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Preston Grasshoppers want to install artificial pitch

Grasshoppers First XV could play on artificial turf in future Pic: Mick Craig Preston Grasshoppers is applying to replace its turf pitch with artificial grass. The rugby club in Lightfoot Lane says it wants to boost usage of its main pitch, especially during […]

8 months ago
Football tournament held in memory of UCLan student

A memorial football competition was held on Saturday in memory of a UCLan student who died of lymphoma. Friends gathered on Saturday to remember Chris Curwen, who played for UCLan FC […]

8 months ago
Meet the Massaros: How Preston couple are setting the squash world alight

Laura Massaro has risen to become the world number one in squash, with her husband Danny supporting her every step of the way A Preston man who has coached his wife to international sporting success has been recognised for his commitment. Danny Massaro has led his wife Laura to the world number one […]

9 months ago
What channel is Preston North End vs Burnley on tonight?

The tickets for the Deepdale game are worth around £300 Preston North End take on East Lancashire rivals Burnley tonight at Deepdale. The match is of little consequence to the Lilywhites who have seen their play-off hopes fade over recent […]

9 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Sports Awards 2016: Tony Rigby receives lifetime achievement award for services to table tennis

Sporting volunteers, athletes and those who go the extra mile to make sport happen in Preston were recognised on Friday. Preston Guild Hall played host to the 11th annual Preston […]

10 months ago
Watch: Preston North End fans gear up for annual Gentry Day

PNE fans enjoying a Gentry Day in Brentford in 2014 Preston North End fans are to be donning their bowler hats once more ahead of the trip to Bolton Wanderers. Gentry Day has become an annual celebration of PNE and […]

11 months ago
Preston Sports Awards: Double Commonwealth Games gold medal winner Craig Heap to attend

Craig Heap who won gold in Kuala Lumpur and Manchester A gold medal winning athlete is to be the guest speaker at this year’s Preston Sports Awards. Craig Heap, who won gold in gymnastics at the 1988 and 2002 Commonwealth […]

11 months ago
Preston star Wade Barrett set to leave WWE this summer

Wade Barrett is rumoured to be leaving WWE this summer. Barrett, real name Stu Bennett, has decided not to renew his existing contract when it expires. This comes according to […]

11 months ago
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