The Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre, part of the University of Central Lancashire‘s campus, will see an international sporting match this July. England play Australia in a pre-Commonwealth Games match and will begin at 2pm with presentations. The England Table Tennis team journey to Glasgow on July 13th, where they get to experience the Commonwealth Games Village for the first time and get training at […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
Preston’s own WWE wresting star Wade ‘Bad News’ Barrett tweeted in support of Preston North End during the World Cup recently. Wade said he gave up on England after the team suffered an embarrassing early exit while the USA team put in an impressive performance. Now Americans are getting more into football Wade suggests if they want to support English football a potential English team […]3 months ago by Tony Worrall Share
A motorist snapped a piece of graffiti on a sign that made us chuckle. The motorway sign at Junction 34 has some Preston North End related numbers added to it. It celebrates the League Cup win against arch-rivals Blackpool from August last year. Richard Davies pulled over to snap the pic, as the lay-by is open to pedestrians and motorists while roadworks continue on the […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share Want to promote your local business?
Take a flight over the home of Preston North End with a birds-eye view. A Quadcopter gives you a view of the Deepdale stadium and surrounding streets. It’s a great view across the city as well. If you’re viewing on our app, click here to watch the video. Sir Tom’s stand is clearly visible and The Splash is the take off point. Thanks to HawkEye […]3 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A Penwortham football team has secured valuable funds from the county council. Penwortham Town FC applied to Penwortham North county councillor David Howarth for £750 to buy a mess tent to help when hosting events. The club, which has approximately 200 members signed up, has junior and senior teams competing in the Lancashire league. County councillor Howarth has approved a grant of £350 to the […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share
A Preston boxer is to appear on TalkSport Radio during Bank Holiday Monday. Professional fighter Suz Member will be speaking about his career to date, alongside his day job of being a firefighter. Member recently turned down a lucrative sponsorship deal from an alcohol firm because he said it would encourage underage drinking. He will cover how he’s battled his way up from unlicensed boxing […]4 months ago by Ed Walker Share