News Archive - January 2020

Derby Segregation
Saturday 04 January 2020

As both Liverpool and Everton are gearing up for the FA Cup game on Sunday, supporters of both clubs have learned of the planned segregation outside of Anfield in the run-up to kick-off. Spirit of Shankly are totally opposed to this. There has been no consultation with SOS or Blue Union, despite both fan organisations asking to be involved in any planning prior to the fixture. The decision, ... Read more

Open letter to Merseyside Police and Liverpool & Everton Football Clubs
Saturday 04 January 2020

Dear Chief Constable, Mr Moore and Ms Barrett-Baxendale,     On 12 December 2019, representatives from Spirit of Shankly, the Blue Union (and other Everton fan groups) met with representatives from Merseyside Police and both Liverpool and Everton football clubs.  This was a debriefing following the previous week’s Derby match at Anfield which had caused some prob... Read more

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC Away
Monday 06 January 2020

 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

Derby day 'advice' is not consultation
Tuesday 07 January 2020

We and The Blue Union refute the suggestion that we were advised by Merseyside Police on any pre-FA Cup discussions regarding fans.    SOS were sent information, via LFC, after a course of action had already been decided. Advising of decisions is not consultation.    We invite ACC Critchley to tell us how Merseyside Police shared their plans with us and how we... Read more

Shrewsbury Town FC Away
Wednesday 15 January 2020

Details of travel to the FA Cup match away to Shrewsbury on Sunday 26 January kick-off 5pm, can be found here ... Read more

Norwich City Away
Tuesday 21 January 2020

Details of travel to the Premier League match away to Norwich on Saturday 15 February kick-off 5.30pm, can be found here  ... Read more

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