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News Archive - February 2010

Minutes from Christian Purslow and SOS Meeting
Tuesday 02 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee are disappointed that Christian Purslow has been unable to agree the minutes of the meeting that took place with him on the 21st January 2010. We have decided that to be fair to both the Club and the Union that we should put out the version we sought agreement upon and what has been returned by Mr Purslow as his recollection of what he said - these are bel... Read more

SOS comment on Christian Purslow Meeting
Tuesday 02 February 2010

Members now have the chance to review the two versions of the minutes of the meeting the Union Management Committee had with Christian Purslow on the 21st January. While we welcome the dialogue we have with the senior management at the Club it was disappointing that time on the evening was limited and the Club was not able to agree the minutes in good time or at all, afterwards. We feel that t... Read more

Ian Ayre Ticketing Questions
Thursday 04 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee have released the responses received from Liverpool FC Commercial Director Ian Ayre following our members' recent questions regarding tickets. These questions arose when we asked members to suggest questions for our meeting with Christian Purslow.     SOS: In what circumstances might the Club ever offer significantly reduced ticket prices for... Read more

Protests and Investors
Friday 05 February 2010

Following  the Management  Committee's recent meeting with Christian Purslow, and the controversy over Mr Purslow denying the Committee's minutes of that meeting,  we would like to clarify our position regarding protests and potential investment.   Spirit Of Shankly was formed as a result of fan's increasing anger at how Tom Hicks and George Gillett were running the footbal... Read more

Football Coaching for Children (13th February)
Friday 05 February 2010

Spirit of Shankly will be holding a free afternoon of coaching for children aged 7-12 years old on Saturday 13th February. This will take place at Stanley Park (By LFC Car Park) from 12pm – 3pm. During this afternoon we will be filming the coaching to record the work we do in the community. We will also be filming footage for a viral video campaign against the owners on the day.To Register yo... Read more

Tom Hicks - Everton
Friday 05 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee have been asked by members about any planned protests for the match against Everton tomorrow. The background to our protests generally is that we liaise with the local police regarding anything planned to make things as safe and organised for all as much as possible. This involves us indicating to the police when we have information relating to v... Read more

Manchester City Away - 21st Feb 2010 Travel
Thursday 11 February 2010

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Manchester City. The game takes place on 21st February 2010 and is a 15:00 ko.The coach prices are as follows - £9 for members, £19 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 t... Read more

Annual Report and Accounts 2009
Sunday 14 February 2010

The Liverpool Supporters' Union, Spirit of Shankly Annual Report and Accounts 2009 is available for download by clicking here.... Read more

February Coaching Camp Review and Video
Wednesday 17 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly held a free football coaching afternoon on Saturday 13th February as part of our ongoing commitment to the community and to local children. In the shadow of the current stadium, local children from 6 - 12 years old, took part on a cold but enjoyable day. It gave them a chance to learn new skills and meet new friends in a safe and friendly environment. This event will be t... Read more

AGM 2010 reminder
Wednesday 17 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee remind members 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 acc... Read more

Press Report
Monday 22 February 2010

The Spirit of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters' Union, have been made aware of reports in today's Daily Mail of a proposed joint initiative between fans of Liverpool FC and Manchester United and "that talks between key fan groups from each side of the great divide have already taken place" While the Union recognises that there may be issues in common between the positions of the Clubs, we can con... Read more

Wigan Away Coach, 8th March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against wigan. The game takes place on Monday 8th  March 2010 and is a 20:00 ko.The coach prices are as follows - £9 for members, £19 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

Manchester United Away Coach, 21st March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010

BOTH COACHES SOLD OUT Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Manchester United. The game takes place on Sunday 21st  March 2010 and is a 13:30 ko.The coach prices are as follows - £9 for members, £19 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you to receive all future travel tickets at members' p... Read more