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News Archive - July 2010

Our Independence Day - Sunday 4th July 2010 12 noon
Thursday 01 July 2010

  Our Independence Day is upon us. Taking place this Sunday on St George's Hall Plateau, the Rally, which is also being used as a launch for our supporter ownership scheme, will start at 12noon with speeches and music from guests taking place throughout the afternoon. This event is for everyone who cares about Liverpool FC, our current predicament and our future - making sure the current situ... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly - Our Independence Day
Monday 05 July 2010

Sunday 4th July 2010 will go down in the history of our Club. A day when we stood as one, and spoke with one voice, to tell Tom and George that they aren't wanted, and that the supporters want in. As 5,000 fans gathered on St George's Hall Plateau, those in attendance were addressed by a variety of speakers, highlighting the problems at our football club, the need and desire for change, and how we ... Read more

Questions to Christian Purslow
Tuesday 06 July 2010

Standard Chartered will be hosting an event tomorrow (Wednesday) in the London Carriage Works Restaurant on Hope Street in the city centre. Christian Purslow will be in attendance. We urge anyone who can make it to be there at 12pm to show him he is not welcome at our club. This isn't about who is or isn't our sponsor. It is about our Managing Director and what he is doing at our club Seeing as Chr... Read more

London Carriage Works Event
Wednesday 07 July 2010

Today a group of Spirit of Shankly members attended the London Carriage Works on Hope Street to present Christian Purslow with written questions that members have requested answers to. A Spirit of Shankly member enquired with the Restaurant staff about the Standard Chartered event that had been booked and we were told that it had been cancelled. This was despite senior sources at the club telling u... Read more

Independence Day Rally Videos
Wednesday 07 July 2010

Please find below videos of Our Independence Day Rally.   Highlights    ... Read more

Questions for Christian Purslow
Thursday 15 July 2010

Spirit of Shankly members will be aware of our attempts last week to publicly question Managing Director Christian Purslow here, on a number of issues. Following our attempt we have been contacted by a senior Club official who has informed us that Christian Purslow is aware of our questions and the point has been made to Mr Purslow that they are legitimate questions that require a response. We hav... Read more

Spirit of Shankly Branches
Monday 19 July 2010

The Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce that the first three Union branches have been established. The branches reflect the broad type of support the Union enjoys with branches established in London, Sweden and also a "virtual" branch based around the LFC supporters' website Scouser Tommy. When asked about the point of a branch, London Branch Acting Chair Chris O'Dea responded “Passio... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly and ShareLiverpoolFC - Formal Agreement
Friday 23 July 2010

Spirit Of Shankly and ShareLiverpoolFC - Formal AgreementSpirit Of Shankly, the Liverpool Supporters Union, and ShareLiverpoolFC are pleased to announce that we have reached a formal agreement that allows us to push forward as one unified force for supporter ownership of our club. We have already been working closely together for some time but recognise the need for a unified organisation to succes... Read more

Spirit Of Shankly - European Football Fans Congress 2010
Tuesday 27 July 2010

Representatives from the Spirit Of Shankly Management Committee attended the recent European Football Fans Congress held this year in Barcelona. The three day weekend event was an opportunity for supporters of clubs from across the continent to come together and talk about the issues affecting them. On the agenda was the topic of Supporter Liaison, UEFA sanctions, How fans are treated, and more i... Read more