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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 […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago
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 […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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, […]

6 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 […]

7 months ago
Scotland rugby league team base themselves in Preston

Scotland players in training at the Sports Arena Preston’s Sports Arena has welcomed Scotland’s rugby league side for a training camp. Ahead of the Four Nationals tournament the Scottish side has chosen the city to base itself in. […]

7 months ago
Onesie Run UK is coming to Preston in support of Rock FM’s ‘Cash for Kids’ charity

A unique onesie running event is coming to Preston in support of Rock FM’s ‘Cash for Kids‘ charity Mission Christmas Appeal. Cash for Kids is the UK children’s charity that […]

7 months ago
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