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Preston Roller Girls

Preston Rollergirls Vs Flaming Noras & Blackpool Roller Coasters

You still have time to make it down to see Preston Roller Girls 6th home bout. Tonight they face a mixed team – The Flaming Noras (the amazing ‘B’ Team within the Furness Firecrackers roller derby league) and the Blackpool Roller Derby Team – the Rollercoasters The ladies call this the ‘Summer Of Shove’ you have to see a game to find out why! Come […]

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International Table Tennis Match at UCLan

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 […]

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Wade Barrett with Simon Grayson

Wade Barrett tells American soccer fans to support PNE after England exit World Cup

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 […]

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Preston North End fans leave message for Blackpool fans on motorway sign

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 […]

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View a flight over Preston North End’s Deepdale stadium

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 […]

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Penwortham Town's seniors Saturday side

Funding for Penwortham Town FC to hold family events

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 […]

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