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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LUKAS NMECHA: 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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MATCH REPORT: Preston North End 0-1 Sheffield United

The Blades shred the playoff hopes of Preston North End on what was a desperately frustrating afternoon in Lancashire. PNE huffed and puffed but to no avail, the game decided by just the one goal – the seventh time this has happened in the last 17 meetings between the two clubs. The last time we…

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