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…

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Preston North End Squad Verdict

By @ConnorJWhitley,Now the playoffs are out of reach, North End’s season has the familiar feeling of mid-table nothingness. But who from the current squad will stay and who will leave as Preston look towards another playoff push next season. (Photo by Alex Dodd – CameraSport via Getty Images) Goalkeepers Declan Rudd (contracted until 2020). Has…

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LUKAS NMECHA: Should he stay or should he go?

A matter of months ago, this wouldn’t have even been a question. Just cast your minds back to our trip to Derby County back in August. Granted, it certainly wasn’t a vintage Preston North End performance, but those who went will recall an embarrassing 2-0 loss. Frank Lampard celebrated like his side had just won…

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MATCH REPORT: Preston North End 0-1 Sheffield United

The Blades shred the playoff hopes of Preston North End on what was a desperately frustrating afternoon in Lancashire. PNE huffed and puffed but to no avail, the game decided by just the one goal – the seventh time this has happened in the last 17 meetings between the two clubs. The last time we…

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MATCH REPORT: Crouch punishes Preston… Again.

Preston were pegged back twice by the Potters in an enthralling, end-to-end Championship fixture at Deepdale. The Lilywhites stunned the travelling Stokies into silence on two occasions, however, the Potters showed the power of persistence as they hit back through Pieters and Crouch to ensure that they didn’t go back down the M6 empty handed.…

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Championship Predictions: 2018/19… Who will finish where?

I would not recommend trying to predict a league that is as unpredictable as the Championship to anyone… No doubt I’ll have made some dreadful miscalculations and no doubt I’ll leave this insurmountable task looking like a complete fool whilst upsetting a few opposition fans along the way. However, after compiling my evidence and doing…

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