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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John Welsh praises talents of PNE youngster Ethan Walker

Former Preston North End midfielder John Welsh has praised the talents of young Lilywhites forward Ethan Walker. Welsh, speaking on the I Had Trials Once… podcast, told host Jordan Hulme that the 17-year-old is “a good player. I did some coaching up there and he’s a good lad too.” Jordan Hulme himself is the top…

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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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Preston North End 2-0 Brentford: 5 Talking Points

Preston continued their fine start to the campaign with a straightforward victory at home to a fancied Brentford side. Seani Maguire opened the scoring a mere four minutes into the game with an awkward finish after an early onslaught of PNE pressure. And Tom Barkhuizen doubled Preston’s lead 25 minutes into the second half after…

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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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