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Liverpool supporters' group Spirit of Shankly confirm 'positive' talks with club CEO Billy Hogan have taken place and FSG intermediary AGREES that 'new structure' is needed after request for fan representation on the board Liverpool supporters' group Spirit of Shankly met CEO Billy Hogan on Tuesday Fans have been left furious after the FSG owners backed the Super League Spirit of Shankly have requested fan representation on the club's official board  The group says talks have been 'positive' and further updates are expected 

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 00:46 BST, 5 May 2021 | Updated: 00:51 BST, 5 May 2021

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Liverpool supporters' group Spirit of Shankly have confirmed 'the initial consultation was positive' after meeting face-to-face with club CEO Billy Hogan on Tuesday.

The livid fan base had demanded owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) sit down with them to discuss the future direction of the club, following Liverpool's acceptance to join the doomed European Super League.

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FSG faced a furious backlash from the fans, both on Merseyside and internationally, and now the Spirit of Shankly group have confirmed that Hogan, on behalf of FSG, 'agreed there is a need for a new structure leading to meaningful and lasting supporter engagement.'

Liverpool fan group Spirit of Shankly have sat down with representatives of the ownership following the bitter backlash at the attempted plot to join the European Super League

Liverpool fan group Spirit of Shankly have sat down with representatives of the ownership following the bitter backlash at the attempted plot to join the European Super League

The supporters' group took to social media to give an update of the 'positive' initial meeting

The supporters' group took to social media to give an update of the 'positive' initial meeting

An official statement was issued on Tuesday night, in which the supporters' group updated their following on the latest developments.

It read: 'Today, Tuesday 4 May 2021, Spirit of Shankly met with Billy Hogan and Liverpool FC representatives.

'At the meeting SOS tabled the following requests: 

Two SOS representatives at LFC board level in relation to issues that impact fans and the Anfield community as a whole. This would involve a reconstitution of the LFC board that includes effective, elected and accountable fan representation, and not for members of the current LFC board to

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