Alan Browne – Utility Man

It makes for enjoyable reading doesn’t it? Ahead of the international break, Preston cruised to an emphatic 5-1 victory over Barnsley and jumped up to third in the Championship table. You can read that again if you’d like and don’t let your eyes deceive you. It may be early days but the Lilywhites are flying…

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Preston North End 3-1 Stoke City: 5 Talking Points

This was not the most scintillating performance, but we did what was necessary and executed our game plan perfectly. When the team sheet was unveiled, I think it’s safe to say there were a few raised eyebrows. But once again, Alex Neil got it right – restricting Stoke’s diamond and pressing from the front. So,…

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5 Areas Alex Neil Needs to Address Before the 2019/20 Season

Injuries Preston had a horrible injury record in the 2018/19 season with 11 senior players missing at least 5 consecutive games through injury. 5 key players in the shape of Callum Robinson, Sean Maguire, Brandon Barker, Louis Moult and Andrew Hughes all suffered long-term hamstring injuries. It’s evident that North End have an issue with…

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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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End of Season Review

The dust has settled after another season of highs and lows and now it’s time to look back on this rollercoaster campaign and look forward to what the 2019/2020 season brings. After being in touching distance of the play offs only six weeks ago – sitting in 7th place and only missing out by goal…

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MATCH PREVIEW: Brentford vs Preston North End

While the season is done and dusted for both Preston and Brentford, Sunday’s game is a chance to finish the 2018-19 campaign on a positive note and in the top half of the table. After an impressive run of four wins in five games back in late February/early March, the Bees suddenly became a rather…

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