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Preston triathletes celebrate at end of year awards

Some of the Preston triathletes in action Tino’s in Preston was the venue for the Tri Preston Christmas party and awards ceremony, here Ed Culshaw explains the club and the people who make it tick. All year […]

3 months ago
PNE offer fans refund following Beckford and Doyle incident at Sheffield Wednesday

Preston North End will offer fans who travelled to Saturday’s game at Sheffield Wednesday a full refund for their tickets. Eion Doyle and Jermaine Beckford were both sent off towards […]

4 months ago
Graphic novel charting Preston North End’s Invincibles launched

Illustration from the novel A Preston author has returned with his latest graphic novel about Preston North End. Michael Barrett has penned The Rise of the Invincibles about PNE’s double-winning team of 1888-89. The […]

4 months ago
Ribbleton youth football team makes a big signing

Lookers Volkswagen, Blackburn, has announced a new sponsorship deal with a local youth football team, Ribbleton FC’s Green Squad, in which boys under the age of seven compete in the […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Road Races to celebrate 15 years since we became a city

To celebrate 15 years since Preston became a city, two road races are being held in 2017 in Walmer Bridge. Both 5 and 10 mile races will be taking place […]

4 months ago
How these students channel spirit of ‘Sir Tom’ to coach youngsters

A community football initiative based at UCLan Sports Arena is celebrating after attracting more than 230 players across 19 teams over the last three years. The Sir Tom Finney Preston Soccer […]

4 months ago
Preston boxer Mick Hall who has battled drink and drugs now faces redeeming title fight

Mick Hall is staying on the straight and narrow - and seeing boxing success Preston middleweight Mick Hall has revealed his forthcoming contest for the Central Area title in Wigan in December is his last chance to redeem himself from drink and drugs. Hall, […]

4 months ago
Scott Fitzgerald on turning pro and getting ready for his Guild Hall bout

Scott Fitzgerald at the Larches gym where he continues to train Pic: Richard Stanley It’s been a sharp learning curve for Scott Fitzgerald – but one he is relishing as a rising star of British boxing. The Preston light-middleweight won a welterweight gold medal […]

5 months ago
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