News Archive - December 2019

The Spirit of Shankly Cup
Sunday 01 December 2019

December 1 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of Bill Shankly agreeing to become manager of Liverpool FC. He took over two weeks later on December 14.   To commemorate this anniversary and the great man’s legacy Spirit of Shankly and East Ayrshire Council are thrilled to announce the launch of the Spirit of Shankly Cup.   A juniors tournament, it will bring together ... Read more

Twenty's Plenty for FA Cup
Thursday 05 December 2019

LIverpool FC have again been drawn to play Everton FC in the Third Round of the FA Cup. The match is due to be played during the first weekend in January 2020.    The tie comes on the back of the expensive Christmas period. During December, both sets of supporters between them will have paid for 15 fixtures, plus the World Club Cup for those LFC fans who travelled.   ... Read more

Rainbow Laces Campaign 2019
Friday 06 December 2019

Football has an amazing power to bring people together, yet four in every ten LGBT people don't think sport is welcoming or feel welcome at sporting events. Supporting a team, or joining a side and taking part can brings energy, and a sense of community and belonging. We all need to play our part to make football a game for everyone Spirit of Shankly are proud to stand... Read more

Leicester City Away
Monday 09 December 2019

Details of travel to the Premier League match away to Leicester City on Thursday 26 December kick-off 8pm, can be found here ... Read more

Christmas Spirit? Not Here
Thursday 12 December 2019

Liverpool FC will play Everton FC in the FA Cup Third-Round. When the tie, to be played on 5 January 2020 at Anfield, was announced Spirit of Shankly and Everton's Blue Union jointly asked that the clubs consider charging a maximum £20 per ticket.   We hoped they would see it as a great gesture at this particularly expensive time of year for supporters. But no.   ... Read more

Tottenham Hotspur FC Away
Friday 13 December 2019

Details of travel to the televised Premier League match away to Tottenham on Saturday 11 January kick-off 5.30pm, can be found here  ... Read more

Final joy for fans
Friday 20 December 2019

Spirit of Shankly were upset to be told that some of our fans and members had been scammed. They bought tickets for flights to Doha, for the Club World Cup final, to then find there were no such tickets.    On hearing the news we contacted representatives of the Qatar Supreme Committee - the authority we and LFC had worked with previous to the tournament. We asked if there was ... Read more

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