Preston North End

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Preston North End fans to don bowlers for Gentry Day

Supporters enjoy Gentry Day in the away end at Brentford Preston North End fans are being asked to dust off their bowler hats once again for Gentry Day. The annual fixture, once again away at Brentford, aims to show just […]

4 years ago
Preston’s first black footballer celebrated with statue

Celebrating England’s first black professional footballer, a statue will be erected at the National Football Centre in Burton-on-Trent. Former Preston North End player Arthur Wharton will be commemorated in bronze […]

4 years ago
Civic Funeral of Sir Tom Finney: A Preston legend

People gathered by the thousands today to pay homage to their hero, a Preston legend known to all as Sir Tom. Although the forecast promised downpours, as if by a […]

4 years ago
Blue Plaque for Sir Tom Finney’s birthplace

Following the sad passing of Sir Tom Finney the Preston & South Ribble Civic Trust looked into the viability of a blue plaque dedicated to the memory of Sir Tom. […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Route announced for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral

Details of the route for Sir Tom Finney’s funeral have been announced. On Thursday 27 February the city is expected to come to a standstill to honour the Preston North […]

4 years ago
Civic funeral confirmed for Sir Tom Finney

Tribute to footballing legend Sir Tom Finney at Preston's Deepdale stadium. A civic funeral will be held in Preston to celebrate the life of Sir Tom Finney. Prestonians are expected to line the streets of the city centre to pay their […]

4 years ago
Sir Tom Finney dies: Book of condolence opens at Preston Town Hall & Harris Museum

The Book of Condolence at the Town Hall A book of condolence has been opened at Preston’s Town Hall and Harris Museum. The city council are currently discussing with the Finney family whether there will be a civic […]

4 years ago
In pictures: Preston fans bid farewell to Sir Tom Finney as PNE draw with Orient

North End and Orient teams pay tribute to Sir Tom Deepdale was still and quiet, as over 13,000 people paid their tribute and respects to a legend of football. Sir Tom Finney passed away aged 91 and Preston supporters vowed […]

4 years ago
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