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Watch: Another Joe Garner wondergoal for PNE

Joe Garner has scored yet another wondergoal for Preston North End. Garner impressed football fans worldwide with his goal against Rotherham in the play-offs in May. His latest effort came against Port Vale in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. The striker lobs it over the keeper from outside the area. To use the old cliché, if Messi had done it we’d be seeing it for weeks. […]

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Students score hit with Preston North End history quiz app

Students at the University of Central Lancashire have scored a success with a Preston North End quiz app. A team of six studying software engineering at the university have built the app as part of their course – and it has been played by hundreds of PNE fans since release on Monday. Joseph Horan, 27, from Preston, said they’d put in some long hours in […]

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Mayor & Mayoress with Scott & Stephanie make a grand entrance to the reception held in the Harris rotunda

Review: Special reception at the Harris for two young Preston athletes

If ever two young people looked so happy and nervous at the same time it had to be Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater as they received an accolade from the Mayor and Mayoress of Preston at last night’s honorary reception at the Harris Museum. Medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, boxer Scott (gold) and swimmer Stephanie (silver) are “both a shining example […]

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Preston athletes Scott Fitzgerald and Stephanie Slater to be honoured for Commonwealth Games medal wins

Two Preston athletes are to be recognised for their Commonweath Games success. Boxer Scott Fitzgerald and swimmer Stephanie Slater were medal winners at the Glasgow games. They and their families have been invited to a Civic Reception at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery to recognise their achievements. Councillor Nick Pomfret, Mayor of Preston, said: “These are fantastic sporting achievements by two young Prestonians and […]

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Climbing wall outside the Flag Market. Pic: Tony Worrall

Flag Market to host Preston Sports Day

Preston’s flag market is to be turned into an outdoor sports centre for a day. Taster sessions in a number of sports are to be offered during Sunday 31 August. Preston City Council will be wheeling a climbing wall onto the Flag Market. Free coaching and taster sessions for badminton, fitness testing, football skills and fencing are on offer. There’s also the intruiging activity of […]

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Simon Grayson does ice bucket challenge

Watch Preston North End boss Simon Grayson do the ice bucket challenge

Simon Grayson has become the latest Prestonian to take the ice bucket challenge. The Preston North End boss was nominated by Jeffrey Monakana and had the ice dumped over his head during a training session. He has now nominated Simon Rix, Steve Thompson and in a cruel trick, his son. The ice bucket challenge is a worldwide global challenge where the participant is nominated and […]

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