Liverpool, England - Tuesday, February 6th, 2007: American tycoons George Gillett (L) and Tom Hicks (R) proudly hold up Liverpool's famous red shirt after announcing their take-over of Liverpool Football Club in a deal worth around £470 million. Texan billionaire Hicks, who owns the Dallas Stars ice hockey team and the Texas Rangers baseball team, has teamed up with Montreal Canadiens owner Gillett to put together a joint £450m package to buy out shareholders, service the club's existing debt and provide funding for the planned new stadium in Stanley Park. (Pic by Dave Kendall/Propaganda)

Liverpool: When Spirited Supporters Took To The Streets To Rid The Reds Of Hicks and Gillett

IN February 2007, Tom Hicks and George Gillett purchased Liverpool FC. It was a turbulent three-and-a-half years in the history of the club, and it also sparked the birth of Liverpool Supporters Union, Spirit of Shankly. “An Epic Swindle” was how Hicks later described New England Sports Ventures (latterly Fenway Sports Group) wrestling […]