A Left-Back Conundrum

With just two days to go before the transfer window closes and a concerning void created at left-back with the departure of Josh Earl, will Preston cope with just one orthodox left-back in Andrew Hughes? It is increasingly looking likely that we will be left red-faced in the coming days after banking heavily on capturing…

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Two Weeks Till The Deadline: Should We Be Concerned?

With exactly two weeks left before the transfer window slams shut and Alex Neil stating as recently as Tuesday in the LEP that “the fact is, nothing is happening at the moment” with regards to transfer activity, it’s safe to say that tensions are rising among the Preston faithful. We are yet to spend a…

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Brandon Barker Nearing A Return?

The Sun journalist Alan Nixon has today reported that Manchester City winger Brandon Barker is nearing a switch back to Preston. Nixon has stated that PNE see Barker as an ideal replacement for Robinson – something I struggle to envision, but Barker still has many attractive qualities. While the City left-winger showed flashes of brilliance…

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3 Things We Learnt At AFC Fylde

Yes, this was just another friendly against non-league opposition, but there were still a few talking points to take from today’s game. And no, David Nugent will not be one of them. I’m saving that one for tomorrow… Seani Maguire is back. That’s right – Seani Maguire returned to the side this afternoon and capped…

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3 Talking Points from Cork City

Yes, it was the second game of pre-season. And yes, it was effectively against a Cork City reserve side as they worried about their Europa League qualifier on Thursday. But these games wouldn’t be played if it told the management nothing. So here’s three talking points from Preston’s game against Cork City on Tuesday night.…

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Bamber Bridge 0-2 Preston North End: Match Report

Preston blow away the cobwebs in a welcomed run out against Northern Premier League side Bamber Bridge. Two unanswered first half goals settled the tie, as both sides failed to convert in the second half despite a host of chances. In the opening few minutes, it really was just a case of settling down and…

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