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News Archive - March 2010

Lille Away Coach
Tuesday 02 March 2010

THIS COACH IS NOW SOLD OUT Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the "UEFA Europa League" game against Lille. The game takes place on Thursday 11 March and is a 18:00ko GMT (19:00 local time).We will be running a return coach travel to the game with the following  itinerary.Pick Up : 11/03/10 - 4am LiverpoolFerry : Dover / Calais approx. 10amArrive Lille : Approx 1.... Read more

Avoid Paying Ryanair Fees with FairFX
Thursday 04 March 2010

Spirit of Shankly is pleased to announce that once again we have joined forces with FairFX to provide members with excellent rates when purchasing foreign currency. In addition, Spirit of Shankly members can apply for the new FairFX Anywhere Card.  The FairFX Anywhere Card, a prepaid MasterCard, is free to all Spirit of Shankly members (normal standard card fee £9.95) and does not incur ... Read more

AGM 2010 Roundup
Monday 08 March 2010

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee have released the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on the 28th February 2010. These minutes can be seen at http://www.spiritofshankly.com/documents/100228_agm_minutes.pdf. All those who attended are asked to review the minutes and to contact secretary@spiritofshankly.com if the minutes do not tally with recollection. Any proposed amendm... Read more

Direct Action Banners
Wednesday 10 March 2010

As part of the ongoing campaign to ensure that Tom Hicks and George Gillett are made not welcome at Anfield, we would like to urge our members, and Liverpool fans, to keep in mind the need for a visual message of what we as fans want - Hicks and Gillett out. Spirit Of Shankly is asking members to assist in ensuring this visual message is maintained inside the ground. We would like people to pr... Read more

Football Quarter Press Conference
Thursday 11 March 2010

On 12th March, SOS and KEIOC will be holding a press conference to announce the Football Quarter proposal as discussed at our AGM.   March 12th 1892 is a historic date in footballing folklore; it’s the momentous day on which two footballing groups split, a split that led to the formation of Liverpool Football Club and the relocation of Everton Football Club to Goodison Park; a split th... Read more

SOS statement on RBS Boycott in press
Thursday 11 March 2010

The Spirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters' Union, is aware of plans by several Liverpool fans to launch a boycott of the Royal Bank of Scotland and its products and services should they refinance the current debts of Liverpool Football Club.While the Union welcomes any action that has a positive effect upon the ownership issue, it is only fair to the fans organising it for the Union to make i... Read more

Leaflet Distribution - Volunteers needed for Portsmouth game
Sunday 14 March 2010

As part of the ongoing 'Tom and George - Not Welcome Here' campaign, Spirit Of Shankly will be distributing leaflets prior to the Portsmouth game. We are asking for volunteers to assist in the distribution of these leaflets. If you are able to assist, can you please email directaction@spiritofshankly.com, and be at the HJC Shop (opposite The Albert), Walton Breck Road, at 6pm. If we have any fans... Read more

Frying Pan and Fire?
Wednesday 17 March 2010

The Spirit of Shankly are aware of credible reports that Liverpool Football Club may be subject to significant investment from the Rhone Group - an organisation described variously as an "investment vehicle" or "hedge fund". The suggested investment relates to the £100m investment that Christian Purslow has indicated was required by the Club's current bankers Royal Bank of Scotland. ... Read more

Direct Action Banner Update
Wednesday 17 March 2010

Spirit Of Shankly would like to thank everyone that brought banners along to Monday night's game against Portsmouth.It is up to us to remind the world that Tom Hicks and George Gillett are not welcome at Anfield because of their lies to the fans of Liverpool Football Club.We urge people to continue bringing banners to all games from now until they sell up. If anyone would like to take part in a pos... Read more

Birmingham City Coach 4th April 3pm kick off
Thursday 25 March 2010

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Direct Action at Sunderland Game
Thursday 25 March 2010

Spirit Of Shankly are looking for volunteers to assist us this weekend as part of the ongoing "Tom and George - Not Welcome Here" campaign. As at previous games, Spirit Of Shankly will be distributing leaflets around Anfield, giving information on the current state of the club and the problems faced under Tom Hicks and George Gillett's ownership. If you are able to assist with distributing the leaf... Read more

Tom and George - Fit and Proper?
Wednesday 31 March 2010

Spirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters Union, has been both vocal and clear in its opposition to Tom Hicks and George Gillett, and their abject failure at running Liverpool Football Club in a fit and proper way. We assume that the Premier League, back in February 2007, put the pair through a 'fit and proper' person test. The failure by the Premier League, to take into account the track recor... Read more