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News Archive - September 2013

Turnstile Access Update
Thursday 05 September 2013

The Liverpool Supporters' Union were pleased to see that the significant problems experienced at the turnstiles at the Stoke and Notts County games were reduced at the Manchester United game following the Union's contact with the Club to raise the issue and our subsequent release on the problems that are occurring. However two things should be no... Read more

Manchester United League Cup Away Travel
Sunday 08 September 2013

*** This coach is now sold out *** We're please to announce details of our coach travel for the forthcoming League Cup match against Manchester United, Please click here for further information and online booking. ... Read more

Liverpool and United say Enough is Enough
Wednesday 11 September 2013

Amid the frenetic atmosphere of the Liverpool - Manchester United game last weekend, supporters of both clubs were able to put their fierce rivalry to one side to display solidarity on an issue that affects all supporters, regardless of team colours. That issue is the price of match tickets and the message is simple - £nough is £nough.   Fans&nb... Read more

Policing at Manchester United v Liverpool - Your Views
Wednesday 11 September 2013

Following on from previous meetings in the past, the Liverpool Supporters' Union have again been invited to a meeting with Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and other representatives to discuss the policing and stewarding of supporters at our forthcoming League Cup match at Old Trafford. The invitation to meet with GMP will give us an opportunity to discuss any concerns and issues from previou... Read more

Sunderland Away Travel
Friday 13 September 2013

We're please to announce details of our coach travel for the forthcoming League match against Sunderland. Please click here for further information and online booking.    ... Read more

Away Ticket checks and Supporter Rights
Monday 16 September 2013

The Liverpool Supporters’ Union was recently contacted by a number of supporters concerned about the clubs plans for away supporters which was to involve away ticket checks and threatened subsequent banning orders. This was following information the ticket office gave to supporters who were purchasing tickets for the forthcoming matches at Swansea and Sunderland. This said that supporters ... Read more

Hillsborough Witness Appeal
Tuesday 17 September 2013

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is appealing to witnesses to assist in its ongoing investigation into the conduct of West Midlands police during the original Hillsborough disaster investigation.    The IPCC is asking fans who gave witness statements to West Midlands Police in 1989 to get in touch with them, to provide brief information at this stage.... Read more

LFC Stewards at Swansea City
Wednesday 18 September 2013

It has come to the attention of the union that official Liverpool Football Club stewards were filming fans on the concourse at Swansea on Monday night. We would ask anyone affected by this to contact the union at clubliaison@spiritofshankly.com. While the club are entitled to do this, there are legal requirements that need to be met for this to be allowed. We would hope that these have been... Read more

Liverpool Supporters' Union 2013 AGM
Wednesday 18 September 2013

The Liverpool Supporters' Union 2013 Annual General Meeting will take place at 12.00pm on Saturday 21st September at Liverpool Lighthouse, Anfield (http://www.liverpoollighthouse.com/find-us/). Please arrive at the Lighthouse from 11.30am for a prompt start.   The meeting will deal with ratification of the committee, a report upon the Union's accounts, resolutions from the C... Read more

Dialogue with Greater Manchester Police
Friday 20 September 2013

Earlier this week a delegation from Spirit of Shankly met with Greater Manchester Police policing and stewarding of supporters at our forthcoming League Cup match at Old Trafford. We raised views that members had sent to us following our request last week. The meeting was productive Chief Superintendent Mark Roberts of GMP's Trafford Division has sent us the following letter for us ... Read more

Fulham Away Last Season
Monday 23 September 2013

We are aware that the police have contacted Liverpool FC supporters who attended Fulham away last season.  It is our understanding that the police would like to speak with people about the use of pyrotechnics (smoke bombs) at this fixture.   If you are contacted by police and asked to attend an interview at a police station, we strongly suggest you seek legal advice before atte... Read more

LFC Stewards at Away Games
Wednesday 25 September 2013

The Liverpool Supporters' Union was contacted yesterday by the Chair of the Liverpool Football Club Supporters' Committee to advise us of a meeting that is being held at the Club this Friday, 27th September, to discuss the ongoing issues arising from Club actions at recent away games.   The Union were asked if we had any views we would like raising at the meeting, and our re... Read more

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