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The funeral for one of the founders of the Football Supporters’ Association (FSA), forerunner to the FSF, will take place at the beginning of next week.

Shiela Spiers, one of the longest serving fan activists and former-vice president of the FSA saldy passed away earlier this month.

The funeral for Shiela, a life-long Liverpool supporter, is taking place on Monday 19th March from 2pm at Springwood Crematorium, Rosemary Chapel, Liverpool.

Family flowers only, donations can instead be made to Macmillan Nurses or Marie Curie Hospice, c/o Desmond L Bannon & Sons, Halewood Road, Liverpool, L25 3PH. Telephone: 0151 428 3885

A full obituary looking back at Shiela’s work in the supporter movement will be published next week – RIP Shiela.

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