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News Archive - May 2013

Football without fans – It really would be nothing
Thursday 09 May 2013

League Title victors celebrate again The Guardian. Monday 21st May 2033 “As the players paraded the Barclays – Coca Cola - Gazprom League trophy around the pitch, the supporters in the Apple iPad 12 stadium broke out into polite applause. This was their 3rd consecutive league title. The trophies have taken pride of place in the trophy room, alongside the £200 million wi... Read more

LEJOG and Ironman Challenges for SPLOSH
Monday 13 May 2013

The coming months will see Spirit of Shankly committee member, Paul Gardner, undertake a number of physical challenges for the SPLOSH (Staff, Patients and Loved Ones Supporting Haemotology) Charity set up by Paul Rice.  The challenges will involve cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats from the 23rd May to the 1st June, cycling approximately 850 miles in just over 9 days. Following... Read more

Football Without Fans Is Nothing – NW Supporters Meeting Report
Wednesday 15 May 2013

Supporters putting aside club rivalries in favour of united action on ticket prices was the key message that came out of the NW Supporters meeting that took place on Thursday 9th May in The Static Gallery, Liverpool. Supporters from across the North West, from Liverpool, Everton, Manchester United, Tranmere Rovers and Wigan Athletic were present, listening and debating with represe... Read more

#FootballWithoutFansIsNothing June 19th Demonstration
Sunday 19 May 2013

Following a unanimous vote in favour at the recent #footballwithoutfansisnothing meetings in the North West & London, there will be a demonstration on June 19th to show our anger at the spiralling cost of attending football matches & the refusal of the football authorities to address fans' concerns.   The demonstration will take place at the headquarters of the Premier L... Read more

Demonstration at Premier League and Football League 19th June
Thursday 30 May 2013

Supporters from all clubs are encouraged to take part in the planned demonstration at the headquarters of the Premier League and Football League in Gloucester Place, London on 19th June. Meeting at 1.30pm at Regents Park, supporters will march to Gloucester Place for 2pm to demonstrate against the spiralling cost of attending football matches and the continued refusa... Read more

Football Supporters - Not the Khmer Rouge
Thursday 30 May 2013

A document that Spirit of Shankly has been aware of for some time has surfaced on the internet, making several references to us as an organisation, members of our Management Committee and members of the Union.   This document, which can be seen here, was allegedly written in the summer of 2010 by Paul Tyrrell, former Head of Press at LFC. It makes several outlandish claims, as we... Read more

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