2018/19: Crunching the Numbers

It’s fair to say it has been a bit of a rollercoaster season for North End this year; with emotions ranging from distress at the thought of a relegation scrap in October, to the delight of the prospect of a potential play off push, and then the subsequent agony of missing out on them. I…

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Preston North End Squad Verdict

By @ConnorJWhitley,Now the playoffs are out of reach, North End’s season has the familiar feeling of mid-table nothingness. But who from the current squad will stay and who will leave as Preston look towards another playoff push next season. (Photo by Alex Dodd – CameraSport via Getty Images) Goalkeepers Declan Rudd (contracted until 2020). Has…

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Lukas Nmcha: Should he stay or should he go?

A matter of months ago, this wouldn’t have even been a question. Just cast your minds back to our trip to Derby County back in August. Granted, it certainly wasn’t a vintage Preston North End performance, but those who went will recall an embarrassing 2-0 loss. Frank Lampard celebrated like his side had just won…

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Will Alex be Neiling to West Brom?

First off who would blame him? I mean the Black Country is certainly no comparison to the South Ribble, but, at West Brom, Alex Neil will be given a healthier pay packet, financial backing (relative to Preston) and an incredible chance at gaining promotion through the playoffs for the second time in his career. That…

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Crouch punishes Preston… Again.

Preston were pegged back twice by the Potters in an enthralling, end-to-end Championship fixture at Deepdale. The Lilywhites stunned the travelling Stokies into silence on two occasions, however, the Potters showed the power of persistence as they hit back through Pieters and Crouch to ensure that they didn’t go back down the M6 empty handed.…

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Championship Predictions: 2018/19… Who will finish where?

I would not recommend trying to predict a league that is as unpredictable as the Championship to anyone… No doubt I’ll have made some dreadful miscalculations and no doubt I’ll leave this insurmountable task looking like a complete fool whilst upsetting a few opposition fans along the way. However, after compiling my evidence and doing…

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