Liverpool’s supporter group Spirit of Shankly (SOS) has had “constructive” talks with the membership in an try and restore followers’ confidence, which was severely broken after the crimson makes an attempt to not too long ago be a part of the condemned Tremendous League.
Principal proprietor John W Henry issued a public apology that took full duty for Liverpool coming into the breakaway competitors, however Spirit of Shankly is looking for fan illustration at board degree to be certain that supporters is not going to be minimize out of decision-making in the long run.
The assembly with SOS members befell with Liverpool CEO Billy Hogan, who earlier this week acknowledged the necessity for “constructive, significant change to happen”.
SOS outlined 4 key factors, which started with illustration at Liverpool’s board degree for every little thing associated to ‘points affecting followers and the complete Anfield neighborhood’. Particularly, they’re on the lookout for “elected and accountable” fan illustration and never somebody who’s presently on Liverpool’s board to get this place. It should additionally be significant and have a veto.
As well as, SOS needs a proper settlement to enhance collaboration and engagement and engagement for followers, in order that additionally it is sustainable in the long term.
They’ve additionally requested that FSG and the membership work with them to “lead the reform agenda” at an upcoming nationwide fan-led assessment.
Liverpool followers instantly revolted in opposition to the membership over the ESL difficulty | PAUL ELLIS / Getty Photos
SOS additionally needs FSG to undertake all prices incurred in reference to the Tremendous League scandal, maybe in the best way of sanctions, and never to let any monetary burden be borne by the membership. It was famous that Arsenal followers have already acquired an identical promise from the Kroenke household.
SOS states that each one 4 key proposals have been acknowledged by Hogan on behalf of Liverpool. Membership officers will now focus on the measures and inquiries earlier than giving a proper response.
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