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News Archive - May 2019

Champions League Final Fleeces Fans
Friday 10 May 2019

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SUPPORTERS’ TRUST AND SPIRIT OF SHANKLY JOINT STATEMENT This has been a sensational Champions League campaign for Tottenham Hotspur FC and Liverpool FC, with fans of both clubs now looking forward to the final in Madrid on 1 June. But supporters’ joy has been tempered by the extortionate costs of travel, accommodation and tickets – if they get a ticket at ... Read more

Call to Cap Champions League Final Tickets
Saturday 11 May 2019

It has happened again. Liverpool, against the odds, have reached another Champions League final. A monumental achievement against Barcelona at Anfield on Tuesday 7 May, securing their ninth final appearance. The victory was a joint effort from the team on the pitch and the supporters in the stands, the latter’s contribution loudly acknowledged by Klopp and his players. Now some of ... Read more

Message from the Chair
Tuesday 14 May 2019

What a month to become chair of the union. Our team have been doing wonders on the pitch, 97 points, only one defeat and unbeaten in the league at Anfield for the second successive season.And for the second successive season we are off to a Champions League final. We are going to Madrid.  Off the pitch, Spirit of Shankly continue to work to ensure our members, and LFC supporters in gene... Read more

Champions League and Season Ticket Renewals
Tuesday 14 May 2019

As reported on Saturday 11 May, Spirit of Shankly, in tandem with Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust (THST) called on our relevant clubs with a joint request that they look to subsidise tickets for the Champions League final. We have yet to receive a response from LFC, but THST have heard from theirs – although it is disappointing that they will not support the idea. It is est... Read more

Champions League Final Sponsors - A joint statement with THST
Thursday 16 May 2019

Spirit of Shankly and Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust - the independent official fan groups of LFC and THFC - are calling on the main sponsors of the UEFA Champions League to return a proportion of the tickets they have received, for the Champions League final, to the pot for supporters of both clubs.    We ask Nissan, Playstation, Gazprom, PepsiCo, Banco Santander, M... Read more

Sponsors Stay Silent
Saturday 18 May 2019

Spirit of Shankly, earlier this week, wrote to every Champions League sponsor asking that they consider giving a proportion of their tickets for the final in Madrid to some of the thousands of LFC and Tottenham Hotspur fans who, through pitiful allocations from UEFA, are without. We believe this a reasonable request. The success and value of their sponsorships is built on the loyal club sup... Read more

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