This category relates to all things to do with sport in Preston.

Who will be crowned Preston’s Strongest Man?

There's a range of challenges to overcome to become Preston's Strongest Man Muscles are being pumped ready for Preston’s Flag Market to be taken over by the sound of groaning and the dripping of sweat. Preston’s Strongest Man will be crowned during […]

3 months ago
Preston Grasshoppers to become one of first in UK with artificial pitch

Preston Grasshoppers in action Pic: Mick Craig A Preston rugby club looks set to become one of the first in the country to play on an artificial pitch. Preston Grasshoppers is one of six selected by the […]

4 months ago
Watch Preston North End star in new Nike football advert

Charlie Lee, centre, signs for PNE during the clip Preston has a fleeting glimpse of big screen success in the new Nike football advert. Cristiano Ronaldo and a young lad called Charlie Lee swap places after the former Manchester […]

5 months ago
Preston Grasshoppers want to install artificial pitch

Grasshoppers First XV could play on artificial turf in future Pic: Mick Craig Preston Grasshoppers is applying to replace its turf pitch with artificial grass. The rugby club in Lightfoot Lane says it wants to boost usage of its main pitch, especially during […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Football tournament held in memory of UCLan student

Credit: Karan Gadhia A memorial football competition was held on Saturday in memory of a UCLan student who died of lymphoma. Friends gathered on Saturday to remember Chris Curwen, who played for UCLan FC […]

5 months ago
Meet the Massaros: How Preston couple are setting the squash world alight

Laura Massaro has risen to become the world number one in squash, with her husband Danny supporting her every step of the way A Preston man who has coached his wife to international sporting success has been recognised for his commitment. Danny Massaro has led his wife Laura to the world number one […]

6 months ago
What channel is Preston North End vs Burnley on tonight?

The tickets for the Deepdale game are worth around £300 Preston North End take on East Lancashire rivals Burnley tonight at Deepdale. The match is of little consequence to the Lilywhites who have seen their play-off hopes fade over recent […]

6 months ago
Preston Sports Awards 2016: Tony Rigby receives lifetime achievement award for services to table tennis

sports-awards720 Sporting volunteers, athletes and those who go the extra mile to make sport happen in Preston were recognised on Friday. Preston Guild Hall played host to the 11th annual Preston […]

7 months ago
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