Preston North End: A look at the milestones, past and present

I would like to think that Preston have improved since October 5, 1878. A 1-0 defeat to Eagley Football Club marked the club’s first ever game of football, before they went professional in 1885. Four years later, ‘The Invincibles’ won twenty matches and drew three, before lifting the Division One trophy. That season, they also…

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Player Analysis – How has the squad fared so far?

With twelve games to go, we thought we’d take a deep statistical dive into the player performances so far this season. It’s been an exhilarating campaign to date and there is no doubt that there will be plenty of twists and turns to come as we approach the final furlong. Declan Rudd – 7 The…

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Stoke City 0-2 Preston North End: The Alternative View

Before January 21, Preston North End had won just two games away from home this season. This completely juxtaposed their magnificent, table-topping home form and created somewhat of a paradox. How could they be so formidable at home, yet so vulnerable away from the comforts of Deepdale? Fast forward to last night and Preston now…

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Leeds United 1-1 Preston North End: Three Things We Learnt

Mighty midfield. Pearson, Browne and Potts were an outstanding trio in the middle of the park at Elland Road. Not only were they interchangeable, but they caused Leeds endless problems with their running, tackling and assertiveness. Brad Potts imposed himself on the game, forcing mistakes and getting on the ball. Alan Browne ran and ran…

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PNE’s Worst XI of the Decade, Voted by You: Where Are They Now?

After a poll on Twitter, you, the followers of @prestonupdates_ have voted for your worst Preston North End XI of the decade. There were some obvious choices (Anthony Elding) and some actually quite mean ones like Ryan Ledson at left-back. Below is the full XI along with an update on what they’re up to now.…

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