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,…

Read More

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)…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More