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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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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The Future Ownership of Preston North End

When I sat there watching the turmoil and trouble unfold at a fellow founding member of the football league, I began to ask myself: Could this happen to Preston North End? A matter of weeks ago, Bolton Wanderers found themselves staring into a deep abyss. The proud Lancashire side were just moments away from liquidation,…

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What Can We Expect From Jayden Stockley Next Season?

When we announced the signing of Jayden Stockley from Exeter City in the January transfer window, I think it’s safe to say that there was plenty of excitement. I mean, here are just some of your responses: Get in you big sexy fucker — Ben Rawling (@BenRawlingPNE) January 3, 2019 Announce promotion. — Cal (@Cleags)…

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Preston North End Close in on First Signing

Preston North End’s need for a central defender is no secret. With Paul Huntington and Tom Clarke both on the wrong side of thirty, PNE cannot afford to rely on two ageing combatants in a grueling and competitive Championship season. Ben Davies and Jordan Storey have youth and potential on their side, meaning both, providing…

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An Analysis of Home Attendance

We have all heard that phrase – “football without fans is nothing.” And it got me thinking: should Preston North End be doing more for its fans? I decided to go through the numbers, figure out any patterns and analyse where the club are going wrong. After a few calculations and the construction of relatively…

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