up to, and the arrest of 2 Union members.  If you are able to come forward as a witness, can you please contact the Union at, with your name and contact details, and a brief outline of what you saw or ... Read more

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