PNE Stadium Soccer Weekend

Today and Sunday (4 and 5th may) Preston North End Football Club are holding a stadium soccer weekend. After a succesful event last year the Deeepdale club has increased the amount of time and value of their special sporting football package. Its a chance to play on the pitch and receive PNE certificates and gifts. The event is taking place on the hallowed Deepdale turf […]

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Former Preston football museum site up for rent

Preston North End Football Club is marketing the space once used by the National Football Museum. Established in 2001 the football museum at Preston’s Deepdale Stadium – the oldest continually used professional football ground in the world – closed in April 2010 ahead of a move to Manchester’s Urbis building. A move that was acrimonious to many in Preston. Until recently there were stories that […]

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Preston North End tickets £5 for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy northern final

Announced on the Preston North End website today, tickets are being offered for just £5 for all supporters for the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy northern final on 10 January. The Lilywhites will make their second trip to the Coventry City Ricoh Arena in less than a month with a place in northern final up for grabs. The full package is available for under £20. Tickets just […]

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Preston in the Picture – Free Desktop Wallpaper

After doing a year of weekly photographs for BlogPreston I thought I’d look to do something a little bit different for 2013. My intention is to provide a downloadable desktop wallpaper each month with a calendar built in to the picture. I normally create a desktop wallpaper calendar each month for myself and find it very useful, having the dates as a handy reference. The […]

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Emma at last year's PHS meeting with some of Will Onda's decendant relatives.
Left to right Linda Whiteside, Jennifer Thomas, Carol Dickenson,. Emma Heslewood and Eileen Barker

Emma Heslewood At The Preston Historical Society

At the meeting of the Preston Historical Society on Monday 3rd December Emma Heslewood, The Curator of History at the Harris Museum, kindly gave us a splendid insight of the life of Will Onda. Will Onda whose real name was Hugh Rain was one of Preston’s renowned characters of the late 19th century and early 20th century. We learned that he was a very accomplished […]

2 years ago by

Preston North End weekly round-up: Bury win and the return of Claude Davis

We left last week’s round up after the win against Carlisle in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy on penalties. The draw for the second round took place on the day of the away game against Bury on Saturday. As fate would have it, the tie was exactly the same as the game for the second round this time last year with North End facing Morecambe away […]

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