News Archive - January 2012

SOS Statement on Recent Events
Sunday 08 January 2012

  Recent events surrounding the FA charge against Luis Suarez have brought racism in football to the forefront of the news agenda. Unlike others, who have chosen to make ill-informed comments, Spirit of Shankly does not feel qualified to make public pronouncements on what is essentially a player discipline issue to be dealt with by club, player and the FA as they see fit.   ... Read more

Bolton Away Coach Travel
Sunday 08 January 2012

SOLD OUT Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel to the forthcoming League match against Bolton. The match takes place on Saturday 21st January 2012 and is a 17:30 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 fu... Read more

2012 Management Committee elections
Monday 16 January 2012

  This year’s election process will follow the timetable below. The first steps will be to seek nominations for the Committee.  Please use the downloadable nomination form and return by the deadline date.   Once nominations have closed we will open electronic voting, if the number of nominations is more than the number of positions available on the committee. Thi... Read more

Wolves away coach travel
Tuesday 17 January 2012

Sold out Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce details for travel to the forthcoming League match against Wolves. The match takes place on Tuesday 31st January 2012 and is a 20:00 KO.   The coach prices are as follows - £13 for members, £23 for non-members (this includes a £10 membership fee and enables you to receive all future travel tickets at members... Read more

Paul Rice - RIP
Saturday 21 January 2012

It is with deep regret and sadness that the Spirit of Shankly have to announce that one of the founders and Vice President of the union, Paul Rice, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Marie Curie hospice at 11am this morning.  Paul was an inspiration to all who met him and was a dedicated and passionate member of the organisation, always giving leadership and advice.  &n... Read more

Paul Rice - Funeral
Wednesday 25 January 2012

Requiem Mass for Paul Rice will be held at the Metropolitan Cathedral (Catholic Cathedral) on Wednesday February 1st at 12.15pm. Family flowers only please. All members are welcome but the family requested no football colours or banners but wear an SOS badge if you have one. ... Read more

Extension to Election Nomination Deadline
Friday 27 January 2012

  Due to some minor administrative problems some postal details regarding the election have been despatched later than originally planned.  To allow those who wish to stand more time to submit their nomination form we have extended the deadline by a week to Friday 3rd February.    Nomination forms and more detail about the process can also be downloaded from our w... Read more

Paul Rice – Funeral
Tuesday 31 January 2012

  The funeral of Paul Rice will take place tomorrow, 1st February 2012. A Requiem Mass will be held at the Metropolitan Cathedral (Catholic Cathedral) on 12.15pm. All members are welcome.   We would like to remind those attending to not wear football colours as it was Paul’s wish that tomorrow should be a celebration of his whole life. Those in attendance have been as... Read more

Paul Rice. 1957 - 2012
Tuesday 31 January 2012

When over three hundred of us crammed into the backroom of The Sandon pub four years ago, not many expected us to be where we are today. The future of our football club looked bleak and worry and desperation crept in as we debated and argued about what was best for the football club. In the next few months and years, our worst fears came true, as the problems in the boardroom meant success on th... Read more