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News Archive - January 2010

Stoke City Away Coach
Tuesday 05 January 2010

  ****COACH NOW SOLD OUT****   ****COACH NOW SOLD OUT****   ****COACH NOW SOLD OUT****   ****COACH NOW SOLD OUT**** Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Stoke City. The game takes place on Saturday 16th  January 2010 and is a 12.45 ko. The coach prices are as follows - £11 for members, £21 for ... Read more

Liverpool Transfer Bonanza - Sell 4, Get one free!
Wednesday 06 January 2010

Welcome to the great LFC January giveaway. This month we have a once in a lifetime (well until the next transfer window) special offer to fans. We will be selling 4 members of the first team squad and replacing them with just one player. This offer runs for a limited time, subject to terms and conditions (i.e. That whilst having to offload players from the wage bill and recouping transfer fees, th... Read more

Tom Hicks Jnr - Resign Now!
Sunday 10 January 2010

Spirit of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters Union,  are calling for the resignation of LFC Board member Thomas Hicks Junior after his foul mouthed response to a Union member's polite enquiry about the funding challenge facing Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez during this transfer window. Not only did Hicks Junior, a Board member, label the enquirer as an "Idiot" he followed this up with the fo... Read more

SOS Meeting with Christian Purslow
Sunday 10 January 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee are due to meet later this week with Christian Purslow and Ian Ayre in the second of our pre-arranged quarterly meetings. Members are asked to email to secretary@spiritofshankly.com any questions that they would wish to be put to the senior management at LFC and we will endeavour to put as many as we can and publish the agreed minutes of the meeting a... Read more

Tom Hicks Junior - Resignation
Monday 11 January 2010

Spirit of Shankly welcomes the resignation of Tom Hicks Junior from the Board of Liverpool FC and its parent company. This Club has standards - on the field, off the field, on the terraces and in the Boardroom.The standards we have seen exercised in the Boardroom have been unbefitting of this great Club since Hicks Junior, his father, George Gillett and other associates arrived at the Club, with ... Read more

Purslow Meeting Update
Wednesday 13 January 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee have been informed that the planned meeting with Liverpool FC Managing Director Christian Purslow will not take place this week due to Mr Purslow having to rearrange his attendance. Hopefully the meeting will be arranged for the week commencing 18th January 2010. We will report further following the meeting once it has taken place and thank the n... Read more

Wolves away travel
Monday 18 January 2010

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Wolves. The game takes place on Tuesday 26th  January 2010 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

Purslow Meeting Announcement
Friday 22 January 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee last night met with Liverpool FC Managing Director Christian Purslow. Although we only had a limited amount of time with Mr Purslow we were able to focus on the major issues of Club Finances, Investment, the Stadium and transfer finance policy. Mr Purslow was candid about a number of matters and supplied us with a significant amount of new information... Read more

Management Committee nomination process and election
Friday 22 January 2010

Graham Smith, Secretary of the Spirit of Shankly  who was charged with organisation of the Management Committee election process has issued the following statement: "Following the nominations for election to the Spirit of Shankly Management Committee I am contacting members to confirm that none of the Management Committee posts were the subject of more than one nomination and accordingly ... Read more

AGM Announcement
Monday 25 January 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee can confirm that the Annual General Meeting of the Union will take place at 11.45am (for a 12.00 noon start) on Sunday 28th February 2010 at the Olympia on West Derby Road, Liverpool. This is the day of the home game against Blackburn which kicks off at 3.00pm. The meeting will deal with ratification of the election results, a report upon the Union's ... Read more

Bolton and Purslow update
Friday 29 January 2010

Before the Bolton match, Spirit of Shankly will be filming footage for use for viral videos and to create a video archive of the Union and its members. If you are out around Anfield before the game and would be willing to take part in this, then we would be grateful if you could come to the Salisbury Pub. We will be filming upstairs from around 1pm interviewing members.As an update on the minutes f... Read more

Arsenal Away travel
Sunday 31 January 2010

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Arsenal. The game takes place on 10th  February 2010 and is a 19:45 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 th... Read more