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Preston in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup of Flags

Posted on - 19th May, 2020 - 9:28am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Preston North End
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The Preston Flag needs your vote in the quarter-finals!

The Preston flag competes in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup of Flags on Twitter today (Tuesday 19 May).

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The flag made it through from the previous round thanks to a nail-biting finish that saw Preston come from behind against Willenhall in the final ten minutes of the Twitter poll.

Today’s match in The Flag Institute competition is against Heathfield, a small market town in East Sussex. The poll is open until 9pm this evening – you can vote here.

Philip Tibbetts, the designer of the Preston flag, said: “Preston got the highest vote count in the last round so if you can replicate that I think there’s a very strong chance of getting into the semi-finals.

“In fact as it was the highest vote count in the competition at all so far, so Preston could win the title – but expect everyone to up their game.”

The Preston flag, which was inspired by a Preston North End mug, uses a cross design to reference the city’s religious heritage and its position as a hub for transport.

Other flags still in the competition include Coventry, Bloxwich and Willenhall, who are through as highest runners-up after the dramatic loss to Preston in the last round.

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Will you be voting for Preston in the FA Cup of Flags? Let us know in the comments.

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