Hi all

Listed below are contact details (emails) and a draft email, prepared by the
Kop Faithful guys. The plan is to email at 12 noon Greenwich Mean Time
tomorrow, no earlier. Please don’t jump the gun! Also, please pass
this on to your
fellow Reds.

—————— Contact details and email from the Kop Faithful————————

Hello Gents,

Please find below a draft email to be sent by all supporters to the US media
tomorrow at midday.  Please could you all review the email and make any
amendments as you see fit.

Many Thanks,

Steve

Email to be sent to: –

editor@usatoday.com

newseditors@wsj.com

nytnews@nytimes.com

executive-editor@nytimes.com

managing-editor@nytimes.com

wsjcontact@dowjones.com

rgalloway@star-telegram.com

bcase@dallasnews.com

gjacobson@dallasnews.com

mheika@dallasnews.com

CC: –

thicks@hicksholdings.com

tohjr@hicksholdings.com

gngillett@bcmgt.com

martin.broughton@ba.com

ian.ayre@liverpoolfc.tv

philip.nash@liverpoolfc.tv

lisa@lemastergroup.com

5live@bbc.co.uk

mirrornews@mirror.co.uk

rscudamore@premierleague.com

kopfaithful@hotmail.co.uk

stephen.hester@rbs.co.uk

jon.laycock@barcap.com

john.hourican@rbs.com

roger.lowry@rbs.co.uk

rebecca.oliphant@rbs.com

richard.holliday@rbs.com

cgoldsmith@beachpointcapital.com

lgoldman@beachpointcapital.com

droerig@beachpointcapital.com

lfink@blackrock.com

tlevart@dkpartners.com

sleviant@dkpartners.com

jbloom@trimarancapital.com

David.Shaw@deshaw.com

jaranson@centerbridge.com

Stephen.Schwarzman@blackstone.com

jbader@halcyonllc.com

mbrancaccio@stonetowercapital.com

——————Email text for you to use————————

Dear Sirs,

Re:          Liverpool Football Club, Tom Hicks & George Gillett

I write to you as a lifelong supporter of Liverpool Football Club to express
my anger at the abysmal failure of your fellow countrymen Tom Hicks and
George Gillett to fulfil the promises that they made when they acquired my
football club in February 2007.

When Tom Hicks and George Gillett became custodians of this great sporting
institution, they promised that the takeover would not be a ‘leveraged
buy-out’.  They lied and as of the 31st of August  the debt placed on the
club by the owners stands at  a staggering £282.4m – an alarming rise of
£45.4m since April.

They also promised that construction work on a new stadium in Stanley Park
would commence within 60 days.  Over 3 ½  years later and we are still
waiting for the beginnings of a great big swimming pool to be dug out in
Stanley Park.

They pledged to make significant investment in the playing squad, and yet
Liverpool continue to regress on the pitch while generating significantly
more monies recouped through player sales than are reinvested in the team.

The 6th of October 2010 is a key date in the history of Liverpool Football
Club.  This is the date that the refinancing with the British Bank – The
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) expires, and is when the owners are due to
repay the monies borrowed to acquire Liverpool Football Club.

It is widely believed that when RBS granted a six-month extension of the
£237m loan with Liverpool Football Club in April, it was on the basis that
the owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett provided firm evidence to RBS by
July that they genuinely intend to sell the club.

The supporters group the ‘Kop Faithful’  (http://kopfaithful.org/index.html)
have since discovered that the owners have no intention of selling the club,
and have instead attempted to refinance their massive debts with a number of
American investment banks as listed below.

·         Beech Point Capital Management

·         Halcyon Group

·         Blackrock

·         Davidson Kempner Capital Management LLC

·         Stone Tower Capital LLC

·         Trimaran Capital Partners

·         DE Shaw & Co

·         Avenue

·         Centrebridge Partners LP

·         The Blackstone Group / GSO Partners LP

·       It is my genuine belief that the owners have undermined the sale
process and have breached the terms of the refinancing agreement, and as the
true custodians of Liverpool Football Club I write to inform you that there
will be significant backlash against the banks listed above if they offer
refinancing to Hicks and Gillett.

Our message is simple:  NO TO REFINANCE FOR HICKS AND GILLETT.

Yours faithfully,

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