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News Archive - January 2013

Greater Manchester Police Meeting
Monday 07 January 2013

Ahead of the upcoming Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Old Trafford on the 13th January we have been asked to attend a meeting with Greater Manchester Police.  This meeting will give us an opportunity to raise any issues regarding policing which may have occurred in the past and to discuss how the forthcoming game will be policed.  If... Read more

Arsenal Away Travel
Wednesday 09 January 2013

We're pleased to announce details of our coach travel for the forthcoming Premier League match vs Arsenal, Please click here for further information and online booking. ... Read more

Liverpool Supporters' Union 5th Anniversary
Thursday 10 January 2013

The Liverpool Supporters' Union would like to invite members to an event to mark the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Union's inception and first meeting, and also to mark the anniversary of the passing of former Chairman, Paul Rice.     The event will take place in The Sandon upstairs bar after the Norwich game on Saturday 19th January. There will be official Un... Read more

Ticket Prices at Away Games - Update
Thursday 10 January 2013

  Following the resolution at our last EGM, the Liverpool Supporters' Union has been working on its plan to campaign for a flat rate of a £25 away ticket price for all supporters at Premier League matches. Away ticket prices have hit the national headlines in recent days, due to the £62 cost of a ticket for the  forthcoming Liverpool FC fixture against Arsenal. In c... Read more

Meeting with Greater Manchester Police
Friday 11 January 2013

  Earlier this week, representatives from the Liverpool Supporters' Union met with Greater Manchester Police (GMP), ahead of the game against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday 13th January. The GMP invitation to meet was to discuss how the game would be policed and to identify any issues from previous games which could be resolved in the future. Union representatives discu... Read more

Oldham Away Travel
Monday 14 January 2013

We're pleased to announce details of our coach travel for the forthcoming FA Cup match vs Oldham, Please click here for further information and online booking. ... Read more

Football Without Fans Is Nothing
Friday 18 January 2013

  At a time of increasing commercialisation, it’s important to remember what made the game of football the sport it is today. Footballers, managers and the supporters. Or the ‘Holy Trinity’ as Bill Shankly liked to call it. As sponsorship deals, commercial partnerships, transfer fees and players' wages have become inflated, so too have ticket prices. At t... Read more

Manchester City Away Travel
Monday 21 January 2013

We're pleased to announce details of our coach travel for the forthcoming Premier League match vs Arsenal, Please click here for further information and online booking. ... Read more

Didi Hamann/John Aldridge reduced ticket offer for SOS members
Monday 21 January 2013

  The Liverpool Supporters' Union have received a limited number of tickets for the above event which takes place on Friday 1st February at Camp and Furness. The tickets are priced at £10 and are available on a first come, first served basis to Spirit of Shankly members (your membership must be current to benefit from this discounted price). Please email admin@spiritofsha... Read more

SOS Five Years: A note from Karen Gill
Monday 21 January 2013

Ahead our of five year anniversary event last weekend our patron Karen Gill sent the following note.   Five years ago,in March 2008 I was asked to write a few words for the newly formed supporters' group Spirit of Shankly. I wrote that it was an honour to have a supporters' union named after my granddad. It was a sentiment I stood by then and it is a sentiment I continue... Read more

Amazing Anfield - The Twelfth Man
Thursday 24 January 2013

  The Liverpool Supporters' Union is helping with the Amazing Anfield event at the Museum of Liverpool on Saturday 2nd February.    The event will be family friendly and will include displays, activities, talks and a LFC-themed photo booth.    We are hoping to have a display of banners and would be interested in hearing from anyone who would be wi... Read more

Football Without Fans Is Nothing – The campaign starts now
Monday 28 January 2013

At this week’s away matches, against Arsenal and Manchester City, the Liverpool Supporters' Union, will start a campaign highlighting the increasing cost of ticket prices for away supporters and proposing a £25 flat rate for all supporters at away games. Last week, a delegation from the Union's Management Committee attended a Football Supporters' Federation (FSF) meet... Read more

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