Benefit Night for Michael Shields – Friday 28th April

There will be a benefit night in aid of Michael and his family, to take place this Friday at 8:00pm in Aldo’s Bar (next to Ned Kelly’s) in Victoria Street.

Tickets are priced £10 and are available from the family’s campaign office at Holland Place, or alternatively contact Stevie on 07900 906922.

Including guest appearances by The Grants, and Joey Shields.All support will be very much appreciated by Michael’s family.

The following events have taken place

29th November – Michael’s family deliver petition to Downing Street

Michael’s family and supporters travelled to London on 29th November to deliver a petition against Michael’s unjust treatment to Downing Street.

Many thanks to Megabus for providing the coaches

29th August – £240 raised by Triathlon.Liverpool supporter Jason Rickards (pictured below) has completed a co-sponsored Triathlon, raising £240 for the Michael Shields campaign. Having set himself a target time of 1h 40m, Jason excelled himself with a finish time of 1h 22m 54s. Many thanks to Jason and his sponsors for this boost for Michael’s campaign.

20th August – Benefit night for Michael Shields at the Shankly Suite, Anfield.Radio 1 DJ Colin Murray was compere for the evening which featured music acts Carl Brown, the Drellas, Ian Prowse from ‘Amsterdam’ and the mighty Shack. Various items were auctioned, including the shirt worn by Steven Gerrard at the Liverpool game earlier in the day, which raised £650, and Jamie Carragher’s England shirt from the game against Denmark earlier in the week, which raised £300. There were readings from Dave Kirby, Nicky Allt and Peter Evo, and the evening was capped with a rousing rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone, which brought everyone to their feet. Many, many thanks to all the acts who gave up their time to support this very worthy cause, and to everyone who attended to make the evening such a fantastic success in raising over £4000.

20th August – Liverpool FC fans demonstrate support for Michael Shields with a mosaic, reading ‘FREE MICHAEL’, on the Kop at Liverpool’s first home game of the season.

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2nd August – The site officially launches for the campaign. Steve Hunter announced the site open during his commentary for the FBK Kaunas game. Several Liverpool FC fan sites (as well as other football websites) have joined a link program to help raise awareness and traffic for this site.2nd August – The first ‘Michael Shields Awareness Day’ was held in and around Anfield before the kick off for the FBK Kaunas game. Posters, handouts and stickers were distributed as well as collections being made in various pubs near the stadium. Our thanks go out to all who took part as well as the landlords of the Anfield pubs. A surfing banner also floated over the KOP several times before, during and after the match