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Preston North End receive letter from FA after Scunthorpe away trip fan trouble

Preston North End have been warned by the Football Association following trouble during Saturday’s trip to Scunthorpe. A minority of fans encroached the pitch and minor vandalism occured during the victory in the League One game. North End could be hit with financial penalties and have said they are working with Lancashire Police to identify those responsible. A statement on the club website said: “Whilst […]

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Joe Garner agrees new two-year deal at PNE

Preston North End star Joe Garner has agreed a new two-year deal at the club. The deal should see him play at Deepdale until 2016. Garner, who scored a wonder goal in the play-off final last year, has been in long negotiations over a new contract all summer. The news will come as a huge relief to PNE fans who were worried that their star man […]

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School children given free Preston North End tickets for good attendance

Preston North End have given out 3,000 pairs of match day tickets to local schools. Nearly 100 schools entered the Full House competition run by North End and Lancashire County Council. Any pupils who haven’t missed a single day of school have been given a free pair of tickets. County Councillor Matthew Tomlinson, cabinet member for children, young people and schools, said: “We’re really pleased […]

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Preston North End match fixing allegations dropped

Preston players have been cleared of match-fixing allegations. Preston North End released a statement on Friday to say no further action is being taken against six players. The club said: “In April of this year a number of our players were very publicly arrested in connection with a wider investigation into ‘spot fixing’ in football. “At the time, they were bailed with a date for […]

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WorldNET football comes to Preston

WorldNET is a different take on football. A two-day knockout tournament organised by the Internet Football Association, the umbrella organisation for internet-based supporters’ teams. It’s taking place in Preston this weekend. Over 19 and 20 July 2014 at the UCLan Sports Arena in Cottam, several tournament games will take place. The weekend is a mini-festival of football with teams from all over the country including […]

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England table tennis team to play Commonwealth Games warm up match in Preston

Preston is to be the host for the English table tennis squads final games before heading to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The final warm-up match takes place against Australia at the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre on the University of Central Lancashire campus. Both the men and womens teams will compete during the game on Sunday 20 July. Manager of the sports centre, Martin […]

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