News Archive - October 2019

DCMS Report on Standing
Thursday 03 October 2019

Spirit of Shankly note the publication of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) review of standing at football matches and the headlines and conclusions drawn from it. The main conclusion drawn today focussed on there not being enough evidence for change and that further research is required. This is because clubs have never been tasked to record issues nor have supporters ... Read more

Aston Villa FC Away
Wednesday 16 October 2019

Details of travel to the Premier League match away to Aston Villa on Saturday 2 November kick-off 3pm, can be found here ... ... Read more

Boxing Day Late Late Show
Thursday 17 October 2019

The latest round of televised Premier League games has been announced and once again there is scant, if any, consideration given to match-going supporters and those employed at the stadiums.  The traditional Boxing Day fixture is eagerly anticipated by fans all over the country – a chance to enjoy the game with family and friends during the festive period. But this late relea... Read more

Qatar for the World Club Cup
Tuesday 22 October 2019

LFC’s success in winning their sixth European champions title in Madrid, means they are now scheduled to contest the World Club Cup in December. In 2005, the last time the Reds played in this competition, they travelled to Japan. This year the six-team tournament is in Qatar. FIFA's decision to award the 2022 World Cup to the Gulf state has brought controversy and condemnation, wit... Read more

No Place for Racism
Thursday 24 October 2019

Spirit of Shankly oppose all forms of racism. The club took swift action in the removal of the offensive banner that perpetuates racial stereotyping. Football isn’t separate from society, it is part of it and we all have a responsibility in ensuring people understand there is no room for racism. Simply banning people is not the answer. Education and reaffirming there is no place f... Read more

Crystal Palace FC Away
Thursday 31 October 2019

Details of travel to the Premier League match away to Crystal Palace on Saturday 23 November kick-off 3pm, can be found here ... Read more

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