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In pictures: National table tennis competition at Preston university

Top young table tennis talent is competing at the University of Central Lancashire’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. Tin-Tin Ho was only 15 when she won her mixed doubles medal alongside Liam Pitchford in Glasgow this summer. And she will now be aiming to add the Junior National title to her accolades. Opposing her will be the top Under-18s players in the country, including defending […]

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Preston Roller Girls to carry rivalry with Blackpool over on December 6

Preston Roller Girls will take on Blackpool Roller Derby Team on Saturday, December 6. The bout will see the famous Preston vs Blackpool rivalry carried over into new levels. And we doubt other sports will have managed to match the intensity and competitiveness that will be on display here. Lou Taylor, of PRG, said: “It’s doubly exciting due to the historic local sports rivalry plus […]

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Preston North End manager Simon Grayson praises Callum Robinson after teen’s FA Cup hat-trick

Preston North End manager Simon Grayson praised hat-trick hero Callum Robinson after his side’s 3-0 win over Havant & Waterlooville. The 19-year-old on loan from Aston Villa scored all three of the Lilywhites’ goals as they beat the Conference South side 3-0 in the FA Cup first round. “We are delighted that Aston Villa have allowed him to be with us and I think the kid […]

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Callum Robinson helps Preston North End dismiss Havant & Waterlooville in the FA Cup

Aston Villa loannee Callum Robinson scored his first senior hat-trick as Preston North End brushed aside Havant & Waterlooville in the FA Cup first round. The 19-year-old scored all of his side’s goals as North End ran out 3-0 winners at West Leigh Park. It took Robinson just seven minutes to get onto the scoresheet, firing home from a tight angle before latching Paul Gallagher’s cross […]

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As it happened: Havant and Waterlooville 0 Preston North End 3

Preston North End went to Havant and Waterlooville for the First Round of the FA Cup. Simon Grayson’s team won 3-0 and will now face either Walsall or Shrewsbury in the second round. Replay our live updates from the game below or if you’re on our app, click here for coverage. [View the story “Live updates: Havant and Waterlooville v Preston North End” on Storify] Are you […]

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Sport themed images to be projected onto the Lancashire Archives building

Last year, Lancashire Archives put on a projected slideshow on to the side of the Archives building in Bow Lane, Preston for the national ‘Explore Your Archive’ campaign. Again, this year a similar projection event will take place, only this time one of the themes will be ‘Sport in the Archives’. As in 2013, the historical images projected onto the wall of the building will […]

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