The Spirit of Shankly fan group are hopeful that their first meeting with the Liverpool hierarchy will lead to redressing the relationship broken by the club’s involvement in the failure of the Super League.
Group members will sit down with Reds general manager Billy Hogan and other club representatives on Tuesday to discuss how to move forward after the growing disconnect between the board and the fan base reaches its peak with plans for a ‘big six’ breakaway.
“This is an encouraging first step as the club seeks to restore fan confidence and the need for positive change,” said a statement from SOS, which expects discussions to continue in the coming weeks.
Liverpool are the first of the rebel clubs to publicly agree to meet with fans, after SOS wrote to Hogan with the results of a poll in which an overwhelming majority (89%) of members called for greater engagement and fan-led representation at council level.
Responding to the group, Hogan wrote: “It is positive that SOS has chosen to re-engage with the club as it will allow the necessary conversations to take place, for views to be aired and hopefully to find ways. viable solutions. in the best interests of the club. “