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Preston North End fans pay tribute one year after Sir Tom Finney’s death

Posted on - 14th February, 2015 - 5:09pm | Author - | Posted in - Deepdale, Preston North End, Sport
Fans outside Preston North End's Deepdale ground laid a wreath to mark the first anniversary of the death of football legend Sir Tom Finney.  The anniversary comes just two days before Preston North End take on Manchester United at Deepdale in the 5th round of the FA Cup, a game Sir Tom would have revelled in.

Fans outside Preston North End’s Deepdale ground laid a wreath to mark the first anniversary of the death of football legend Sir Tom Finney.

Fans gathered at Preston North End’s Deepdale stadium on Saturday 14 February to mark the first anniversary of Sir Tom Finney’s death.

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A floral wreath which spelled out the word ‘Legend’ was laid at The Splash statue after fans had walked around the stadium chanting the name of Preston’s greatest player.

It was a fitting tribute to a much loved player.

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The event attracted extra interest from film crews and media ahead of Monday night FA Cup clash with Manchester United.

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A game Sir Tom would surely have revelled in.

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