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Can you spot the next David Beckham? Why not join Preston North End as a scout

Preston North End Football Club are on the look out for volunteer scouts. Are you any good at spotting footballing talent? If yes, Preston North End would love to hear from you. Continued initiatives within the Academy structure at the Deepdale club, the Lillywhites are seeking dedicated volunteer scouts for all Academy age groups from five to eight-year-olds, nine to 11-year-olds and 12 to 16-year-olds. […]

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The Invincibles Standing L to R: J. Ross, R. Price (groundsman), J. Goodall, N. Brown (committee), J. Trainer, R. Holmes, Seated L to R: J. Gordon, R. Howarth, R. Kelso, D. Russell, S. Thompson, J Graham, G. Drummond..

Invincibles to enter Football Hall of Fame

Preston North End Invincibles are to be are to be inducted into the National Football Museum Hall Of Fame. Sir Tom Finney already has a place on the honour role. Now PNE will join him – and some would say about time too. At the prestigious Hall of Fame ceremony in October North End will receive one of two special awards – the other, marking […]

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Chris Masters

Former WWE star Chris Masters takes over as Mayor of Preston

PCW star and former WWE talent Chris Masters was in the chair for the council meeting yesterday afternoon. Chris Masters was promoting Preston City Wrestling, the local wrestling promotion, along with the release of his own DVD. PCW, whose SpringSlam event takes place this evening, has been going from strength to strength. Tonight’s show features a wide variety of worldwide recognised talent, most notably of all […]

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korova arts and cafe bar Want to promote your local business? Stephanie Slater suffered nerve damage to her arm so now competes in paralympic swimming

Preston swimmer Stephanie Slater sets new world record

Preston paralympic swimmer Stephanie Slater has set a new world record. During a British para-swimming meet the 23-year-old who is a member of Preston Swimming Club set a new 100m butterfly world record. She beat American Jessica Long’s previous record, going .12 seconds faster. Slater is dominating the swimming meet in Glasgow. She told BBC Sport: “Words can’t describe it – it’s an amazing feeling. […]

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Wade Barrett with David Buchanan

Wade Barrett: Spreading the Preston word

There aren’t many names that put Preston on the map globally. The most famous example is Sir Tom Finney, while others such as Andrew Flintoff and Phil Jones have pitched in and done their bit over the years. Not so long ago, that changed. WWE Superstar Wade Barrett’s hometown was correctly changed from Manchester to Preston on his ring entrance. All of a sudden, Preston […]

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The former Irongate stadium will now be named after Sir Tom

Bamber Bridge FC to rename their stadium after Sir Tom Finney

Sir Tom Finney is to be remembered in the name of a Preston football team. Bamber Bridge have announced their Irongate ground is to be renamed the Sir Tom Finney Stadium following the PNE legend’s death in February. The club are planning a special ceremony to mark the occasion during July when they traditionally play Preston North End in a friendly. Club secretary George Halliwell […]

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