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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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Preston women footballers start new season

The football season may have already started with the lads of Preston North End experiencing mixed results. Now the ladies kick off their season. This weekend features the start of the FA Women’s Premier League which starts on Sunday 24 August. The PNE women’s team begins their campaign at home game against Bradford City Women. The team finished their warm up campaign with a 1-1 […]

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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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