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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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Preston North End “PNE” chants heard in the US

The classic chant of “PNE, PNE, PNE” echoed around the New Orleans Arena on Monday night. The Preston North End FC  chant has been heard at stadiums all around the UK, but this is likely its first airing in USA. Wade Barrett, the Prestonian WWE star, was making his first in-ring appearance in months and acknowledged the chants with a huge smile. The ‘PNE’ chants can […]

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Preston play Forest in FA Cup Fourth Round tonight

Good luck to high flying Preston North End tonight as they face Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup fourth round. It will be a tough test for PNE who are currently sitting pretty at fourth in the Sky Bet League One and in a play-off place. On the Preston North End FC website Manager Simon Grayson was quoted as saying: “They (Forest) are a very […]

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Police use Social Media to engage with PNE fans

Football Intelligence Officers at Lancashire Constabulary have launched a special Twitter account to help better engagement with local football fans. The Twitter page @PNEPolice is a new way to interact with Preston North End supporters offering match day advice such as traffic or rail problems, parking and even giving info on places to eat and drink that accept away supporters. Paul Elliott, Football Intelligence Officer […]

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Increased police presence in Preston ahead of League Cup clash

Heightened tension has been reported in many city centre pubs as old rivals Preston North End and Blackpool meet tonight at Deepdale for The League Cup. Simon Grayson’s Preston take on Paul Ince’s Tangerine Championship side in the first round of the Capital One Cup. This will be the first time the old rivals have met for several years. The omens are good for Preston […]

2 years ago by
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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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