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News Archive - April 2010

Sporting Heroes Live 20th May 2010 (RJMF Event)
Wednesday 07 April 2010

It would be hard for anyone not to have been aware of the murder of 11 year old Rhys Jones on the 22nd August 2007 in Liverpool and the tragedy that befell his parents and family. The Rhys Jones Memorial Fund are attempting raise to enough funds to build a sporting community centre in the area were Rhys lived. The centre will bear Rhys’s name and will give children and adults the opportunity ... Read more

Burnley Coach - 24th April 2010 3pm Kick-Off
Thursday 08 April 2010

Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel, to the Premier League game against Burnley. The game takes place on Saturday 24th April 2010 and is a 3:00pm KO.The coach prices are as follows - £10 for members, £20 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... Read more

Tom and George at Benfica Game
Thursday 08 April 2010

Spirit Of Shankly has received information that Tom Hicks and George Gillett will be in attendance at tonight's match. They are, apparently, already inside the ground. As a result we are asking people to assist in the display of banners before and during the game, and to join us in a post match demonstration outside of the Directors Entrance in the Main Stand Car Park. Banners for display can ... Read more

Debt, Deadlines, Lies and Sales
Saturday 10 April 2010

On the pitch, Liverpool move into yet another European semi-final. Off the pitch, we move even further into a financial unknown, with more twists, more speculation and more actions that leave questions rather than answers.  In a hastily arranged trip, Tom Hicks and George Gillett arrived at Anfield in midweek, having been forced to London to talk about the club's finances. Their even hastier... Read more

Leaving On A Jet Plane?
Wednesday 14 April 2010

In another week where the name of Liverpool Football Club has become a byword for embarrassment, mismanagement and everything that is wrong off the field in the modern game, we have reports that Martin Broughton, Chairman of British Airways, is to become the Club's Independent Chairman to settle the continuing squabbles between Liverpool  FC's warring owners. As always, the supporters are... Read more

For Sale - But Where Now?
Friday 16 April 2010

Spirit Of Shankly welcomes the news that Tom Hicks and George Gillett have begun the process of leaving Liverpool Football Club. This is something that we have campaigned for over the last two years - for them to sell the club and leave. It seems the cent has finally dropped with the realisation that they aren't wanted or welcome at our club. They haven't been since they broke their promises, told ... Read more

Architect Peter McGurk on Radio Merseyside
Tuesday 27 April 2010

At our AGM in February, Architect Peter McGurk, discussed plans for the Football Quarter including plans for a redeveloped Anfield. Tonight (Tuesday 27th April) Peter will be appearing on the Alan Jackson show on Radio Merseyside from 7pm to 9pm to discuss the stadium plans and the Football Quarter more. For those outside of Merseyside you can listen online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b... Read more

Travel Video
Tuesday 27 April 2010

One of Spirit of Shankly's aims is "to improve the standard and value of travel arrangements for Liverpool FCs supporters." In doing so we have provided cheap away travel to domestic and european games. A video was recorded during the coach journey to the recent away game against Burnley were members were interviewed about the Union's away travel.   ... Read more

Merseyside May Day
Tuesday 27 April 2010

Spirit of Shankly and KEIOC have been invited to the Merseyside May Day March and Rally after The Liverpool Trades Council has offered their support to the Football Quarter. For those who would like to attend the details are below.Saturday 1st MayAssemble 2.00pm at Canada Boulevard, Pier Head, LiverpoolSpeeches 2.30pm - Len McCluskey (Unite the Union), Cllr Joe Anderson (Liverpool Labour Group), Da... Read more

Tom and George - Atletico Madrid game
Thursday 29 April 2010

Spirit of Shankly has received information that Tom Hicks and George Gillett are due to be in attendance at tonight's Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid, despite the recent news of them finally stepping down as chairmen of our football club and officially putting the club up for sale. Their visit is only likely to further rub salt into our wounds, and will no doubt be paid for at grea... Read more

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