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News Archive - February 2011

Annual General Meeting - Saturday 12th February 2011
Thursday 03 February 2011

The Spirit of Shankly Management Committee can confirm that the Annual General Meeting of the Union will take place at 11:30am on Saturday 12th February 2011 at Zelig's, Liverpool 1. This is the day of the home game against Wigan which kicks off at 3.00pm. The meeting will deal with ratification of the committee, a report upon the Union's accounts, resolutions from the Committee... Read more

Communication with John Henry
Thursday 03 February 2011

Spirit of Shankly has endeavoured to keep the lines of communication open with the new owners in a positive and collaborative way since they arrived. As part of this, following a full consultation with our members, the Union forwarded the attached briefing and enquiry document to the owners just before Christmas after being invited to do so by John Henry. Email to John Henry and Document... Read more

AGM - Agenda and Resolutions
Monday 07 February 2011

Following last week's announcement of our forthcoming Annual General Meeting, an Agenda detailing topics of discussion and proposals to be voted on can be found here. The minutes of our last AGM can be found here. A Financial Report will follow in the coming days. Any members who wish to submit items for discussion can do so, on the day, under Any Other Business. We would urge al... Read more

Annual Report and Accounts 2010
Tuesday 08 February 2011

The Liverpool Supporters' Union, Spirit of Shankly Annual Report and Accounts 2010 are now available for download by clicking here. ... Read more

Sparta Prague Ticketing
Thursday 10 February 2011

Spirit of Shankly has become increasingly concerned with the increase in ticket prices for supporters, which has led to many members contacting us to ask what we can do about it. As proposed in the agenda for our forthcoming Annual General Meeting, we will be discussing our plan to campaign against higher ticket prices on Saturday. We have also been contacted by several members about the hig... Read more

Inquiry into Football Governance
Thursday 10 February 2011

Spirit of Shankly has recently submitted evidence as part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s inquiry into the governance of football in this country. Our evidence, which we are awaiting for permission to release to our members, centres around our experiences of Tom Hicks and George Gillett's ownership, and how we believe problems such as these can be prevent... Read more

West Ham Away Travel - 27th Feb 2011
Friday 11 February 2011

  Spirit of Shankly is pleased to announce details of travel to the Premier League game against West Ham United. The game takes place on Sunday 27th February 2011 and is a 13:30 ko. The coach prices are as follows - £23 for members, £33 for non members (this includes a £10 membership fee, and enables you to receive all future travel tickets at members' prices).... Read more

AGM 2011 - Voting now open
Sunday 13 February 2011

Online voting for the resolutions proposed in yesterday's AGM is now open. Members will have until 10pm on Tuesday 15th February to submit their votes. You can vote at www.spiritofshankly.com/vote/ On Friday all members who have provided Spirit of Shankly with an active email addresses were sent an email containing their membership number and pin code to vote. If you didn't recei... Read more

AGM 2011 Videos
Monday 14 February 2011

You can see below the videos from the SOS 2011 AGM.   Members will have until 10pm on Tuesday 15th February to submit their votes. You can vote at www.spiritofshankly.com/vote/   Part 1 - Introduction, Annual Report and Accounts.   Part 2 - Resolutions including discussion about Supporters' Committee     Part 3 - Supporters Committee Discussion... Read more

Minutes of AGM - 12th February 2001
Thursday 17 February 2011

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE LIVERPOOL SUPPORTERS UNIONZelig’s, Liverpool One Saturday 12th February 2011, at 11.30am 1. Welcome by the Chair Fran Stanton (Chair) opened the meeting and thanked everyone for their attendance. 2. Apologies Apologies had been received from Paul Rice, Dan Nicolson and Neil Dutton. The Chair asked members to acknowledge the loss of E... Read more

AGM Voting Results
Thursday 17 February 2011

Following our Annual General Meeting, voting took place on the resolutions put forward. The results can be found below. Spirit of Shankly will be releasing further information in the coming days on our approaches to the resolutions and the action that will result, including the LFC Supporters' Committee, Ticketing Campaigns and travel to London for the TUC Rally. Resolution 1 Yes -... Read more

LFC Supporters' Committee
Saturday 19 February 2011

  Following the recent AGM, where members passed a resolution to engage with the soon to be launched LFC Supporters’ Committee, the Union Management Committee are keen to see how many members have applied for a position on the Committee to gauge how much support there is for the proposal and to be able to review which members are subsequently appointed. In order to do that we ... Read more

Inquiry into Football Governance - Submissions
Saturday 19 February 2011

As part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's inquiry into the governance of football, Spirit of Shankly have made a submission to the committee about our feelings and views on the governance, or lack of it, in this country. We recently made our feelings clear about this, but it is worth repeating that whilst the governance remains as it is, and the rules go u... Read more

West Ham Utd Match - Supporter Fundraising for Charity UPDATE
Saturday 19 February 2011

Following on from the news item below, we have had a message of thanks from Jonjo's family which they have asked us to pass onto supporters.   Hi Kieth Can you please please thank the Liverpool fans for their support.  We had lads at the statue and lots of people commented about the reception they gave Jonjo at the ground.  He was glad to have had the opportunity t... Read more

SOS Podcast, Episode 2
Tuesday 22 February 2011

  The second Spirit of Shankly podcast is now available to listen to. The podcasts are designed to keep members and non-members up-to-date and informed about what is going on within the Union and the Club. Following on from last month's podcast which commented on the importance of the Union and it's branches, this month's podcast has comment from James McKenna on th... Read more