Rail Seating vote - Result
Monday 31 July 2017

Following Spirit of Shankly’s consultations and discussions on rail seating, members and supporters have been voting for the past week. They were asked whether they are in favour, against or undecided on the introduction of rail-seating areas in football grounds. 17,910 supporters took part in the vote. Voting was open 22 – 28 July. On the introduction of rail seating areas i... Read more

A Celebration of Shankly – win tickets!
Thursday 27 July 2017

Spirit of Shankly are proud to support a benefit night for former players of the Bill Shankly era: Tommy Lawrence and Chris Lawler.   Liverpool FC’s history is crammed with some of the football’s most iconic names – Spirit of Shankly bearing one of them. But not all of our former players enjoy the riches of today’s game. This evening is a chance to hear stor... Read more

Rail Seating Vote
Saturday 22 July 2017

The vote following our rail seating consultation and public meeting is now open. Anyone who wishes to watch the public meeting can do so here  - Meeting Video Members are asked to log in at the top of the page and select the Rail Seating vote link and vote.  Members and all supporters can vote in our wider consultation here - SOS Rail Seating Vote  ... Read more

Russian Visa Requirements
Friday 21 July 2017

The new season is almost upon us and for those in European competitions, supporters will be looking at their potential opponents. Not just to weigh up the opposition, but also to work out any potential and no doubt costly travel arrangements. The likelihood is that at least one English team will be drawn against a Russian team, which will mean the cost and inconvenience of a visa applicatio... Read more

Rail Seating - Public Meeting Details
Wednesday 12 July 2017

We will host a final public meeting ahead of a vote to decide our position on rail seating, taking place on Saturday 22nd July in The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool, L3 5QB.  The meeting will start at 12noon and whilst we anticipate it will last approximately 2 hours, it may well run longer to allow all to have their say.   It is open to all to attend.  ... Read more

Rail Seating debate - Meeting dates
Monday 03 July 2017

Earlier this year we published an updated timetable for making a decision on our position on rail seating. Unfortunately this was delayed, due to securing a venue and speakers for the meeting.  However we are pleased to announce confirmed dates for upcoming meetings, so that we can move the debate forward and arrive at a decision.  We will hold two meetings, with the intention of a... Read more

Spirit of Shankly releases its report on supporter engagement
Wednesday 17 May 2017

Following Liverpool Football Club’s (LFC) announcement yesterday about their ‘new supporter liaison and engagement process’ - the result of an independent study undertaken by research company, Populus (, Spirit of Shankly is releasing its own, separately commissioned ... Read more

Rail Seating - The final steps to making a decision
Wednesday 26 April 2017

In November of last year we published a timeline of our expected consultation to take place before we asked members to vote on our position on rail seating. Today we wanted to provide an update and a timeline for the coming weeks ahead of that vote and decision. On Sunday 21st May 2017, before the Middlesbrough home game, we will hold a public meeting with contributions from speakers and opp... Read more

Twenty's Plenty becomes a reality
Thursday 06 April 2017

A scheme launched today will cap a Premier League away ticket at £20. Following on from this season’s cap of £30, for one round of fixtures in April, an away ticket will cost £20 – making the slogan ‘Twenty’s Plenty’ a reality.   It is the result of a joint venture between the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) and Virgin Media.... Read more

Police liaison ahead of the derby
Friday 31 March 2017

Spirit of Shankly, Merseyside Police, both clubs and EFC supporter groups attended a police liaison meeting on Thursday afternoon in lieu of the derby at Anfield on 1 April 2017.   At the meeting, Merseyside Police indicated there had been a slight increase in hostilities and anti-social behaviour at the past two derbies, both inside and outside of each stadium. A major issue is mis... Read more

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