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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.

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

Fans gathered at Preston North End’s Deepdale stadium on Saturday 14 February to mark the first anniversary of Sir Tom Finney’s death. 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. The event attracted extra […]

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Sir Tom Finney Remembered by historian and author, David John Hindle MA

  Local historian and author David John Hindle MA, was, for most of the life of Sir Tom Finney, a great admirer of the man they call ‘Preston’s own son’. David wanted to commemorate the life of Sir Tom by telling us of a few things about the great man and to include some amusing anecdotes and occurrences over many years. The following passage contains some of David’s most […]

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Heartbeat Cardiac Centre – Grand Opening

On 10 February 2015 the Heartbeat Cardiac Centre officially opened their new centre which is the former National Football Museum premises in Deepdale at the Preston North End grounds. The proceedings were started by ‘Bollywood comes to Hearbeat’ with the ABHI NANDANA dance group while refreshments were served to all the guests in attendance. Vintage DJ and dancers, A Train Swing’ provided entertainment of a […]

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Preston City Trampoline Club wins award for services to the disabled

A Preston sports club has been recognised for their services to disabled people in the city. Founder of the Preston City Trampoline Club and head coach Colin Robson won an award at the Lancashire Sports Awards. In a glitzy bash at the Hilton Blackpool he accepted the Service to Disability Award. He said: “I feel very humbled to have won an award for the second […]

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Reminder: Preston Sports Awards 2015 nominations close today

Nominations for the Preston Sports Awards 2015 close today. You can get your nominations for the 17 available awards submitted here. The Walker Smith Way Preston Sports Awards will take place on Friday, March 13 at the Guild Hall. An event to launch the awards took place at Preston College on January 12 which gave local sports clubs the chance to showcase their members who […]

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10th annual Preston Sports Awards details announced – nominate now!

Preparations for the 10th annual Preston Sports Awards are well underway. The Walker Smith Way Preston Sports Awards will take place on Friday, March 13 at the Guild Hall. An event to launch the awards took place at Preston College on January 12 which gave local sports clubs the chance to showcase their members who go the extra mile. Mayor of Preston, Councillor Nick Pomfret, […]

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