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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Player Analysis – How has the squad fared so far?

With twelve games to go, we thought we’d take a deep statistical dive into the player performances so far this season. It’s been an exhilarating campaign to date and there is no doubt that there will be plenty of twists and turns to come as we approach the final furlong. Declan Rudd – 7 The…

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Preston North End 2-1 Hull City: Player Ratings

After what was a dismal first half offering, PNE turned on the heat in the second half, overturning a one goal deficit to win 2-1. Hull were deserving of their initial advantage, but an inspired double substitution just before the hour mark gave Preston a new lease of life. Stockley and Browne led the revolution,…

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Preston North End 0-1 Millwall: Player Ratings

Declan Rudd – 6.5 A few decent saves which kept us in the running for points. Distribution was good but he couldn’t produce another crucial save when Hutchinson nodded it past him in the 78th minute. Tom Clarke – 4 Clumsy, slow and caught off his marker too often, leading to chances.Made ground brilliantly and…

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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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Positional Problems Continue for Josh Earl at Ipswich Town

After making his first substitute appearance for Ipswich Town on Saturday against Sunderland, boss Paul Lambert handed Josh Earl his first start against League One strugglers Wimbledon yesterday. It was another disappointing night for the Tractor Boys, who have slipped out of the play-offs, despite their lightening fast start to the season. Following his fruitful…

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